Artist Placholder

The Kingdom Is Within You

Capo 1st fret

C x32010
Bb x13331
Am x02210
F 133211
Dm xx0231
Gm 355333
C/E 032010

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[Verse 1]
C   Bb          Am                F              C   Bb                      
......When the foreman came, he helped me understand...
            Am                                 C  Bb  
That my destiny was mortar in the Almighty's hand
                     Am                      F      
Then they shipped my ass and they worked me place to place
C   Bb                   F                     C           Dm  
.......Then delivered me in the combines as a ward of the state

[Chorus]
    C/E       
Mm, come to find me
     F               
I'm here today but don't belong
 
I'm working 'til the debt is gone
Gm   
The upside of it
Dm  
The upside of it
C           Dm      C/E      
..But in a most familiar way
      F 
I'm begging you to understand

I try to be a decent man
Gm  
The upside of it
Dm             C 
The upside of it

[Verse 2]
 C            Bb               F                 
Night work shattered me with overtime and they fined me
 C                     Bb  
White kids say they sympathize
               F                      C   Bb
But they're afraid to look me in the eyes.....
           
Up, up, up, up, up in the sky some place
C   Bb                         F                       
.......I got treasures up in heaven and the state just takes the rest

[Verse 3]
C   Bb                                            
......I been working at the sawmill down in Kinleith for some time
C   Bb
......I'm gonna save for my own furniture and kitchen down the line
C   Bb
......But they make it hard to pay for things outside of cigarettes
C   Bb
.......Mm, it's just the jobs we're in, well, alright then, and amen

[Chorus]
Dm   C/E          
....Come to find me
     F      
I'm here today but don't belong
 
I'm working 'til the debt is gone
Am  
The upside of it
Dm             C  
The upside of it
          Dm   C/E
And in a most familiar way
      F 
I'm begging you to understand
        
I try to be a decent man
 Am 
The upside of it
Dm             C 
The upside of it

[Bridge]
        Gm           F           Bb   C  
In the unrelieved serenity back home...
   Gm    Am               Bb  
I wonder how they talk of me
      Gm        F                  Bb   C                  
Do I send the card with mountains on?.....
       Gm                 C  
Or the one with all the riot police?
Bb                          C  
I don't open doors for the uniform
Gm        Am           Bb                           C       Gm  
Skulking shadows that break in at the dawn time to haul us away
        Am           Bb   
Do you know how it feels?
   C    Gm          Am         Bb               C           
I can recite every libel and terrible thing I get
Gm                    C 
'Cause I built this place

[Chorus]
Dm   C/E 
...Alrighty
      F               
I'm here until I don't belong
 
I'm working 'til the debt is gone
Gm
The upside of it
Dm             C  
The upside of it
          Dm    C/E   
And in a most familiar way
     F     
I'm begging you to understand

I try to be a decent man
Gm  
The upside of it
Dm             C 
The upside of it

[Outro]
Dm   C/E   F
............
Gm
The upside of it
Dm            C 
The upside of it
Dm   C/E   F   Gm   Dm   C
..........................

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