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Impressions chords for People get ready

Guitar chords with lyrics

"People Get Ready"
                           (Curtis Mayfield)

[Curtis Mayfield used an open A chord diagramF#F# tuning (low to high: A chord diagramF#F# A chord diagramA#A# A chord diagramC#C# A chord diagramF#F# A chord diagramA#A# A chord diagramF#F#);
 I've notated the breaks in both standard and open A chord diagramF#F# (capoed at the 7th
 fret) below.  -- AWR]
Intro (w/wordless vocal, 2X):

	A chord diagramDbDb      A chord diagramBbmBbm             Gb/Ab      A chord diagramDbDb
	/  /  /  /   /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /


Verse 1:

	A chord diagramDbDb         A chord diagramBbmBbm              Gb/Ab   A chord diagramDbDb
	People get ready, ...
	     A chord diagramDbDb           A chord diagramBbmBbm              Gb/Ab    A chord diagramDbDb
	You don't need no baggage, ...
	         A chord diagramDbDb      A chord diagramBbmBbm             Gb/Ab    A chord diagramDbDb
	All you need is ...
	A chord diagramF minorFm            A chord diagramEbmEbm               A chord diagramGbGb        A chord diagramDbDb
	Don't need no ticket, you ...

Guitar break #1:

	standard tuning:

	(A chord diagramDbDb)     (A chord diagramBbmBbm)       (A chord diagramEbmEbm)   (A chord diagramDb6Db6)
	 v       v   v   v     v       v   v   v
	-4/6\4---------------|---------------------
	-4/6\4---------------|-----------------9---
	-----------6---------|-6h8p6---------6-6---
	-----------8---6---6-|-8-----8-----8-8-8---
	-----------8---8-8---|-6-------9---8-------
	---------------------|-----------9---------

	open A chord diagramF#F# tuning [capo VII]:

	   (A chord diagramDbDb)     (A chord diagramBbmBbm)       (A chord diagramEbmEbm)   (A chord diagramDb6Db6)
	    v       v   v   v     v       v   v   v
	A chord diagramDbDb ---------------------|---------------------
	A chord diagramFF  -3/5\3---------------|-----------------3---
	A chord diagramDbDb -2/4\2-----0---------|-0h2p0---------0-0---
	A chord diagramAbAb -----------2---0---0-|-2-----2-----2-2-2---
	A chord diagramFF  -----------0---0-0---|---------1---0-------
	A chord diagramDbDb ---------------------|-2---------0---------

Verse 2:

	People get ready for the train ....

Guitar break #2 (w/key change to A chord diagramD MajorD):

	standard tuning:

	(A chord diagramDbDb) (A chord diagramBbmBbm)        (A chord diagramGbGb)       (A chord diagramDbDb)
	 v   v   v   v     v     v    v   v
	-----------------|--------------------
	-6h7-6-----------|--------------6-----
	-6---6-6---------|-6--6--6--6-8-6-----
	-6-----8---8-6-8-|6h8-8-6h8-6-6-----3-
	-4-----8---------|-9----------6-4-----
	-----------------|--------------------

	(A chord diagramD MajorD)   (A chord diagramB minorBm)       (A chord diagramG/DG/D)  (A chord diagramD MajorD)
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
	-----------------|-----------------
	-7h8-7-----------|-3-3---3---------
	-7---7-7---------|-4-4---2-----2---
	-7-----9---9-7-9-|-5-5---4---4-----
	-4-----9---------|-5-5---5---------
	-----------------|-----------------

	open A chord diagramF#F# tuning [capo VII]:

	   (A chord diagramDbDb) (A chord diagramBbmBbm)        (A chord diagramGbGb)       (A chord diagramDbDb)
	    v   v   v   v     v     v    v   v
	A chord diagramDbDb -----------------|--------------------
	A chord diagramFF  -0h1-0-----------|--------------0-----
	A chord diagramDbDb -0---0-0---------|-0--0--0--0-2-0-----
	A chord diagramAbAb -0-----2---2-0-2-|0h2-2-0h2-2-0-------
	A chord diagramFF  -------0---------|-1----------------0-
	A chord diagramDbDb -0---------------|------------2-0-----

	   (A chord diagramD MajorD)   (A chord diagramB minorBm)       (A chord diagramG/DG/D)  (A chord diagramD MajorD)
	    v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
	A chord diagramDbDb -----------------|-----------------
	A chord diagramFF  -1h2-1-----------|-----------------
	A chord diagramDbDb -1---1-1---------|-1-1---1---------
	A chord diagramAbAb -1-----3---3-1-3-|-3-3---1-----1---
	A chord diagramFF  -------1---------|-2-2---1---1-----
	A chord diagramDbDb -1---------------|-1-1---1---------


Verse 3:

	  A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramB minorBm  A chord diagramG/AG/A                   A chord diagramD MajorD
	There ain't no room     for ...
	           A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramB minorBm          A chord diagramG/AG/A       A chord diagramD MajorD
	Who would hurt all mankind ..
	      A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramB minorBm         A chord diagramG/AG/A           A chord diagramD MajorD
	Have pity on those whose ...
	           A chord diagramF# minorF#m         A chord diagramE minorEm                A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD MajorD
	For there's no hiding place ...

[repeat verse 1 in A chord diagramD MajorD]:

	So people get ready, ...
	You don't need no baggage, ..
	All you need is faith ...
	A chord diagramF# minorF#m            A chord diagramE minorEm              [N.C.]
	Don't need no ticket, you ....

Coda (string tag):

	A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG/AG/A      D6/9
	/  /  /  /   /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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