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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 face is growin' pale

And I'll show you a young man with so many reasons why
There but for fortune, go you or go I, you and I

And 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
There but for fortune, go you or go I, you and I

Show me the famine, show me the frail
Eyes with no future, that show how we've failed

And I'll show you the children with so many reasons why
There but for fortune, go you or I

Show me the country, where bombs had to fall
Show me the ruins of buildings once so tall

And I'll show you a young land with so many reasons why
There but for fortune, go you or go I, you and I, you and I
There but for fortune, go you or go I, you and I

Songwriters
OCHS, PHIL

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