Bob Marley - Zimbabwe Chords & Tabs

 

Zimbabwe Chords & Tabs

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Zimbabwe Chords

   
...ZIMBABWE... by Bob Marley
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*from 'Survival' (1979)*


*CAPO 4th FRET*

(Original Key: C#)


Intro:

Bb  C (x2)

Verse 1:

Am               Gm
 Every man gotta right,
              Dm        Bb
To decide his own desti-ny,
Am           Gm
 And in this judgement,
            Dm       Bb
There is no partiali-ty.

Am         Gm
 So arm in arms with arms,
Dm                       Bb 
 We'll fight this little struggle,
Am              Gm
'Cos that's the only way we can,
Dm                   Bb
 Overcome our little trouble.

Bridge 1:

                Am
Brother, you're right,
You're right,
       Gm
You're right, you're right,
       Dm Bb
You're so right!
        Am
We gon' fight,
(We gon' fight),
              Gm
We'll have to fight,
(We gon' fight),
         Dm
We gonna fight,
(We gon' fight),
              Bb
Fight for our rights!

Chorus 1:

Bb                    C
 Natty Dread it in-a (Zimbabwe),
Bb               C
 Set it up in-a (Zimbabwe).
Bb                 C
 Mash it up-a in-a Zimbabwe,
(Zimbabwe),
Bb
 Africans a-liberate,
C
 (Zimbabwe), yeah.

Verse 2:

Am          Gm
 No more in-ternal,
Dm     Bb
 Power struggle,
Am          Gm
 We come to-gether,
        Dm              Bb   
To over-come the little trouble.

Am          Gm
 Soon we'll find out who is,
Dm             Bb
 The real revo-lutionary,
Am            Gm
 'Cos I don't want my people to be:
Dm      Bb
 Contra-ry.

Bridge 2:

                Am
Brother, you're right,
You're right,
       Gm
You're right, you're right,
       Dm Bb
You're so right!
        Am
We gon' fight,
(We gon' fight),
              Gm
We'll have to fight,
(We gon' fight),
         Dm
We gonna fight,
(We gon' fight),
              Bb
Fight for our rights!

Chorus 2:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/bob_marley/zimbabwe_crd.html ]
Bb                C
 Mash it up in-a (Zimbabwe),
Bb                    C
 Natty trash it in-a (Zimbabwe).
Bb                    C
 Africans a-liberate (Zimbabwe),
Bb                C
 I'n'I a-liberate Zimbabwe.

Bridge 3:

                Am
Brother, you're right,
You're right,
       Gm
You're right, you're right,
       Dm Bb
You're so right!
        Am
We gon' fight,
(We gon' fight),
              Gm
We'll have to fight,
(We gon' fight),
         Dm
We gonna fight,
(We gon' fight),
              Bb
Fight for our rights!

Verse 3:

Am                        Gm
 To divide and rule could only,
Dm         Bb
 Tear us a-part.
Am        Gm
 In every-man chest,
Dm             Bb
 There beats a heart.

Am          Gm      
 Soon we'll find out who is,
Dm             Bb
 The real revo-lutionary,
Am
 And I don't,
Gm
 Want my people to be,
Dm          Bb
 Tricked by mercenaries.

Bridge 4:

                Am
Brother, you're right,
You're right,
       Gm
You're right, you're right,
       Dm Bb
You're so right!
        Am
We gon' fight,
(We gon' fight),
              Gm
We'll have to fight,
(We gon' fight),
         Dm
We gonna fight,
(We gon' fight),
              Bb
Fight for our rights!

Chorus 3:

Bb                    C
 Natty trash it in-a (Zimbabwe),
Bb                C
 Mash it up in-a (Zimbabwe).
Bb               C
 Set it up in-a (Zimbabwe).
Bb                    C
 Africans a-liberate (Zimbabwe).

Coda:

Bb                    C
 Africans a-liberate (Zimbabwe),
Bb                    C
 Natty Dread it in-a (Zimbabwe).
Bb               C
 Set it up in-a (Zimbabwe),
Bb                    C
 Africans a-liberate (Zimbabwe).

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   Bb      C       Am      Gm      Dm

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx3331  xx5553  xxx555  xxx333  xx0231


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