Bob Marley - Natty Dread Chords & Tabs

 

Natty Dread Chords & Tabs

Bob Marley Chords & Tabs

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Natty Dread Chords

   
...NATTY DREAD... by Bob Marley
-----------------..............

*from 'Natty Dread' (1974)*


Intro:

Cm7  Dm7 (x2)

Chorus 1:

Bb            Eb
 Dread, Natty Dread now,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
Bb               Eb
 Dreadlock Congo Bongo I.
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
      Bb             Eb
Natty Dreadlock in a Babylon,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
  Bb              Eb
A dreadlock Congo Bongo I.
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

Verse 1:

Bb                 Eb
 Children get your culture,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
    Bb                   Eb
And don't stay there and gesture,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).
       Bb             Eb
Or the battle will be hotter,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
    Bb               Eb
And you won't get no supper,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

Chorus 2:

Bb            Eb
 Dread, Natty Dread now,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
Bb               Eb
 Dreadlock Congo Bongo I.
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
      Bb             Eb
Natty Dreadlock in a Babylon,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
Bb            Eb
 Roots Natty, roots Natty!
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

Verse 2:

       Bb          Eb
Then I walk up the first street,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
           Bb
And then I walk up,
    Eb
The second street to see,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

       Bb               Eb
Then I trod on through third street,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
           Bb
And then I talk to some Dread,
   Eb
On fourth street,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/bob_marley/natty_dread_crd.html ]
      Bb             Eb
Natty Dreadlock in a fifth street,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
           Bb
And then I skip one fence,
   Eb
To sixth street.
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
     Bb           Eb
I've got to reach seventh street.
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

Chorus 3:

      Bb              Eb
Natty Dreadlock Bingy Bongo I,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
      Bb           Eb
Natty dread, Natty Dread, now,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
Bb           Eb
 Roots Natty Congo I,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

Break:

Cm7
 Oh, Natty, Natty,
         Dm7
Natty 21,000 miles,
Away from home, yeah.

Cm7
 Oh, Natty, Natty,
             Dm7
And that's a long way,
For Natty to be from home.

Verse 3:

Bb                   Eb
 Don't care what the world seh,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
Bb                    Eb
 I'n'I couldn't never go astray,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

Bb                      Eb
 Just like a bright and sunny day;
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
    Bb                      Eb
Oh, we're gonna have things our way,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

Chorus 4:

      Bb           Eb
Natty Dread, Natty Dreadlock,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
  Bb              Eb
A dreadlock Congo Bongo I.
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

Bb                   Eb
 Don't care what the world seh,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
G                 Eb
 I'n'I gonna have things our way,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).

     Bb         Eb
If I head Natty inna the red,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread),
     Bb         Eb
If I head Natty inna the red,
Gm      Cm
 (Natty Dread).
      G
Natty Dread,
      Eb         Gm  Cm
Natty Dreadlock...

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
---------------

   Cm7     Dm7     Bb      Eb      Gm      Cm

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xxx543  xx7765  xx8766  xx8886  xxx786  xxx888


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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