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Verse 1:
F
Living on free food tickets
Water in the milk from the hole in the roof
D#
Where the rain came through
Bb C/G
What can you do? hmm hmm
Verse 2:
F
Tears from little sister

Crying 'cause she doesn't have a dress
D#
Without a patch for the party to go
Bb C/G
Oh but you know,she'll get by
Chorus:
C/G F Bb F
She is living in the love of the common people
Bb C/G
Smiles from the heart of a family man
F Bb F
Daddy's gonna buy her a dream to cling to
C/G F
Mamma's gonna love her just as much as she can,as she can
Verse 3: (a tone higher)
G
It's a good thing you don't have bus fare
It would fall through the hole in your pocket
F
And you'd lose it in the snow on the ground
C/G D
A walkin' to town to find a job
Verse 4:
G
Trying to keep your hands warm
But the hole in your shoe let the snow come through
F
And the chills to the bone
C/G D
Oh,you better go home where it's warm
Chorus bis:
D G C/G G
Where you can live in the love of the common people
C/G D
Smiles from the heart of a family man
G C/G G
Daddy's gonna buy you a dream to cling to
D G
Mamma's gonna love her just as much as she can,as she can
Verse 5: (a tone higher)
A
Living on dreams ain't easy
But the closer the knit,the tighter the fit
G
And the chills stay away
D E
You take them in stride,family pride

Verse 6:
A
You know that faith is your foundation
And with whole lotta love and a warm conversation
G
And plenty of prayer
D E
Making you strong,where you belong
Chorus ter:
E A D A
Where you can live in the love of the common people
D E
Be the pride in the heart of a family man
A D A
Daddy's gonna buy you a dream to cling to
E A
Mamma's gonna love her just as much as she can,as she can



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