For What It's Worth
Buffalo Springfield

 

Chord Guide

       231

E:    022100

        123

A:    x02220

         132

D:    xx0232

       32 1

C:    x32010

 

Strum: D   D U   U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

 

Intro:  / E - - - / A - - - / (x2)

 

VERSE 1:

E                                                    A
   There's something happening here
           E                           A
What it is ain't exactly clear
                 E                                   A
There's a man with a gun over there
             E                            A
Telling me I've got to beware

CHORUS:

                     E (hold ½)             D (hold ½)
It's time we stop children what's that sound
(hold ½)                           C (hold ½)   

Everybody look what's going down      

 

/ E - - - / A - - - / (x2)

 

VERSE 2:

E                                               A
  There's battle lines being drawn
                E                             A
Nobody's right if everybody's wrong
E                                                   A
  Young people speaking their minds
                 E                             A
Are getting so much resistance from behind

Chorus

 

/ E - - - / A - - - / (x2)

 

VERSE 3:

E                                             A
   What a field day for the heat
E                                              A
   Ten thousand people in the streets
            E                                   A
Singing songs and carrying signs
            E                                 A
Mostly say "hooray for our side"

Chorus

/ E - - - / A - - - / (x2)

 

Verse 4:

E                        A
Paranoia strikes deep
E                           A
Into your life it will creep
    E                                     A
It starts when you're always afraid
                  E                                A
Step out of line the man come and take you away

Chorus

 

/ E - - - / A - - - / (x2)

 

End on E

 

 

Main Riff:

 



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This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.

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