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Natty Dread   Bob Marley


[G] Dread, Natty [C]Dread now, ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] Dreadlock Congo [C]Bongo I. ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] Natty Dreadlock in a [C]Babylon: ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] A dreadlock Congo [C]Bongo I. ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
Verse 1:

Eh! [G]Children get your [C]culture ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
And [G]don't stay there and [C]gesture, a-ah, ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
Or the [G]battle will be [C]hotter ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
And [G]you won't get no [C]supper. ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)

Chorus 2:

[G] Dread, Natty [C]Dread now, ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] Dreadlock Congo [C]Bongo I. ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] Natty Dreadlock in a [C]Babylon: ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] Roots Natty, [C]Roots Natty! ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)

Verse 2:

Then I [G]walk up the [C]first street, ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
And then I [G]walk up the [C]second street to [Em]see. (Natty [C]Dreadlock)
Then I [G]trod on through [C]third street[Em], (Natty [C]Dreadlock)
And then I [G]talk to some Dread on [C]fourth street. ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
Natty [G]Dreadlock in a [C]fifth street, ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
And then I [G]skip one fence to [C]sixth street. ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
I've [G]got to reach [C]seventh street: ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
Natty [G]Dreadlock Bingy [C]Bongo I ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
Natty [G]dread, Natty [C]Dread, now, ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] Roots Natty [C]Congo I. ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)

Middle 8:

[Am] Oh, Natty, Natty,
Natty 21,000 miles away from home, yeah!
[Dm] Oh, Natty, Natty,
And that's a long way
For Natty to be from home.

Verse 3:

[G] Don't care what the [C]world seh; ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] I'n'I couldn't never [C]go astray. ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
[G] Just like a bright and [C]sunny day: ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
Oh, [G]we're gonna have things [C]our way. ([Em]Natty [C]Dread)
Natty [G]Dread, Natty [C]Dreadlock, ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
[G] Dreadlock Congo [C]Bongo I. ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
[G] Don't care what the [C]world seh; ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
[G] I'n'I gonna have [C]things our way. ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
If a [G]egg Natty [C]in a the red - ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
If a [G]egg Natty [C]in a the red. ([Em]Natty [C]Dreadlock)
Natty [G]Dread, Natty [C]Dreadlock.  [Em]      [C]

(Repeat to Fade)


   [G]        [C]        [Em]        [Am]        [D]  
[EADGBE]xxx433  [EADGBE]xxx553  [EADGBE]xxx453  [EADGBE]xxx555  [EADGBE]xx0232

Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005 (

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