Youre Gonna Need Somebody

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------# #This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the # #song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. # #------------------------------------------------------------------------------## From: REILLY@JUNCOL.JUNIATA.EDU Subject: crd:"you're gonna need somebody on your bond" by taj mahal You're gonna [E] need somebody on your [E] bond child You're gonna [A] need somebody on your [E] bond When it's late 'round midnight and [A] old man death comes slippin into the room You're gonna [E] need some[B]body on your [E] bond (A,A#,B turn) You take Mary and Martha standin up in the hillside Mary explainin' to Martha, "darlin look at the river deep and the water wide." Here comes ole Moses, faithful Moses carryin' big ole stones up the hill Tellin everybody their gonna need somebody on their bond leads--play body of song twice using one instrument (keyboard or mouthharp) first and add another instrument (guitar or horns) to accompany instrument #1 during second lead Whoa, you tak Maivus Staples and ole Corn Cheevers(?) they got the good side on their bond Oh I been listen to the music people ever since the day I was born My momma raised me in a room across from the church by the tree and that sweet gospel music oh how it used to comfort me Tellin everybody they're gonna need somebody on their bond Repeat first verse (1st two lines quietly then build to end by repeating last line of verse (end with B, A, E) song appears on many of Taj's recordings as it one of his signature tunes; he plays it at many different tempos so find one that works for you I've borrowed a bit from the archives and wanted to give a little something back.