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Verse 1: C7 "Write what you know", So they say, all I know is F I don't know what to write or the right way to write it. C7 This is big, lady, don't screw it up, F Dm Bb Am Dm7 G7 This is not some little vaudeville I'm reviewing. C7 Poor little kids versus rich greedy sour pusses F Ha! It's a cinch! It could practically write itself- C7 And let's pray it does, cause as I may have mentioned, F Dm Bb Am Dm Bm I have no clue what I'm doing. E7 Fm I insane? This is what I've been waiting for. A Well that, plus the screaming of ten angry editors. E7 "A girl?" "It's a girl!" "How the hell?" "Is that even legal?" A Gbm D Dbm Gbm7 "Look, just go and get her!" E7 Not only that, there's a story behind the story: A Thousands of children, exploited, invisible. G7 Speak up, take a stand, and there's someone to write About it. C7 C7 That's how things get better. Chorus: F C7 Give life's little guys some ink, Bb And when it dries just watch what happens. Bbsus2 C F Those kids will live and breathe right on the page C7 Bb And once they're center stage, you watch what happens. Bbsus2 C Dm And who's there with her camera and her pen Eb As boys turn into men? Cm7 They'll storm the gates and then C Bb C F5 Bbsus2 Just watch what happens when they do. Verse 2: C7 Picture a handsome, heroically charismatic- F C7 Plain spoken, know nothing, skirt-chasing, cocky little son of a- F Dm Bb Am Dm7 G7 Lie down with dogs and you wake up with a raise and a promotion. C7 So, he's a flirt, a complete ego maniac. F The fact is he's also the face of the strike- C7 What a face- face the fact, F Dm Bb Am Dm Bm That's a face that could save us all from sinking in the ocean. E7 Like someone said, "Power tends to corrupt" A And Absolute power, wait! Wait, corrupts!? E7 Absolutely, that is genius! A Gbm D Dbm Gbm7 But give me some time, I'll be twice as good as that six months from never. E7 Just look around at the world we're inheriting A And think of the one we'll create. G7 Their mistake is they got old, that is not a mistake we'll be making. C7 C7 No sir, we'll stay young forever! Chorus: F C7 Bb Give those kids and me the brand new century and watch what happens. Bbsus2 C F C7 It's David and Goliath, do or die! The fight is on, Bb And I can't watch what happens. Bbsus2 C Dm Eb But all I know is nothing happens if you just give in. Dm Eb It can't be any worse than how it's been. Outro: F5 F5 F5 Bb And it just so happens that we just might win, Bbm C7 So whatever happens! F5 Gm7 C7 F Let's begin!
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