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16 Military Wives  Decemberists

     [E]     [G]     [A]     [B]     [C#]     [D]       
e ---0----3----0----2----4----2---
B ---0----0----2----4----5----3---
G ---1----0----2----4----6----2---
D ---2----0----2----4----6----0---
A ---2----2----0----2----4----x---
E ---0----3----x----x----4----x---


Lyrics and chords:

Intro: E, E, E, E

[E]  Sixteen military [G]wives
  Thirty-two [A]softly focused brightly colored [E]eyes
[E]  Staring at the natural [G]tan
  Of thirty-two [A]gently clenching wrinkled little [E]hands
[A]  Seventeen company [B]men
  Out of which [C#]only twelve will [D]make it back [A]again
[E]  Seargeant sent a letter to [G]five
  Military [A]wives, his tears drip down to ten little [E]eyes

[B]  Cheer them on to their rivals
  Cause [A]America [E]can, and [A]America [E]can't say [B]no
  And [A]America [E]does, if [A]America [E]says it's [B]so
  [B]It's so
( D O N T P L A Y H E R E )
And the anchorperson on TV goes
  [E]La de da de da


[E]  Fifteen celebrity [G]mimes
  Leaving their [A]fifteen sorted wretched checkered [E]lives
[E]  Will they find the solution in [G]time
  Using their [A]fifteen pristine moderate liberal [E]minds
[A]  Eighteen academy [B]chairs
  Out of which [C#]only seven [D]really even [A]care
[E]  Doling out a garment to [G]five
  Celebrity [A]mimes, they're humbly taken by sur[E]prise
[B]  Cheer them on to their rivals
  Cause [A]America [E]can, and [A]America [E]can't say [B]no
  And [A]America [E]does, if [A]America [E]says it's [B]so
  [B]It's so
( D O N T P L A Y H E R E )
And the anchorperson on TV goes
  [E]La de da de da de di de di de da
  [E]La de da de da de di de di de da


Bridge: E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E


[A]  Fourteen cannibal [B]kings
  Wondering [C#]blindly what the [D]dinner bell will [A]bring
[E]  Fifteen celebrity [G]mimes
  Served on a [A]leafy bed of sixteen military [E]wives
[B]  Cheer them on to their rivals
  Cause [A]America [E]can, and [A]America [E]can't say [B]no
  And [A]America [E]does, if [A]America [E]says it's [B]so
  [B]It's so
( D O N T P L A Y H E R E )
And the anchorperson on TV goes
  [E]La de da de da de di de di de da
  [E]La de da de da de di de di de da
  [E]La de da de da de di de di de da
  [E]De da de da de di de di de da
  [E]De da de da de di de di de da


Outro: E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E


Well, that's it. Special thanks to Dan Quinn.
Enjoy! Tabbed by Jeff H.

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