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Bastards of Young  The Replacements

Intro: Fmaj7 C

[Am]God, what a [C]mess, on the [Am]ladder of [G]success
[F]Where you take [G]one step and miss the [C]whole first rung
[Am]Dreams [C]unfulfilled, [Am]graduate [G]unskilled
[F]It beats pickin' cotton and [G]waitin' to be f[C]orgotten
Chorus: Play the chorus like the intro
[Fmaj7]We are the sons of no one, [C]bastards of young
[Fmaj7]We are the sons of no one, [C]bastards of young
[F]The daughters and the [G-]son[-]s[-] [C]
[Am]Clean your baby [C]womb, [Am]trash that baby [G]boom
[F]Elvis in the ground, there'll [G]ain't no beer [C]tonight
[Am]Income tax [C]deduction, [Am]what a hell of a [G]function
[F]It beats pickin' cotton and [G]waitin' to be [C]forgotten
Chorus: Same as above
[Dm]Unwillingness to [G]claim us, ya [Am]got no word (war?) to [Bb]name us
Solo: Am, C, Am, G / Am, C, Am, G / F, G, C
[Am]The ones who love us [C]best are the [Am]ones we'll lay to [G]rest
[F]And visit their graves on [G]holidays at [C]best
[Am]The ones who love us [C]least are the [Am]ones we'll die to [G]please
[F]If it's any consolation, [G]I don't begin to understand [C]them
Chorus: Same as above

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Am Bb C Dm F Fmaj7 G
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