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Across The Lines Acoustic Live  Tracy Chapman

F#m(9th) E Bm
under the bridge___, over the tracks__ that separates whites__
[D]from blacks__.

F#m(9th) F#m(9th)
Choose________ sides______,
[E] or run for your [A]life_____.
[Bm] Tonight the [D]riots_____ [E]began_[E]______.

F#m(9th) E Bm D
On back streets of A-merica__ they kill the dream of A-merica__.

[A5]mmmmm[Aadd9]mmmmmmmmmm[A]mmmm[A]    Litlle
F#m(9th) E Bm
black girl gets assulted, ain't no reason why. Newspaper prints the
story and [D]racist tempers fly. Next
F#m(9th) E Bm
day it starts the riot, knives and guns are drawn. Two black boys get
killed, one [D]white boy goes blind.[D]


F#m(9th) E Bm D
Across the lines____, who would dare___ to go___
F#m(9th) E Bm
under the bridge___, over the tracks__ that separates whites__
[D]from blacks__.

F#m(9th) F#m(9th)
Choose________ sides______,
[E] or run for your [A]life_____.
[Bm] Tonight the [D]riots be[E]gan___[E]____.

F#m(9th) E Bm D
On back streets of A-merica__ they kill the dream of A-merica__.

[A5]mmmmm[Aadd9]mmmmmmmmmm[A]mmmm[A]    Litlle
F#m(9th) E
black girl gets assulted, don't no one know her name. Lots of
[Bm]people hurt and angry, [D]she's the one to blame.[D]


F#m(9th) E Bm D
Across the lines____, who would dare___ to go___
F#m(9th) E Bm
under the bridge___, over the tracks__ that separates whites__
[D]from blacks__.

F#m(9th) F#m(9th)
Choose________ sides______,
[E] or run for your [A]life_____.
[Bm] Tonight the [D]riots___ be[E]gan___[E]____.

F#m(9th) E Bm D
On back streets of A-merica__ they kill the dream of A-merica__.


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