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Higher Ground Chords

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    _________________
   / Stevie Wonder  /
  / Higher Ground  /
 / Innervisions   /
/________________/

This song is one of the more simple Stevie Wonder-songs, like "I Wish" and
"Superstition".
It is based around this 2-bar main groove, part "A", and it always returns
to this starting point.
"B" is also more or less just "A" modulated up two semi-tones.

It's hard to tell whether all the Eb7-chords are minor or major. Most of
the time they're neither, hence the (no3), but the 3rd is often thrown in
as a little spice, both minor and major.



 A:
||: Eb7(no3)  Gb Ab | Eb7(no3)  Gb Ab :||


 B:
| F7+9 | F7+9 | Ab7 | Db9 |


 C:
| Ab7 | Eb7(no3) | Ab7 | Eb7(no3) |

| Ab7 | Eb7(no3) | F7  | Bb7+5+9  |



  Song Structure:

Intro       Ax2 (keyboards only)
            Ax4 (band enters)

Verse       Ax4 + B + Ax2

Verse       Ax4 + B + Ax2

Bridge      C + Ax2

Verse       Ax4 + B + Ax2

Bridge      C + Ax2

Outro       A repeated till fade out



 LYRICS
**********
People keep on learnin'
Soldiers keep on warrin'
World keep on turnin'
'Cause it won't be too long

Powers keep on lyin'
While your people keep on dyin'
World keep on turnin'
'Cause it won't be too long

I'm so darn glad he let me try it again
'Cause my last time on earth I lived a whole world of sin
I'm so glad that I know more than I knew then
Gonna keep on tryin'
Till I reach my highest ground

Teachers keep on teachin
Preachers keep om preachin
World keep on turnin
'Cause it won't be too long, oh no

Lovers keep on lovin'
Believers keep on believin'
Sleepers just stop sleepin'
'Cause it won't be too long

I'm so glad that he let me try it again
'Cause my last time on earth I lived a whole world of sin
I'm so glad that I know more than I knew then
Gonna keep on tryin'
Till I reach my highest ground

Till I reach my highest ground
No one's gonna bring me down
Till I reach my highest ground
Don't you let nobody bring you down (they'll sho 'nuff try)
God is gonna show you higher ground
He's the only friend you have around
'Cause the rest of the world will bring you down


Jon Sebastian Frederiksen - 2nd /March /10
Just mail me at Maitinin@gmail.com with questions, comments and corrections!
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