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T|  Am
A|  
B|  4|------c-c-c-c-------c-c-c-c-------c-c-c-c-------c-c-c-c--------|-
N|  3|------a-a-a-a---d-e-a-a-a-a-------a-a-a-a---d-e-a-a-a-a--------|-
A|  3|------e-e-e-e-------e-e-e-e-------e-e-e-e-------e-e-e-e--------|-
B|  2|---a---------------------------a-------------------------------|-
B|  
E|  
R|  Here's the first verse and refrain:
.|  
C|  
O|      Am                        G              Am
M|  
-|  4|------c-c-c-c-------c-c-c-c--g---g-g-g-g--------c-c-c-c--------|-
T|  3|------a-a-a-a---d-e-a-a-a-a--b---b-b-b-b--------a-a-a-a--------|-
A|  3|------e-e-e-e-------e-e-e-e--g---g-g-g-g--------e-e-e-e--------|-
B|  3|-----------------------------d---d-d-d-d-----------------------|-
N|  2|---a-------------------------b---b-b-b-b----a------------------|-
A|  2|-----------------------------g---g-g-g-g-----------------------|-
B|  
B|   As soon as yer  born, they   make you feel  small
E|   By giving you   no time in-  stead of it    all
R|  
.|      Am                        Em              Am
C|  
O|  4|------c-c-c-c-------c-c-c-c---------------------c-c-c-c--------|-
M|  3|------a-a-a-a---d-e-a-a-a-a--e-e-e-e-e-e--------a-a-a-a--------|-
-|  3|------e-e-e-e-------e-e-e-e---------------------e-e-e-e--------|-
T|  2|---a-------------------------b-b-b-b-b-b----a------------------|-
A|  2|-----------------------------e-e-e-e-e-e-----------------------|-
B|  
N|  Til the
A|      pain is so   big you feel nothing at     all
B|  
B|      Am                        G              Am
E|  
R|  4|------c-c-c-c-------c-c-c-c--g---g-g-g-g--------c-c-c-c--------|-
.|  3|------a-a-a-a---d-e-a-a-a-a--b---b-b-b-b--------a-a-a-a--------|-
C|  3|------e-e-e-e-------e-e-e-e--g---g-g-g-g--------e-e-e-e--------|-
O|  3|-----------------------------d---d-d-d-d-----------------------|-
M|  2|---a-------------------------b---b-b-b-b----a------------------|-
-|  2|-----------------------------g---g-g-g-g-----------------------|-
T|  
A|   A working class hero is      somethin' to   be
B|  
N|       Am             G             D           Am
A|  
B|  4|-----c---c-c-c-c---g---g-g-g-g---F---F-F-F-------c-c-c-c-------|-
B|  4|---------------------------------d---d-d-d---------------------|-
E|  3|-----a---a-a-a-a---b---b-b-b-b---a---a-a-a-------a-a-a-a-------|-
R|  3|-----e---e-e-e-e---g---g-g-g-g---d---d-d-d-------e-e-e-e-------|-
.|  3|-------------------d---d-d-d-d---------------------------------|-
C|  2|-------------------b---b-b-b-b----------------a----------------|-
O|  2|-------------------g---g-g-g-g---------------------------------|-
M|  
-|   A   working class  hero is       somethin' to be
T|  
A|  That's every verse, except for the very last line, when he ends
B|  it on a very faint D chord, then resolves to an A minor:
N|  
A|       Am                          G             D
B|  
B|  4|---------c-c-c-c-------c-c-c-c--g---g-g-g-g---F-------|-
E|  4|----------------------------------------------d-------|-
R|  3|---------a-a-a-a---d-e-a-a-a-a--b---b-b-b-b---a-------|-
.|  3|---------e-e-e-e-------e-e-e-e--g---g-g-g-g---d-------|-
C|  3|--------------------------------d---d-d-d-d-----------|-
O|  2|-----a--------------------------b---b-b-b-b-----------|-
M|  2|--------------------------------g---g-g-g-g-----------|-
-|  
T|  if ya want to be a hero then     just follow   me...
A|  
B|       Am
N|  
A|  4|----c------------c---------------------------------------------|-
B|  3|----a------------a---------------------------------------------|-
B|  3|----e------------e---------------------------------------------|-
E|  2|------------e--------------------------------------------------|-
R|  
.|  The open E note is a loud pluck, and play that last Am chord
C|  
O|  close to the bridge of the guitar and get that tinny, stiff
M|  sound.
-|  
T|  Actually, my strumming patterns are approximations; go with
A|  whatever you hear or whatever strumming pattern sounds best.  Enjoy...
B|  
N|  V1
A|  As soon as you're born, they make you feel small
B|  By giving you no time instead of it all
B|  'Til the pain is so big you feel nothing at all
E|  REF
R|  
.|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
C|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
O|  V2
M|  They hurt you at home, and they hit you at school
-|  
T|  They hate you if you're clever, and they despise a fool
A|  
B|  'Til you're so f*cking crazy you can't follow their rules
N|  REF
A|  
B|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
B|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
E|  V3
R|  When they've tortured and scared you for twenty-odd years
.|  
C|  They they expect you to pick a career
O|  
M|  When you can't really function you're so full of fear
-|  
T|  REF
A|  
B|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
N|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
A|  V4
B|  Keep you doped with religion, sex, and TV
B|  
E|  And you think you're so clever and classless and free
R|  But you're still f*cking peasants as far as I can see
.|  REF
C|  
O|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
M|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
-|  V5
T|  There's room at the top, they are tellin' you still
A|  
B|  But first you must learn to smile as you kill
N|  If you want to be like the folks on the hill
A|  REF
B|  
B|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
E|  A working class hero is somethin' to be
R|  
.|  If you want to be a hero then just follow me
C|  If you want to be a hero then just follow me...

PLEASE NOTE: The composition below was created by people over whom TabNabber exercises no control. It is intended for private study, research, and to help educate and expand the talents of musicians everywhere. See our terms of use for more.

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