WE’RE NOT IN KANSAS   (Big Country)

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INTRO: (Guitar)

G(5) 

F/G 

F/G

F/G


(Band)

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G


VERSE 1:

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G

What'd you learn, in school today, Did you learn to run, when the teacher's away

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G

Did they teach you enough to know the state you're in, not enough to get out, not enough to win 


INTER :   

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G


VERSE 2:

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G

What'd you learn at home today, Did you learn to hate in the proper way

Did your liberated parents patronise your friends, ‘cos they had the right money, ‘cos they had the right skin


BRIDGE:

F

F

G

F - G

I wander ‘round thinking, well, what kind of place is this         (Mayby it's in the...)


F

F

G

F - G

Maybe it’s in the park,    maybe it’s in the stores                                       (But I...)


F

F

G

F - G

But I know if we’re being honest, it’s in the people                       (But they're all...)

 

F

F

F

 F >>>

But they’re all caught up in the traffic, listening to the weather                 (Well...)


CHORUS:

G

F

F

C

Well Doug, I know we're not in Kansas, the skies all coloured wrong  


G

F

F

C

I know we're not in Kansas,             the days are all to long


G

F/G

F/G

C       ( <G    G  <F )                 

I shure don't understand this,          that's what you're howling for    

  

G

F

F

C

I know we're not in Kansas,                        Kansas any more


INTER:

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G


 VERSE 3:

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G

G(5)

F/G

F/G

F/G

What did you learn in your job today, Did you learn to sleep when the boss is away

And you shut your mouth when he calls you down, ‘cos there’s not much work in that kind of town


BRIDGE 2:      (powerchords)

F

F

G

F - G

F

F

G

F - G

F

F

G

F - G

F

F

F

 F >>>

I wander ‘round thinking, well, what kind of place is this          (Where they say...)

Where they say: Hey,       uhh,     what did you do in the war    (And I ask them...)

And I ask them: well, hey man, what did you do with the peace  (Well, we build) 

Well, we build these real safe weapons, so you can sleep with ease      (Well...)


CHORUS:

G

F

F

C

G

F

F

C

G

F/G

F/G

C       ( <G    G  <F )                 

G

F

F

C

Well Doug, I know we're not in Kansas, the skies all coloured wrong  

I know we're not in Kansas,                  the days are all to long

I shure don't understand this,           that's what you're howling for         

I know we're not in Kansas,                         Kansas any more


BRIDGE 3:

F

F

G

F - G

F

F

G

F - G

F

F

G

F - G

F

F

F

 F >>>

(...more)                      Well, what kind of place is this                             (On the...)

On the wrong side of the rainbow, where the twisters never come  (They tore up ...)

They tore up all the yellow bricks and they sold them to Japan     (And still the...)

And still the advertisers tell you: hey, there's no place like home



2x CHORUS


SOLO                      (over 32 bars)

 G(5)

 F/G

 F/G

 F/G


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