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Freedom Chords

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Date: Sat, 31 Oct 1998 15:11:48 +0500 (IST)
From: Rohit Bapat <rohitb@giasbma.vsnl.net.in>
Subject: h/havens_richie/freedom.crd

                                    "Freedom"
                                  (Richie Havens)


Thanks to Richie's input, we now have the correct chords to the Anthemic
"Freedom"..... I've corrected the previous chords - here is the correct
 version (finally!):

email: Piper707@hotmail.com

For more information on Richie Havens playing style look here:

http://members.tripod.com/~Coolerking/guitar/richie.htm

 Bm         Bm
(Freedom, Freedom ) x 8 times
Bm                                   Bm
Sometimes I fell like I'm a Motherless child
Em                            Bm
Sometimes I fell like I'm a Motherless child
Bm
Sometimes I fell like I'm a Motherless child
  F#m                 F#
a long long long....way......
 F#7               Bm
way-ayye from my Home.... Yeah!

(continue the same way)


Freedom, Freedom) x 10 times
(Sometimes I feel like I'm almost gone) x 3 times
Yeah , a long long long way
way-ayye from my Home.... Yeah!

Bm
(Clap your hands) x 8 times
Bm
( Yeah, Yeah) x 10 times
Bm
(I got a telephone in my bossom and i can call him up from my heart) x
2times
Bm
When I need my brother, I say Brother! (brother) Brother! (brother)...
.....[Mother (mother) Mother (mother)] x 2 times
Yeah...Yeah...
Yeah...Yeah.........to fade *phew*

     **************corrections/improvements welcome!!!!!**************
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jerseyfoxcom wrote on October 6 2005, 01:08 am

Hey, you might be interested to know I just posted "Handsome Johnny" by Richie havens.. Nice tab on Freedom by the way

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hezz05 wrote on January 27 2008, 10:19 am

thanks for the chords!

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Sophmoot wrote on February 20 2010, 10:39 pm

should add: tuning is D-A-D-F-A-D
bar 9th fret for Bm
2nd fret for Em
4th for F#m
f# is 444544
and f#7 is 4x4554 or 444574, i like the latter
This is how Richie plays it and its easiest

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