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Presley Elvis – The Ghetto tab
From: email@example.com (RONALD W ENGLISH) The Ghetto, Elvis Presley This song was written by Mac Davis of "Oh Lord, It's HArd To BE Humble " fame. The real name of the song is " The Vicious Circle " Intro: A D A D A D A As the snow flies. Amaj7 Bm E On a cold and grey Chicago morn' another liitle baby child is born A D A D A In the ghetto A D A And his mother cries ( in the ghetto ) Amaj& Bm 'Cause if there's one thing that she don't need, it's another little hungry E A D A mouth to feed In the ghetto E D A Now people don't you understand The child needs a helping hand D E A Or he'll grow up to be an angry young man some day E Bm A Take a look at you and me Are we too blind to see D Amaj7 Bm E Or do we just turn our heads and look the other way A D A as the world turns Amaj7 Bm . and a hungry little child with a runny nose plays in the streets E A D A as the cold wind blows And his hunger burns Amaj7 Bm So he starts to roam the streets at night and he learns how to steal E A D A D A and he learns how to fight In the ghetto E Bm A And then one night in desperation A young man breaks away D Amaj7 Bm E He buys a gun steals a car tries to run but he don't get far A D A and his mother cries Amaj7 Bm As a crowd gathers 'round an angry young man face down in the street E with a gun in his hand A D A as her young man dies Amaj7 Bm E on a cold and grey Chicago morn' another little baby child is born A D A In the ghetto D A And his mama cries