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Joan Baez - There But For Fortune Chords

 A≠440 

[intro] x2
B  Em/B

[verse 1]
B           Em/B    B           Em/B
Show me the prison, show me the jail
B           G#m
Show me the prisoner, whose
C#             F#
life has gone stale
         B               G#m
And I'll show you, young man,
        E            C#m
With so many reasons why
     D#m            G#m          C#
But there but for fortune, go you or
 F#      B  Em/B  B
I ... mh mh

[verse 2]
B           Em/B   B           Em/B
Show me the alley, show me the train
B           G#m
Show me the hobo, who
  C#               F#
sleeps out in the rain
         B               G#m
And I'll show you, young man,
        E            C#m
With so many reasons why
    D#m            G#m          C#
But there but for fortune, go you or
 F#       B  Em/B  B
I ... mh mh

[verse 3]
B           Em/B    B             Em/B
Show me the whiskey stains on the floor
B           G#m
Show me the drunkard, as he
  C#              F#
stumbles out the door
         B               G#m
And I'll show you, young man
        E            C#m
With so many reasons why
    D#m            G#m
But there but for fortune, go
 C#      F#      B  Em/B  B
you or I ... mh mh

[verse 4]
B           Em/B
Show me the country, where the
 B           Em/B
bombs had to fall
B           G#m
Show me the ruins of the
   C#               F#
buildings, once so tall
    B                    G#m
And I'll show you, young land
        E            C#m
With so many reasons why
    D#m            G#m           C#
But there but for fortune, go you and
 F#
I ... you and I

[coda]
B  Em/B  B

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