John Cougar Mellencamp – Authority Song chords

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Authority Song:John Mellancamp.
#15 in USA, #20 in Canada and #93 in Australia in 1984.

INTRO: D

#1.
D G A D G AOh, they like to get you in a compromising position.
D G A D G AThey like to get you there and smile in your face.
D G Well, they think they're so cute when they got you in
A D G Athat condition.
D G A D G AWell, I think it's a to..tal disgrace..and I said..
CHORUS:
D G A D G AI fight authority, authority always wins.
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
D GWell, I've been doing it since I was a young kid..
A D G AI come out grinnin'.
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
(INTERLUDE:) D #2.
D G ASo, I call up my preacher,I say, 'Give me strength
D G Afor Round Five.'
D GHe said , 'You don't need no strength, you need to
A D G Agrow up, son.'
D G AI said, 'Growing up leads to growing old and then
D G Ato dying.
D G A DOhhh, and dying to me don't sound like all that much fun.'
ASo, I said..
CHORUS:
D G A D G AI fight authority, authority always wins.
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
D GWell, I've been doing it since I was a young kid..
A D G AI come out grinnin'.
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
(INTERLUDE:) D G D G..D G D #3.
DI said, oh, no..no, no.....I said, oh, no..no, no.....
I said, oh, no..no, no.....
D G A D G AI fight authority, authority always wins.
D G A D G AI fight authority, authority always wins.
D GWell, I've been doing it since I was a young kid..
A D G AI come out grinnin'.
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
CHORUS:
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
D GWell, I've been doing it since I was a young kid..
A D G AI come out grinnin'.
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
OUTRO:
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins.
D G A D G AWell, I fight authority, authority always wins. (Fade.)
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