Prelude in H Sharp
War-protest folksong from 1980. So much has changed since then!
With a marching beat
1. E Whatcha gonna do about it, Whatcha gonna do, When the army of America D is comin' after you? D Whatcha gonna do about it, Whatcha gonna say, When people from the draft board E try to send you far away?
2. E Whatcha gonna think about it, How you gonna feel, When they argue that your draft D resistance simply isn't real? D Whatcha gonna do about it, Where you gonna go, If Canada won't take you E and the prisons overflow?
3. E Wouldja fight in Israel Or go defend Iran, Or some supposed vital interest D in Afghanistan? D Deadly germs and killer gas And anti-matter ray, Giant solar microwaves E and mutant DNA...
4. E We can fire lazer beams And drop a neutron bomb, All the weapons that we didn't D have for Viet Nam. D Each war they say is diff'rent But the people die the same. Next time they give a war they'll say that C B E everybody came!
Performed in Mindful Webworkshop #13 - Election 2016, 2016 Nov 4