• Song:

    Stetson Kennedy

  • Artist:

    Billy Bragg

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Great song.  I think its on Mermaid Avenue Vol. II with Wilco and Billy Bragg.  Enjoy!

Em (022000@1)            BmI (x24432@1)done spent my last three cents
Am (x02210@1)                      EmMailing (022000@1)my letter to the president
Em (022000@1)                            Bm (x24432@1)                        
I didn't make a show, I didn't make a dent
Am (x02210@1)                             EmSo (022000@1)I'm swinging over to this independent gent
G (320003@1)      DStetson (xx0232@1)Kennedy
G (320003@1)         DWriting (xx0232@1)his name in
Em (022000@1)D (xx0232@1)C (x32010@1)D (xx0232@1)X2

Em (022000@1)                BmI (x24432@1)can't win out to save my soul
        Am (x02210@1)                     EmLong (022000@1)as Smathers-Dupont's got me in the hole
Em (022000@1)                      BmThem (x24432@1)war profit boys are squawking and balking
Am (x02210@1)                           EmThat's (022000@1)what's got me out here walking and talking
G (320003@1)          D (xx0232@1)        G (320003@1)      D (xx0232@1)  
Knocking on doors and windows
G (320003@1)          D (xx0232@1)       G (320003@1)        DWake (xx0232@1)up and run down election morning
Em (022000@1)        D (xx0232@1)      C (x32010@1)      DAnd (xx0232@1)scribble in Stetson Kennedy

Em (022000@1)                                     BmI (x24432@1)ain't the world's best writer nor the world's best speller
            Am (x02210@1)                          EmBut (022000@1)when I believe in something I'm the loudest yeller
Em (022000@1)                             BmIf (x24432@1)we fix it so's you can't make money on war
Am (x02210@1)                         EmWe'll (022000@1)all forget what we're killing folks for
G (320003@1)             D (xx0232@1)        G (320003@1)       DWe'll (xx0232@1)find us a peace job equal and free
G (320003@1)            D (xx0232@1)        G (320003@1)    DDump (xx0232@1)Smathers-Dupont in a salty sea
Em (022000@1)                D (xx0232@1)     C (x32010@1)      D (xx0232@1)  Em (022000@1)D (xx0232@1)C (x32010@1)DWell, (xx0232@1)this makes Stetson Kennedy the man for me

--MiScHiEf BrEw--

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