Songs "I"



John Fogerty


[G] They sent us home to watch the show

[C] Comin' on the little [G] screen

A man named Ike was in the White House

[C] Big black [G] limousine

[Em] There were many shows to [G] follow

From [Em] Hooter to Doody-[G]-ville

Though I [C] saw them all, I can't recall

[D] Which cartoon was real


[G] The coonskin caps, Yankee bats,

The [C] Hound Dog man's big [G] start

The A-bomb fears, Annette had ears,

I [C] lusted in my [G] heart

[Em] Then a young man from [G] Boston,

Said [Em] sail the new fron-[G]-tier

And we [C] watched the dream dead-end in Dallas,

They [D] buried innocence that year


[C] I know it's [G] true, [F] oh so [Em] true

[C] 'Cause I [D7] saw it on [G] TV


[G] We gathered 'round to hear the sound,

[C] Comin' on the little [G] screen

The grief had passed, the old men laughed,

And [C] all the girls [G] screamed

[Em] 'Cause four guys from [G] England,

[Em] Took us all by the [G] hand

[C] It was time to laugh, time to sing,

[D] Time to join the band


[G] But all too soon, we hit the moon,

And [C] covered up the [G] sky

They built their bombs and aimed their guns,

And [C] still I don't know [G] why

[Em] The dominoes [G] tumbled,

[Em] And big business [G] roared

[C] Every night at 6, they showed the pictures,

And [D] counted up the score


[C] I know it's [G] true, [F] oh so [Em] true

[C] 'Cause I [D7] saw it on [G] TV


[G] The old man rocks among his dreams,

[C] A prisoner of the [G] porch

The light, he said, at the end of the tunnel,

Was [C] nothin' but a burglar's [G] torch

[Em] And them that was [G] caught in the cover,

[Em] Are all rich and [G] free

But they [C] chained my mind to an endless tomb,

When they [D] took my only son from me


[C] I know it's [G] true, [F] oh so [Em]true

[C] 'Cause I [D7]saw it on [G] TV

 [C] I know it's [G] true, [F] oh so [Em] true

[C] 'Cause I [D7] saw it on [G] TV







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