Phil Lynott

Ode To A Black Man

Phil Lynott

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Ode To A Black Man

	  		Intro: E 

Verse: 1 
E 
If you see Stevie Wonder tell him I hear 
A                                    E 
If you hear Stevie Wonder tell him I see 
        G#m               F#m       G#m            E 
I don't want no songs for plants, I want songs for me 
        G#m               F#m       G#m       E 
I don't want no songs for plants, I want liberty, I'm living in the city 

Verse: 2 
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If you see the doctor tell him he's king, Dr. Martin Luther 
A                                         E 
If you see the doctor tell him he's still king, you too Muhammed Ali 
         G#m         F#m         G#m           E 
But this bad black boy, won't be blown away by anything 
         G#m         F#m         G#m           E 
Yes this bad black boy, won't be blown away by anything 

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G#m C#m There are people in this town that try to put me down F#m A They say I don't give a damn, damn G#m C#m But the people in this town that try to put me down F#m G#m A Are the people in the town, that could never understand a black man E Don't take it no more
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Interlude E E E Don't take it no more E Don't take it no more A E G#m F#m G#m E G#m F#m G#m E
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G#m C#m There are people in this town that try to put me down F#m A They say I don't give a damn, damn G#m C#m But the people in this town that try to put me down F#m G#m A Are the people in the town, that could never understand a black man E Don't take it no more
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Verse: 3 E If you see Robert Johnson, tell him I hear, you too Robert Marley, Robert Mugabe E If you see Malcolm, tell him I'm next, vexed A If you see Jimi, Jimi Hendrix E If you see my brothers tell them it's clear G#m F#m G#m E I've been living on the wrong side, but now I hear G#m F#m G#m E I've been living on the wrong side, but now I hear Outro E Don't take it no more, I don't take it no more E Mr. Joshua Nkomo, don't take it no more E Jomo Kenyatta, oh no, don't take it no more E Haile Selassi, Rastafarian, don't take it no more E Professor Longhair, don't take it no more

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