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    FF chord
Sam Stone came home,
       BbBb chord
to his wife and family,
      CC chord                           FF chord
after serving in the conflict oVerseas.
        
And the time that he served,
    BbBb chord
had shattered all his nerves,
    CC chord                             FF chord
and left a little shrapnel in his knee. 
        BbBb chord
But the morphine eased the pain,

and the grass grew round his brain,
    G7G7 chord                             CC chord
and gave him all the confidence he lacked;
       GG chord                  G7G7 chord            CC chord
with a Purple Heart and a monkey on his back.


          FF chord                                 GmGm chord
There's a hole in daddy's arm where all the money goes,
    BbBb chord                                  CC chord
and Jesus Christ died for nothin' I suppose.
       FF chord
Little pitchers have big ears,
      DmDm chord
don't stop to count the years,
      G7G7 chord                   GG chord                  CC chord   CC chord Csus4Csus4 chord CC chord CC chord
sweet songs never last too long on broken radios. Mmm....


    FF chord
Sam Stone's welcome home,
       BbBb chord
didn't last too long,
   CC chord                                     FF chord
he went to work when he'd spent his last dime
    
And Sammy took to stealing,
        BbBb chord
when he got that empty feeling,
      CC chord                                FF chord
for a hundred dollar habit without overtime. 
        BbBb chord
And the gold rolled through his veins,

like a thousand railroad trains,
    G7G7 chord                                  CC chord
and eased his mind in the hours that he chose;
          GG chord               G7G7 chord                     CC chord
while the kids ran around wearin' other peoples' clothes...


          FF chord                                 GmGm chord
There's a hole in daddy's arm where all the money goes,
    BbBb chord                                  CC chord
and Jesus Christ died for nothin' I suppose.
       FF chord
Little pitchers have big ears,
      DmDm chord
don't stop to count the years,
      G7G7 chord                   GG chord                  CC chord   CC chord Csus4Csus4 chord CC chord CC chord
sweet songs never last too long on broken radios. Mmm....


    FF chord
Sam Stone was alone,
        BbBb chord
when he popped his last balloon,
CC chord                                 FF chord
climbing walls while sitting in a chair

Well, he played his last request,
          BbBb chord
while the room smelled just like death,
        CC chord                        FF chord
with an overdose hovering in the air
    BbBb chord
But life had lost its fun,

and there was nothing to be done,
    G7G7 chord                                          CC chord
but trade his house that he bought on the G, I. Bill;
      GG chord                       G7G7 chord            CC chord
for a flag draped casket on a local heroes' hill


          FF chord                                 GmGm chord
There's a hole in daddy's arm where all the money goes,
    BbBb chord                                  CC chord
and Jesus Christ died for nothin' I suppose.
       FF chord
Little pitchers have big ears,
      DmDm chord
don't stop to count the years,
      G7G7 chord                   GG chord                  CC chord   CC chord Csus4Csus4 chord CC chord CC chord
sweet songs never last too long on broken radios. Mmm....


CC chord Csus4Csus4 chord CC chord FF chord
Mmm....

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