Great Big Stupid World

Intro: G

        G
Well we worship at the shroud of Elvis
And we're waiting for that money from Ed McMahon
And we're drinking from the Perrier fountain of youth
         C               G          C
While we follow what the daily horoscopes saying
D
Taking lethal doses of MTV
C
Delving into pet psychiatry
D
Trying to treat cancer with a fruit juice cure
    C                         D
And waiting for the Beatles reunion tour

            G                G G  C  C
'Cuz it's a great big stupid world
          G             F            G      F
And we're feeling kinda queasy as it turns around
G                G G  C  C
Great big stupid world
          G            F             G     F
And we're never really sure if we're up or down
           Am               D
We're on a dirt clod out in space
         Am           D
Where it stops nobody knows
   Am              D
If Jesus came back today
              C                     D
They'd try to book him on the Oprah Winfrey show
            G         C      G         C       G                D    G
'Cuz it's a great big stupid Great Big stupid  Great big stupid world

           G
Well we're hot on the trail of Big Foot
And we're wearing the crystals to feel the power
We're hoping that the creatures from outer space
        C      G                  C  
Come to set us free in that final hour
D
Trying to tell the future from the lumps on our heads
C
Getting melanoma from our tanning beds
D
Channeling Houdini with Shirley MacLaine
C                                 D 
And trying to figure out what the dolphins are saying

            G                G G  C  C
'Cuz it's a great big stupid world
          G             F            G      F
And we're feeling kinda queasy as it turns around
G                G G  C  C
Great big stupid world
          G            F             G     F
And we're never really sure if we're up or down
           Am               D
We're on a dirt clod out in space
         Am           D
Where it stops nobody knows
   Am              D
If Jesus came back today
              C                     D
They'd try to book him on the Oprah Winfrey show
            G         C      G         C       G                D    G
'Cuz it's a great big stupid Great Big stupid  Great big stupid world

            G     D   G      D    G      
Well it's a Great-Big-Stupid world
C
Dumb dumb da dumb dumb baby it's a stupid world
Interlude - same as chorus
G     G      F        G         F
G     G      F        G         F
Am       D
Am       D
Am       D
C        D
            G         C      G         C       G                D    G
'Cuz it's a great big stupid Great Big stupid  Great big stupid world
           G
Well we're studying the National Enquirer
Is it true Sonny Bono is the Anti-Christ
We debate if T.V. wrestling is really a sport
            C                G                       C
While we're testing rock 'n' roll and it's effect on mice
D
Bonding with our little computer screens
C
Getting anorexic on our Lean Cuisines
D
Turning plastic surgeons into millionaires
   C                         D
So everybody finally gets to look like Cher

            G                G G  C  C
'Cuz it's a great big stupid world
          G             F            G      F
And we're feeling kinda queasy as it turns around
G                G G  C  C
Great big stupid world
          G            F             G     F
And we're never really sure if we're up or down
            G     D   G    D    G      
Well it's a Great-Big-Stupid world
C
Dumb dumb da dumb dumb baby it's a stupid world

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