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K:G P:chorus z2 z D/2G/2 | (B B3/2) F/2 A/2G/2 | F/2 E3/2 z F/2A/2 | (d d3/2) c/2 A/2_B/2 | B2 z D/2G/2 | w:It's the same - the whole world o-ver It's the poor -wot gets the blame. It's the (B B3/2) F/2 A/2G/2 | F/2 E3/2 z e/2e/2 | (d3/2 d) c/2 E/2F/2 | G2 z D/2G/2 | w:rich - wot gets the gra-vy, Ain't it all - a blee-din' shame. See her P:verse (B B3/2) F/2 A/2G/2 | F/2 E3/2 z e/2e/2 | (d d3/2) c/2 A/2_B/2 | B2 z D/2G/2 | w:play -ing on the hill-side Six years old - and full of joy How her (B B3/2) F/2 A/2G/2 | F/2 E3/2 z d/2^c/2 | (c c3/2) A/2 B/2F/2 | G2 z2 || w:par -ents, poor but lov-ing, Wish that she - had been a boy. % W: W:ch W:It’s the same the whole world over, W:It’s the poor wot gets the blame, W:It’s the rich wot gets the gravy, W:Ain’t it all a bleedin’ shame. W: W:1 W:See her playing on the hillside, W:Six years old and full of joy. W:How her parents, poor but loving, W:Wish that she had been a boy. W: W:2 W:“Go, my dear, we cannot feed you, W:With this lady, sweet and kind. W:She’ll protect you and preserve you W:From the evils you will find.” W: W:3 W:Standing in the bar at midnight W:See the girl in light attire, W:While the lamps aglow above her W:Turn her tears to smouldering fire. W: W:4 W:Stands the young man in the doorway, W:Out from England on a tour. W:In the grey light of the dawning W:She lies weeping on the floor. W: W:5 W:“Tasty bit of local talent – W:Far too young? Don’t be naïve! W:When they’re poor they grow up early, W:This is just the way they live.” | W: W:6 W:No, she’ll not have long to suffer. W:She’ll be gone before she’s ten; W:But her ghost will live long after, W:Passed in AIDS to a thousand men. % % % % % % % % % %]

	



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