Stevie Wonder - Jesus Children Of America Chords & Tabs

 

Jesus Children Of America Chords & Tabs

Stevie Wonder Chords & Tabs

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Jesus Children Of America Chords

   
...JESUS CHILDREN OF AMERICA... by Stevie Wonder
-------------------------------.................

*from 'Innervisions' (1973)*


*CAPO 4th FRET*

(Original Key: Abm)


Intro:

Em  B7  Em, Bm (x2)

Verse 1:

Em            B7
 Hello Jesus,
Em               Bm
 Jesus children,
Em                B7
 Jesus loves you,
Em               Bm
 Jesus children.

Dm7    G7
 Hello children,
      Cmaj7
Jesus loves you,
     B7   Em  B7  Em, Bm
Of A-meri-ca.

Em                B7
 Are you hearing;
Em                 Bm
 What he's saying?
Em                B7
 Are you feeling;
Em                    Bm
 What you're praying?

Dm7      G7
 Are you hearing, praying,
Cmaj7
 Feeling what you,
B7      Em    B7, Em
 Say in-side?

Chorus 1:

             Em
You'd better tell;
     A7    Dm7    Cmaj7  B7
Your story fast...
           Em
And if you lie;
        A7      Dm7   Cmaj7  B7
It will come to pass...

Verse 2:

Em             B7
 Tell me holy,
Em            Bm
 Holy roller,
Em                 B7
 Are you standing;
Em               Bm
 Like a soldier?

Dm7       G7
 Are you standing;
    Cmaj7
For everything,
    B7     Em    B7  Em, Bm
You talk a-bout?
(Say);

Em               B7
 Transcendental,
Em           Bm
 Meditation,
Em                B7
 Speaks of inner,
Em             Bm
 Preservation.

Dm7       G7
 Transcen-dental,
     Cmaj7
Medi-tation,
          B7       Em    B7, Em
Gives you peace of mind.

Chorus 2:
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             Em
You'd better tell;
     A7    Dm7    Cmaj7  B7
Your story fast...
           Em
And if you lie;
        A7      Dm7   Cmaj7  B7
It will come to pass...

Break:

Em
 Don't lie to 'em.
Don't you lie,
Don't lie to 'em.

*KEY CHANGE*
------------

Bridge:

        Bm
Ooh, hu hu...
Uh uh uh...yeah.
Tell 'Em,
Don't lie to 'em.
Tell 'Em,
Don't lie to 'em.
Tell 'em Jesus.

Verse 3:

Bm                F#7
  Tell me junkie;
Bm                F#m
  If you're able,
Bm                           F#7
  Are you playing your cards,
Bm              F#m
  On the table?

Am7       D7
  Are you happy;
         Gmaj7          F#7
When you stick a needle,
        Bm    F#7, Bm  F#m
In your vein?

Bm               F#7
  Jesus died on,
Bm               F#m
  Cross for you,
Bm              F#7
  Mary is just,
Bm                F#m
  Looking at you.

Am7      D7   Gmaj7  F#7
  Mother Mary feels,
        Bm    F#7
So much pain,
        Bm
Looking at him.

Chorus 3:

             Bm
You'd better tell;
     Am7   Gmaj7  F#7
Your story fast...
           Bm
And if you lie;
        Am7     Gmaj7  F#7
It will come to pass...

             Bm
You'd better tell;
     Am7   Gmaj7  F#7
Your story fast...
           Bm
And if you lie;
        Am7     Gmaj7  F#7
It will come to pass...

(Repeat to Fade)


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

   Em      B7      Bm     Dm7      G7     Cmaj7

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 022000  021202  x24432  xx0211  323000  x32000

   F#7     F#m     Am7     D7     Gmaj7

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 242322  244222  x02013  xx0212  3x443x


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