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    Schoolboys in Disgrace

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Intro:Bb F (133211@1)name="chord_x32010@1">C Gm*2 (355333@1)  C (x32010@1)F (133211@1)C (x32010@1)F (133211@1)C (x32010@1)            F (133211@1)    C (x32010@1)        FIn (133211@1)a deep dark jungle long time ago
C (x32010@1)              F (133211@1)Lived a lonesome caveman
Dm (xx0231@1)              Gm (355333@1)EmHe (022000@1)was a solitary soul
C (x32010@1)              FAnd (133211@1)he spent his playtime
C (x32010@1)               FChewing (133211@1)meat from bones.
C (x32010@1)                   F (133211@1)He didn't know how to talk much
C (x32010@1)                 F (133211@1)
He only knew how to groan
        Bb (x1333x@1)                    FThen (133211@1)he lifted up his hands and reached to the sky
C (x32010@1)                GmLet (355333@1)out a yell and no one replied.
 Bb (x1333x@1)                   FFrustration (133211@1)and torment tore him inside
        C (x32010@1)            Gm (355333@1)         C (x32010@1)          Gm (355333@1)
Then he fell to the ground and he cried and he cried.
         D (xx0232@1)       CBut (x32010@1)then education saved the day.
Am (x02210@1)                    GHe (320003@1)learned to speak and communicate
D (xx0232@1)       CEducation (x32010@1)saved the day.
Am (x02210@1)                   GHe (320003@1)thanked God for the friends he made.

C (x32010@1)                     F'Cos (133211@1)everybody needs an education
C (x32010@1)                FEverybody (133211@1)needs an education.
Dm (xx0231@1)                  Gm (355333@1)      EmBlack (022000@1)skin, red skin, yellow or white,
C (x32010@1)                FEverybody (133211@1)needs to read and write
C (x32010@1)                FEverybody (133211@1)needs an education.

 Bb F C Gm *2

Bb (x1333x@1)                    FThank (133211@1)the day when that primitive man
           C (x32010@1)                        GmLearned (355333@1)to talk with his brothers And live off the land.
Bb (x1333x@1)                    FHe (133211@1)left his cave and he moved far away
       C (x32010@1)                               GmAnd (355333@1)he lived with his friends in a house that they'd made
   Bb (x1333x@1)                    F (133211@1)
He learned to think and to work with his brain
       C (x32010@1)                                GmAnd (355333@1)he astounded his friends with all the knowledge he gained
   Bb (x1333x@1)               FHe (133211@1)wrote it down on a rock that he found
       C (x32010@1)            Gm (355333@1)             C (x32010@1)       GmAnd (355333@1)he showed all his friends and they passed it around

         D (xx0232@1)       CAnd (x32010@1)then education came that day.
Am (x02210@1)                  GThe (320003@1)day it came was a sacred day.
D (xx0232@1)       CEducation (x32010@1)came that day
Am (x02210@1)                   G (320003@1)He thanked God for the friends he'd made.

C (x32010@1)G (320003@1)C (x32010@1)G (320003@1)C (x32010@1)G (320003@1)C (x32010@1)G (320003@1) 

     C (x32010@1)                     GWell (320003@1)man built a boat and he learned how to sail
       C (x32010@1)               GAnd (320003@1)he travelled far and wide
        C (x32010@1)                     GThen (320003@1)he looked up above saw the stars in the sky
A (x02220@1)                  CSo (x32010@1)he learned how to fly.
C (x32010@1)                          GThanks (320003@1)to all the mathematicians
          C (x32010@1)                       GAnd (320003@1)the inventors with their high I.Q.s
           CAnd (x32010@1)the professors in their colleges
GTrying (320003@1)to feed me knowledge
A (x02220@1)                    CThat (x32010@1)I know I'll never use.

Bb (x1333x@1)                  F (133211@1)Thank you sir for the millions of words
            C (x32010@1)                       GmThat (355333@1)you've handed me down and you've told me to learn
Bb (x1333x@1)                  F (133211@1)But I've got words in my ears and my eyes
     C (x32010@1)         Gm (355333@1)       C (x32010@1)        GmI've (355333@1)got so many facts that I must memorize
        D (xx0232@1)         CBecause (x32010@1)education's doing me in
Am (x02210@1)                  GI (320003@1)want to stop but my head's in a swim
D (xx0232@1)       CEducation (x32010@1)drives me insane
Am (x02210@1)                   GI (320003@1)can't recall all the facts on my brain.
D (xx0232@1)       CEducation (x32010@1)came that day
Am (x02210@1)                  GThe (320003@1)day it came was a sacred day
D (xx0232@1)       CEducation (x32010@1)saved the day
Am (x02210@1)               G (320003@1)He thanked God for all the friends he made.

C (x32010@1)G (320003@1)C (x32010@1)G (320003@1)
C (x32010@1)                      GTeacher, (320003@1)teach me how to read and write,
C (x32010@1)                    GYou (320003@1)can teach me about biology,
    C (x32010@1)                      GBut (320003@1)you can't tell me what I am living for
C (x32010@1)                 G'Cos (320003@1)that's still a mystery.
C (x32010@1)                     GTeacher, (320003@1)teach me about nuclear physics
C (x32010@1)                      GAnd (320003@1)teach me about the structure of man,
    C (x32010@1)                 GBut (320003@1)all your endless calculations
C (x32010@1)               GCan't (320003@1)tell me why I am.

Guitar solo

C (x32010@1)    Bb (x1333x@1) Gm (355333@1)    C (x32010@1)Bb (x1333x@1)Gm (355333@1)No you can't tell me why I am,
C (x32010@1)    Bb (x1333x@1) Gm (355333@1)    C (x32010@1)Bm (x24432@1)GmNo (355333@1)you can't tell me why I am.

C (x32010@1)             FEverybody (133211@1)needs education,
C (x32010@1)                FOpen (133211@1)Universities, education.
C (x32010@1)                     FEvery (133211@1)race every creed, education.
C (x32010@1)                          F (133211@1)       F (133211@1)name="chord_133211@1">F FAnd (133211@1)every little half-breed, education.

C (x32010@1)                FEvery (133211@1)nationality, education.
C (x32010@1)                        FAll (133211@1)the little people need education.
Dm (xx0231@1)                Gm (355333@1) Em (022000@1)Eskimos and pygmies need
C (x32010@1)                  FAnd (133211@1)even aborigines, education.

C (x32010@1)                         FWell (133211@1)physics and geography, education.
C (x32010@1)                     FPhilosophy (133211@1)and history, education.
C (x32010@1)                  FScience (133211@1)and biology, education,
C (x32010@1)                  FGeometry (133211@1)and poetry, education.
C (x32010@1)   F (133211@1)        C (x32010@1)        F (133211@1)        C (x32010@1)      FWell, (133211@1)education, education, education, education

F (133211@1)Bb (x1333x@1)F (133211@1)Bb (x1333x@1)F (133211@1)Bb (x1333x@1)F (133211@1)Bb (x1333x@1)F(Repeat (133211@1)'education' till end)

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   *  Schoolboys In Disgrace

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