How Can A Poorman Stand Such Times And Live (Springsteen Bruce)

G D G Well, the doctor comes 'round here with his face all bright D And he says "in a little while you'll be alright" G C Am All he gives is a humbug pill, a dose of dope and a great big bill G D C G C G C G C D Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live? G D He says "me and my old school pals had some might high times down here D And what happened to you poor black folks, well it just ain't fair" G C Am He took a look around gave a little pep talk, said "I'm with you" then he took a little walk G D C G C G C G C D Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live? G D G There's bodies floatin' on Canal and the levees gone to Hell D Martha, get me my sixteen gauge and some dry shells G Them who's got got out of town C Am And them who ain't got left to drown G D C D G Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live? D G I got family scattered from Texas all the way to Baltimore D C And I ain't got no home in this world no more G C Am Gonna be a judgment that's a fact, a righteous train rollin' down this track G D C G C G C G C D Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live?