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A Change Is Gonna Come Chords

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[Intro]

F9  Eb9 D7


[Verse 1]

      G
I was born by the river, in a little tent,
       Am7                                       Em
Oh and, just like that river, I've, been running, ever since.
            G         Am7                     C7          B7
It's been a long... a long time coming, but I know, oh-oh-oh,
Em                           G
 A change is gonna come, oh, yes it will.


[Verse 2]

          G
It's been too hard living, but I'm afraid to die,
Am7                                 Em
 'Cos I don't know what's out there, beyond the sky.
            G         Am7                     C7          B7
It's been a long... a long time coming, but I know, oh-oh-oh,
Em                           G
 A change is gonna come, oh, yes it will.


[Verse 3]

  G
I go to the movie and I go downtown,
Am7                              Em
 Somebody keep telling me; don't, hang around.
            G         Am7                     C7          B7
It's been a long... a long time coming, but I know, oh-oh-oh,
Em                           G
 A change is gonna come, oh, yes it will.


[Bridge]

Am7              G6
 Then I go to my brother,
Am7                          Em
 And I say; brother, help me please.
Am7              Em
 But he winds up, knockin' me,
A9               D7
 Back down on my knees, oh...


[Verse 4]

           G
There been times when I thought, I couldn't last for long,
Am7                          Em
 But now I think I'm able to, carry on.
            G         Am7                     C7          B7
It's been a long... a long time coming, but I know, oh-oh-oh,
Em                           G
 A change is gonna come, oh, yes it will.




CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   F9      Eb9     D7      G       Am7

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 x8788x  x6566x  x57575  320003  x02013

   Em      C7      B7      G6      A9

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 022000  x32310  x21202  322000  5454xx
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jotapunto 360 Mar 21, 2015 05:06 AM, edited at 09:06 am

Also a nice version from Leela James. Same capo same chords...
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/follow_me.php?ug_from=tabs&url=http://www.jango.com/music/leela+james/a+change+is+gonna+come/

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dnewhardt 10 Jan 18, 2016 04:19 PM

How do I change Sharp chords into Flat chords in my chart?
I've transposed this down to Bb but it's saying A# How do I fix that?

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macbyronbisso 10 May 07, 2016 04:41 PM

This is on of my most loved tunes that i sing almost every day.

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