Shed a Little Light – James Taylor Song Chord/Tab and Lyric

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Shed a Little Light – James Taylor Piano, Guitar, Ukulele Chord/Tab and Lyric
Artist: James Taylor
Album/Category: New Moon Shine (1991)


SHED A LITTLE LIGHT by James Taylor
Chords by Jon Edward Ferner Diesen

Let us turn our thoughts today
To Martin Luther King
And recognize that there are ties bet[A/C#]ween us
All men and women
Living on [A/C#]the earth
Ties of hope and love
Sister and brotherhood

That we are bound toget[A/C#]her
In our desire to see the world become
A place in [A/C#]which our children
Can grow free and strong
We are bound tog[A/C#]ether
By the task that stands before us
And the road that l[A/C#]ies ahead
We are bound and we are bound

[E/G#] There is a feeling like the clenching [A/C#]of a fist
[E/G#] There is a hunger in the center [A/C#]of the chest
[E/G#] There is a passage through the darkness [A/C#]and the mist
[E/G#] And though the body sleeps the heart will [A/C#]never rest

Shed a little light, oh lord[Bm-A-E]
So that we can [Bm-A-E]see
Just a little light, oh lord[Bm-A-E]
Wanna stand it on [Bm-A-E]up
Stand it on up, oh lord[Bm-A-E]
Wanna walk it on [Bm-A-E]down
A A/C# A/D E 2x
Shed a little light, oh lord

Can't get no light[D/F#] from the dollar bill
Don't give me no l[D/F#]ight from a tv screen
When I open my eye[D/F#]s I wanna drink my fill
From the well on the hill
do you know what I mean?

Shed a little light, oh lord[Bm-A-E]
So that we can [Bm-A-E]see
Just a little light, oh lord[Bm-A-E]
Wanna stand it on [Bm-A-E]up
Stand it on up, oh lord[Bm-A-E]
Wanna walk it on [Bm-A-E]down
A A/C# A/D E 2x
Shed a little light, oh lord

[E/G#] There is a feeling like the clenching [A/C#]of a fist
[E/G#] There is a hunger in the center [A/C#]of the chest
[E/G#] There is a passage through the darkness [A/C#]and the mist
[E/G#] And though the body sleeps the heart will [A/C#]never rest

Let us turn our thoughts today
To Martin Luther King
And recognize that there are ties bet[A/C#]ween us
All men and women
Living on [A/C#]the earth
Ties of hope and love
Sister and brotherhood

Chords by Jon Edward Ferner Diesen

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