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There But For Fortune Lyrics

"There But For Fortune" was written by Ochs, Phil.
"There But For Fortune" was written by Ochs, Phil.

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Show me the prison, show me the jail
Show me the prisoner, whose life has gone stale
And I'll show you a young man
With so many reasons why
And there but for fortune, go you or I mmm

Show me the alley, show me the train
Show me the hobo, who sleeps out in the rain
And I'll show you a young man
With so many reasons why
And there but for fortune ,go you or I, mmm

Show me the whiskey, that stains on the floor
Show me the drunkard, as he stumbles out the door
And I'll show you a young man
With so many reasons why
And there but for fortune go you or I, mmm

Show me the country, where the bombs had to fall
Show me the ruins of the buildings, once so tall
And I'll show you a young man
With so many reasons why
And there but for fortune go you and I, you and I

Songwriters
OCHS, PHIL

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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