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A Change Is Gonna Come  Sam Cooke

...A CHANGE IS GONNA COME... by Sam Cooke
 
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*from 'Ain't That Good News' (1964)*
*CAPO 3rd FRET*
(Original Key: Bb)
Intro:
[F9] [Eb9] [D7]  
Verse 1:
I was [G]born by the river,
In a little tent,
[Am7] Oh just like that river,
I've, [Em]been running ever since.
It's been a [G]long, a [Am7]long time coming,
But I [C7]know, oh-oo-[B7]oh,
[Em] A change is gonna come, oh [G]yes it will.
Verse 2:
It's been [G]too hard living,
But I'm afraid to die,
[Am7] 'Cos I don't know what's out there;
[Em] Beyond the sky.
It's been a [G]long, a [Am7]long time coming,
But I [C7]know, oh-oo-[B7]oh,
[Em] A change is gonna come, oh [G]yes it will.
Verse 3:
( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/sam_cooke/a_change_is_gonna_come_crd_ver_2.html )
I [G]go to the movie and I go downtown,
[Am7] Somebody keep telling me,
Don't, [Em]hang around.
It's been a [G]long, a [Am7]long time coming,
But I [C7]know, oh-oo-[B7]oh,
[Em] A change is gonna come, oh [G]yes it will.
Bridge:
[Am7] Then I go to see my [G6]brother,
[Am7] And I ask him to help me [Em]please.
[Am7] And he just winds up;[Em]
Knockin' me,
[A9] Back down on my [D7]knees, oh;
Verse 4:
There been [G]times when I thought,
I couldn't last for long,
[Am7] But now I think,
I'm able to [Em]carry on.
It's been a [G]long, a [Am7]long time coming,
But I [C7]know, oh-oo-[B7]oh,
[Em] A change is gonna come, oh [G]yes it will.
CHORD DIAGRAMS:
 
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[G] [Am7] [Em] [C7] [B7] [A9] [D7] 
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Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)

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