Women And Men

Words & Music:

They Might Be Giants


         G                C             G             D

When the ship runs out of ocean and the vessel runs aground,

C                        D       G

Land's where we know the boat is found.

Now there's nothing unexpected, about the water running out,

"Land's" not a word we have to shout.

            D                    C          G                 C

But there's something beside the shoreline, moving across the beachhead,

D                  C          G               D

Coming up from the shipwreck, making as if to say:



           G  C  G  D         G  C  D  G

"Women and men----! Women and men!"

           G  C  G  D         G  C  D  G

"Women and men----! Women and men!"



          D             C         D           C

Women and men: bringing with them messages of love.

G        C     G        C

And everywhere they go, love will grow.

Women and men: when you see the faces of the women

And the men; you, too, will know.


Women and men have crossed the ocean and now begin to pour

Out from the boat and up the shore.

Two by two, they enter the jungle and soon they number more;

Three by three, as well as four by four.

Soon the stream of people gets wider, then it becomes a river,

River becomes an ocean, carrying ships that bear:





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