Talking About A Revolution Lyrics

Talking About A Revolution

Tracy Chapman

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Talking About A Revolution Lyrics

Don’t you know
They’re talkin’ bout a revolution
It sounds, like a whisper

Don’t you know
They’re talkin’ about a revolution
It sounds, like a whisper

While they’re standing in the welfare lines
Crying at the doorsteps of those armies of salvation
Wasting time in the unemployment lines
Sitting around, waiting for a promotion

Don’t you know
They’re talkin’ bout a revolution
It sounds, like a whisper

Poor people gonna rise up
And get their share
Poor people gonna rise up
And take what’s theirs

Don’t you know you better run, run, run…
Oh, I said you better run, run, run…

‘Cause finally the tables are starting to turn
Talkin’ bout a revolution

Yes finally the tables are starting to turn
Talkin’ bout a revolution
Oh, Lord, talkin’ bout a revolution

Oh, I’ve been standing in the welfare lines
Crying at the doorsteps of those armies of salvation
Wasting time in the unemployment lines
Sittin’ around, waiting for a promotion

Don’t you know
They’re talkin’ bout a revolution
And it sounds, like a whisper

And finally, the tables are starting to turn
Talkin’ bout a revolution

Yes finally the tables are starting to turn
Talkin’ bout a revolution, oh, Lord
Talkin’ bout a revolution, oh, Lord
Talkin’ bout a revolution, oh, Lord


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Talking About A Revolution – Guitar Lesson

Talking About A Revolution ChordsThe easiest of the beginner songs has a meditative strumming pattern that anyone can learn.

The simplicity is also ‘Talking About A Revolutions’ main strength. Being a song about the people, the workers, it’s no-frills approach make it sound as if sung on a street corner.

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Tracy Chapman – Biography

tracy-chapman-thumbTracy Chapman is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her singles ‘Fast Car’, ‘Talking About A Revolution’ and ‘Baby Can I Hold You’ from her self-entitled titled debut album ‘Tracy Chapman’.

Amazingly, these were the three first songs on the debut. Tracy sold multi-platinum and won her three Grammy Awards.

To find out more, go to Tracy Chapman biography.


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