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Mr Brown Chords
...MR. BROWN... by Bob Marley
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*Released 1970*

Intro:

C#  F#  Ab  F# (x4)

Verse 1:

C#     F#   Ab   F#          C#
 (Who, ooh, ooh, ooh, is Mr. Brown?)
F#             Ab                 F#        C#     F#  Ab  F#
 Mr Brown is a clown who rides to town in a coffin.
       C#                   F#
(Where he be found?) In the coffin,
               Ab             F#             C#       F#  Ab
Where there is three crows on top and two is laughing.
    F#         C#     F#  Ab    F#          C#  F#  Ab
Oh, what a con-fusion!     Ooh, yeah, yeah!
F#             C#    F#  Ab    F#       C#  F#  Ab
 What a bother-ation,     ooh, now, now!
F#          C#     F#  Ab       F#       C#  F#  Ab
 Who is Mr. Brown?      I wanna know now!
      F#            C#    F#  Ab  F#
He is nowhere to be found.

Verse 2:

C#            F#             Ab               F#
From Mandeville to Slide-a-ville, coffin runnin' a-round,
   C#                     F#                Ab             F#
Up-setting, upsetting, up-setting the town, asking for Mr. Brown.
     C#            F#             Ab               F#
From Mandeville to Slide-a-ville, coffin runnin' a-round,
   C#                     F#                Ab             F#
Up-setting, upsetting, up-setting the town, asking for Mr. Brown.

C#   F#  Ab  F#    C#
I wanna know who...         (is Mr. Brown)?
F#      Ab               F#
 Is Mr. Brown controlled by remote?

Bridge:

F#  Bb  F#                       Bb
     Oh, calling Duppy Conqueror,
                      F#                   Bb
I'm the ghost-catcher; this is your chance,
Oh big, big Bill bull-bucka,
Ab
 Take your chance; prove yourself! Oh, yeah!

Verse 3:

C#  F#  Ab  F#          C#   F#
             Down in pa-rade,
Ab      F#             C#         F#  Ab  F#, C#  F#
 People runnin' like a masquerade.
Ab           F#          C#  F#  Ab  F#
 The po-lice make a raid,
C#               F#               Ab            F#, C#  F#  Ab
 Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, they think it fade.

F#               C#   F#
 What a thing in town,
Ab     F#                 C#    F#  Ab  F#
 Crows chauffeur-driven a-round.
C#                             F#    Ab
 Skankin' as if they had never known,
    F#             C#         F#  Ab  F#, C#
The man they call "Mr. Brown".
      F#                  Ab         F#
I can tell you where he's from now...

Coda:

C#            F#             Ab               F#
From Mandeville to Slide-a-ville, coffin runnin' a-round,
   C#                     F#                Ab             F#
Up-setting, upsetting, up-setting the town, asking for Mr. Brown.

(Fade)

CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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C#      F#      Ab      Bb

EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
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Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006 ([email protected])
 
 
Bob Marley - Mr Brown Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Mr Brown tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Mr Brown 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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