Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come Ukulele Chords

 

Voice Range: FB (1 octave + 6 half tones) – how to use this

 

Intro:

G#9    D#9   F7

 

Verse 1:

I was A#born by the river in a little tent
Oh, and Cm7just like the river I’ve been running, Gmever since
It’s been a A#long….  a lCm7ong time coming, but I D#7know, oh-oh-D7oh,
A Gmchange gon’ come, oh A#yes it will

 

Verse 2:
It’s been A#too hard living, but I’m afraid to die
Cm7‘Cause I don’t know what’s up there Gmbeyond the sky
It’s been a A#long….  a lCm7ong time coming, but I D#7know, oh-oh-D7oh,
A Gmchange gon’ come, oh A#yes it will

 

Verse 3:
I A#go to the movie and I go down town
Cm7Somebody keep telling me don’t Gmhang around
It’s been a A#long….  a lCm7ong time coming, but I D#7know, oh-oh-D7oh,
A Gmchange gon’ come, oh A#yes it will

 

Bridge:
Cm7Then I go to my A#6brother
Cm7And I say, “Brother, help me Gmplease.”
Cm7But he winds up Gmknockin’ me
C9Back down on my F7knees

 

Verse 4:
There been A#times that I thought I couldn’t last for long
Cm7But now I think I’m able to Gmcarry on
It’s been a A#long….  a lCm7ong time coming, but I D#7know, oh-oh-D7oh,
A Gmchange gon’ come, oh A#yes it will