Van Morrison – The Great Deception chords

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Verse 1:

F#m E DDid you ever hear a-bout The Great De-ception?
A F#m Well, the plastic revolutionaries take the money and run.
A F#m E D Have you ever been down to Love City?
F#m E A Where they rip you off with a smile, and it don't take a gun.
Verse 2:
A F#m E D Don't it hurt so bad in Love city?
A F#m Don't it make you not want to bother at all?
A F#m E DAnd don't they look so self righteous,
F#m E AWhen they pin you up a-gainst the wall?
Chorus 1:
E DDid you ever, ever see the people,
C#m DWith the tear drops in their eyes?
E DI just can't stand it, stand it no how,
C#m A (n.D)Living in this world of lies.
Verse 3:
F#m E DDid you ever hear a-bout the Rock and Roll singers?
A F#m Got three or four Cadil-lacs.
A F#m E DSaying power to the people, dance to the music;
F#m E A Wants you to pat him on the back.
Verse 4:
F#m E DHave you ever heard a-bout the great Rembrandt?
A F#mHave you ever heard a-bout how he could paint?
A F#m E DAnd he didn't have e-nough money for his brushes;
F#m E AAnd they thought it was rather quaint.
Chorus 2:
E DBut you know it's no use re-peating,
C#m DAnd you know it's no use to think about it.
E D A (n.D)'Cos when you stop to think a-bout it; you don't need it.
Verse 5:
F#m EHave you ever heard a-bout the great,
D Hollywood motion picture actor,
A F#m Who knew more than they did?
A F#m E DAnd the newspapers didn't cover the story;
F#m E A Just decided to keep it hid.
Verse 6:
F#m E DSomebody started saying it was an inside job;
A F#m Whatever happened to him?
A F#m E D Last time they saw him, down on the bow'ry;
F#m E AWith his lip hanging off an old rusty bottle of gin.
Verse 7:
F#m E DHave you ever heard a-bout the so-called Hippies?
A F#m Down on the far side of the tracks.
A F#m E DThey take the eyeballs straight out of your head,
F#m E ASay son, kid, do you want your eyeballs back?
Chorus 3:
E DDid you ever, ever see the people,
C#m DWith the tear drops in their eyes?
E DI just can't stand it, stand it no how,
C#m A (n.D)Living in this world of lies.
Verse 8:
F#m E DDid you ever hear a-bout The Great De-ception?
A F#m Well, the plastic revolutionaries take the money and run.
A F#m E D Have you ever been down to Love City?
F#m E A Where they rip you off with a smile, and it don't take a gun.
Outro:
F#m E F#mHave you ever heard about...
The Great Deception.
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