Curtis Mayfield - We The People Chords

 

Cm7

variations
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
1
2
1
9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
1
1
1
1
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
2
4
3
         
         
         
         
         
X
2
1
3
1
4
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
1
2
4
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
2
1

9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
1
1
4
1
11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
2
2

Fm7

variations
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
1
1
1
1
9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
1
2
1
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
4
1
2
2 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
1
1
4
1
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
2
2
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
2
1
3
1
4

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

Fm9

         
         
         
         
         
1
3
1
1
1
4

Am7

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

11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
1
2
X
11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
1
2
4
No chord
    
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

Cm7 Fm7 Cm7 Fm9

Cm7 We people who are Fm7darker than blue, Are we Cm7gonna stand around this town And let what Fm7others say come true? We're just Cm7good for nothing they Am7all figure, Fm7 A boyish, grown-up, shiftless jigger. Cm7 Now we can't hardly stand for Am7that, Fm7 Or is that really where it's at? Cm7 We people who are Fm7darker than blue, This ain't Cm7no time for segregating I'm talking Fm7'bout brown and yellow two. High Cm7yellow girl, can't you Am7tell You're Fm7just the surface of our dark deep well? Cm7 If your mind could really Am7see Fm7You'd know your colour the same as me. Cm7 Pardon Fm7me, brother, as Cm7you stand in your gFm9lory, Cm7 I know you won't Fm7mind if I Cm7tell the whole Fm9story.

Cm7 Fm7

N.C.

Cm7Get yourself together, learn to know your side. Shall we commit our own genocide before you check out your mind? I know we've all got problems, that's why I'm here to say, Keep peace with me and I with you, let me love in my own way.

Cm7

Cm7 Am7 Fm7

Cm7 Now I know we have great respect For the Cm7sister, and mother it's even Fm7better yet. But there's Cm7the joker in the street Am7 Loving one Fm7brother and killing the other. Cm7 When the time comes and we are Am7really free Fm7There'll be no brothers left you see. Cm7 We people who are Fm7darker than blue, ` Cm7 Don't let us hang around this town And let what Fm7others say come true. We're just Cm7good for nothing they all Am7figure, Fm7 A boyish, grown-up, shiftless jigger. Cm7 Now we can't hardly stand for Am7that, Fm7 Or is that really where it's at? Cm7 Pardon me, Fm7brother, while Cm7you stand in your Fm9glory, Cm7 I know you won't Fm7mind if Cm7I tell the whole Fm9story. Cm7 Pardon Fm7me, brother,Cm7 I know we've Fm9come a long, long way, Cm7 But let us Fm7not be satisfiedCm7 for tomorFm9row can be an, Fm7 An even brighter day.

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