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People Have the Power  Patti Smith



                    ---  People Have The Power  ---

1.       I was [D]dreaming in my dreaming     [G]
of an as[D]pect bright and [G]fair
and my s[D]leeping it was [G]broken
but my d[D]ream it lingered [G]near
in the f[D]orm of shining v[G]alleys
where the p[D]ure air r[G]ecognized
and my [D]senses newly [G]opened
I a[D]wakened to the [G]cry
that the p[F#m]eople / have the po[G]wer
to re[D]deem / the work of [A]fools
upon the [F#m]meek / the graces [G]shower
it's [D]decreed / the people [A]rule
The people have the power       [D]        [G]
The people have the power       [Em]        [A]
The people have the power       [D]        [G]
The people have the power       [Em]        [A]
(Same chords as verse 1)

2. Vengeful aspects became suspect
and bending low as if to hear
and the armies ceased advancing
because the people had their ear
and the shepherds and the soldiers
lay beneath the stars
exchanging visions
and laying arms
to waste / in the dust
in the form of / shining valleys
where the pure air / recognized
and my senses / newly opened
I awakened / to the cry


Refrain


3. Where there were deserts
I saw fountains
like cream the waters rise
and we strolled there together
with none to laugh or criticize
and the leopard
and the lamb
lay together truly bound
I was hoping in my hoping
to recall what I had found
I was dreaming in my dreaming
god knows / a purer view
as I surrender to my sleeping
I commit my dream to you


Refrain

4.      The power to d[D]ream / to [G]rule
to [Em]wrestle the world from fo[A]ols
well itís d[D]ecreed the people [G]rule
well itís de[Em]creed the people ru[A]le
LISTEN
[D]I believe everything we [G]dream
Can [Em]come to pass through our [A]union
We can t[D]urn the world ar[G]ound
We can t[Em]urn the earthís [A]revolution
Refrain


[D]Power   [G]
[Em]Power   [A]
People have the power   [D]                [G]
[Em]Power   [A]
People have the power to dreamÖ (spoken)


Tabbed by Allie

Any Comments : pinkfaery@dsl.pipex.com

Ne1 who has any Patti Smith tabs (that arenít Because the Night or
Dancing Barefoot) could u please please please contact me. Iíd very
much appreciate it and could repay the favour with a Patti bootleg.

Thanx


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