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Revolution Chords
...REVOLUTION... by Bob Marley
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*from 'Natty Dread' (1974)*

Intro:

Am  D7, F  Em

Chorus 1:

Am         D7                    F      Em
Reve-lation, re-veals the truth; reve-lation.
Am           D7          F            Em
 (Revolution, revolution, revolution).

Interlude:

Am  D7, F            Em
         (Revolution, ooh, (doo-doo-doo-doo).

Chorus 2:

Am               D7
 It takes a revo-lution, (revolution),
F             Em
 To make a so-lution, (doo-doo-doo-doo).
Am            D7
 Too much con-fusion, (aaa-aaah),
F             Em
 So much frus-tration.

Verse 1:

F              Am
 I don't wanna live in the park, (live in the park);
F               Am
 Can't trust no shadows after dark, (shadows after dark).
F                 Am
 So, my friend, I wish that you could see,
       G
Like a bird in the tree; the prisoners must be free, yeah! (Free).

Chorus 3:

Am                 D7
 Never make a poli-tician, (aaa-aaah),
F            Em
 Grant you a favour, (doo-doo-doo-doo).
Am                D7
 They will always want to, (aaa-aaah),
F                Em
 Control you for-ever, (forever, forever).

Bridge 1:

Am                    C
 So if a fire make it burn, (make it burn, make it burn).
F                       G
 And if a blood make ya run, (make ya run, run, run).
Am             C
 Rasta de 'pon top, can't you see? (Doo-doo-doo-doo),
F                         G
 So you can't predict the flop, eh-eh! (Doo-doo-doo-doo).

Chorus 4:

Am                      D7
We got lightning, (lightning), thunder, (thunder).
F                           Em
 Brimstone, (brimstone) and fire, fire, (fire, fire).
Am                       D7
 Lightning, (lightning), thunder, (thunder).
F                               Em
 Brr-brimstone, (brimstone) and fire, fiyah, fire, fiyah!

Chorus 5:

Am               D7
 Kill, cramp and paralyze, (aaa-aaah),
F                Em
 All weak at con-ception, (doo-doo-doo-doo).
                     Am                D7
Wipe them out of cre-ation, (creation), yeah-eah! (Creation).
F
 Wa-Jah, Jah, Jah! Wa-Jah, Jah, Jah! (Creation).
                       Em
Wa-Jah, Jah, Jah! (Cre-ation).

Am                          D7
 Let Isis I'es, (I'es), and Isis black, (I'es),
    F                     Em
And Isis red, (i'es), and Isis dread, yeah.
    Am            D7
Let righteousness, cover the earth,
         F                            Em
Like the water, (aaa-aaah), cover the sea, yeah, yeah!

Coda:

Am                                   D7
 Lightning, (lightning), doo-doo-doo-doo, (thunder).
            F                             Em
Doo-doo-doo-doo, (brimstone), doo-doo-doo-doo, (fire, fire).
  Am                      D7
A lightning, (lightning), thunder, (thunder).
F                           Em
 Brimstone, (brimstone) and fire.

(Fade)

CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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Am      D7        F        Em      G       C

EADGBE  EADGBE  EAD G B E  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 577555  x57575  x81010108  x79987  355433  x35553

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

About the artist behind Revolution 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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