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Ordinary Man

    Am             G            F               Am
   I'm an ordinary man, nothing special nothing grand
         F               G            Am
   I've had to work for everything I own
     Am                 G          F                   Am
   I never asked for a lot, I was happy with what I'd got
      F              G             Am
   Enough to keep my family and my home 
             F                 G                 C            Am
   Now they say that times are hard and they've handed me my cards
        F                              E
   They say there's not the work to go around
        Am                G         F                  Am
   And when the whistle blows, the gates will finally close
      F                     G                 Am
   Tonight they're going to shut this factory down
                        F G Am        F G Am
   Then they'll tear it d-o-w-n
I never missed a day nor went on strike for higher pay
For twenty years I served them best I could
Now with a handshake and a cheque it seems so easy to forget
Loyalty through the bad times and through good
The owner says he's sad to see that things have got so bad
But the captains of industry won't let him lose
He still drives a car and smokes his cigar
And still he takes his family on a cruise, he'll never lose
Well it seems to me such a cruel irony
He's richer now than ever he was before
Now my cheque is spent and I can't afford the rent
There's one law for the rich, one for the poor
Every day I've tried to salvage some of my pride
To find some work so's I might pay my way
Oh but everywhere I go, the answer's always no
There's no work for anyone here today, no work today
   BREAK - 1st four lines
   And so condemned I stand, just an ordinary man
Like thousands beside me in the queue
I watch my darling wife trying to make the best of life
And God knows what the kids are going to do
Now that we are faced with this human waste
A generation cast aside
And as long as I live, I never will forgive
You've stripped me of my dignity and pride, you've stripped me bare
You've stripped me bare, you've stripped me bare.


The above is solely MY INTERPRETATION of this great song, in a format aimed at learning guitarists.
No attempt has been made to copy or reproduce the artist's or publisher's sheet music for the song, 
if such exists.

It can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. To play the song as it should be played, you should 
purchase the official sheetmusic for the song. You should also purchase and listen to the song to learn 
the rhythm and timing of the song - this is essential if you wish to play the song with any degree of accuracy


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