Clampdown Tablature

Transcribed by Bill Johnson (
Corrections by: Grant Miner (
intro:  in open chords
Amaj7 l: A  Amaj7  A/F#  A/E :l
the added F# and E are played on the low E string with a muted A string

D                  E  A
what are we gonna do now?
  A            D               G             A                     D    A
taking off his turban they say is this man a Jew   working for the clampdown
           D              G                 A                         
they put a poster saying "We earn more than you"  they're working for the 
D    A
        D                 G                      D  A
we will teach our twisted speech  to the young believers
        D                   G                   D  A
we will train our blue eyed men   to be young believers
          A            D              G          A
The judge said five to ten but I said double it again I'm not working for 
    D    A    (A-G#-A)
the clampdown
A       D          G      A                            D    A     
No man born with a living soul  can be working for the clampdown
D                         G                                     D    A
Kick over the wall 'cause governments gonna fall  How can we refuse it?
D                      G                                         D   A
Let fury have to hour, anger can be power do you know that you can use it
A G# F# E      E              E/G#                  A             
           the voices in your head are calling stop wasting your time , 

theres nothing coming 
E               E/G#               A
only a fool can think someone can save you
    E                     E/G#                 A     
the men in the factry are old and cunning  you don't own nothing  boy get 
                 E                  E/G#              A       <<<  E
runnin'  its the best years of your life they want to steal
    A        D      G        A                      D    A     (A-G#-A)
But you grow up and you calm down,  Working for the clampdown
A         D       G        A                         D    A
You start wearing Blue and Brown and working for the clampdown
D                     G                          D   A
So you got someone to boss around  make you feel big now
D                   G                              D    A
You drift until you brutilize you  made your first kill now
A        D        G        A                       D    A   
In these days of evil presidentes  working for the clampdown
A                 D         G              A                    D    A
But lately one or two has fully paid thier due  working for the clampdown
l:                G               D    A    :l
l: Ha gitalong gitalong  Working for the Clampdown :l
F# (bar)             D      A      ( slide to B then to G)
Yeah working hard in Hairrisburg
F#                   D     A       ( A slide to D)
yeah working hard in Petersburg
G               D    A
Working for the Clampdown

various a sundry words that fade out all with the background of

l: F#       D   A:l
l: G        D   A:l
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