Sister Rosetta Acoustic Live chords with lyrics by Frank Turner - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Frank Turner – Sister Rosetta Acoustic Live chords

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[Intro]

Fadd9   C   G   C   x3
Fadd9   Am7   G

[Verse 1]
CSister Rosetta
Fadd9 CGod mother of rock and roll
Fadd9 CThe original sister of soul
GAll our music was in her
CShe brought rhythm
Fadd9 CFrom the darkness into the light
Fadd9 CShe brought the good work to the night
GTo save all our sinners
[Chorus]
Fadd9 C G CRosetta rolled her eyes when she played
Fadd9 C G CShe knew that strange things happen everyday
Fadd9 C G CAnd that the white boy hype would eventually fade
Fadd9 Am7 GBut the music she played would remain
[Verse 2]
CNew York City
Fadd9 CIt was nineteen thiry eight
Fadd9 C GThe radio couldn't wait for Rosetta to rock it
CInstant sensation
Fadd9 CAnd little Elvis, Chuck and Johnny at home
Fadd9 C GHeard her on the gramophone and they wouldn't forget it
[Chorus]
Fadd9 C G CRosetta rolled her eyes when she played
Fadd9 C G CShe knew that strange things happen everyday
Fadd9 C G CAnd that the white boy hype would eventually fade
Fadd9 Am7 GBut the way that she played would remain
Fadd9 Am7 GRosetta's in the hall of fame
[Bridge]
Em Am Fadd9 CDon't let her be forgotten in a church in Arkansas
Em Am Fadd9 GRemember her teaching the cotton club, The Glory of the Lord
Em Am Fadd9 CDon't let her be forgotten, Rosetta deserves more
Em Am Fadd9 GRemember her teaching a nation on a train platform in England in 1964
[Verse 3]
CSister Rosetta
Fadd9 CSaw the bright lights fade away
Fadd9 C GShe saw out the last of her days in the suburbs of Philly
CDown by the river
Fadd9 CShe still heard music in the air
Fadd9 C GUp above ahead and everywhere on a train bound for glory
[Chorus]
Fadd9 C G CRosetta rolled her eyes when she played
Fadd9 C G CShe knew that strange things happen everyday
Fadd9 C G CAnd that the white boy hype would eventually fade
Fadd9 Am7 GBut the way that she played would remain
Fadd9 C G CRosetta rolled her eyes when she played
Fadd9 C G CShe knew that strange things happen everyday
Fadd9 C G CAnd that the white boy hype would eventually fade
Fadd9 Am7 GBut the way that she played would remain
Fadd9 Am7 GRosetta's in the hall of fame
Fadd9 Am7 GRosetta's in the hall of fame
Fadd9 Am7 GRosetta's in the hall of fame
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