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Jimmy Cliff chords for Treat the youths right

Treat The Youths Right chords by Jimmy Cliff

Jimmy Cliff chords for Treat the youths right

Guitar chords with lyrics

  • Capo on 1st
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Key: A chord diagramDbDb

Difficulty: Novice

Music & Lyrics: Jimmy Cliff
Album: Special (1982)
You can also play with capo 1, transpose -1


Intro:
|A chord diagramDbDb   |A chord diagramDbDb   |A chord diagramBbmBbm   |A chord diagramBbmBbm   |  x2


Chorus:
A chord diagramDbDb               A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                       A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Instead of putting up a fight!
A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                            A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Or you'll be playing with dynamite
A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                       A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Instead of putting up a fight!
A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                            A chord diagramBbmBbm   A chord diagramBbmBbm
Or you'll be playing with dynamite

Verse 1:
A chord diagramAbAb               A chord diagramAbAb
 When you go and look for a job
A chord diagramGbGb                A chord diagramGbGb
 There is someone givin' you a fight
A chord diagramAbAb                     A chord diagramAbAb
 Like they want you to go and rob
A chord diagramGbGb                A chord diagramGbGb
 And we know that that's not right
     A chord diagramAbAb
Oooh yeah (oooh yeah)
     A chord diagramAbAb
Oooh yeah yeah yeah yeah


Chorus:
A chord diagramDbDb               A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                       A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Instead of putting up a fight!
           A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
Now you fi treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                            A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Or you'll be playing with dynamite
           A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
You seh fi treat the youths right, right, right, right
A chord diagramDbDb                       A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Instead of giving us a fight
          A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
Oh you fi treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                             A chord diagramBbmBbm   A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Or you'll be playing with dynamite


Verse 2:
A chord diagramAbAb                A chord diagramAbAb
 All the boys and girls of today
A chord diagramGbGb                         A chord diagramGbGb
 Who are the grown men and women of tomorrow
A chord diagramAbAb                A chord diagramAbAb
 Take heed to the words that I say
A chord diagramGbGb                    A chord diagramGbGb
 Or your days will be filled with sorrow
     A chord diagramAbAb
Oooh yeah (oooh yeah)
     A chord diagramAbAb
Oooh yeah yeah yeah yeah


Chorus:
A chord diagramDbDb               A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                       A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Instead of putting up a fight
              A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
'Cause if you treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                         A chord diagramBbmBbm
 You could be sitting on a bomb
                  A chord diagramBbmBbm
(Woah woah woah waoh)
                  A chord diagramDbDb   A chord diagramDbDb
(Woah woah woah waoh)


Instrumental:
||A chord diagramBbmBbm   |A chord diagramBbmBbm   |A chord diagramDbDb   |A chord diagramDbDb   |  x2
||A chord diagramBbmBbm   |A chord diagramBbmBbm   |


Verse 3:
A chord diagramAbAb                        A chord diagramAbAb
 What was hidden from the first resurrection
A chord diagramGbGb                  A chord diagramGbGb
Now revealed in the second resurrection
A chord diagramAbAb                        A chord diagramAbAb
 What was hidden from the first generation
A chord diagramGbGb                  A chord diagramGbGb
Now revealed to the fifth generation
     A chord diagramAbAb
Oooh yeah (oooh yeah)
     A chord diagramAbAb
Oooh yeah yeah yeah yeah


Chorus:
A chord diagramDbDb               A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                       A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Instead of putting up a fight!
A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                            A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Or you'll be playing with dynamite
A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right, right, right, right
A chord diagramDbDb                      A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Instead of giving us a fight
           A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
And you fi treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                             A chord diagramBbmBbm   A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Or you'll be playing with dynamite


Verse 4:
A chord diagramAbAb                        A chord diagramAbAb
 What was hidden from the wise and prudent
A chord diagramGbGb                   A chord diagramGbGb
 Now revealed to the babes and sucklings
A chord diagramAbAb                        A chord diagramAbAb
 What was hidden from the high school students
A chord diagramGbGb                        A chord diagramGbGb
 Now, revealed to the the kids and ducklings
     A chord diagramAbAb
Oooh yeah (oooh yeah)
     A chord diagramAbAb
Oooh yeah yeah yeah yeah


Chorus:
A chord diagramDbDb               A chord diagramDbDb
Treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                       A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Instead of putting up a fight!
           A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
Now you fi treat the youths right
A chord diagramDbDb                            A chord diagramBbmBbm
 Or you'll be playing with dynamite
           A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb                       A chord diagramDbDb
Now you fi treat the youths right right, right, right


Outro:
A chord diagramBbmBbm  A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb    A chord diagramDbDb
    (Treat the youths right)
A chord diagramBbmBbm  A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb    A chord diagramDbDb
    (Treat the youths right)
A chord diagramBbmBbm  A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb    A chord diagramDbDb
    (Treat the youths right)
A chord diagramBbmBbm  A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb    A chord diagramDbDb
    (Treat the youths right)
A chord diagramBbmBbm  A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
    (Treat the youths right)
           A chord diagramDbDb                A chord diagramBbmBbm
Treat them right, treat them right!
 A chord diagramBbmBbm              A chord diagramDbDb
(Treat the youths right)

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