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Elvis Presley - Clean Up Your Own Backyard Chords

[intro]
E  E7

[verse 1]
E7
Back porch preacher preaching at me
E7
Acting like he wrote the golden rules
A7
Shaking his fist and speeching at me
E7
Shouting from his soap box like a fool
     B7
Come Sunday morning he's lying in bed

         A7
With his eye all red, with the wine in his head

Wishing he was dead

When he oughta be heading
             E7  A7    E7
for Sunday school

[chorus]
                      A7
Clean up your own backyard
                                  E7
Oh don't you hand me none of your lines
              B7
Clean up your own backyard
A7
You tend to your business,
               E7  A7   E  B7
I'll tend to mine

[verse 2]
E7
Drugstore cowboy criticizing
E7
Acting like he's better than you and me
A7
Standing on the sidewalk supervising
E7
Telling everybody how they ought to be
     B7
Come closing time 'most every night
   A7
He locks up tight and out go the lights
A7
And he ducks out of sight and he cheats on his wife
               E7  A7    E7
With his employee

[chorus]
                      A7
Clean up your own backyard
                                  E7
Oh don't you hand me none of your lines
              B7
Clean up your own backyard
A7
You tend to your business,
               E7  A7   E  B7
I'll tend to mine

[interlude]
E

[verse 3]
E7
Armchair quarterback's always moanin'
E7
Second guessing people all day long
A7
Pushing, fooling and hanging on in
E7
Always messing where they don't belong
         B7
When you get right down to the nitty-gritty
A7
Isn't it a pity that in this big city
A7
Not a one a'little bitty man'll admit
                                  E  A7    E7
He could have been a little bit wrong

[chorus]
                      A7
Clean up your own backyard

Oh don't you hand me,
                               E7
don't you hand me none of your lines
              B7
Clean up your own backyard
A7
You tend to your business,
               E7  A7   E  B7
I'll tend to mine

              B7
Clean up your own backyard
A7
You tend to your business,
                   E7
I'll tend to mine ...

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