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Redemption Song Chords
John Legend
Redemption Song (Bob Marley cover)

G		Em
Old pirates yes they rob I
     C		Am
Sold I to the merchant ships
G		Em
Minutes after they took I
C		Am
From the bottomless pit
	G	Em
But my hand was made strong
	C	Am
By the hand of the almighty
      G		Em	C	Am
We forward in this generation triumphantly
  D	         G	   C	D	G
Won't you help to sing, these songs of freedom
         C	D     Em	C       D	G    C
Cause all I ever had, redemption songs
D    	G      C  D
Redemption songs

G			Em
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery
	C		Am7
None but ourselves can free our minds
	G	    Em
Have no fear for atomic energy
	C	    C/B	Am7
Cause none of them can stop the time
       G			Em
How long shall they kill our prophets
	C     C/B	      Am
While we stand aside and look
         G		Em
Some say it's just a part of it
         C	  C/B	D
We've got to fullfill the book

  D	         G	   C	D	G
Won't you help to sing, these songs of freedom
         C	D     Em	C       D	G    C
Cause all I ever had, redemption songs
D    	G      C  D
Redemption songs

Em C D x4

G			Em
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery
	C		Am7
None but ourselves can free our minds
	G	    Em
Have no fear for atomic energy
	C	    C/B	Am7
Cause none of them can stop the time
       G			Em
How long shall they kill our prophets
	C     C/B	      Am
While we stand aside and look
         G		Em
Some say it's just a part of it
         C	  C/B	D
We've got to fullfill the book

  D	         G	   C	D	G
Won't you help to sing, these songs of freedom
         C	D     Em	C       D	G    C
Cause all I ever had, redemption songs
D    	G      C  D
Redemption songs
G      C    D          G
Redemption songs
C        D		G
These songs of freedom

         C	D     Em	C       D	G    C
Cause all I ever had, redemption songs
D    	G      C  D
Redemption songs
G      C    D          G
Redemption songs


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About the artist behind Redemption Song Chords:

John Stephens (born December 25, 1978) better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American Soul singer, songwriter, and pianist. His debut studio album, the multiplatinum-selling Get Lifted, was released in late 2004, and features collaborations with rapper and producer Kanye West as well as Snoop Dogg. Get Lifted produced two singles: "Used to Love U" (US top 100, UK top 30) and "Ordinary People" (US and UK top 30). Legend has won five Grammy Awards. Prior to the release of his debut album, Legend's career gained momentum through a series of successful collaborations with multiple established artists. Notably, Legend sang the hooks for hits by Slum Village ("Selfish", also featuring Kanye West), Jay-Z ("Encore"), and Dilated Peoples ("This Way", also featuring Kanye West); played piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything is Everything"; and sang background vocals on Alicia Keys' "You Don't Know My Name" and Fort Minor's "High Road."

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