Us And Them

Words & Music:

Roger Waters & Rick Wright

A transcription of this can be found in Guitar World. 


Dsus2    Em9    Dm(add C#)    G/D   Dsus2


Dsus2  Em9  Dm(add C#)                G/D          Dsus2

Us and them, and after all we're only ordinary men.

Dsus2  Em9 Dm(add C#)                    G/D                  Dsus2

Me and you, God only knows it's not what we would choose to do.


Bm                                              A    GM7   C

"Forward!" he cried from the rear and the front rank died.

    Bm           A/B     Bm             A GM7                C

The General sat, and the lines on the map moved from side to side.


Black and blue, and who knows which is which and who is who?

Up and down, and in the end it's only round and round and round.


"Haven't you heard it's a battle of words?" the poster bearer cried.

"Listen son," said the man with the gun, "there's room for you inside."


Down and out, it can't be helped but there's a lot of it about.

With, without, and who'll deny it's what the fighting's all about?


Out of the way, it's a busy day and I've got things on my mind.

For want of the price of tea and a slice, the old man died.



Dsus2      = x x 0  7  5 5

Em9        = x x 0  9  7 7

Dm(add C#) = x x 0 10 10 9  or  x x 0 2 2 1

G/D        = x x 0  7  8 7  or  x x 0 0 0 3


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