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Forty Hour Week

Höfundur lags: Don Schlitz , Dave Loggins og Lisa Silver Flytjandi: Alabama Sent inn af: Anonymous

[C]There are people in this country
Who [G7]work hard every [C]day  
[F]Not for fame or [C]fortune do they [G7]strive
But the [C]fruits of their labor
Are [G7]worth more than their [C]pay  
And it's [F]time a few of [G7]them were recog[C]nized

Hello [F]Detroit [C]Auto Workers
Let me [F]thank you for your [C]time
You work a [F]forty hour week for a [C]living
Just to [G7]send it on down the [C]line

Hello [F]Pittsburgh [C]Steel Mill Workers
And I [F]thank you for your [C]time
You work a [F]forty hour week for a [C]living
Just to [G7]send it on down the [C]line

This is for the [G7]one who swings the hammer
[F]Driving home the [C]nails
For the [G7]one who's behind the counter
[F]Ringing up the [C]sales
For the [Am]one who finds the fire
The [Em]one who brings the [F]mail
For [G7]everyone who works behind the scenes

[C]You can see them every morning
In the [G7]factories and the [C]fields
In the [F]city streets and the [C]quiet country [G7]towns
[C]Working together
Like [G7]spokes inside a [C]wheel
[F]They keep this country [G7]turning [C]around

Hello [F]Kansas [C]wheat field farmers
Let me [F]thank you for your [C]time
You work a [F]forty hour week for a [C]living
Just to [G7]send it on down the [C]line

Hello [F]West Vir-[C]ginia coal miners
Let me [F]thank you for your [C]time
You work a [F]forty hour week for a [C]living
Just to [G7]send it on down the [C]line

This is for the [G7]one who drives the big rigs
[F]Up and down the [C]road
For the [G7]one out in the warehouse
[F]Bringing in the [C]load
For the [Am]waitress the mechanic the [Em]policeman on [F]patrol
For [G7]everyone who works behind the scenes
With a spirit you can't replace with no [F]machine-e-e

[C]Hello [F]Amer-i-[C]ca  
Let me [F]thank you [G7]for your [C]time


There are people in this country
Who work hard every day
Not for fame or fortune do they strive
But the fruits of their labor
Are worth more than their pay
And it's time a few of them were recognized

Hello Detroit Auto Workers
Let me thank you for your time
You work a forty hour week for a living
Just to send it on down the line

Hello Pittsburgh Steel Mill Workers
And I thank you for your time
You work a forty hour week for a living
Just to send it on down the line

This is for the one who swings the hammer
Driving home the nails
For the one who's behind the counter
Ringing up the sales
For the one who finds the fire
The one who brings the mail
For everyone who works behind the scenes

You can see them every morning
In the factories and the fields
In the city streets and the quiet country towns
Working together
Like spokes inside a wheel
They keep this country turning around

Hello Kansas wheat field farmers
Let me thank you for your time
You work a forty hour week for a living
Just to send it on down the line

Hello West Vir-ginia coal miners
Let me thank you for your time
You work a forty hour week for a living
Just to send it on down the line

This is for the one who drives the big rigs
Up and down the road
For the one out in the warehouse
Bringing in the load
For the waitress the mechanic the policeman on patrol
For everyone who works behind the scenes
With a spirit you can't replace with no machine-e-e

Hello Amer-i-ca
Let me thank you for your time

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