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Eddy Grant - Gimme Hope Joanna chords

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                             Gimme Hope Jo'anna - Eddy Grant
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Tabbed by: HEMA90
E-mail: hema90@gmail.com

Tuning: standard (eBGDAE) 

CAPO 1st fret

The other version is pretty much spot on, but stops halfway through, so I made 
this one. Chords marked with a dot (.) are for half a bar only.

Intro: A D A E | A D A. E. A

        A               D
Well Jo'anna she runs a country
            A              E
She runs in Durban and the Transvaal
            A                 D
She makes a few of her people happy, oh
          A.             E.      A
She don't care about the rest at all

            A                D
She's got a system they call apartheid
           A                  E
It keeps a brother in a subjection
          A                    D
But maybe pressure will make Jo'anna see
    A.                E.      A
How everybody could a live as one


[chorus:]
      A             D
Gimme hope, Jo'anna; Hope, Jo'anna
      A                        E
Gimme hope, Jo'anna; 'Fore the morning come
      A             D
Gimme hope, Jo'anna; Hope, Jo'anna
A.              E.      A
Hope before the morning come


           A                    D  
I hear she makes all the golden money
           A                     E
To buy new weapons, any shape of guns
            A                   D  
While every mother in a black Soweto fears
    A.          E.     A
The killing of another son

          A                         D
Sneakin' across all the neighbours' borders
         A                  E
Now and again having little fun
            A                   D
She doesn't care if the fun and games she play
        A.      E.   A
Is dang'rous to ev'ryone


[chorus]

[interlude: repeat intro]

             A                  D
She's got supporters in high up places
               A                 E
Who turn their heads to the city sun
        A                   D
Jo'anna give them the fancy money
      A.       E.        A
Oh to tempt anyone who'd come

         A                   D
She even knows how to swing opinion
         A                    E
In every magazine and the journals
          A                     D
For every bad move that this Jo'anna make -
           A.        E.  A
They got a good explana-tion


[chorus]

         A                      D
Even the preacher who works for Jesus
        A                       E
The Archbishop who's a peaceful man
         A                    D
Together say that the freedom fighters
     A.           E.   A
Will overcome the very strong

        A                       D
I wanna know if you're blind Jo'anna
       A                       E
If you wanna hear the sound of drums
          A                    D
Can't you see that the tide is turning -
                 A.            E.      A
Oh don't make me wait till the morning come

[chorus x2] 
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