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People  Jimmy Cliff

SONG: People
ARTIST: Jimmy Cliff featuring Sting
ALBUM: Fantastic Plastic People
YEAR: 2002
Since itís the summer vacation, I decided to post the tab of a reggae tune to this
website, mainly because reggae has quite a sunny rhythm and has been long associated with
summer if you know what I mean.
This one is played in the key of C/Am.
This is the main melody for both the intro and chorus;
[Dm] [C] [Dm]  

Dur[1]ing [2]the [3]chor[4]d sequ[1]ence[2] and[3] con[4]sideri[1]ng t[2]his [3]is a[4] regga[1]e so[2]ng, [3]I fi[4]nd itís best to use
barre chords.
This is the chord sequence for the Intro and chorus:
For the verse;
Here is the whole song;
[Dm]( T[C]ab[Dm] from: )
[Dm]Everybody, everybody, everybody, no
Donít forget her, donít forget her, no
[C]Everybody, everybody, everybody, no
[Dm]Donít forget her, donít forget her, no (x2)
Verse 1:
There comes a [F]time when we must fight again
For what we [C]know to be the [Dm]truth
Here comes the [F]day when we must rise again
To save ours[C]elves reclaim our [Dm]youth
[Dm]So people letís get together and show our[C] power
All over the [Dm]world
[Dm]So people letís get together and show our[C] power
All over the [Dm]world
[Dm] [C] [Dm]  
Verse 2:
There comes a [F]time to gather round again
To sit and [C]learn each otherí[Dm]s ways
As of [F]today letís start to laugh again
And hope and [C]Joy is here to [Dm]stay
Repeat Chorus
(no chord sequence for this bit, just drums, but I canít work out the lyrics. It lasts
for eight bars)
Verse 3:
Love sees the [F]way to make the best of things
The more we [C]give, the more we [Dm]get
We know the [F]truth lies in the simple things
The simple [C]thing lest we [Dm]forget
Repeat Chorus
Some ranting verse
(same chord sequence)
Repeat Chorus

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