ARTIST: Tom Lehrer
TITLE: Pollution
Lyrics and Chords

If you visit American city
You will find it very pretty
Just two things of which you must beware
Don't drink the water and don't breathe the air

/ C G / - C / - F / C GC / 

Pollution, pollution
They got smog and sewage and mud
Turn on your tap
And get hot and cold running crud

/ Am G / F E / F C / G C / 

See the halibuts and the sturgeons
Being wiped out by detergeons
Fish gotta swim and birds gotta fly
But they don't last long if they try

Pollution, pollution
You can use the latest toothpaste
And then rinse your mouth
With industrial waste

Just go out for a breath of air
And you'll be ready for Medicare
The city streets are really quite a thrill
If the hoods don't get you, the monoxide will

Pollution, pollution
Wear a gas mask and a veil
Then you can breathe
Long as you don't inhale

Lots of things there that you can drink
But stay away from the kitchen sink
The breakfast garbage that you throw in to the bay
They drink as lunch in San José

So go to the city
See the crazy people there
Like lambs to the slaughter
They're drinking the water
And breathing, cough, the air

/ Am G / F E / FEm CAm FEm CAm / FEm CAm / Dm G C - /

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