Intro:
    E  B  B    Gb
    E  B  B    Gb
    E  B  Abm  Gb
    E  B  Abm  Gb

Verse:
E           
All these kinds of places
        B
Make it seem like it's been ages
   Abm                                       Gb
Tommorrow some new building will scrape the sky
   E
I love this country dearly
       B
I can feel the ladder clearly
       Abm                            Gb
But I never thought I'd be alone to try

Verse:
E
Once I was outside Penn station
B
Selling red and white carnations
Abm                              Gb
We were still alone, my wife and I
E
Before we marry, save my money
B
Brought my dear wife over
       Abm                            Gb
Now I want to bring my family state side

Chorus:
E                      B
But off the boat they sail a while
      Gb
Then scatter cross the course
E                  B             Gb
Once a year I'll see them for a week or so at most
          E       B       Abm       Gb
I took a walk

Verse:
E
Practice isn't perfect
          B
With the market cuts and loss
     Abm                                  Gb
I remind myself that times could be much worse
     E
My wife won't ask me questions
        B
It was not so much to ask
            Abm                           Gb
And she'll never flaunt around an empty purse

Verse:
E
Once my mother-in-law came
          B
Just to stay a couple nights
        Abm                               Gb
Then decided she will stay the rest of her life
   E                                    B
I watch my little children, play some board game in the kitchen
       Abm                              Gb
And I sit and pray they never feel my strife.

Chorus:
     E               B                 Gb
But then my partner called to say the pension funds were gone
    E                B
He made some bad investments
         Gb
Now the counts are overdrawn
          E       B       Abm       Gb
I took a walk

Bridge:
Dbm              Ebm            E
Honey it's this loan I think I borrowed just too much
        Dbm          Ebm          
We had taxes we had bills
          E
We had a lifestyle of fun
       Dbm               Ebm        
And tonight I swear I'll come home
               E                 Gb
And we'll make love like we're young
       Dbm               Ebm
And tomorrow you'll cook dinner
        E                 Gb
For the neighbors and the kids
       Dbm             Ebm
We can rip apart those socialists
     E                Gb
And all their damn taxes
       Dbm          Ebm
You'll see I am no criminal
    E                Gb
I'm down on both bad knees
    Dbm             Ebm
I'm just too much a coward
     E               Gb
To admit when I'm in need
          E       B       Abm       Gb
I took a walk

Outro: E    
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