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How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live  Bruce Springsteen

Well, the doc[G]tor comes 'round here with[D] his face all bright    [G]
And he says "in a little while you'll be alright" [D]
All he gi[G]ves is a humbug pill, a dose of dope and[C] a great big bill   [Am]
Tell me,[G] how can a poor man sta[D]nd such times and live? [CGCGCGCD]
He[G] says "me and my old school pals had some might high times d[D]own here
And what happened to you poor black folks, well it just ain't fair"         [D]
He took a look around[G] gave a little pep talk, said "I'm with you" [C]then he took a little [Am]walk
Tell me[G], how can a poor man st[D]and such times and live?[CGCGCGCD]
T[G]here's bodies floatin' on Canal and the levees gone[D] to Hell        [G]
Martha, get me my sixteen gauge and some dry shells         [D]
Them who's got g[G]ot out of town
And them who ain't [C]got left to drown  [Am]
Tell me, ho[G]w can a poor man stand su[D]ch times and live?       [C]         [D]  [G]
I got family scattered from Texas all the w[D]ay to Baltimore       [G]
And I ain't got no home in this world no more     [D]      [C]
Gonna be a judg[G]ment that's a fact, a righteous train rolli[C]n' down this track          [Am]
Tell me,[G] how can a poor man sta[D]nd such times and live? [CGCGCGCD]

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