Bob Marley - Johnny Was chords version 1

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...JOHNNY WAS... by Bob Marley
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*from 'Positive Vibration' (1976)*


Intro:

D  C#m7, E  Bm7
D  C#m7, F#m

Verse 1:

F#m Woman hold her head and cry,
D C#m7 E Bm7'Cos her son had been shot down in the street and died,
D C#m7 F#m From a stray bullet.
Verse 2:
F#m Woman hold her head and cry,
D C#m7 E Bm7Ex-plaining to her, was a passer-by;
D C#m7 F#mWho saw the woman cry. Wondering...
Verse 3:
F#m How can she work it out,
D C#m7 E Bm7Now she knows that the wages of sin is death, yeah?
D C#m7 F#m Gift of Jah is life. She cried...
Chorus 1:
A Bm7 C#m7 Bm7 A Bm7 Ah-um, I, I know; Johnny was a good man.
C#m7 Bm7 A Bm7 Allah, I know; Johnny was a good, good, good,
C#m7 Bm7Good, good, good, good, good, good, good, good man".
A Bm7 C#m7 Bm7(Johnny was good man), she cried, she cri....ed.
Interlude: F#m Verse 4:
F#m Woman hold her head and cry,
D C#m7 E Bm7As her son had been shot down in the street and died,
D C#m7 F#m Just be-cause of the system.
Verse 5:
F#m Woman hold her head and cry,
D C#m7 E Bm7 Comforting her, I was passing by.
D C#m7 F#mShe com-plained, then she cry.
Chorus 2:
A Bm7 Yeah, yeah, I know now,
C#m7 Bm7 A No I know, I know now; (Johnny was a good man).
Bm7 C#m7 Bm7 A Bm7Said I know, mm-mm-mm-mm-mm, (never did a thing wrong).
C#m7 Bm7 A Ah! Ah! (Johnny was a good man),
Bm7 C#m7 Bm7 A Can a woman tender care, she cried, (never did a thing wrong).
Bm7 C#m7 Bm7 Cease towards the child she bear?
A Bm7 C#m7 Bm7(Johnny was a good man), woman cry, woman,
A Bm7 C#m7 Bm7She cried, wo-oh! she cried, yeah!
A(Johnny was a good man),
Bm7 C#m7 Can a woman tender care,
Bm7 A Bm7 C#m7 Bm7 Cease towards the child she bear?
(Fade) CHORD DIAGRAMS: --------------- D C#m7 E Bm7 F#m A EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE x57775 x46454 x79997 x24232 244222 577655 Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006 (clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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