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Steel Pulse - Handsworth Revolution tab

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...HANDSWORTH REVOLUTION... by Steel Pulse
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*from 'Handsworth Revolution' (1978)*


Intro:

Bb  Gm  (x2)
Cm  Gm  (x16)

Verse 1:

          Cm                   Gm
I say the people of Handsworth,
Cm  Gm
    Know that;
Cm                        Gm          Cm
 One hand wash the other, so they say.
Gm
 So...
      Cm
Let's join hands my bredren,
Gm                   Cm
 Make the way or our children,
                   Gm
(Our children, our children),
          Cm
And their children,
                       Gm
(Their children, their children).
   Cm
En-suring that they get,
       Gm             Cm  Gm
Life's fair share of...
  Cm        Gm  Cm  Gm
E-quality...

Cm                Gm
 Doesn't justice, stand for all?
Cm                Gm
 Doesn't justice, stand for all?
Cm                          Gm
 Doesn't justice, stand for all man-kind?

   Cm      Gm                Cm    Gm
We find so-ciety, putting us down,
Cm
 Crowning us, crowning us,
                   Gm
Crowning us, crown-ing us;
Cm                    Gm
 A place of evil, oh, oh.

Cm                             Gm
 Handsworth means us the black people,
Cm                             Gm
 Handsworth means us the black people.
              Cm
We're talking now;
                 Gm
Speaking Jah Jah language!

Chorus 1:

       G7         F7         Ab7    G7
It's a long, long way, we're coming from.
   G7        F7        Ab7      G7
To send this message a-cross, a-cross.

         G7          F7
Its been hidden, for-bidden,
    Ab7          G7
Con-cealed, unre-vealed,
    G7          F7         Ab7  G7
Its got to come out in the open that...

Verse 2:

Cm          Gm       Cm         Gm
 Babylon is falling, Babylon is falling.
       Cm                  Gm
It was foolish to build it on the sand,
                 Cm
Handsworth shall stand firm,
Gm                       Cm
 Like Jah rock, fighting back.
                Gm
We once beggars are now choosers,
   Cm           Gm
No intention to be losers,
         Cm               Gm
Striving forward, with am-bition,
          Cm         Gm
And if it takes ammu-nition,
            Cm         Gm
We rebel in Handsworth Revolution.

Break:

Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution,
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution.
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution,
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution.

Interlude:

Cm  Gm (x8)

      Cm                      Gm
Dread town, dread town, dread town.

Cm  Gm (x2)

      Cm                      Gm    Cm  Gm
Dread town, dread town, dread town.

Bridge 1:

         Cm
Dread we are for a cause,
   Gm
De-prived of many things,
   Cm
Ex-perienced phoney laws,
Gm
 Hatred Babylon brings.
Cm            Gm
 We know what you got to offer;
Cm              Gm
 We know what's going on.
      Cm
Don't want no favours,
'Cos there is still hunger,
     Gm
Inno-cent convicted,
Poor wage, hard labour,
     Cm
Only Babylon prospers,
And humble suffer.
         Gm
They are brothers...
   Cm
In south of Africa,
    Gm
One Black represent all,
             Cm     Gm
All over the world.

      Cm
Can't bear it no longer,
Blessed with the power,
   Gm
Of Jah Creator,
We will get stronger,
    Cm
And we will conquer,
And forward ever,
    Gm
And backward never.

Break:

Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution,
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution.
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution,
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution.

Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution,
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution.
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution,
Cm           Gm
 Handsworth, Revolution.

Coda:

Cm          Gm
 Revo-revo, Revolution,
Cm          Gm
 Revo-revo, Revolution.
Cm          Gm
 Revo-revo, Revolution,
Cm          Gm         Cm
 Revo-revo, Revolution.


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   Bb      Gm      Cm      G7      F7      Ab7

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx3331  xxx333  xx5543  xxx767  xxx545  xxx878


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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