Redemption Song

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G Em Em7
Old Pirates, yes, they rob I.
C G Am
Sold I to the merchant ships
G Em C G Am
minutes after they took I from the bottomless pit.
G Em Em7
But my hand was made strong
C G Am
By the hand of the Almighty.
G Em C Am7 D
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.

D G Em Em7
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery,
C G Am
None but ourselves can free our minds.
G Em
Have no fear for atomic energy,
C G D
Cause none of them can stop the time.
G Em Em7
How long shall they kill our prophets
C G Am
While we stand aside and look?
G Em
Ooh, some say it’s just a part of it.
C Am7 D
We’ve got to fulfill 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 G C D
redemption songs, redemption songs.

Em C D

D G Em Em7
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery,
C G Am
None but ourselves can free our minds.
G Em
Woh, Have no fear for atomic energy,
C G D
Cause none of them-ah can-ah stop-ah the time.
G Em Em7
How long shall they kill our prophets
C G Am
While we stand aside and look?
G Em
Yes, some say it’s just a part of it.
C Am7 D
We’ve got to fulfill the book.

D 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
These songs of freedom, songs of freedom

C Em Am D

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