Stevie Wonder - Big Brother Chords & Tabs

 

Big Brother Chords & Tabs

Stevie Wonder Chords & Tabs

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Big Brother Chords

   
...BIG BROTHER... by Stevie Wonder
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*from 'Talking Book' (1972)*


*CAPO 1st FRET*

(Original Key: C#)


Intro:

C  F/G (x8)

Verse 1:

C     F/G         C       F/G
 Your name is big brother,
C    F/G
 You say that,
       C     Bb  Am G      Am
You're watch-ing me on the tele;
                C     F/G  C  F/G
Seeing me go no-where.

Verse 2:

C     F/G         C       F/G
 Your name is big brother,
C    F/G
 You say that,
       C     Bb Am G   F
You're tired of me pro-testing;
F                     C    F/G  C  F/G
 Children dying every-day.

Chorus 1:

G              F
 My name is no-body;
    F Gm    Am   Bb7
But I can't wait to,
Eb        D               C
 See your face, inside my door.

Interlude:

C  F/G, C  F/G (x2)

Verse 3:

C     F/G         C       F/G
 Your name is big brother,
C    F/G
 You say that,
        C  Bb  Am G    F
You got me all in your notebook;
F                      C    F/G  C  F/G
 Writing it down every-day.

Verse 4:

C     F/G          C      F/G
 Your name is I'll see ya,
C     F/G
 I'll change if,
    C    Bb Am G      F
You vote me in as the Pres;
    F                 C    F/G  C  F/G
The President of your soul.

Chorus 2:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/stevie_wonder/big_brother_crd.html ]
G              F
 I live in the Ghetto;
F    Gm   Am   Bb7 Eb
 You just come to  visit me,
D                C
 'Round election time.

Interlude:

C  F/G, C  F/G (x2)

Verse 5: (Instrumental)

C  F/G  C  F/G,
C  F/G  C  Bb  Am  G  F,
F  C  F/G  C  F/G (x2)

Chorus 3:

G              F
 I live in the Ghetto;
F     Gm  Am Bb7
 Some-day I  will,
Eb          D
 Move on my feet,
             C
To the other side.

Interlude:

C  F/G, C  F/G (x2)

Verse 6:

C   F/G        C       F/G
 My name is se-cluded,
C   F/G       C
 We live in a house,
Bb   Am   G    F
 The size of a matchbox;
F
 Roaches live with us,
        C    F/G  C  F/G
Wall to wall.

Verse 7:

C       F/G            C       F/G
 You've killed all our leaders;
C  F/G
 I don't even,
C     Bb Am G       F
 Have to do nothin' to you;
       F
You'll cause your,
               C    F/G  C  F/G
Own country to fall.

Outro:

C  F/G, C  F/G

(Repeat to Fade)


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

   C       F/G     Bb      Am      G

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 x32010  3x321x  x13331  x02210  320003

   F       Gm      Bb7     Eb      D

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 133211  3x033x  x13131  6654xx  xx0232


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2004
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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