Tune by Malvina Reynolds (Little Boxes)
Words by Nancy Schimmel and Claudia Morrow
G C G
[G]shelters in the Caymans, little
[C]shelters made of
Little shelters in the
[D7]Caymans, and we
[G]don’t mean grass
[D7]huts, [G]These are shelters for corporations who
[C]don’t think they have
[G]enough of them
So they buy up legis
[D7]lators who will
[G]Little shelters from taxes Mitt [C]Romney had quite a [G]few of them,
But they don’t make little
[D7]shelters that will
[G]fit you and
[G]little folks pay the taxes and the
[C]big guys get the
So that they have more
[ D7 G]democracy.
(To the tune of “Take Me Out To The Ball Game”)
Take me out of the big banks
Take me out of their game
The credit union will get my dough
I’ll cut up my credit cards, pay as I go
And its root root root for the small banks
Give them our business and thanks
And it it’s 1, 2, 3 million more and we’ll close big banks
Let’s go occupy Wall Street
In every city and town
Well occupy houses the banks foreclosed
Make sure that no one’s left out in the cold
And it’s root root root for the new world
We’re building right here today
And it’s 1,2,3 billion more ! It’s a new ball game.
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