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                             Gimme Hope Jo'anna - Eddy Grant
Tabbed by: HEMA90
E-mail: hema90@gmail.com

Tuning: standard (eBGDAE)

CAPO 1st fret

The other version is pretty much spot on, but stops halfway through, so I made 
this one. Chords marked with a dot (.) are for half a bar only.

Intro: A D A E | A D A. E. A

A (x02220@1)             DWell (xx0232@1)Jo'anna she runs a country
            A (x02220@1)            EShe (022100@1)runs in Durban and the Transvaal
            A (x02220@1)               DShe (xx0232@1)makes a few of her people happy, oh
          A.             E.      AShe (x02220@1)don't care about the rest at all

A (x02220@1)              DShe's (xx0232@1)got a system they call apartheid
           A (x02220@1)                EIt (022100@1)keeps a brother in a subjection
          A (x02220@1)                  DBut (xx0232@1)maybe pressure will make Jo'anna see
    A.                E.      AHow (x02220@1)everybody could a live as one

      A (x02220@1)           DGimme (xx0232@1)hope, Jo'anna; Hope, Jo'anna
      A (x02220@1)                      EGimme (022100@1)hope, Jo'anna; 'Fore the morning come
      A (x02220@1)           DGimme (xx0232@1)hope, Jo'anna; Hope, Jo'anna
A.              E.      AHope (x02220@1)before the morning come

A (x02220@1)                  D (xx0232@1)
I hear she makes all the golden money
           A (x02220@1)                   ETo (022100@1)buy new weapons, any shape of guns
            A (x02220@1)                 D (xx0232@1)
While every mother in a black Soweto fears
    A.          E.     AThe (x02220@1)killing of another son

A (x02220@1)                       DSneakin' (xx0232@1)across all the neighbours' borders
         A (x02220@1)                ENow (022100@1)and again having little fun
            A (x02220@1)                 DShe (xx0232@1)doesn't care if the fun and games she play
        A.      E.   AIs (x02220@1)dang'rous to ev'ryone


[interlude: repeat intro]

A (x02220@1)                DShe's (xx0232@1)got supporters in high up places
               A (x02220@1)               EWho (022100@1)turn their heads to the city sun
        A (x02220@1)                 DJo'anna (xx0232@1)give them the fancy money
      A.       E.        AOh (x02220@1)to tempt anyone who'd come

A (x02220@1)                 DShe (xx0232@1)even knows how to swing opinion
         A (x02220@1)                  EIn (022100@1)every magazine and the journals
          A (x02220@1)                   DFor (xx0232@1)every bad move that this Jo'anna make -
           A.        E.  AThey (x02220@1)got a good explana-tion


A (x02220@1)                    DEven (xx0232@1)the preacher who works for Jesus
        A (x02220@1)                     EThe (022100@1)Archbishop who's a peaceful man
         A (x02220@1)                  DTogether (xx0232@1)say that the freedom fighters
     A.           E.   AWill (x02220@1)overcome the very strong

A (x02220@1)                     DI (xx0232@1)wanna know if you're blind Jo'anna
       A (x02220@1)                     EIf (022100@1)you wanna hear the sound of drums
          A (x02220@1)                  DCan't (xx0232@1)you see that the tide is turning -
                 A.            E.      AOh (x02220@1)don't make me wait till the morning come

[chorus x2] 
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