Redemption Song Uke tab by Bob Marley

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Old Pirates yes they rob I
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Sold I to the merchant ships
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Minutes after they took I from the bottom less pit
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But my hand was made strong
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By the hand of the Almighty
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We forward in this generation triumphantly


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Won't you help to sing these songs of freedom
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Cause all I ever have
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Redemption songs 3x

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Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery
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None but ourselves can free our minds
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Have no fear for atomic energy
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Cause none of them can stop the time
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How long shall they kill our prophets
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While we stand aside and look
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Yes some say it's just a part of it
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We've got to fulfill the book


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Won't you help to sing these songs of freedom
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Cause all I ever have
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Redemption songs 3x

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About this song

"Redemption Song" is the last track on Bob Marley's ninth Island music album, Uprising. At the time he wrote the song, circa 1979, Marley already had been diagnosed with the cancer that later was to take his life. According to Rita Marley, he was already secretly in a lot of pain and dealt with his own mortality, a feature that is clearly apparent in the album, particularly in this song.Unlike most of Bob Marley's tracks, it is strictly a solo acoustic recording Read more on Last.fm.