Playin’ In The Band  ©1971

Words by Robert Hunter / Music by Bob Weir & Mickey Hart

 

[D]Some folks trust to reason
[G]Others trust to [A]might.
[D]I don’t trust to nothin’
But I [G]know it comes out [A]right. 

[D]Say it once again now
Oh, I [G]hope you under-[A]stand.
[D]When it’s done and over,
A [G]man is just a [A]man 

          [D]Playin’ -- playin’ in the [A]band
          [D]Daybreak, daybreak on the [A]land. 

[D]Some folks look for answers.
[G]Others look for [A]fights.
[D]Some folks up in treetops
Just [G]lookin’ for their [A]kites. 

[D]I can tell your fortune
[G]Look what’s in your [A]hand.
But [D]I can’t stop for nothin’
I’m just [G]playin’ in the [A]band. 

          [D]Playin’ -- playin’ in the [A]band
          [D]Daybreak, daybreak on the [A]land. 

[D]Standin’ on a tower
[G]World at my com-[A]mand.
[D]You just keep a-turnin’
While I’m [G]playin’ in the [A]band 

[D]If a man among you
Got no [G]sin upon his [A]hand,
[D]Let him cast a stone at me
For [G]playin in the [A]band, 

          [D]Playin’ -- playin’ in the [A]band
          [D]Daybreak, daybreak on the [A]land. 

          [D]Playin’ -- playin’ in the [A]band
          [D]Daybreak, daybreak on the [A]land.

 

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