Help Is On The Way Uke tab by Rise Against

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[Verse 1]
Am chordAm C chordC
I have my mother's dreams
F chordF
I have my father's eyes
G chordG
You can’t take that from me
C chordC Dm chordDm Am chordAm
Just go ahead and try
C chordC
The crescent city sleeps
F chordF
Watch lions in the sky
G chordG
Preparing to unleash
C chordC Dm chordDm
Let loose a mighty cry

[Refrain 1]
F chordF G chordG
Can nobody save us
Am chordAm
Will anyone try
C chordC
The bayou is burning
F chordF
The cypress died
G chordG
And all along they're saying

[Chorus 1]
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
Help is on the way
They said they said
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
Help is on the way
C chordC Dm chordDm
They said they said
Am chordAm G chordG
One by land two by sea
C chordC F chordF
Right there in front of me
Am chordAm G chordG C chordC Dm chordDm
Help is on the way

[Verse 2]
Am chordAm C chordC
Five thousand feet below
F chordF
As black smoke engulfs the sky
G chordG
The ocean floor explodes
C chordC Dm chordDm Am chordAm
Eleven mo-thers cry
C chordC
My bones all resonate
F chordF
A chordA burning lullaby
G chordG
You can’t take that from me
C chordC Dm chordDm
Just go ahead and try

[Refrain 2]
F chordF G chordG
She says that’s the shoreline
Am chordAm
With hands in the air
C chordC
Her words pierce the dark night
F chordF
Does anyone care
G chordG
And all along I say it

[Chorus 2]
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
Help is on the way
They said they said
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
Help is on the way
C chordC Dm chordDm
They said they said
Am chordAm G chordG
one by land two by sea
C chordC F chordF
Right there in front of me
Am chordAm G chordG FAm G chordG F chordF(hold) G chordG(hold)
Help is on the way

[Bridge]
F chordF Am chordAm
right here right here
F chordF Am chordAm
right here right here
F chordF Am chordAm
right here right here
Dm chordDm F chordF
Choking on the black gold
Dm chordDm
Upon which we here rely
G chordG
We keep actions in the attic
To see cameras in the sky
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
help is on the way
They said the said
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
help is on the way
C chordC Dm chordDm
They said the said
Am chordAm
we we're told
G chordG
just to sit tight
C chordC
for somebody
F chordF
will soon arrive
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
help is on the way
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
They never came
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF Am chordAm G chordG F chordF Dm chordDm F chordF G chordG
They never came

[Chorus 3]
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
Help is on the way
They said they said
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
Help is on the way
C chordC Dm chordDm
They said they said
Am chordAm G chordG
ony by land two by sea
C chordC F chordF
Right there in front of me
Am chordAm G chordG Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
Help is on the way
G chordG Am chordAm G chordG F chordF G chordG Am chordAm(hold)
on my way

 

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About this song

According to the Help Is On Its Way Songfacts, the song details the destruction wreaked upon New Orleans after Katrina and the BP oil disaster. Tim McIlrath was inspired to pen the tune after spending time in the city while the band was on break from touring. Read more on Last.fm.

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