Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction Chords
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0The Eastern world it is explodin', violence flarin' and bullets loadin',
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1You're old enough to kill, but not for votin',
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2You don't believe in war, but's what's that gun you're totin'?
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3And even the Jordan River has bodies floatin'
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4But you tell me, over and over and over again my friend,
7 Ah, you don't believe we're on the
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8 Eve of Destruction.
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11Don't you understand what I'm tryin' to say?
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12 Can't you feel the fear that I'm feelin' today?
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13If the button is pushed there's no running away,
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14There'll be no one to save with the world in a grave.
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15Take a look around you boy, it's bound to scare you boy,
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16But you tell me, over and over and over again my friend,
19 Ah, you don't believe we're on the
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20 Eve of Destruction.
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23My blood's so mad feels like coagulatin',
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24I'm sittin' here just contemplatin'
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25You can't twist the truth it knows no regulation,
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26and a handful of Senators don't pass legislation.
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27Marches alone can't bring integration,
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28when human respect is disintegratin'.
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29This whole crazy world is just too frustratin'.
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30But you tell me, over and over and over again my friend,
33 Ah, you don't believe we're on the
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34 Eve of Destruction.
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37Think of all the hate there is in Red China,
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38then take a look around to Selma, Alabama!
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39You may leave here for four days in space,
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40But when you return, it's the same old place.
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41The pounding drums, the pride and disgrace,
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42you can bury your dead, but don't leave a trace,
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43Hate your next door neighbor, but don't forget to say grace.
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44But you tell me, over and over and over again my friend,
47 Ah, you don't believe we're on the
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48 Eve of Destruction.