Silent running    (video)    (midi)

 

††† Bm - A - G†† - Bm - A - G (2x)

 

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1. ††††††Take the children and yourself and hide out in the cellar,

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††† by now the fighting will be close at hand.

Bm††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††A††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††G

††† Donít believe the church and state and everything they tell you,

†††††† Bm†††††††††††††††††††††† A††††††††††††††††††††† ††††G

††† believe in me, Iím with the high command.

 

††††††††††† †††Bm††††† †††- A††††††††††† †††††G

Can you hear me, ††††††can you hear me running ?

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Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you ?

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Can you hear me, ††††††can you hear me running ?

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Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you ?

 

††† Bm†††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††A†††††††††††††† G

2.††††† Thereís a gun and ammunition just inside the doorway,

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††† use it only in emergency.

Bm†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††A†††††††††††††††††††† G

††† Better you should pray to God, the father and the spirit

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††† will guide you and protect you from up here.

 

+CHORUS†††††††††† +Bm - A - G†† - Bm - A - G (2x)

 

†††† Bm†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††A†††††††††††††††††††††† G

3.††††Swear allegiance to the flag, whatever flag they offer,

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††† never hint at what you really feel.

Bm ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††A††††††††††† G

††† Teach the children quietly, for some day sons and daughters

††††††††† Bm†††††††††††† A†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††G

††† will rise up and fight while we stood still.

 

+CHORUS (2x)††††††† +Bm - A - G(7x)††††† +Bm

 

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)††† (Mike & The Mechanics)