Nahko & Medecine for the People- Manifesto CAPO-3 He plays the C7 by putting his pinky down on the G string. Little riff that leads into the C that plays between verses. -----------------------| -----------------------| -----------------------| ---0-h2----------------| -3----------2-3--------| ----------3------------| C Well this is real talk C7 This is non stop F C G It is looped now tongue and mind. C Played off the sidewalk, C7 straight to your boombox, F C G how it travels from ear to memory. C Well this is medicine, C7 there's a message within, F G C and each will find it in their own time Riff C C7 well this is music, this is how I use it F C G It makes you move and move the movements C C7 this is how I focus, knowing it's not hopeless F C G but it sure starts with me and ends on a whole note C C7 musical medicine, this is my healing F G C for past and present future things to come Riff C C7 I see people stressin' over space and possessions F C G out of fear and a need for visual aids of our abundance C C7 give me examples or something tangible F C G something I can get my hands on and find real meaning C C7 where is the medicine? well I've been searching F G C and I suppose each will find their own kind Riff C C7 well everything's at stake, it makes it hard to concentrate F C G and there are men who see a war and see a paycheck C C7 Such different programming, to live so fearfully F C G terror this and terror that terrible reality C C7 there is no medicine on the television F G C so turn it off and turn yourself around Riff C C7 and let's just face it, the world's fuckin' racist F C G even the most peaceful of us gets caught in the trend C C7 to live cohesively is almost a fantasy F C G and we ought to know it starts with humbling our egos C C7 what is the medicine for cultural woundin'? F G C has it's moments has it's melodies has it's time Riff C Well I was listening, C7 to the outgoing season F C G about climate change and some of the reasons, C C7 when the sky opened, like I'd been hope'n F C - G and there came horses by the thousands C and there was thunder on their tongues C7 and lightning on their minds F G and they singing this old melody C from some other time F G C C\B Am They sang don't waste your H - at - e. F G C C\B Am Rather gather and cr - ea - te F G Be a service, be a sensible person. C C\B Am Use your words and don't be nervous. F G C You can do this you've got purpose. F G C Find your medicine and use it. F G C C\B Am They sang don't waste your H - at - e. F G C C\B Am Rather gather and cr - ea - te F G Be a service, be a sensible person. C C\B Am Use your words and don't be nervous. F G C You can do this you've got purpose. F G C Find your medicine and use it.