It Could Happen To You

Blue Rodeo

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Capo 2nd fret

     G
They broke off the locks and they opened the doors
 C
Pushed up the windows and painted the floors
 Dsus2                                        G
Grew a little garden outside in the rust and sand
Raised up the roof till it touched the sky
Picked up the pieces that were left to die
Brought this building back with a healing hand

     Bm      C               Bm               C
When you see trouble, you're bound to move in on the double
          Am7                  G/B
Cause you leave your mark upon everything
        C                  G/B
In your head those Liberty Bells still ring
    Am7                         G/B              Dsus2 
But we know that you don't even mean a thing you say

So you brought in the army to do your job
Kicking in doors and swinging their clubs
Back in the morning to watch themselves on the news
You're doing the bidding of the money man
If it turns out right they'll call you friend
One little favour, how could you really refuse

Oh, my heart is sinking, same old useless, worn-out thinking
You live your life in the court of kings
Bow to the ruler and kiss the ring
But we don't even understand a thing you say

                   G  C                      G  C
It could happen to you    It could happen to you
                   G                     D
It could happen to you sometime when you least expect it
Em                        A
Done by the ones that you never suspected
C                   D                       G
All your bills come due, it could happen to you

Solo - G C Dsus2 (2 times)    Bm G Gsus4 C Am

You really got to wonder why you did it for
Cause you don't need an army to move out the poor
You brought it out once, I know you could bring it again

Oh, my heart is sinking, same old useless, worn-out thinking
Live your life in the court of kings
Count your money as the raven sings
Am7                     G/B
Safe and sound when the wrecking ball swings
C                         G/B              D
But all your riches won't mean a thing someday
It could happen to you
It could happen to you
It could happen to you