Selma – Glory Chords & Lyrics Artist: , ,

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

Cm7 chord Am chord Em chord F chord C chord G chord D chord Dm7 chord Am7 chord
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How To Play

No Capo, Standard Tuning
 
Cm7 -> (032000)
 
Or Capo 5th fret
Am -> Em
F -> C
C -> G
G -> D
Dm7 -> Am
 
* = ONE STRUM
 
Also, between Am and F during the "Oh, glory, glory" part of the chorus, you could upward strum all
strings open to give the same effect John does when he changes notes on the piano, or use Am7.
 
Made by mraznby15
 
CHORUS
Am*                F*
One day, when the glory comes
          C*          Cm7*    G*
It will be ours, it will be ours
Am*                    F*
Oh, one day, when the war is one
          C*            Cm7*     G*
We will be sure, we will be here sure
    Am     F*
Oh, glory, glory
    C* Cm7* G*
Oh, glory, glory
 
VERSE 1
Am
Hands to the Heavens, no man, no weapon
F
Formed against, yes glory is destined
C                                Cm7
Every day women and men become legends
G
Sins that go against our skin become blessings
Am
The movement is a rhythm to us
F
Freedom is like religion to us
C                         Cm7
Justice is juxtaposition in us
G
Justice for all just ain't specific enough
Am
One son died, his spirit is revisitin' us
F
Truant livin' livin' in us, resistance is us
C                              Cm7
That's why Rosa sat on the bus
G
That's why we walk through Ferguson with our hands up
Am
When it go down we woman and man up
F
They say, "Stay down" and we stand up
C                                         Cm7
Shots, we on the ground, the camera panned up
G
King pointed to the mountain top and we ran up
 
 
CHORUS
Am*                F*
One day, when the glory comes
          C*          Cm7*    G*
It will be ours, it will be ours
Am*                    F*
Oh, one day, when the war is one
          C*            Cm7*     G*
We will be sure, we will be here sure
    Am     F*
Oh, glory, glory
    C* Cm7* G*
Oh, glory, glory
 
BRIDGE
Dm7
Now the war is not over
F
Victory isn't won
Am
And we'll fight on to the finish
G
Then when it's all done
          Dm7     F        Am     G
We'll cry glory, glory, oh glory, glory
          Dm7     F        Am     G
We'll cry glory, glory, oh glory, glory
 
VERSE 2
Am
Selma's now for every man, woman and child
F
Even Jesus got his crown in front of a crowd
C                                               Cm7
They marched with the torch, we gon' run with it now
G
Never look back, we done gone hundreds of miles
Am
From dark roads he rose, to become a hero
F
Facin' the league of justice, his power was the people
C                                Cm7
Enemy is lethal, a king became regal
G
Saw the face of Jim Crow under a bald eagle
Am
The biggest weapon is to stay peaceful
F
We sing, our music is the cuts that we bleed through
C                                     Cm7
Somewhere in the dream we had an epiphany
G
Now we right the wrongs in history
Am
No one can win the war individually
F
It takes the wisdom of the elders and young people's energy
C                                Cm7
Welcome to the story we call victory
G
Comin' of the Lord, my eyes have seen the glory
 
CHORUS
Am                      F
One day, when the glory comes
      C               Cm7    G
It will be ours, it will be ours
Am                      F
Oh, one day, when the war is won
     C                   Cm7     G
We will be sure, we will be here sure
   Am      F
Oh, glory, glory
  C     Cm7 G
Oh, glory, glory
   Am      F
Oh, glory, glory
  C     Cm7 G
Oh, glory, glory
 
OUTRO
       Am       F
When the war is won
         C                 Cm7* G
When it's all said and done
     Am         F
We'll cry glory, glory
C         Cm7* G*
Oh, glory 

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