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Somewhere in the Tide

Somewhere In The TideArtist Name
00:00 / 03:37

Key: G

Progression: 6-4-5-1, 4-5

 

Verse 1 (Em, C, G, D)

 

All the colors in the valley touch the Shenandoah sky

An exhibition in a gallery that is massive and divine

We are tall and we are rooted like the appalachian trees

But like the river we are powered by the pull of mighty seas

Pre-chorus (C D)

The waves are being lifted and the sand is being sifted 

For a treasure that is waiting to be found

 

Chorus (Em, C, G, D)

 

If dreams are somewhere in the distance

Love is somewhere within reach

Someday we’ll be the lesson that somebody else will teach

If there’s someone on the mountain top

Somehow we’ll make the climb

If there’s something in the water

Then I’m somewhere in the tide

 

Verse 2 (Em, C, G, D)

All the footprints in the shore line are a story to be heard

Every grain and every gravel could account for every word

In a land that is for lovers there is room for every kind

Every voice, every heart, every soul and every mind

 

Pre-chorus (C-D)

The waves are being lifted and the sand is being sifted

For a treasure that is waiting to be found

 

Chorus (Em, C, G, D)

Bridge (C-D)

 

What is happening? Can you feel the gravity?

A rising tide is lifting all the boats

Chorus (Em, C, G, D)

Too much of a Woman

Too Much Of A WomanArtist Name
00:00 / 03:14

Verse 1

 

Bm            A       E

Too loud, too strong, too much attitude

Bm

I better learn how to play along

        A        E

Before your ego ends up bruised

Bm

I’m sorry to tell you brother

    A         E

I’m not living for your comfort

    Bm

So go tell it to your mother

        A        E

Cause I’m gon’ do what I’m gon’ do 

 

Chorus

 

Bm

If I’m too much of a woman

    A        E

You can kindly step aside 

Bm

A true king can handle me

    A        E

He’s got what it takes inside (he’s not a victim of his pride)

 

Bm

Well, I hate to disappoint ya

    A        E

By now you should understand 

G                A

If I’m too much of a woman, boy 

            Bm   A E (2x)

You’re too little of a man

 

Break

Verse 2

 

Bm            A            E

Too big, to small we can never measure up

Bm

The hips the thighs, the lips, the eyes

A            E

I’m tired of all your nipping and tuck 

Bm

You keep me in a cage 

        A        E

But you don’t like to hear me roar 

    G

Well, it’s time to break the silence

        A

Cause I can’t take anymore

 

Chorus 

 

Bridge 

 

G

Trying to appease you

    A

Had me out my mind

G                F#

But I won’t let it happen this time

 

Chorus

Papa Was A Rollin Stone

Papa Was A Rolling Stone 7 26Artist Name
00:00 / 05:20

Intro: Gm Bb F Eb 

Sorry baby we were left alone, 

That’s cause papa was a rollin stone

Sorry baby, we were left alone

That’s cause papa was a rollin, rollin (2x)

Verse 1 

(Gm) It was the third of (Bb) September

(F)It was the day I will (Eb)always remember

(Gm) It was the day (F) my daddy died (Gm)

(Gm)I never got the chance to (Bb) see him

(F) Always heard bad (Eb) things about him

Mama, (Gm) tell me the truth, (F) spare me all lies (Gm)

Pre-chorus

(Cm) Momma hung her (F) head 

I saw a tear (Cm) fall and then she (F) said

Chorus

Your (Gm) Papa, he was a (F) rolling stone

(Eb) Wherever he laid his (F) hat was his home

And (Cm) when he died, (Dm) all he left us was alone

Verse 2

(Gm) Mama, is it true what they (Bb) say 

(F)All his life he had (Eb)never worked a day 

They said (Gm) he has three children (F) and another wife (Gm)

(Gm)He did some storefront (Bb)preachin'

Talkin’(F) ‘bout saving souls and all the (Eb) time leechin' of them

(Gm) Such a shame, (F) stealing in the name of God (GM)

Pre-chorus

(Cm)Momma hung her (F)head 

I saw a tear (Cm) fall and then she (F)said

 

Chorus

Your (Gm) Papa he was a (F) rolling stone

(Eb) Wherever he laid his  (F) hat was his home

And (Cm) when he died, (Dm) all he left us was alone

 

Bridge

(F) I heard he called himself a (Eb) jack-of-all-(Bb) trades

(F)Is that what sent him to an (Eb) early (Bb) grave

(F) Beg, stole and borrowed for his (Eb) bills (Bb) unpaid

Not much (Cm) thinking, too much (F) drinking and chasing (F) women

Break Gm Bb F Eb

Chorus

Your (Gm) Papa he was a (F) rolling stone

(Eb) Wherever he laid his  (F) hat was his home

And (Cm) when he died, (Dm) all he left us was alone

 

Outro Gm Bb F Eb 

Sorry baby we were left alone, 

That’s cause papa was a rollin stone

Sorry baby, we were left alone

That’s cause papa was a rollin, rollin (2x)

King Size

King SizeArtist Name
00:00 / 03:28

Verse 1

G                 C            G    

Your job is calling now you’ve got to take flight

G            C            G

I’ll help with luggage and give you a kiss goodbye

G            C             G

Our empty castle is making me feel so small

    D        C                G

I’ll be alone, here at our throne waiting up til you call

 

Chorus

              D        C        G

Cause I miss my king size, my king size of a man (2x)

 

Verse 2 

(Same chord progression as verse 1)

 

In your presence baby, my heart will wait to bow

You best get on your way, oh how I need you now

I’m waiting for you in this california bed

I’m under these sheets but I’d rather be

Underneath you instead

 

Chorus

 

Bridge

F        C                    G

Baby, baby how much I need you, you may never understand

F            C                        D

I’m desperate for your embrace your kiss and the touch of your hands

 

Verse 3

G            C            G

Business is business but please don’t take your time

            D            C        G

Cause when you’re done there’s only one thing that’s on my mind

 

Chorus

He Can't Dance

He Can't DanceArtist Name
00:00 / 03:04

Verse 1 (G  D  C)

We’re done with dinner, I’m in the kitchen

Getting myself a cold one

We play some music, I get into it

Oh yeah, that song’s a good one

So, I start moving, my little two-step

I got my drink I’m feeling fine

He comes behind me, a little clumsy

But his two step falls in line, and I smile because

 

Chorus (G D C-D)

 

He can’t dance but he’s a real man

And he gon’ do what he gotta do

To make me smile, to make it count

To bring me every star and moon

(Em D C-D)

He don’t have to be Jackson or Presly

With all the fancy moves 

(Am D G)

No, He can’t dance but holding me will do

 

Verse 2 (G D C)

 

We took the babies to the bay

For some good ol’ family fun

They’re playing music, we get into it

Acting like we’re the only ones

We’re being goofy, like the movies

We don’t care who’s watching us

Daddy’s silly but he’s willing

To show his babies happy love

 

Chorus

 

Bridge (C G C D)

Oh, one step, two step, round and round we go

How much he loves me, Lord I know

Uniform

01 Uniform Master 12 2Artist Name
00:00 / 04:29

Verse 1

G                                                 C          G

I was just a child a flower barely into bloom

             C                                   G                       D

On the day I reached the end of the crossroads

G                                                 C                     G    

Early morning sun I taste the air of middle June

             C                              G                     D

On the day I reached the end of the crossroads 

 

C                                G

Curls pressed into longer locs

D                                       Em

White dress with the matching stockings

C                            G                           D

All prepared to walk across that stage 

C                           G

Other dads in simple garb

D                                  Em

I lay my eyes on upon my father

C                             G                   D

Striking was the least I could convey

G

That day

 

C                          Em

From Japan to Desert Storm

C                                        Em

He earned his stripes a hero born

C                         G                    D

Nothing like a man in a uniform

                    C                         Em-D    

There was no one like my daddy in his uniform 

 

Verse 2

(Same progression as verse 1)

 

Never in a million years could I ever dream

I’d meet you in a cafe overseas 

You overcome your fears 

I’m not as stuck up as I seem 

And so you leave a note with our friend Mindy





 

Underway for thirty days

We keep in touch to close the distance

Trying to remember what you look like

No one else is in the room

As you walk in your navy dress blues

Trying to control these butterflies

Tonight

 

Dark and handsome 6 foot 5

My heart can not believe it’s eyes

There’s nothing like a man in a uniform

There is no one like my boyfriend…

In his uniform

 

Verse 3

 

Nine months in making, how I’m anticipating 

My baby boy I know you’ll be here soon

You will join your sister, my miss and little mister

Two flowers that I’ll cultivate to bloom

 

Chubby cheeks and big brown eyes

A smile that keeps me in your pocket

There’s no telling what the future holds

But I hope it’s filled with joy

And blessings for you my baby boy

I hope you reap the good things that we've sown

Tomorrow 

 

C                       Em                    C        Em

Will you be a fireman? A soldier or Olympian?

                  C                    G             D

There’s nothing like a man in a uniform 

C                          Em                  C                   Em

Oh, my darling you will see a world of possibilities 

C                    G                                    D    

A destiny prepared before you’re born

    C                              Em-D                              G

I can’t wait to see my baby….in his uniform

 

Outro

G                                                    C                G

You are just a child a flower barely into bloom

                 C                  G                                  D

Hold my hand as we begin at the crossroads





 

Ghetto Country Streets

Ghetto Country StreetsArtist Name
00:00 / 03:10

Verse 1

 

C

I can hear my mama say 

G

“Get your butt outside and play

D

And don’t come back until 

                                   F-G

Those lights are on”

C

We didn’t always have it made

G

Didn’t stop us either way

D                                                                  F-G    

So, we just made the boulevard our own

F                                                       E

Livin’ life before we had these phones

 

Chorus

C

Cause there was nothin like a summer day

G

With the grass up to our knees

D

Everyday felt like a holiday

                F                                   G

Getting kissed by the summer breeze

Am

Cause it didn’t take much to have some fun

G

A kiddie pool and some water guns

D

Can’t forget we learned about 

                          F

Those birds and bees

                 G

In these ghetto country streets

 

Break

Verse 2 

 

C

I can feel those wandering eyes

G

Had his heart so hypnotized

D                                                                             F-G

Was a good girl,  but to my friends I had to tell

C

Chasin boys and fireflies

G

Sleepin in staying up all night

D                                                                         f

Getting up to clean before mama starts to yell

Living life before these cells

 

Chorus

 

Bridge 

Am

Darlin, darlin, don’t forget

G

To run around and break a sweat
D

Bat those purtty eyes and flirt

F                G                         

Double dutch and play with dirt

Am

Ditch the car and walk a mile

G

Let me see that kool-aid smile

D                                          F

Eat the berries from the wild, yeah

                                            E

And don’t forget to be a child

 

Chorus





 

Waterfalls

Waterfalls DemoArtist Name
00:00 / 03:00

C G Bb F (whole song)

 

Verse 1 

A lonely mother gazing out of her window

Staring at a son that she just can't touch

If at any time he's in a jam she'll be by his side

But he doesn't realize he hurts her so much

But all the praying just ain't helping at all

'Cause he can't seem to keep his self out of trouble

So, he goes out and he makes his money the best way he know how

Another body laying cold in the gutter

Chorus

Don't go chasing waterfalls

Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to

I know that you're gonna have it your way or nothing at all

But I think you're moving too fast

Verse 2

Little precious has a natural obsession for temptation

But he just can't see

She give him loving that his body can't handle

But all he can say is, "Baby, it's good to me"

One day he goes and takes a glimpse in the mirror

But he doesn't recognize his own face

His health is fading and he doesn't know why

Three letters took him to his final resting place

Y'all don't hear me

Chorus

Don't go chasing waterfalls

Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to

I know that you're gonna have it your way or nothing at all

But I think you're moving too fast

Sweet Baby Ray

Sweet Baby RayArtist Name
00:00 / 02:57

Verse 1 

 

Bm

He’s got those hungry eyes

Em

Looks like it’s dinner time

G                     A                 Bm

And yes, I’m ready to serve

Bm

Thick legs and smothered thighs

Em

I know just what he likes

G                            A                 Bm

To quench his hunger and thirst

 

Pre-Chorus 

A                                         G      

Yeah, he likes the way I put it on him slow

A                                         G

Turnin up the heat and turnin up the smoke

 

Chorus 

 

Bm

I got a man who likes to eat

Em

So I’ma lay it on him thick and sweet 

G                           A                     Bm

He can call me, Sweet Baby Ray

Bm

I got a flavor like mesquite 

Em

So I’ma marinade on all that meat

G                            A                  Bm

He can call me, Sweet Baby Ray

 

Verse 2 

Bm

It ain’t that hard to choose

Em

I’m Lizzo, blame the juice

G                      A              Bm

He’s licking fingers all day

Bm

No catfish, I’m the truth 

Em

Gave BB King the blues

G                       A                      Bm

I’m sure he’ll clean off his plate

 

Chorus 

 

Pre-chorus 

 

Guitar Break

 

Chorus 

Stronger This Time

Stronger This TimeArtist Name
00:00 / 04:10

Verse 1

F(1)                                                                          B(4)            F(1)

Well, my hearts been sitting heavy, just can’t seem to let it go

F(1)                                                            C(5)

Little things that make me angry and got me feeling low

F(1)                                                                     B(4)        F(1)

So, I scheduled an appointment with my therapist to talk

          Dm(6)        C(5)               F(1)

Just a little safety net before I fall

F(1)                                                               B(4)            F(1)

Well, I told her ‘bout my problems, my issues and fears

F(1)                                                                 C(5)

Though it ain’t easy to solve them, I felt healing in my tears

F(1)                                                             B(4)        F(1)

No she ain’t no magic mixer like the tender of a bar

             Dm(6)        C(5)    F(1)

Just a little safety before I fall

 

Chorus

        C(5)                                                                 B(4)    F(1)

Cause I could throw down on a bottle, deep dive til 3 a.m.

    C(5)                                                                   B(4)    F(1)

Throw shots back with the bestie and then do it all again

F(1)                                                                   B(4)    F(1)

I could swim that whiskey river, but it’s always running dry

                 Dm(6)            C(5)        F(1)

I need something a little bit stronger this time

 

Verse 2

F(1)                                                           B(4)            F(1)

Then I went to see my baby, he could see it on my face

F(1)                                                        C(5)

That I’ve been in my feelings and it’s just one of them days

F(1)                                                          B(4)        F(1)

He pulls me in to hug me and I felt better in his arms

           Dm(6)        C(5)    F(1)

Just a little safety before I fall

 

Chorus 

 

Bridge

        C(5)            B(4)        F(1)

More like getting lost for hours doing what I love to do

    C(5)                    B(4)        F(1)

Taking walks or long hot showers or cuddling up with my boo

        F(1)                B(4)            F(1)

Yeah, some prayer and meditation always seems to clear my mind

    Dm(6)            C(5)        F(1)

Getting something a little bit stronger this time

 

Verse 3

    F(1)                B(4)        F(1)

Well, I met the perfect stranger just as I was in my head

F(1)                        C(5)        

She held my hands to comfort me, and this is what she said

F(1)                    B(4)            F(1)

“The Lord told me to tell you that he hears you when you call

    Dm(6)        C(5)            B-F(4-1)

Just a little safety net in case you fall”

 

Chorus

        C(5)                                                          B(4)        F(1)

Cause I could throw down on a bottle, deep dive til 3 a.m.

    C(5)                                                                  B(4)        F(1)

Throw shots back with the bestie and then do it all again

    C(5)                                                  Dm-C-B(6-5-4)

Yeah, I love a good oasis or some Colorado Pine

                     B(4)                         C(5)                F-C-F(1-5-1)

But I got something a little bit stronger this time

Threw It All

Threw It All 9 1Artist Name
00:00 / 03:44

Verse 1

Eb

She had to be quiet and quick as a mouse

As she reached for the keys she kept under the house

Fm

It was threatening to storm

Ab                                                  Eb

She had to escape from the clouds

Eb

The door could be stubborn with three bolted locks

When she finally enter to her knees she dropped

                        Fm-Ab                               Eb

As the memories sent her soul into shock

 

Pre-chorus

    Fm                                            Ab

The holes in the walls, the framed broken pictures

             Eb

That small broken child, will always stay with her

          Fm                                         Ab                                 Eb

The ghosts in the rooms were crying and begging to stay

 

Hook

                                         Fm

But she threw them all away
                                     Ab

She threw them all away

                                  Eb

She threw them all away (2x)

 

Verse 2

                Eb        

She went down to the basement…the stench in the air

Let her know there were more than just critters down there

              Fm                                Ab                                      Eb

He got drunk in the darkness cause the world wasn’t fair, no no

 

 

Pre-chorus

Fm                                       Ab

Cobwebs and corners covered with glass 

         Eb

If rooms have emotions this one didn’t laugh 

         Fm                                   Ab                                    Eb

The bars on the windows made it feel more like a cage 

 

Hook

 

Bridge

C#                                Ab                          Eb

She opened the windows to see the light

                                      C#                             Ab                 Eb

You know all it takes is little elbow grease, a little sacrifice

C#              Ab                   Eb

It can be scary to look within

                                  C#                             Ab                          Eb

Oh, but sometimes, you gotta tear it down just to start again

 

Hook

 

Verse 3

Eb

She goes up to the attic and to her surprise 

All her hopes and her dreams had survived all this time

                    Fm                    Ab                                      Eb

They were covered in dust but they were easy to find

 

            Fm                       Ab

She opens a box and pulls out a picture

            Eb

That small hopeful child was starting to miss her

          Fm                      Ab                                      Eb

Her spirit is new and clear like the sky after rain

Dinner, Sunset, Nina Simone

Dinner SunSet Nina 1 19Artist Name
00:00 / 03:54

Intro: 

C Em D C

C Em D G

Verse 1

       C                   Em             D                   C 

The car needed fixing and so did my smile

                  C                   Em             D                   C 

Since the last time we kicked it, oh it’s been a while

               C                   Em             D                   C 

We needed to change up our rhythm and tone

       C                   Em             D                   G

So I ordered  dinner, sunset and Nina Simone

 

Verse 2 (Same as verse 1)

C Em D C (G)

Moments of sadness, the world has its share

But look up, my darling there’s hope in the air

So, turn off the tv and put down the phone

It’s time for dinner, sunset and Nina Simone

 

Hook (C Am Em D)

 

Oh, oh, oh 

 

Verse 3

C Em D C (G)

 

You have desires and I have my needs

We got mortgage to pay and children to feed

You don’t have to carry these burdens alone

Let’s talk over dinner sunset and Nina Simone

 

Hook

 

Oh oh oh (C Am Em D)

 

Verse 4

C Em D C (G)

 

Problems to solve and measures to take

Critics gon cry, and Haters gonna hate

But it doesn’t faze us, oh my how we’ve grown

We on that dinner sunset and Nina Simone 

 

 

Girl Trip

Girl TripArtist Name
00:00 / 03:38

Verse 1

Am

Yes, it’s about that time

C

I’m ready to clear my mind

G

Braid my hair, I’ll be packing light

Bikini and a bottle of wine

Am

Yes, gonna call my friends

C

A Molotov cocktail, special blend

G

Sisters, hell bound, to no end

Ladies, let the fun begin

 

Chorus

F

Get your tickets, time to fly

C

Leave behind that 9 to 5

G

Pour the drinks and let’s get lit

It’s time for another girl trip

F

Book the rooms at the hotel 

C

Set aside some cash for bail

G

Bad behavior, let it rip

It’s time for another girl trip

 

Hook

 

Yeah, yeah, 

 

 

Verse 2

Am

First, we always need the mama

C

Keep us together and control the drama

G

Wisdom and grace like Michelle Obama

You know she’s gonna be on ya

Am

Next, we’re gonna need the baddie

C

Pushing the limit, embarrassing daddy

G

Teaching us all how to bounce the fatty

I just hope you’re ready

Chorus

Hook

Bridge (F  C  G)

 

F                                       C

Last but certainly not least 

C                                                       G

The friend who’s always got the drinks

G

Her kind of party’s never over

                                     F

At least until she’s sober

   F                                   C

We’re losing our composure 

C                              G

Drowning in the oasis

                               G

Name a better place than this…

 

Chorus

Hook (yeah, yeah)

Return to Verse 1 OR Band fades out

 

 

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