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Steel Pulse - Bad Man tab

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...BAD MAN... by Steel Pulse
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*from 'Handsworth Revolution' (1978)*


Intro:

Bm  D  Em (x2)

Bridge 1:

    Bm        Em  F#
Dem dread seh,
    Bm        Em  F#
Dem dread seh,
    Bm        Em  F#
Dem dread seh,
    Bm        Em  F#
Dem dread seh.
   Bm
No matter how,
               Em
You bad, I man;
F#m
 Badder than you,
   Bm
No matter how,
                  Em
You dread, I man;
F#
 Dreader than you.
   Bm
No matter how you hard,
      Em          F#
I man harder than you,
   Bm
No matter how you raw,
       Em
I more-weak heart,
F#
 Back way so.

Chorus 1:

Bm
 A bad man no,
        Em
Want go back,
         F#m
Into cap-tivity,
Bm
 A bad man no,
        Em
Want go back,
   F#m
To slavery.
   Bm
Up-rising,
Em        F#
 From the claws,
       Bm      Em  F#
Of the wicked.

Verse 1:

    Bm
Two bulls can't reign,
   Em       F#
In one pen,
    Bm
Two lions can't roar,
     Em        F#
In a small den.
    Bm
Two scorpions,
Don't sting at,
    Em        F#
The same spot,
    Bm
Two guns can't fire,
    Em          F#
The same bullet shot so;

Chorus 2:

Bm
 A bad man no,
        Em
Want go back,
         F#m
Into cap-tivity,
Bm
 A bad man no,
        Em
Want go back,
   F#m
To slavery.
   Bm
Up-rising,
Em        F#
 From the claws,
       Bm      Em  F#
Of the wicked.

Verse 2:

    Bm
Two kings don't wear,
    Em          F#m
The same crown,
    Bm
Two beauties don't have,
    Em        F#m
The same gown on.
   Bm
To-morrow is too late,
   Em          F#m
To leave town,
Bm
 If you're still,
Here at noon,
There'll be one,
Big, big, big,
Em        F#m
 Showdown so;

Chorus 3:

  Bm
Uprising,
Em    F#
 Upri-sing.
  Bm
Uprising,
Em    F#
 Upri-sing.

Break:

F#m
 I give you,
      Bm
'Till noon to go,
F#m
 On your way to,
    Bm
Sur-vival, where,
F#m
 Your heart will beat,
     Bm
More fonder with life,
F#m
 And breath still,
            Bm
Enters your body.

Bridge 2:

    Bm        Em  F#
Dem dread seh,
    Bm        Em  F#
Dem dread seh,
    Bm        Em  F#
Dem dread seh,
    Bm        Em  F#
Dem dread seh.
   Bm
No matter how,
               Em
You bad, I man;
F#m
 Badder than you,
   Bm
No matter how,
                  Em
You dread, I man;
F#
 Dreader than you.
   Bm
No matter how you hard,
      Em          F#
I man harder than you,
   Bm
No matter how you raw,
       Em
I more-weak heart,
F#
 Back way so.

Verse 3:

Bm
 If you still coming,
   Em       F#
Me nah run,
Bm
 If you still coming,
   Em     F#
Me ah go, drop you.
Bm
 If you still coming,
   Em       F#
Me nah run,
Bm
 So better stop running,
   Em      F#
Be-fore I, break you.
Bm
 So run and hide,
          Em       F#
Before I, find you,
Bm
 Woe betide if,
           Em     F#
I catch up on you,
Bm
 If you still coming,
  Em      F#
I box you down,
Bm
 If you still coming,
  Em        F#
I clart you down.

Break:

Bm    Em   F#
 Long time...
Bm                    Em  F#
 We deh under backraw.
Bm
 Long time we deh,
           Em   F#
Under back-raw,
Bm
 Long time we deh,
           Em   F#
Under back-raw.
Bm
 Long time we deh,
           Em   F#
Under back-raw,
Bm
 Long time we deh,
           Em   F#
Under back-raw.

Verse 4:

     Bm            Em  F#
Four hundred years,
            Bm     Em  F#
(Many, many years).
     Bm            Em  F#
Four hundred years,
            Bm     Em  F#
(Many, many years).

Bm        Em  F#
 Slavery,
Bm        Em  F#
 Slavery,
Bm        Em  F#
 Slavery,
Bm
 Days...

Coda:

Bm
 Oh,
Em           F#
 You've been bought,
Bm
 Oh,
Em           F#
 You've been sold.
Bm
 Oh,
Em    F#
 Cast over me,
Bm
 Got strung up,
    Em         F#
For nothing at all.
Bm       Em     F#
 Strange fruit,
Bm       Em     F#
 Strange fruit,
Bm       Em     F#
 Strange fruit,
Bm       Em     F#
 Strange fruit.

Outro:

Bm  Em  F#

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   Bm      Em      F#

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx4432  xxx453  xx4322


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