Intro: Gb B

   Gb
If you ain't got two kids by 21,
your probably gonna die alone
B
 at least that's what tradition told you.
    Gb
And it don't matter if you don't believe, 
                             B
come sunday morning you best be there
in the front row, like your s'posed to.


Abm7                Gb
Same hurt in every heart.
B                       Db
Same trailer, different park.


B
Mamas hooked on Mary Kay
Brothers hooked on Mary Jane
    Gb
And Daddies hooked on Mary two doors down.
B
Mary Mary quite contrary,
we get bored so we get married
    Gb                 Db              Abm7
and just like dust we settle in this town.
        B                Gb                   Db            Abm7       
On this broken Merry go 'round and round and round we go, where it stops 
  B          Gb
nobody knows
             Db                           Gb
and it ain't slowin down, this merry go round


Gb
We think the first time's good enough,
                                B
So we hold on to highschool love,
Say we won't end up like our parents.


Gb
Tiny little boxes in a row, 
                                     B
ain't what you want it's what you know,
Just happy in the shoes your wearin.


Abm7                     Gb
Same checks we're always cashin,
B                       Db
to buy a little more distraction.

B
Mamas hooked on Mary Kay
Brothers hooked on Mary Jane
    Gb
And Daddies hooked on Mary two doors down.
B
Mary Mary quite contrary,
we get bored so we get married
    Gb                 Db              Abm7
and just like dust we settle in this town.
        B                Gb                   Db            Abm7       
On this broken Merry go 'round and round and round we go, where it stops 
  B          Gb
nobody knows
             Db                           Gb
and it ain't slowin down, this merry go round


B
Mary Mary quite contrary,
we're so bored until we're burried
    Gb                 Db              Abm7
and just like dust we settle in this town.
        B                Gb    Db   Abm7       
On this broken Merry go 'round
  B          Gb   Db Abm7 B
Merry Go 'Round

Gb
Jack and Jill went up the hill,
Jack burned out on booze and pills,
B
and mary had a little lamb,
                               Gb
mary just don't give a damn no more    
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