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Beds Are Burning  Midnight Oil



                G ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

D ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E 0---0---6---7---|0---0---6---7---|0---0---4---5---|0---0---3---2---|
G ----------------|
D ----------------|
A ------0---------|
E 3-----------3-2-|
                   [E7(11]                  
To say fair's fair


                   [E(11/13]                  
To pay the rent


                   [E5]                  
To pay our share


The time has come


                  [E7(11]                   
A fact's a fact


                     [E(11/13]                
It belongs to them


                      [F#]               
Let's give it back


E5 G5 A5 N.C.

Chorus Em C
(Riff 2)

How can we dance when our Earth is turnin'?


      [D#m(#5]                               
How do we sleep while our beds are burnin'?


      (Riff 2)  [Em]                          [C]
How can we dance when our Earth is turnin'?


                [Em]                    [C] [D] 
How do we sleep while our beds are burnin'?


                    [Em]                 
The time has come


                   [C]                  
To say fair's fair


                   [G]                  
To pay the rent, now


                   [D]                  
To pay our share


N.C.

Verse II N.C.

Four wheels scare the cockatoos


N.C.

From Kintore East to Yuendemu


N.C.

The western desert lives and breathes


N.C.

In forty five degrees

Bridge E5

The time has come


                   [E7(11]                  
To say fair's fair


                   [E(11/13]                  
To pay the rent


                   [E5]                  
To pay our share


                    [E5]                 
The time has come


                  [E7(11]                   
A fact's a fact


                     [E(11/13]                
It belongs to them


N.C.

Let's give it back


E5 G5 A5 N.C.


Chorus Em C
(Riff 2)

How can we dance when our Earth is turnin'?


      [D#m(#5]                               
How do we sleep while our beds are burnin'?


      (Riff 2)  [Em]                          [C]
How can we dance when our Earth is turnin'?


                [Em]                    [C] [D] 
How do we sleep while our beds are burnin'?


                    [Em]                 
The time has come


                   [C]                  
To say fair's fair


                   [G]                  
To pay the rent, now


                   [D]                  
To pay our share


N.C.

Outtro Em C
(Riff 2)

How can we dance when our Earth is turnin'?


                [Em]                    [C] [D] 
How do we sleep while our beds are burnin'?


                [Em]         [C]        [G]   [D] 
                [Em]         [C]        [G]   [D] 
E5 G5 A5 N.C.


                [E5]         [G5]         [A5]   
"I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it."

- Igor Stravinsky

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