A Change Is Gonna Come


Written By:    Sam Cooke    (Abkco Music)

Produced By: Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore at the RCA Studio in California on December 21, 1963

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Lyrics: (chords)

I was born by the river
In a little tent, and o
just like that river
I've been running ever since

It's been a long long time coming, but I know
A change is gonna come, oh yes it will

It's been too hard living
but I'm afraid to die
'cause I don't know what's up there
beyond the sky,

It's been a long time coming, but I know
A change is gonna come, oh yes it will

(I go to the movie and I go downtown
Somebody keep tellin me
don't hang around)

It's been a long time coming, but I know
A change is gonna come, oh yes it will

Then I go to my brother
and I say brother help me please
But he wind up knocking me
back down on my knees

There have been times that I thought
I couldn't last for long
But now I think I'm able to carry on

It's been a long time, but I know
A change is gonna come, oh yes it will

 

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