If I Had A Rocket Launcher

Bruce Cockburn

 EDCDE
 Here comes the helicopter,     
 EDCDE
 Second time today       
 EDCDE
 Everybody scatters    
 EDCDE
 And hopes it goes away     
 EDCDE
 How many kids they've murdered    
 EDCBA
 Only God can say       
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 If I had a rocket launcher
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 If I had a rocket launcher
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 If I had a rocket launcher
 EDCDEDCE
I'd make somebody pay                       

I don't believe in guarded borders and I don't believe in hate
I don't believe in generals or their stinking torture states
And when I talk with the survivors of things too sickening to relate
If I had a rocket launcher
If I had a rocket launcher
If I had a rocket launcher
I would retaliate

On the Rio Lacuntun one hundred thousand wait
To fall down from starvation or some less humane fate
Cry for Guatemala with a corpse in every gate
If I had a rocket launcher
If I had a rocket launcher
If I had a rocket launcher
I would not hesitate

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I want to raise every voice, at least I've got to try
Every time I think about it water rises to my eyes
Situation desperate echoes of the victim's cry
If I had a rocket launcher
If I had a rocket launcher
If I had a rocket launcher
Some son-of-a-bitch would die

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All1Song (report video to admin):
Solo acoustic rendition
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goldberg5 (report comment to admin):
Should be Em not E.  Chorus is Am to Bm.