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Bob Marley - Redemption Song

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Category: Rock Familiar Songs Exciting Song
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Intro:



    G                      Em
Old Pirates, yes  they rob I.
C             C/B      Am     G
Sold I to the merchant ships   
G                      Em  C          C/B        Am  
minutes after they took I    from the bottomless pit.
       G        Em           C
But my hand was made strong   
C      C/B           Am     
By the hand of the Almighty.
   G                   Em     C           D  
We forward in this generation   triumphantly.

Chorus:

                  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           C/B      Am    
None but ourselves can free our minds.
        G               Em     
Have no fear for atomic energy,
               C        C/B      D    
'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? Ohhh
          G               Em         
Yes, some say it's just a part of it.
      C         C/B      D    
We've got to fulfill the book.

                  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        G      C D
redemption songs      redemption songs     

Bridge:
Em C D Em C D Em C D Em C D

      G                            Em     
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery,
            C          C/B      Am        
None but ourselves can free our minds ohhh
        G               Em     
Have no fear for atomic energy,
               C        C/B      D    
'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         
Yes, some say it's just a part of it.
      C         C/B      D    
We've got to fulfill the book.
Bridge:
G G G C x2

                  G     C        D         G      
Won't you help to sing     these songs of freedom?
       C     D         Em  C   D        G     
'Cause all I ever had,       redemption songs,
C     D         Em  C   D        Em    C
all I ever had,       redemption songs  
      D         G       C  D         G      C C/B Am D7
These songs of freedom     songs of freedom            
Bridge:
G G G C x2

Ending:
G C G G x2
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