Chords for "Education"
Date: Sat, Dec 7, 1996 5:41 AM From: Mie Arai ----------- Education ----------- Written by: Ray Davies Published by: Davray Music Ltd. Intro:Bb F C Gm *2 C F C F C F C F In a deep dark jungle long time ago C F Lived a lonesome caveman Dm Gm Em He was a solitary soul C F And he spent his playtime C F Chewing meat from bones. C F He didn't know how to talk much C F He only knew how to groan Bb F Then he lifted up his hands and reached to the sky C Gm Let out a yell and no one replied. Bb F Frustration and torment tore him inside C Gm C Gm Then he fell to the ground and he cried and he cried. D C But then education saved the day. Am G He learned to speak and communicate D C Education saved the day. Am G He thanked God for the friends he made. C F 'Cos everybody needs an education C F Everybody needs an education. Dm Gm Em Black skin, red skin, yellow or white, C F Everybody needs to read and write C F Everybody needs an education. Bb F C Gm *2 Bb F Thank the day when that primitive man C Gm Learned to talk with his brothers And live off the land. Bb F He left his cave and he moved far away C Gm And he lived with his friends in a house that they'd made Bb F He learned to think and to work with his brain C Gm And he astounded his friends with all the knowledge he gained Bb F He wrote it down on a rock that he found C Gm C Gm And he showed all his friends and they passed it around D C And then education came that day. Am G The day it came was a sacred day. D C Education came that day Am G He thanked God for the friends he'd made. C G C G C G C G C G Well man built a boat and he learned how to sail C G And he travelled far and wide C G Then he looked up above saw the stars in the sky A C So he learned how to fly. C G Thanks to all the mathematicians C G And the inventors with their high I.Q.s C And the professors in their colleges G Trying to feed me knowledge A C That I know I'll never use. Bb F Thank you sir for the millions of words C Gm That you've handed me down and you've told me to learn Bb F But I've got words in my ears and my eyes C Gm C Gm I've got so many facts that I must memorize D C Because education's doing me in Am G I want to stop but my head's in a swim D C Education drives me insane Am G I can't recall all the facts on my brain. D C Education came that day Am G The day it came was a sacred day D C Education saved the day Am G He thanked God for all the friends he made. C G C G C G Teacher, teach me how to read and write, C G You can teach me about biology, C G But you can't tell me what I am living for C G 'Cos that's still a mystery. C G Teacher, teach me about nuclear physics C G And teach me about the structure of man, C G But all your endless calculations C G Can't tell me why I am. Guitar solo C Bb Gm C Bb Gm No you can't tell me why I am, C Bb Gm C Bm Gm No you can't tell me why I am. C F Everybody needs education, C F Open Universities, education. C F Every race every creed, education. C F F F F And every little half-breed, education. C F Every nationality, education. C F All the little people need education. Dm Gm Em Eskimos and pygmies need C F And even aborigines, education. C F Well physics and geography, education. C F Philosophy and history, education. C F Science and biology, education, C F Geometry and poetry, education. C F C F C F Well, education, education, education, education F Bb F Bb F Bb F Bb F (Repeat 'education' till end) Albums this song can be found on: * Schoolboys In Disgrace Long song. G chord is Major or Minor? Maybe both used. Ray does not mind Major or Minor..... ------------------------------------------------ by Ryoji Shirai send by Mie Arai ------------------------------------------------
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