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Changes chords

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[Verse]

Am7            Em7
Wake up in the morning and I ask myself,
D              Cadd9                    G
"Is life worth living? Should I blast myself?"
                   D                      Cadd9
I'm tired of bein' poor and even worse I'm black. 
           D                              Am7
My stomach hurts, lookin' for a purse to snatch.
            Em7             D                            Cadd9         Am7 
Cops give a damn about a negro? Pull the trigger, kill a nigga, he's a hero.
                      Em7               D                      Cadd9        G  Am7 
Give the crack to the kids who the hell cares? One less hungry mouth on the welfare.
               Em7                      D
First ship 'em dope and let 'em deal to brothers.
                    Cadd9                         G
Give 'em guns, step back, and watch 'em kill each other.
                    D                       Cadd9
"It's time to fight back", that's what Huey said.
               D               Am7
2 shots in the dark now Huey's dead.
                  Em7                       D                    Cadd9                  G
I got love for my brother, but we can never go nowhere unless we share with each other.
                      D 
We gotta start makin' changes.
         Cadd9                         D              Am7
Learn to see me as a brother 'stead of 2 distant strangers.
                    Em7
And that's how it's supposed to be.
            D                            Cadd9
How can the Devil take a brother if he's close to me?
Am7            Em7                       D
I'd love to go back to when we played as kids
           Cadd9                          G
but things changed, and that's the way it is



[Chorus]

G       Fmaj7   C                       Cadd9
////    ////    ///     That's just the way it is,
G       Fmaj7   C                       Cadd9
////    ////    ///     Somethings will never change,
G       Fmaj7   C                       Cadd9
////    ////    ///     That's just the way it is,
G       Fmaj7   C              Cadd9           
////    ////    ///     Ahhhh, yeah

Am7 / Em7 / D / Cadd9 / G / Am7 / Em7 / D / Cadd9 / G / D / Cadd9 /

            
            
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