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Wonderful World Beautiful People Chords

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Song: Wonderful world, beautiful people
Artist: Jimmy Cliff
Composer: Jimmy Cliff
Album: Jimmy Cliff/ Wonderful world beautiful people

Tabbed by DJ ('DiddyD' at ultimateGuitar.com)
18th Nov 2016

D = xx0232   A  = x02220   C   = x32010
G = 320033   A7 = x02020   F#  = 244322
                           F#7 = 242322

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[Intro]
   D     G         D    G
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

   D     G        D        G 
|  /  /  /  /  |     Hey, yeah,... 


[Chorus]
      D        G      D         G
...Wonderful world, beautiful people,
 D             G      D              G
You and your girl, things could be pretty,
 A
But underneath this there is a secret,
             A7        D   C   G
That nobody can re - veal,        um -umm!

   D     C        A
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |


[Verse 1]
         D           F#     F#7
Take a look at the world,
          G                      D
And the state that it's in to - day,
      D               F#    F#7
I am sure you'll a - gree,
              G                A
We all could make it a better way,
          D               F#     F#7
With our love, put to - gether,
         G                        A  
Every - body learn to love each other!


[Verse 2]
      A7         D           G
In - stead of fussing and fighting,
    D               G       D        G         A
Cheating, back - biting, scandal - ising and hating,
      A7
Baby, we could have a...


[Chorus]
      D        G      D         G
...Wonderful world, beautiful people,
 D             G      D               G
You and your girl, things could be pretty,
 A
But underneath this there is a secret,
             A7        D     C     G
That nobody can re - veal------!      Yeah, now!

   D     C        A
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |


[Verse 3]
          D              F#   F#7
Man and woman, girl and boy,
        G                     D
Let us try to give a helping hand,
        D             F#   F#7
This I know, and I'm sure,
           G                          A    A7
That with love we all could under - stand,
              D               F#   F#7
This is our world, can't you see?
         G                           A     A7
Every - body wants to live, and be free!


[Verse 4]
              D            G
Instead of fussing and fighting,
   D               G       D         G         A
Cheating, back - biting, scandal - ising and hating,
      A7
Yeah, we could have a...


[Chorus]
      D        G      D         G
...Wonderful world, beautiful people,
 D             G      D              G
You and your girl, things could be pretty,
 A
But underneath this there is a secret,
             A7        D   C   G
That nobody can re - veal!        Umm -umm,
        D   C   A    A7
Yeah, yeah!        Talking 'bout the...


[Coda]
      D        G        D       G
...Wonderful world, beautiful people,
 D             G
             Talkin' about...
(You and your girl----!)

    D               G
...You,           talkin' about...
 (Things could be pretty----!)

   D        G            D       G
...me,    talkin' about Nixon,
(Wonderful world,     beautiful people!)

         D       G           D       G
Harold Wilson,       Pompi - dou,
    (Wonderful world,    beautiful people!)

           D      G                    D        G
And Kos - ygin,      every little bit helps now,
      (Wonderful world,             beautiful people!)

             D      G                   D        G
Do what you can,      every little bit helps now,
        (Wonderful world,           beautiful people!)


[Live ending]
G            D
    Oh----, yeah!
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DiddyD 11,912 Nov 19, 2016 05:41 PM

Jimmy Cliff released this on his eponymous debut 1969 album, the coda name checks American, British, French and Russian leaders of the day.

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