Mother Russia

Guitar Chords

(Michael Dunford/Betty Thatcher)
© 1974 Pytheon Music Co.
From the BTM Records LP Turn of the Cards

Transcribed by Jan Nijhuis
HTML by Joe Lynn

Bm Edim7 Bm

Pays the price; works the seasons through.

Bm E Bm

Frozen days, he thinks of you.

E Bm F#7

Cold as ice, but he burns for you.

Bm C/E C#dim Bm C#m

Mother Russia, canít you hear him, too.

Bm7 Bm Bm7 C#m Bm7 Bm

Bm Edim7 Bm

Motherís son, freedomís over due.

Bm E Bm

Lonely man, he thinks of you.

E Bm F#7

He isnít done; only lives for you.

Bm C/E C#dim Bm C#m

Mother Russia, canít you hear him, too.

Bm7 Bm Bm7 C#m Bm7 Bm

Em C Em C Em C Dm C

Punished for his written thoughts, starving for his fame.

D C#m/E D/F# A Bm7 E Gmaj7

Working blindly, building blocks; number for a name.

F#7 Bm C#m

His blood flows frozen to the snow.

Bm7 Bm Bm7 C#m Bm7 Bm

Bm7 C#m Bm7 Bm

Red blood, white snow.

Bm7 C#m E Bm

He knows frozen rivers wonít flow.

Bm7 C#m Bm7 Bm

So cold, so true.

Bm7 C#m E Bm

Mother Russia, he cries for you.