M*A*S*H theme (Suicide is painless)    (video)    (clip)    (midi)

 

    Am ~

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1. Through early morning fog I see       visions of the things to be,

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    the pains that are withheld for me, I realize and I can s…..ee that

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    suicide is painless, it brings on many changes,

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    and I can take or leave it, if I please.

 

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2. The game of life is hard to play,        I'm gonna to lose it anyway,

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    the losing card I'll someday lay,      so this is all I have to sa…..y :

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    Suicide is painless, it brings on many changes,

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    and I can take or leave it, if I please.

 

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3. The sword of time will pierce our skins,  it doesn't hurt when it begins,

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    but as it works its way on in, the pain grows stronger, watch it gri…..n.

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    Suicide is painless, it brings on many changes,

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    and I can take or leave it, if I please.

 

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4. A brave man once requested me to answer questions that are key,

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    is it to be or not to be,       and I replied, "Oh, why ask m…...e?"

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    Suicide is painless, it brings on many changes,

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    and I can take or leave it, if I please.

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    And you can do the same thing if you please.

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)   (Johnny Mandel)