Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth

This is a simple and funky song. You won’t need to learn any new chords for this song but you will be practicing more chord changes between all the common chords.

For your reference here are the beginner guitar chords.

Lyrics and Chords:

E                           A
There's somethin' happenin' here.
        E                A
What it is ain't exactly clear.
          E                   A
There's a man with a gun over there
          E                    A
A-tellin' me I've got to beware.


                     E
I think it's time we stop.
          D
Children, what's that sound?
A                     C           E E A E A
Everybody look what's goin' down.


E                          A
There's battle lines bein' drawn.
         E                    A
Nobody's right if everybody's wrong.
E                           A
Young people speakin' their minds
          E                  A
A-gettin' so much resistance from behind.


                     E
I think it's time we stop.
     D
Hey, what's that sound?
A                     C           E E A E A
Everybody look what's goin' down.


E                        A       G
What a field day for the heat.
E                        A       G
A thousand people in the street
E                 A          G
Singin' songs and a-carryin' signs
E             A              G    E
Mostly sayin' hooray for our side.


             E
It's time we stop.
     D
Hey, what's that sound?
A                     C           E E A E A
Everybody look what's goin' down.


E                A
Paranoia strikes deep.
          E            A
Into your life it will creep.
E                            A
It starts when you're always afraid.
            E                      A
Step out of line, the men come and take you away.


           E
You better stop.

Hey, what's that sound?
A                     C           E E A E A
Everybody look what's goin'..
           E
You better stop.
     D
Hey, what's that sound?
A                     C           E E A E A
Everybody look what's goin'..
           E
You better stop.
     D
Now, what's that sound?
A                     C           E E A E A
Everybody look what's goin'..
           E
You better stop.
          D
Children, what's that sound?
A                     C           E E A E A
Everybody look what's goin (fade out)

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