Child Of The Sixties

Words and Music by Raccoon

as recorded on Rainbow Warrior

 

The chord progressions to this song are:

        C, F, F, G

        C, Am, F, G

        F, Em, G, F, Em, Am

        F, G, Am

        F, G, Am, G

 

C, F, F, G (The song痴 intro is done by arpeggiating these chords)

 

C Am F G

Hey, hey I知 a long way from home

C Am F G

Yeah I知 a long way from home

C Am F G

I値l be no closer tomorrow than I am today

C Am

Livin' with the pain and the sorrow

F G

I guess that that痴 the price I pay

C Am F G

I feel all alone every time I pass a payphone

C Am F G

I知 beginning to understand oblivion in a can

 

F Em G

Hey I知 a long way from home

F Em Am

But hey I知 on my way home

F G Am F G Am

I知 an old road soldier Growing bolder as I知 older

F G Am

I don稚 need no gun

F G Am G

'Cuz the war against the highway can稚 be lost or won

 

C Am F G

I知 a Child of the Sixties - I believe in elves and pixies

C Am F G

The world today is a bigger game - But the rules remain the same

C Am F G

I知 in a sea of clarity - It seems kinda strange to me

C Am F G

That if I can see beyond the stars - I gotta live in a world full of motor cars

C Am F G

I知 a Child of the Sixties - I believe in elves and pixies

C Am F G

I never had a place to call my bed - 'Cept where any crazy hippy can lay his head

 

C Am F G

People been tellin' me what to do - Gonna make 'em take their statements back

C Am F G

Their worlds are tinted blue by the windows on their Cadillacs

C Am F G

The golden green of the tree in the spring in the evening sunshine

C Am F G

I致e been tryin' to live this dream but this dream is not mine

 

C Am

Home is where the heart is

F G

I guess the hardest part is

C Am

My heart is like an eagle that soars on the wind

F G

I don稚 know where I値l be when I land again

 

F E G

But hey I知 a long way from home

F E Am

But hey I知 on my way home

F G Am

I'm an old road soldier

F G Am

Growing bolder as I知 older

F G Am

I don稚 need no gun

F G Am G

'Cuz the war against the highway can稚 be lost or won

 

C

And I致e traveled I致e wandered

Am

Abroad and asunder

F

My thoughts are like lightning

G

My footsteps are thunder

C Am

The way that things are times the way that I feel

F G

I don稚 want a blindfold I just want my last meal

 

F E G

Hey I知 a long way from home

F E Am

But hey I'm on my way home

F G Am

I知 an old road soldier

F G Am

Growing bolder as I知 older