Alan Price – Poor People chords

Poor People - Alan Price

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E E+Poor people are poor people
E6 E7And they don't understand
Amaj7 F#m7A man's got to make whatever he wants
Amaj7 B7And take it with his own hands
E E+Poor people stay poor people
E6 E7And they never get to see
Amaj7 F#m7Someone's got to win in the human race
Amaj7 B7If it isn't you, then it has to be me
Amaj7 Emaj7So smile while you're makin' it
Amaj7 Emaj7Laugh while you're takin' it
Amaj7 Emaj7Even though you're fakin' it
A B7 E (fill- see below)Nobody's gonna know
A B7 ENobody's gonna know
ENo use mumbling
E+It's no use grumbling
E6 E7Life just isn't fair
Amaj7There's no easy days
F#m7There's no easy ways
Amaj7 B7Just get out there and do it
Amaj7 Emaj7And sing and they'll sing your song
Amaj7 Emaj7Laugh while you're getting on
Amaj7 Emaj7Smile and they'll string along
A B7 EAnd nobody's gonna know
A B7 ENobody's gonna know
A B7 ENobody's gonna know
A B7 EAnd nobody's gonna know
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