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Jackson Browne – Lives In The Balance tab
Hey this is my first tab. I'm a big fan of Jackson Browne and I think I got this about Corrections are welcome. Make sure you capo the third fret or it just sounds balls. All are relative to the capo. CAPO III Intro: Em, D x4 Verse: Em D Em D Ive been waiting for something to happen Em D Em D For a week or a month or a year Em D Em D With the blood in the ink of the headlines Em D Em D And the sound of the crowd in my ear Em D Em D You might ask what it takes to remember Em D Em D When you know that you've seen it before Em D Em D Where a government lies to a people Em D Em And a country is drifting to war Pre-chorus: C Em And theres a shadow on the faces C Em Of the men who send the guns C G To the wars that are fought in places D B Where their business interest runs Verse 2 (same arrangement as Verse 1): On the radio talk shows and the t.v. You hear one thing again and again How the u.s.a. stands for freedom And we come to the aid of a friend But who are the ones that we call our friends-- These governments killing their own? Or the people who finally cant take any more Chorus: C B And they pick up a gun or a brick or a stone Em D Em D There are lives in the balance Em D Em D There are people under fire Em D Em D There are children at the cannons C B And there is blood on the wire Interlude Pre-chorus: C Em Theres a shadow on the faces C Em Of the men who fan the flames C G Of the wars that are fought in places D B Where we cant even say the names Verse 3: They sell us the president the same way They sell us our clothes and our cars They sell us every thing from youth to religion The same time they sell us our wars I want to know who the men in the shadows are I want to hear somebody asking them why They can be counted on to tell us who our enemies are Chorus: C B But theyre never the ones to fight or to die Em D Em D And there are lives in the balance Em D Em D There are people under fire Em D Em D There are children at the cannons C B And there is blood on the wire Outro: Em, D x3, end with Em.