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Forty Hour Week lyrics and chords

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Forty Hour Week        
Recorded by Alabama
Written by Don Schlitz, Dave Loggins, Lisa Silver

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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