Peggy Seeger – Song Of Choice chords
Song of ChoiceAmEarly every year the seeds are growingA D AUnseen, unheard, they lie beneath the groundAmWould you know before the leaves are showingDm G AmThat with weeds all your garden will abound.E7If you close your eyes, stop your ears,Am E7Hold your tongue, how can you know.AmFor seeds you cannot see may not be thereDm E7 AmSeeds you cannot hear may never growAm G Am In January you've still got the choiceC D E7You can cut the weeds before they start to budAm C DmIf you leave them to grow high they'll silence your voice.E7 Am G AmAnd in December you may pay with your blood.ChorusAm E7So close your eyes, stop your ears,Am E7Close your mouth, take it slow.AmLet others take the lead and you bring up the rear,Dm E7 AmAnd later you can say you didn't know.Ev'ry day another vulture takes flight There's another danger born ev'ry morning In the darkness of your blindness the beast will learn its bite How can you fight if you can't recognise a warning? Today you may earn a living wage Tomorrow you may be on the dole Though there's millions going hungry, you needn't disengage For it's them not you, who've fallen in the hole. Today the soldiers took away one Tomorrow they may take away two While April they took away Greece But surely they will never take you? It's alright for you if you run with the pack It's alright if you agree with all they do If fascism is slowly climbing back It's not here yet, so what's it got to do with you? The weeds are all around us and they are growing It will soon be too late for the knife If you leave them on the wind that around the wind is blowing You may pay for your silence with your life. So close your eyes, stop your ears, Close your mouth, and never dare And if it happens here they'll never come for you, Because they know you really didn't care.