No High Ground --- Leslie Fish

 

[Am]You donít [G]need com-[C]mittees or sta-[Am]tistics [G]to be [Am]sure
How [Am]much the [G]rich and [C]power-[G]ful a-[Am]buse the [G]weak and [Am]poor.
And [C]just as sure as [G]nothing stops the [Am]world from turning [Em]Ďround,
The [Am]victims [E]in the [Am]end rise [G]up and [C]throw their [G]masters [Am]down. 

            [Am]Up to the dusty attic; [G]out with the trusty [Am]gun.
            The [C]lawyer and the lawbook only [G]go [C]so [G]far.
            [Am]Sooner or [G]later, [F]push gonna come to [Am]shove.
            Donít [F]think that it canít [G]happen where you [Am]are. 

            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more.
            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more. 

The [Am]masters [G]know itís [C]coming [G]and they [Am]try to [G]keep it [Am]back
With [Am]buying [G]off, or [C]scaring [G]off, or de-[Am]flecting [G]the at-[Am]tack.
They [C]may succeed for [G]centuries in [Am]holding tight their [Em]crown,
But [Am]soon or [E]late the [Am]people [G]rise and the [C]ava-[G]lanche comes [Am]down. 

            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more.
            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more. 

They [Am]veil their [G]chains in [C]pretty [G]words of [Am]God and [G]truth and [Am]right.
They [Am]ban the [G]poor folksí [C]weapons [G]and they [Am]teach them [G]not to [Am]fight.
They [C]play divide and [G]conquer: ĎGo [Am]hate the Jews or [Em]BlacksÖí
Un-[Am]til their [E]victims [Am]stand up [G]tall and [C]dump it [G]off their [Am]backs. 

            [Am]Up to the dusty attic; [G]out with the trusty [Am]gun.
            The [C]lawyer and the lawbook only [G]go [C]so [G]far.
            [Am]Sooner or [G]later, [F]push gonna come to [Am]shove.
            Donít [F]think that it canít [G]happen where you [Am]are. 

            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more.
            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more. 

The [Am]law can [G]never [C]make you [G]free, for [Am]look who [G]makes the [Am]laws;
The [Am]shark makes [G]rules to [C]sweep the [G]smaller [Am]fish in-[G]to its [Am]jaws.
And [C]God will never [G]make you free, for [Am]look who speaks for [Em]God;
The [Am]shepherd [E]fleeces [Am]every [G]lamb that he [C]guided [G]with his [Am]rod. 

            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more.
            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more. 

            [Am]Ainít no freedom [Em]here, [E]not unless you [Am]take it.
            [Am]Ainít no justice [Em]here, un-[G]less you make it [Am]all.
            [C]Ainít no safety [G]anywhere unless you keep your [Am]rifle there.
            [Am]Time and change are [Em]everywhere, and [G]youíve gotta rise or [Am]fall 

            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more.
            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more. 

The [Am]only [G]friend the [C]poor folks [G]have is [Am]truth that [G]canít be [Am]killed,
For [Am]victíry [G]goes not [C]to the [G]strong but [Am]mainly [G]to the [Am]skiled.
So [C]always question [G]what youíre told and [Am]ask ďWho does it [Em]serve?Ē
And [Am]if that [E]someone [Am]isnít [G]you, then [C]give Ďem what [G]they de-[Am]serve. 

            [Am]Up to the dusty attic; [G]out with the trusty [Am]gun.
            The [C]lawyer and the lawbook only [G]go [C]so [G]far.
            [Am]Sooner or [G]later, [F]push gonna come to [Am]shove.
            Donít [F]think that it canít [G]happen where you [Am]are. 

            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more.
            [F]No [G]high [Am]ground, [G]no high [Am]ground, [F]no high [G]ground any-[Am]more.

 

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