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FEEL LIKE I'M FIXIN' TO DIE RAG

Country Joe McDonald

[
D] Come on all of you big strong men,
[
G] Uncle Sam needs your help again.
[
D] He's got himself in a terrible jam
[
G] Way down yonder in Vietnam
So [
E7] put down your books and [A] pick up a gun,
We're [
D] gonna have a whole lotta [G] fun.

And it's [
A7] one, [A#7] two, [D] three,
[
D7] What are we [G] fighting for?
Don't ask me, I [
D] don't give a damn,
Next stop is [
G] Vietnam;
And it's [
A7] five, [A#7] six, [D] seven,
[
D7] Open up the [G] pearly gates,
Well there [
E] ain't no time to [A] wonder why,
[
D] Whoopee! we're all gonna [G] die.

[
D] Come on generals, let's move fast;
[
G] Your big chance has come at last.
[
D] Gotta go out and get those reds
The [
G] only good commie is the one that's dead
You [
E7] know that peace can [A] only be won
When we've [
D] blown 'em all to kingdom [G] come.

And it's [
A7] one, [A#7] two, [D] three,
[
D7] What are we [G] fighting for?
Don't ask me, I [
D] don't give a damn,
Next stop is [
G] Vietnam;
And it's [
A7] five, [A#7] six, [D] seven,
[
D7] Open up the [G] pearly gates,
Well there [
E] ain't no time to [A] wonder why,
[
D] Whoopee! we're all gonna [G] die.

[
D] Come on Wall Street, don't move slow,
Why [
G] man, this is war au-go-go.
There's [
D] plenty good money to be made
[
G] Supplying the Army with the tools of the trade,
[
E7] Just hope and pray that if they [A] drop the bomb,
They [
D] drop it on the Viet [G] Cong.

And it's [A7] one, [A#7] two, [D] three,
[
D7] What are we [G] fighting for?
Don't ask me, I [
D] don't give a damn,
Next stop is [
G] Vietnam;
And it's [
A7] five, [A#7] six, [D] seven,
[
D7] Open up the [G] pearly gates,
Well there [
E] ain't no time to [A] wonder why,
[
D] Whoopee! we're all gonna [G] die.

[
D] Come on mothers throughout the land,
[
G] Pack your boys off to Vietnam.
[
D] Come on fathers, don't hesitate,
[
G] Send your sons off before it's too late.
[
E7] You can be the first one [A] on your block
To have your [
D] boy come home in a [G] box.

And it's [A7] one, [A#7] two, [D] three,
[
D7] What are we [G] fighting for?
Don't ask me, I [
D] don't give a damn,
Next stop is [
G] Vietnam;
And it's [
A7] five, [A#7] six, [D] seven,
[
D7] Open up the [G] pearly gates,
Well there [
E] ain't no time to [A] wonder why,
[
D] Whoopee! we're all gonna [G] die.


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