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'?

 EmC
      (Riff 2)                             

How can we dance when our Earth is turnin'?

 EmCD
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'?

 EmC
      (Riff 2)                             

How can we dance when our Earth is turnin'?

 EmCD
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'?

 EmCD
How do we sleep while our beds are burnin'?

 EmCGD

 EmCGD

E5 G5 A5 N.C.

 E5G5A5

"I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it."

- Igor Stravinsky

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