Intro:
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Verse:
                   Em7            Dm   Dm   C G  
When you're used up. Where do you go? Soldier.   
 Am     G          C      Am        G       C   
Mother dry you're eyes. There's no need to cry. I'm   
       F   Am            G        C  G   
not a boy. It's what I signed up for.  
   
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                  Em7             Dm    Dm  C G   
When you're used up. Where do you go? Soldier.   
Am       G        C    Am         G       C      F    
I can't take the heat. And I can hardly sleep,anymore.   
Am         G         C   
What'd we come here for?

Interlude: Am - x6 -
   
Chorus:
         Am          Am                  Am7      
Standing out here in the desert, trying to protect    
    Gbm7     Am         Am                     Am7   
an oiline. I'd really like to do my job, but this   
                    Gbm7      
ain't the country I had in mind.    
 Am              Am             Am7   
They call this a war on terror, I see a lot of   
          Gbm7      Am    Am             
civilians dying. Mothers,sons,fathers and daughters,   
 F                    G        
not to mention some friends of mine. Some friends of mine.   

Verse:
 Am                G          C      Am   G          
We're supposed to leave last week. Promises they don't   
 C      F      Am    G                    C   G   
keep anymore. Gotta fight the rich man's war.   

Interlude: Intro riff / Am - x6 - 

Verse:                     
                    Em7            Dm  Dm   C G   
When you're used up. Where do you go? Soldier.   
 Am      G   C  Am     G            C             F   
Late in 2004. Comes a knock on the door it's no surprise.   
 Am      G       C F    Am  G                C    F   Am G C F   
Mother dry your eyes. MMMM, Mother don't ya cry, no no    
Someone told you a lie. Yes he did. Why oh oh   

Outro:
  Am    G         C   F  
Mother don't you cry.   
  Am    G         C   F  
Mother don't you cry.    
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