Paul Simon - Born In Puerto Rico Chords

 
         
         
         
         
X
X
2
3
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
4
2
1
10 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
2 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
X
10 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
1
1
1

12 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
2
3 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
1
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
2
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
1
1
1
         
         
         
         
1
X
2
3
4
         
         
         
         
3
1
X
X
X
         
         
         
         
2
1
3
4

7 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
X
10 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
4
2
1
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
5 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
2 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
1
1
4
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
2
2 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
7 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

9 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
12 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1

B

variations
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
6 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
         
         
         
         
X
1
4
4
4
X
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
3
4
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
8 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

10 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
2
4
3
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1
10 fr
         
         
         
         
4
3
1
1
1
X

10 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
3
4
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
10 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

12 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo
DmI was born in PuertoRico, Gmwe came here when I was a child, bAefore I reached the age of 16 Dm I was runnBin' with the gang andA we were wild Dm DmHe keeps looking but he don´t recognize me, Gmsome guy from Lexington or Park

A Dm

Red beans and rice from kitchen window, Ait's supper time and the Barrio is dark Dm BNo one knowsF you like I do, CnobBody can know your hFeart the way I do C BNo one can testifyF to all that Cyou´ve been through,A but I will Dm DmI was born in Puerto Rico, and my blood is Taino, GmSpanish Carribean my soul AWe came here wearing summer clotheDms in winter, Ahearts of sunshine in the cold Dm BYour family rentedF this apartmentC, F C Byou'd watch the streetlampCs from your perch B C F In the sacramental hour your Fstepfather in bClack preached the fire ofA the Pentecostal church Dm BNo one knowsF you like I do, C Bnobody can know yoFur heart the way I do C BNo one can testify Fto all that Cyou've Abeen through but this will Dm DmI was born in Puerto Rico, cGmame here when I was a child ASmall change and sunlight, and I left these streets forDm good, Amy days as short as they were wild Dm DmI'm Carlos Apache, Angel Soto, GmFrenchy Cordero, Babu Charlie Cruz

A Dm

Your features blurred in ev'ry grainy photo, and fading headlines Aof the Daily News Dm

Dm

Wyltwyck school for crimonal children, GmAuburn, Brooklyn House of D., A Dannemora, Sing-Sing, Attica,

Dm

Greenhaven, 20 years inside, today you're free

B F C F C

You cannot even read your story, Bthe pages pilCing up in shameB, C F Fbefore the words released you CThe guard would kill the light, Athe night you took DmThe Capeman for your name

B F C

I was born in Puerto Rico (8x)