Working Class Hero

Chords and lyrics for Working Class Hero by David Bowie

Am 
As soon as you’re born they  
G 
make you feel  
Am 
small
 
By giving you no time ins
G 
tead of it  
Am 
all
 
Till the pain is so big you feel noth
G 
ing at a
Am 
ll
 
A wo
Am 
rking class hero is s
G 
omething 
 
to
Am 
be
 
A wo
Am 
rking class hero is s
G 
omething 
 
to
Am 
be

Working Class Hero

Chords and lyrics for Working Class Hero by John Lennon

Dm 
As soon as your born they m
C 
ake you feel s
Dm 
mall,
 
By giving you no time inste
C 
ad of it all,
Dm 
 
Till the pain is so big you feel noth
C 
ing at all
Dm 
,
 
A working class h
C 
ero is somet
G 
hing to b
Dm 
e,
 
A working class  
C 
hero is som
G 
ething to be.  
Dm 
 
They hurt you at home and they  
C 
hit you at school
Dm 
,
 
They hate you if you’re cle
C 
ver and they des
G 
pise a fool
Dm 
,
 
Till you’re so fucking crazy you can’t f
C 
ollow their rule
Dm 
s,
 
A working class
C 
hero is some
G 
thing to be
Dm 
,
 
A working class  
C 
hero is some
G 
thing to be
Dm 
.
 
When they’ve tortured and scared you fo
C 
r twenty odd ye
Dm 
ars,
 
Then they expect you to pi
C 
ck a career,
Dm 
 
When you can’t really function you’re so
C 
full of fe
Dm 
ar,
 
A working class  
C 
hero is some
G 
thing to be
Dm 
 
A working class  
C 
hero is somet
G 
hing to be.
Dm 
 
Keep you doped with religion and s
C 
ex and TV,
Dm 
 
And you think you’re so clever and classl
C 
ess and f
Dm 
ree,
 
But you’re still fucking peasents as f
C 
ar as I can s
Dm 
ee,
 
A working class h
C 
ero is some
G 
thing to be
Dm 
,
 
A working class h
C 
ero is som
G 
ething to be
Dm 
.
 
There’s room at the top they are
C 
telling you sti
Dm 
ll,
 
But first you must learn how to smi
C 
le as you ki
Dm 
ll,
 
If you want to be like the fo
C 
lks on the hil
Dm 
l,
 
A working class  
C 
hero is some
G 
thing to  
Dm 
be.
 
A working class  
C 
hero is some
G 
thing to  
Dm 
be.
 
If you want to be a hero well ju
C 
st follow me,
Dm 

Working Class Hero

Chords and lyrics for Working Class Hero by Green Day

Bm 
As soon as you’re born the
A 
y make you fe
Bm 
el 
 
small
Bm 
By giving you no tim
A 
e instead of  
Bm 
it 
 
all
Bm 
Till the pain is so big you fee
A 
 
nothing
Bm 
at 
 
all
Bm 
A working class hero
A 
is 
 
something
Bm 
to 
 
be
Bm 
A working class hero
A 
is 
 
something
Bm 
to 
 
be
 
Bm 
They hurt you at home and  
A 
they hit you  
Bm 
at 
 
school
Bm 
They hate you if you’re clever  
A 
and despise a
Bm 
fool
Bm 
Till you’re so fuckin’ crazy y
A 
ou can’t foll
Bm 
ow their rules
Bm 
A working class hero
A 
is 
 
something
Bm 
to 
 
be
Bm 
A working class hero  
A 
is something  
Bm 
to 
 
be
 
Bm 
When they’ve tortured and scared you
A 
for twenty o
Bm 
dd 
 
years
Bm 
Then they expect you to
A 
pick a  
Bm 
career
Bm 
When you can’t really function y
A 
ou’re so full
Bm 
of 
 
fear
Bm 
A working class hero  
A 
is something  
Bm 
to 
 
be
Bm 
A working class hero  
A 
is something  
Bm 
to 
 
be
 
Bm 
Keep you doped with religion
A 
, sex and
Bm 
TV
Bm 
And you think you’re so clever  
A 
and 
 
classless
Bm 
and 
 
free
Bm 
But you’re still fuckin’ peasants
A 
as far as I  
Bm 
can 
 
see
Bm 
A working class hero
A 
is 
 
something
Bm 
to 
 
be
Bm 
A working class hero
A 
is 
 
something
Bm 
to 
 
be

Chords Used:

 
A, Bm  
x8 
and continue strumming Bm until the next verse starts
 
Bm 
There’s room at the top they  
A 
are telling y
Bm 
ou 
 
still
Bm 
But first you must learn how
A 
to smile as  
Bm 
you 
 
kill
Bm 
If you want to be like all th
A 
e folks on th
Bm 
 
hill
Bm 
A working class hero
A 
is 
 
something
Bm 
to 
 
be
Bm 
A working class hero
A 
is 
 
something
Bm 
to 
 
be
Bm 
A working class hero
A 
is 
 
something
Bm 
to 
 
be