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Whats Going On  Marvin Gaye

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      [Emaj7]           [C#m7]          [F#m11]         [B9sus4] [Am]     x79897     x46454    2x2200      7x7650    x02210

[Emaj7]Mother, mother    There's too many[C#m7] of you crying

[Emaj7]Brother, brother, brother    There's far too many[C#m7] of you dying

You know we've[F#m11] got to find a way

To bring some [B9sus4]lovin' here today - Ya

[Emaj7]Father, father     We don't need to [C#m7]escalate

You see,[Emaj7] war is not the answer    For only love ca[C#m7]n conquer hate

You know we've[F#m11] got to find a way

To bring some [B9sus4]lovin' here today

[F#m11]Picket lines and [B9sus4]picket signs

[F#m11]Don't punish me with b[B9sus4]rutality

[F#m11]Talk to me, s[B9sus4]o you can see

[Emaj7]Oh, what's going on What's going on

[C#m7]Ya, what's going on Ah, what's going on

(some sort of break or interlude)
[Am]In the mean time   Right on, baby   Right on  Right on

[Emaj7]Father, father, everybody [C#m7]thinks we're wrong

Oh, b[Emaj7]ut who are they to judge us    Simply because our [C#m7]hair is long

Oh, you know we've [F#m11]got to find a way

To bring some und[B9sus4]erstanding here today

[F#m11]Picket lines and [B9sus4]picket signs

[F#m11]Don't punish me with [B9sus4]brutality

[F#m11]Talk to me, [B9sus4]so you can see   Oh!

[Emaj7]What's going on   Ya, what's going on

Tell me [C#m7]what's going on

I'll tell you [Emaj7]what's going on - Uh

[Am]Right on baby

Right on baby

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Am B9sus4 C#m7 Emaj7 F#m11
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