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goodbar Chord Req: phil ochs 'ballad of william worthy' (5) RE: Chord Req: phil ochs 'ballad of william worthy' 30 Aug 09

Well, it's been two years since my last post in this thread and my ears have improved to the point where I've been able to transcribe what I believe to be a fairly accurate interpretation. So here it is for anyone else who's interested. Any feedback/corrections would be very much appreciated...

          D                        A            D      D7
Well, it's of a bold reporter whose story I will tell
   G                               D                D7
He went down to the Cuban land, the nearest place to hell
    G                                 D                Bm
He'd been there many times before, but now the law does say
    D                   A7         D D7
The only way to Cuba is with the CIA

       G                      D
William Worthy isn't worthy to enter our door
A                           D          D7
Went down to Cuba, he's not American anymore
    G                                 D                Bm
But somehow it is strange to hear the State Department say
       D                               A7                  D
You are living in the free world, in the free world you must stay

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