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Babylon System Chords
Bob Marley - Babylon System (Guitar Chords)
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written by Omri for all the people that looking for freedom

    C               AM7
We refuse to be
         C          AM7
What you wanted us to be;
DM7
We are what we are:
DM7         C              G       C            G
That's the way (way) it's going to be. If you don't know!
C           AM7
You can't educate I
        DM7
For no equal opportunity:
                           F
(Talkin' 'bout my freedom) Talkin' 'bout my freedom,
       C                    G  C   G
People freedom (freedom) and liberty!
                 C                         AM7
Yeah, we've been trodding on the winepress much too long:
DM7    G7
Rebel, rebel!
                C                         AM7
Yes, we've been trodding on the winepress much too long:
DM7    G7
Rebel, rebel!

G                      F             C
Babylon system is the vampire, yea! (vampire)
  F                         C        G
Suckin' the children day by day, yeah!
G                                 F               C
Me say: de Babylon system is the vampire, falling empire,
  F                           C      G
Suckin' the blood of the sufferers, yea-ea-ea-ea-e-ah!
G                       F            C
Building church and university, wo-o-ooh, yeah! -
  F                        C         G
Deceiving the people continually, yea-ea!
G                                      F        C
Me say them graduatin' thieves and murderers;
              F                                  C
Look out now: they suckin' the blood of the sufferers (sufferers).
            G
Yea-ea-ea! (sufferers)

G                    G
Tell the children the truth;
C                   AM7
Tell the children the truth;
D                     G
Tell the children the truth right now!
G                    G
Come on and tell the children the truth;
C                    AM7
Tell the children the truth;
G                    G
Tell the children the truth;
C                    AM7
Tell the children the truth;
G           D                    G
Come on and tell the children the truth.


G                          C                        AM7
'Cause - 'cause we've been trodding on ya winepress much too long:
DM7    G7
Rebel, rebel!
               C                 AM7
And we've been taken for granted much too long:
DM7    G7
Rebel, rebel now!

(Trodding on the winepress) Trodding on the winepress (rebel):
got to rebel, y'all (rebel)!
We've been trodding on the winepress much too long - ye-e-ah! (rebel)
Yea-e-ah! (rebel) Yeah! Yeah!

From the very day we left the shores (trodding on the winepress)
Of our Father's land (rebel),
We've been trampled on (rebel),
Oh now! (we've been oppressed, yeah!) Lord, Lord, go to ... 

[*Sleeve notes continue:
Now we know everything we got to rebel
Somebody got to pay for the work
We've done, rebel.]


 
 
Bob Marley - Babylon System Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Babylon System tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Babylon System Chords:

Robert "Bob" Nesta Marley OM (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) was a Jamaican musician, singer-songwriter, and Rastafarian. He was the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for the ska, rocksteady and reggae bands: The Wailers (1964 – 1974) and Bob Marley & the Wailers (1974 – 1981). Marley died nearly thirty years ago, but remains the most widely known and revered performer of ska/reggae music, and is credited for helping spread Jamaican music to the worldwide audience.[1]

Marley's best known hits includes "I Shot the Sheriff", "No Woman, No Cry", "Exodus", "Could You Be Loved", "Stir It Up", "Jamming", "Redemption Song", "One Love" and, together with The Wailers, ""Three Little Birds".,[2] as well as the posthumous releases "Buffalo Soldier" and "Iron Lion Zion". The compilation album, Legend, released in 1984, three years after his death, is the best-selling reggae album ever (10 times platinum[3]), with sales of more than 12 million copies.[2]

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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