What Have They Done To The Rain?

Words & Music:

Malvina Reynolds


C                   Dm           G

Just a little rain, falling all around.

    Em              G           C

The grass lifts its head to the heavenly sound.

Am                  Em

Just a little rain, just a little rain,

F                          G

What have they done to the rain?



C                  Dm              G

Just a little boy, standing in the rain,

    Em               G         C

The gentle rain that falls for years.

        Am                 Em

And the grass is gone, the boy disappears,

    Dm                      C

And rain keeps falling like helpless tears,

    F                          G

And what have they done to the rain?


Just a little breeze, out of the sky.

The leaves nod their heads as the breeze blows by.

Just a little breeze, with some smoke in its eye.

What have they done to the rain?




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