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Graham Parker – They Got It Wrong lyrics

Pre>intro f c g (twice)
F c g
They took the girl with the famous eyebrows and plucked them out
F c
They made her shadow disappear in the mirror
And called it a shadow of doubt
Then they wanted us to pay up front
G am
For the privilege of watching this go down
F c g
Then they painted her eyebrows back on now she's a clown

F c g
They got it wrong (as usual)
They got it wrong (as usual)
They got it wrong

They took the boy with the overworked vibrato
And called him a singer of songs
They made him lose his faith on the spotlight
Till he started singing 'bout his gun
They shot the wolves in the wild tundra cos man has to be top dog
Then they hauled out an innocent victim and gave him a hearty flog

Chorus repeat

G am
They got it wrong and made it worthless
G am
Got it wrong and made it worthless
Gam g am
As usual. As usual

They took the real things that worked for us and threw them out
They took the only things that really mattered
And said this is not what it's about
They killed the wolves in the wild tundra cos man has to be top dog
Then they elevated the ignorant like they were gods

Chorus repeat /pre>

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