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Misc Unsigned Bands - Jody Miller - Home Of The Brave chords

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Home Of The Brave:Jody Miller.
#25 on BB Hot 100 on CAPITOL Records
in 1965.

INTRO: C Bb (x2)

#1.
C                              Bb
The school board says he can't come to school,
   C    Bb     C                 Bb
no more......unless he wears his hair like he wore 
     Eb   G
it before.
    F                        G
The PTA and all the mothers, say he ought to look 

like the others.

CHORUS:
C           Em     F           C
Home of the brave, land of the free..why won't you 
        G                   C  Bb C Bb
let him be what he wants to be.

#2.
    C                     Bb                 C      Bb
The kids all laugh at his hair and his funny clothes.
    C                        Bb                 Eb   G
And more than once he's gone home with a bloody nose.
     F                                       G
He's not like them and they can't ignore it..so they 

all hate him for it.

CHORUS:
C           Em     F           C
Home of the brave, land of the free..why won't you 
        G                   C  Bb C Bb
let him be what he wants to be.

#3.
   Db              Ab                    Db   Ab
It really burns me up, when they put him down.
         Db                    Ab
He's the only one who's saying something in this 
      E   Ab
whole town.
   F#                                     Ab
Instead of all the trouble they hand him, why don't 

they try to understand him?

CHORUS:
Db          Fm     F#          Db
Home of the brave, land of the free..why won't you 
        Ebm        Ab       Db
let him be what he wants to be?

OUTRO:
Db       F#     Ab    Db                    Ebm
He never hurt nobody..why won't you let him be what he 
Ab       Db              Ebm        Ab
wants to be..he's just a little bit different.
Db                    Ebm        Ab       Db
Why won't you let him be what he wants to be..
           F#         Ab
you got to understand him.
Db                    Ebm        Ab       Db
Why won't you let him be what he wants to be?


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