Lyrics/chords to "Violence"

Violence

(Ian Hunter)

INTRO X2 A5 B5 E5 E5 D5
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|--7---7-------7----|--9---9--------9---|--14--14--16---14--|--14-14-14-12------|
|--5---7---9--------|--9---9---11-------|--14--14--14-------|--14-14-14-12------|
|--5----------------|--7----------------|--12---------------|--12-12-12-10------|
VERSE
A5 B5 E5 E5 D5
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|--7---7-------7----|--9---9--------9---|--14--14--16---14--|--14-14-14-12------|
|--5---7---9--------|--9---9---11-------|--14--14--14-------|--14-14-14-12------|
|--5----------------|--7----------------|--12---------------|--12-12-12-10------|
1. I'm a missing link, poolroom stink, I can't talk (Well that's too bad)
2. Gotta fight, nothing's right, livin' nowhere (That's so sad)
3. Get off my back or I'll attack, 'cause I don't owe you nothin' (OK)
A5 B5 E5 E5 D5
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|--7---7-------7----|--9---9--------9---|--14--14--16---14--|--14-14-14-12------|
|--5---7---9--------|--9---9---11-------|--14--14--14-------|--14-14-14-12------|
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1. What's going on? Something's wrong, I can't work Can't
2. Watch out for the gun, snake on the run, hide in my hair You
3. Head for your hole, you're sick'n you're old'n I'm here to tell you something
(TO CHORUS) A5 B5 E5 E5 D5
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|--7---7-------7----|--9---9--------9---|--14--14--16---14--|--14-14-14-12------|
|--5---7---9--------|--9---9---11-------|--14--14--14-------|--14-14-14-12------|
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1. go to school, the teacher's a fool, the preacher's a jerk (That's such a drag)
2. keep your mouth shut, or you'll get cut... I like to scare (Bet you're so mad)
A5 B5 E5 E5 D5
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|--7---7-------7----|--9---9--------9---|--14--14--16---14--|--14-14-14-12------|
|--5---7---9--------|--9---9---11-------|--14--14--14-------|--14-14-14-12------|
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1. Got nothing to do, street-corner blues, and nowhere to walk (TO CHORUS)
2. I'm a battery louse, a superstar mouse, I don't care (TO VERSE 3)
CHORUS (violin solo)
A G D
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Violence, violence It's the only thing that'll make you see sense
(x2)
A G D
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|-------------9-----|--------------9----|------------7------|--------------14---|
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