The Fletcher Memorial Home
G C G/B Am Take all your overgrown infants away, somewhere,
D Bb+ Bm A/C# And build them a home, a little place of their own.
D Em C D Em7 D/F# G C The Fletcher Memorial Home for incurable tyrants and kings.
G C G/B Am And they can appear to themselves every day,
D Bb+ Bm A/B Bm On closed circuit T.V. to make sure they're still real.
C D Em It's the only connection they feel.
Cmaj7 "Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Reagan and Haig,
D Mr. Begin and friend, Mrs. Thatcher and Paisley,
Cmaj7 Mr. Brezhnev and party, the ghost of McCarthy,
D The memories of Nixon. And now adding colour,
G D/F# C A group of anonymous Latin-American meat packing glitterati."
Em D Did they expect us to treat them with any respect?
G D/F# C They can polish their medals and sharpen their smiles,
G D/F# C And amuse themselves playing games for a while.
G D/F# C Em add9 Boom boom, bang bang, lie down you're dead.
G D/F# Em D/F# G D/F# Em D Cmaj7 D
G D/F# C D G D/F# Cmaj7 D G D/F# Cmaj7 Em add9
G C G/B Am Safe in the permanent gaze of a cold glass eye,
D Bb+ Bm With their favorite toys, they'll be good girls and boys.
A/C# D Em C D Em7 D/F# G In the Fletcher Memorial Home for colonial wasters of life and limb.
D/F# C G D/F# C add9 Is everone in? Are you having a nice time?
D/F# C Em add9 Now the final solution can be applied.