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India Arie, Ghetto Chords (ver.1)

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Ghetto Chords (ver.1)

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GHETTO – India Arie
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This is pretty straightforward as I see it. Only thing that deserves some
attention is the F; it could be some Fmaj as well, or played 103211 as I
play it. Try it out.

Standard tuning
Capo on first fret!

INTRO
Am  Dm  E7

VERSE1
          Am          C           Dm           E7
There are places in Havana that remind me of Savannah
Am               F          Dm               E7                F = 103211
Parts of West Virginia that might as well be Kenya
Am                C     Dm           E7
Parts of New York City, parts of Mississippi
Am             F                Dm             E7
Parts of Tennessee, look like another world to me, oh oh oh

CHORUS
Am         C           Dm        E7
Ghetto-o-o-o, might as well be another country
Am         F           Dm        E7
Barrio-o-o-o, might as well be another country
         A        C   Dm            E7             Am
When you look around, you live in another country too
         F       Dm      E7
(Too), too, (too), too-ooh

VERSE2
      Am           C              Dm               E7
To be hungry in L.A. is just like starving in Bombay
Am               F       Dm              E7
Homeless in Morocco is a shelter in Chicago
Am                   C    Dm                 E7
  Right around the corner,  just down the road
Am                  F   Dm                 E7
Right before your eyes, right under your nose, hey

CHORUS
    Am         C           Dm        E7
The ghetto-o-o-o, might as well be another country
Am         F           Dm        E7
Barrio-o-o-o, might as well be another country
         A         C  Dm            E7             Am
When you look around, you live in another country too
         F       Dm      E7
(Too), too, (too), too-ooh

INTERLUDE/SOLO
Am  C  Dm  E7  x2

BRIDGE
        Am          C            Dm           E7
Now the dictionary says that the ghetto is a place
      Am          F           Dm       E7
Of minority, and poverty, and overpopulation
Am               C              Dm            E7
We live on this earth together, ain't no separation
            Am                 F
When you're looking down, from outer space
             Dm                  E7
We’re just a human race, and the world is a


CHORUS
Am         C         Dm              E7
Ghetto-o-o-o, listen every place and every country
Am         F          Dm              E7
Barrio-o-o-o, it's in every place and every country
         A        C   Dm                E7
When you look around, do you see your brother when you
A         C  Dm                 E7
Look around, it's a small world after all
         A        C   Dm            E7             Am
When you look around, you live in another country too
         F       Dm      E7
(Too), too, (too), too-ooh

OUTRO
Am          C  
(Ghetto), Jamaica is a ghetto
Dm          E7
(Ghetto), Japan is a ghetto
Am         F
(Ghetto), America’s a ghetto
Dm           E7
(Ghetto), Slovakia’s a ghetto
Am              C
(Ghetto), South Africa’s a ghetto
Dm           E7
(Ghetto), Brazil is a ghetto
Am        F
(Ghetto), Israel is a ghetto
Dm        E7    Am  C  Dm  E7  Am
(Ghetto).

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