Why Does the Sun Shine 0:02:00 Print

by They Might Be Giants - - fruitorial

cheat sheet: F Bb F C (F-Bb-F) 0:00

Intro: ( F Bb F C F Bb F )

Chorus:

The sFun is a mass of Bbincandescent gas. a gFigantic nuclear fCurnace.

Where hFydrogen is built into hBbelium at a tFemperature of mCillions of dFegreesBb      F  

Verse:

The sFun is hot. the Bbsun is not a plFace where we could lCive.

But heFre on earth there'd Bbbe no life withFout the lCight it gFivesBb.    F  

We nFeed it's light we nBbeed it's heat. The sunFlight that we sCee.

The sunFlight comes from Bbour own suns atFomic CenergFy.  Bb        F  

Chorus:

The sFun is a mass of Bbincandescent gas. a gFigantic nuclear fCurnace.

Where hFydrogen is built into hBbelium at a tFemperature of mCillions of dFegreesBb      F  

Bridge:

The sFun is Bbhot....

(The sun is so hot that everything on it is a gas. Aluminum, copper, iron,

and many others)

The sFun is lBbarge...

(If the sun were hollow a million earths would fit inside. and yet it

is only a middle sized star)

The sFun is fBbar aCway...

(About ninety-three million miles away. And that's why it looks so small )

But eFven when it's Bbout of site the sFun shines nCight and dFay.        Bb        F  

We neFed it's hBbeat. We nFeed it's lBbight. the sunFlight that we sCee

The sunFlight comes from Bbour own suns atFomic CenergFy.  Bb        F  

( Scientist have found that the sun is a huge atom smashing machine. The

heat and light of the sun are caused by nuclear reactions between hydrogen,

nitrogen, carbon, and helium.)

Chorus:

The sFun is a mass of Bbincandescent gas. a gFigantic nuclear fCurnace.

Where hFydrogen is built into hBbelium at a tFemperature of mCillions of dFegreesBb      F