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The Songs Of The 50 States
By: John Linnell
Key: G Major
Year: 1999
    G                       C
The songs of the 50 states
    D                       Em
The songs of the 50 states
    G        Em       C     A7    D              D/C       
The time has come for us to sing about a certain place
      C             D/B       Em
Where everything is in the control
   Am             C/G       D
Of people who are down in a hole
    G                       C 
The songs of the 50 states
    D                       Em
The songs of the 50 states
   G    Em       C       A7     D           D/C   
No two alike but each connected by a golden thread
     C             D/B         Em
I'll try not to forget all the words
    Am                C/B            D
And leave that job to those who have heard
      Eb
State songs
      F
State songs
  Em/G                F/A
I can't wait for my favorite one
    Bb                          Eb
I'm not gonna say they're great
  F                          Gm  
I ain't gonna say they ain't
    Bb  Gm       Eb     Cm       F               D7
But I recall and will relate the words and music of the 50
G                      C
Songs of the 50 states
    D                      Em
The songs of the 50 states
    G       Em       C     A7    D              D/C    
The time is nigh for us to sigh about a certain place
      C             D/B        Em
Where everything is in the control
   Am             C              D       
Of people who are under the ground
      Eb
State songs
      F
State songs
  Eb/G              F/A   
I can't wait for my favorite one
           Bb         Eb          Bb  F/A  Eb Bb/D 
I hear the melody the harmony the pounding rhythm
Eb/C  F    Eb/C      F    
The ideas, notes and words
Bb            Eb             Bb F/A
Every state a different composition
Eb Bb/D Eb/C F
Keeping me awake
Eb/C    F
Late at night
Eb/C                     F -> D7
Can't get them out of my mind

(solo)

      Eb
State songs
      F
State songs
  Eb/G              F/A
I can't wait for my favorite one
    Bb                          Eb
I'm not gonna say they're great
  F                          Gm
I ain't gonna say they ain't
    Bb  Gm       Eb     Cm       F               D7    
But I recall and will relate the words and music of the 50
G                      C
Songs of the 50 states
    D                      Em
The songs of the 50 states
    G        Em       C     A7    D              D/C       
The time has come for us to sing about a certain place
      C             B/D            Em  
Where everything is in the control
   Am          C              D
Of men who are controlling my mind
      Eb
State songs
      F
State songs
  Eb/G              F/A      G    
I can't wait for my favorite one