Small Axe Uke tab by Bob Marley

8 Chords used in the song: Eb,Bb,Bb7,F,F7,A,C,G

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Bob Marley - Small Axe - Uke

Intro:

Eb Eb Bb Bb, Bb7 Bb7, F F Bb Bb, Bb7 Bb7

Verse 1:

Eb Eb Bb Bb F F
Why boasteth thy-self, o heathen men?
Eb Eb Bb Bb F F
Playing smart and not being clever.
Eb Eb Bb Bb
I say you're working iniqui-ty,
F F F7 F7
To a-chieve vanity, if a-so a-so,
Eb Eb Bb Bb F F F7 F7
But the goodness of Jah-Jah, en-dureth for-ever.

Chorus 1:

Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
If you are the big tree,
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
We are the small axe.
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
Sharpened to cut you down, (well sharp),
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
Ready to cut you down, oh yeah!

Verse 2:

Eb Eb Bb Bb F F
These are the words, of my Master;
Eb Eb Bb Bb F F
No weak heart shall prosper.

Eb Eb Bb Bb
And whosoever diggeth a pit,
F F F7 F7
Shall fall in it, shall fall in it.
Eb Eb Bb Bb
Whosoever diggeth a pit,
F F F7 F7
Shall bury in it, shall bury in it.

Chorus 2:

Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
If you are the big tree,
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
We are the small axe.
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
Sharpened to cut you down, (well sharp),
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
Ready to cut you down.

Bridge 1:

Eb Eb Bb Bb F F Bb Bb
Oooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh; to cut you down.
Eb Eb Bb Bb F F Bb Bb
Oooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh; to cut you down.

Verse 3:

Eb Eb Bb Bb
Whosoever diggeth a pit,
F F F7 F7
Shall bury in it, shall bury in it.

Chorus 3:

Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
If you are the big tree,
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
We are the small axe.
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
Sharpened to cut you down, (well sharp),
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
Ready to cut you down.

Chorus 4:

Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
If you are the big tree,
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
We are the small axe.
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
If you are the big tree,
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
We are the small axe.
C C G G
Sharpened to cut you down,
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
Sharpened to cut you down, (well sharp),
Eb Eb Bb Bb Bb7 Bb7
Ready to cut you down.

 

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