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Garland Jeffreys - Color Line chords

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Color Line (Garland Jeffreys)


A                 C#m                 Bm
When you walk the color line better beware
               E
They're gonna stop and stare
A                   C#m                    Bm
When you cross that color line better take care
             E
You're gonna get your share


Bm                 C#m
People some try to rule the world
   D                          C#m
Rejoicing while the weak ones fade
          Bm
You can't make the black and tan
     C#m                          D
Be a prisoner in his own land
           ( C#m )   E
And turn him into a slave

           A                C#m    
Cross that color line oh oh oh oh oh
           Bm         E
Cross that color line oh oh
           A                C#m
Cross that color line oh oh oh oh oh
           Bm         E
Cross that color line oh oh

    A          D
Say hey Willie Mays
    A                  E
Say hey Cool Papa Bell say
    A               D
Say hey to my Daddy Ray
    A           E
Say hey say say say
    A         D
Say hey Sugar Ray
    A                   E
Say hey Jackie Robinson say
        A                     D
Say hey to Satchel Paige
        A                E
Say hey say say hey



Bm           C#m   D                      C#m
Calling on America   and every sister and sir
         Bm
To take freedom instead
   C#m                                   D
Reverse the hearse and down the dread
                     ( C#m )         E
Here's a message daddy gave me to remember

A                 C#m                 Bm
When you walk the color line better beware
              E
They're gonna stop and stare
A                   C#m                    Bm
When you cross that color line better take care
             E
You're gonna get your share

           A                C#m    
Cross that color line oh oh oh oh oh
           Bm         E
Cross that color line oh oh
           A                C#m
Cross that color line oh oh oh oh oh
           Bm         E
Cross that color line oh oh

    A          D
Say hey Willie Mays
    A                  E
Say hey Cool Papa Bell say
    A               D
Say hey to my Daddy Ray
    A                    E 
Say hey to the Homestead Greys
    A                 D
Say hey to Sweetwater Clifton
A       D
To Jack Johnson
A       D
To Josh Gibson
    A                E
To Shorty Bolden say hey

A        D
When you cross
A        D
When you cross
A        D
When you cross the
A           E
Color line, yeah 


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