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REDEMPTION SONG

 

Bob Marley

 

Oh, [G] pirates, yes, they [Em] rob I,

[Em7] [C] Sold I to the [G/B] merchant [Am] ships

[G] Minutes after they [Em] took I

[C] From the [G/B] bottomless [Am] pit.

But my [G] hand was [Em] made strong [EM7]

[C] By the [G/B] hand of the Al-[Am]-mighty.

We [G] forward in this gene-[Em]-ration

[C] Tri-[Am7]-umphant-[D]-ly.

 

[D] Won't you help to [G] sing

[C] These [D] songs of [G] freedom?

Cause [C] all I [D] ever [Em] had,

[C] Re-[D]-demption [G] songs,

[C] Re-[D]-demption [G] songs. [C][D]

 

Emanci-[G]-pate yourselves from mental [Em] slavery, [Em7]

None but our-[C]-selves can [G/B] free our [Am] minds.

Have no [G] fear for atomic [Em] energy,

Cause none of [C] them can [G/B] stop the [D] time.

How long [G] shall they kill our [Em] prophets [Em7]

While we [C] stand a-[G/B]-side and [Am] look?

Ooh, some [G] say it's just a [Em] part of it.

We've [C] got to ful-[Am7]-fill the [D] book.

 

[D] Won't you help to [G] sing

[C] These [D] songs of [G] freedom?

Cause [C] all I [D] ever [Em] had,

[C] Re-[D]-demption [G] songs,

[C] Re-[D]-demption [G] songs. [C][D]

 

[Em][C][D] [Em][C][D] [Em][C][D] [Em][C][D]

 

Oh, [G] pirates, yes, they [Em] rob I,

[Em7] [C] Sold I to the [G/B] merchant [Am] ships

[G] Minutes after they [Em] took I

[C] From the [G/B] bottomless [Am] pit.

How long [G] shall they kill our [Em] prophets [Em7]

While we [C] stand a-[G/B]-side and [Am] look?

Yes, some [G] say it's just a [Em] part of it.

We've [C] got to ful-[Am7]-fill the [D] book.

 

[D] Won't you help to [G] sing

[C] These [D] songs of [G] freedom?

Cause [C] all I [D] ever [Em] had,

[C] Re-[D]-demption [G] songs.

[C] All I [D] ever [Em] had,

[C] re-[D]-demption [Em] songs,

[C] These [D] songs of [G] freedom,

[C][D] songs of [G] freedom

 

[C][Em][Am][D5]

 

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