Artist U.S.A. For Africa
Album We Are the World - Single
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Verse:
E                            A        B     E
There comes a time when we heed a certain call
           A          B                E
When the world must come together as one
             Dbm
There are people dying
             Abm                     A
Oh, and it's time to lend a hand to life
                      B
The greatest gift of all

Verse:
E               A         B     E
We can't go on pretending day by day
 A             B                          E
That someone, somewhere will soon make a change
Dbm                 Abm
We're all a part of God's great big family
   A
And the truth
         B
You know love is all we need

Chorus:
            A   B                   E
We are the world, we are the children
            A                    B                  E
We are the ones who make a brighter day so let's start giving
          Dbm                       Abm
There's a choice we're making we're saving our own lives
     A                        B                E
It's true we'll make a better day just you and me

Verse:
E                                          A         B     E
Well, send them you your heart so they know that someone cares
 A                   B              E
And their lives will be stronger and free
  Dbm                   Abm
As God has shown us by turning stone to bread
A                                 B
And so we all must lend a helping hand

Chorus:
            A   B                   E
We are the world, we are the children
            A                    B                  E
We are the ones who make a brighter day so let's start giving
          Dbm                       Abm
There's a choice we're making we're saving our own lives
     A                        B                E
It's true we'll make a better day just you and me


              Db                   Eb              E
When you're down and out there seems no hope at all
              Db                    Eb              E
But if you just believe there's no way we can fall
                        Dbm             Abm
Well, well, well, let's realize that a change can only come
     A
When we
                  B
stand together as one

Chorus - repeat -:
            A   B             E
We are the world, we are the children
            A                      B                  E
We are the ones who make a brighter day so let's start giving
          Dbm                       Abm
There's a choice we're making we're saving our own lives
     A                        B                E
It's true we'll make a better day just you and me    
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2 Comments

  1. adollmadeoutofglass

    This is so easy to play!! I love it :D

  2. helpfuladvice

    -4 is really easy!

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