Hard To Make A Stand

Sheryl Crow
Chords used in this song: Am, C, Dm, F, G
Am
C
Dm
F
G
Intro:
C  F  2x


Verse 1:
C
Old James Dean Monroe
F
Hands out flowers at the shop-n-go
C                                  F
Hopes for money but all he gets is fear
        C
And the wind blows up his coat
    F
And this he scribbles on a perfume note
    C                             F
"If I'm not here, then you're not here"


And he says,
 C    G  F      C
"Call me miscreation,
F     C        F   G
I'm a walking celebration"


Chorus:
         C                      F
And it's hard to make a stand
           C                       F
Yeah, it's hard to make a stand
          C                       F
Ohh, it's hard to make a stand


Verse 2:
C
My friend, o Lawdy
F
Went to take care of her own body
C                            F
But she got shot down in the road
C
She looked up before she went
       F
Said, "this isn't really what I meant"
        C                                F
And the daily news said, "two with one stone"


And I say,
 C     G     F     C
"Hey, there, miscreation,
F       C       F        G
Bring a flower, time is wasting"

Chorus:
         C                       F
And it's hard to make a stand
         C                       F
And it's hard to make a stand
         C                       F
Oh, it's hard to make a stand
             C                       F
Oh, it's hard to make a stand

Yes it is

Bridge:
Am  F   Dm   G


Verse 3:
       C
We got loud guitars and quite suspicions
F
Big, big guns and small ambitions
C                              F
And we still argue over who is God



And I say,

 C    G     F    C
"Hey there, miscreation
F       C       F       G
Bring a flower, time is wasting"

I say,

 C   G      F    C
"Hey there, miscreation
F      C      G
We all need a celebration"


Chorus:
     C                       F
It's hard to make a stand
         C                       F
And it's hard to make a stand
         C                       F
Oh, it's hard to make a stand
           C                       F
Yeah, it's hard to make a stand
             C                       F
I think it's hard to make a stand


C  F  4x