You’ve Got to be Good

http:// Here’s a lesson that I learned in school, C  E7 Right along with the golden rule: A7 If you want to be great,  you’ve got to be good.  D7 G7  C C#dim G G+5 It’s not polite when you you brag and boast. C E7 It’s not about who’s got the most. A7 If you want to be great,  you’ve got … [Read more...]

Cookie Jar

If you want to catch a monkey,         G    G7 All you need’s a cookie jar.                   C They grab the goodies, don’t let go,     D And don’t get very far.                          G    CG  D They just can’t stand to drop their hand      G   G7 So easy,  so bizarre,                       … [Read more...]

Listening for a Change

The people of the nation                D   D7         (Capo 2nd fret) Have put our faith in you,                  G But blocking legislation’s                    A The only thing you do.                        G  A Your dollar signs and party lines     D  D7 Are getting really strange.         … [Read more...]

The NRA Blues

THE NRA BLUES                           G Today Orlando, tomorrow who knows where?             C  D  G C Automatic weapons, and the sound of final prayer.    C D   G C But for America, it’s just another day, and                   B7-   Em C Look who’s taking money from the NRA.                 … [Read more...]

Ka-Ching, Ka-Ching!

Money has poisoned our democracy. Notes from a visit to Congress.I went to Washington, knocked on the door, Rayburn building, second floor, To talk about the climate thing. But all I saw was dinosaurs, Business behind closed doors. Sounded like Ka-ching, Ka-ching!I said I’m breathing fossil smoke. … [Read more...]

The Social Cost of Carbon

Oh, the social cost of carbon isn’t nice. That’s the part that’s not included in the price. Corporations make a killing, while  you and I pay twice. Oh, the social cost of carbon isn’t nice.         And the social cost of carbon isn’t fair, ‘Cause it damages the water and the air, Gives … [Read more...]

It’s Time for a Change

When things stop working, Just too much pain, Can’t look in the mirror, It’s time for a change. Behold your neighbor And an outstretched hand, Or keep on pretending You don’t understand. The rich too rich And the poor too poor. Now they’ve got all the money, All they want is more. One … [Read more...]

What You Reap

What you reap is what you sow.        Em B7 C — Don’t you ask me how I know.          G C7 B7 — What you sow is what you reap:       Em B7 C A7 Sow a hurricane, you get no sleep.   C7 B7 — Em B7 Em B7 Greedy men, greedy men rule this land, Em B7 C — Building castles in the sand,               … [Read more...]

Exxon Knew All Along

(to hear song, click HERE) Your neighbors are making a scene,                       G/  C/ And your papers won’t say what it means.             G/  D/ While civilization careens,                                       G/  C/ It’s carbon pollution that’s killing your dreams,      C D C D And … [Read more...]

No Corporations in Heaven

To hear song, click here Heaven once had corporations, Once upon a time. But the courts, the schools, the golden rule All got left behind. Our food and water, and the government Just went all to hell. But things are better now, We learned the lesson well: No corporations in heaven, No … [Read more...]