The Decemberists

16 Military Wives

The Decemberists

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16 Military Wives

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Here's the chords required for the song: E G A B C# D e ---0----3----0----2----4----2--- B ---0----0----2----4----5----3--- G ---1----0----2----4----6----2--- D ---2----0----2----4----6----0--- A ---2----2----0----2----4----x--- E ---0----3----x----x----4----x---
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Lyrics and chords: Intro: E, E, E, E E G Sixteen military wives A E Thirty-two softly focused brightly colored eyes E G Staring at the natural tan A E Of thirty-two gently clenching wrinkled little hands A B Seventeen company men C# D A Out of which only twelve will make it back again E G Seargeant sent a letter to five A E Military wives, his tears drip down to ten little eyes B Cheer them on to their rivals A E A E B Cause America can, and America can't say no A E A E B And America does, if America says it's so B It's so ( D O N T P L A Y H E R E ) And the anchorperson on TV goes E La de da de da E G Fifteen celebrity mimes A E Leaving their fifteen sorted wretched checkered lives E G Will they find the solution in time A E Using their fifteen pristine moderate liberal minds A B Eighteen academy chairs C# D A Out of which only seven really even care E G Doling out a garment to five A E Celebrity mimes, they're humbly taken by surprise B Cheer them on to their rivals A E A E B Cause America can, and America can't say no A E A E B And America does, if America says it's so B It's so ( D O N T P L A Y H E R E ) And the anchorperson on TV goes E La de da de da de di de di de da E La de da de da de di de di de da Bridge: E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E A B Fourteen cannibal kings C# D A Wondering blindly what the dinner bell will bring E G Fifteen celebrity mimes A E Served on a leafy bed of sixteen military wives B Cheer them on to their rivals A E A E B Cause America can, and America can't say no A E A E B And America does, if America says it's so B It's so ( D O N T P L A Y H E R E ) And the anchorperson on TV goes E La de da de da de di de di de da E La de da de da de di de di de da E La de da de da de di de di de da E De da de da de di de di de da E De da de da de di de di de da Outro: E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E

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