Rockabye    (video)

 

Am††††† ††††F†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††- G†† C

††† Call it love and devotion, †††††††call it the momís

†††††††† Am†††††††††††† F†††††††††††††††††††††††† G†††††††††††††† ††††††††- C

††† adoration, foundation, a special bond of creation,†††††† hah.

Am††F†††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††G†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††C

††† For all the single mums out there going through frustration,

†††† †††††††††††F†††††††††††† ††††††††††Dm††††††† †††††††E

††† Clean Bandit, Sean-da-Paul, Anne-Marie.

 

†††††††††††† †††††††††††††††Am†† - F††††††† †††††††G††† ††- Em

1. She works the night, †††††††by the water,

†††††††††† ††††††††††††††††Am††††††††† †††††††F†††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††G††††††† †††- Em

††† she's gone astray, so far away from her father's daughter.

†††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††Am- F†††††† ††††††††G†††† ††- Em

††† She just wants a life ††††††††for her baby,

††††††††† ††††††††††Am†††††††††††††† ††††††F††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††G

††† all on her own, no one will come, she's got to save him.

 

†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††Am††††††† †††F††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††G

††† She tells him, "Ooh, love, no one's ever gonna hurt you, love,

††† Em†††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††Am ††††††††††F†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††G†† †††- Em

††† I'm gonna give you all of my love, nobody matters like you."

†††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††Am††††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††G

††† She tells him, "Your life ain't gonna be nothing like my life,

†††† Em††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††Am

††† you're gonna grow and have a good life,

††††† F†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††G††††† Em

††† I'm gonna do what I've got to do."

 

††† †††Am††††† ††††††F†††††††††† ††††††GEm

So, rockabye, baby, rockabye, I'm gonna rock you,

Am ††††††††††††F††††††††††††† †††††††††G†† Em

rockabye, baby, don't you cry, somebody's got you.

Am†††††† †††††††F†††††††† †††††††GEm

Rockabye, baby, rockabye, I'm gonna rock you,

Am††††† ††††††F††††††††††††† †††††††G

rockabye, baby, don't you cry !

 

†††††††††††††Am††† - F - G - Em††††††††††††† Am††† - F - G - Em

+Rockabye !†††††††††††††††††††††††† Rockabye !

 

†† Am†††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††F

2. †††††Single mama, you doing out there,

††††† G†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††Em

††† facing the hard life, without no fear.

††††† Am†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††F

††† Just so you know that you really care,

††† †††††††††††††G††††††††††††† †††††††††††Em

††† ícause any obstacle come youíre well prepared.

†††††††††††† - Am††††††††††† ††††††††††††††F

††† And, †††††††no, mama, you never shed tear.

††††† †††††††††††G††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††Em

††† ícause you have to set things year and to year,

††† †††††††- Am†††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††F

††† and ††††††††you give the youth love beyond compare,

†††† G†††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††Em- - - - - - - -

††† you find his school fee and the bus fare.

 

††† Am†††††††††††† ††††††††F

††† Mm, Marie, the paps' disappeared,

†††† G†††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††Em

††† in the round back canít find him nowhere,

†††† Am††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††F

††† steadily you work flow, everything you know,

†††††††††††††† G††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††Em- - - - -

††† you know say you nuh stop the time fi a jear.

 

†††† Am†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††F†††††††††††††††††† G

3. Now she gotta a six year old, trying to keep him warm,

†††† Em††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††Am

††† trying to keep out the cold.

†††††† †††††††††††††F †††††††††††††††††††††††- G††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††Em

††† When he looks in her eyes,††††† he don't know he's safe.

†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††Am†††††† ††††††††F†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††G††

††† When she says, "Ooh, love, no one's ever gonna hurt you, love,

†††† Em†††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††Am ††††††††††F†† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††G††††† - Em

††† I'm gonna give you all of my love, nobody matters like you !"

 

†††††† Am†††††††††††† F†††††††††††††††† GEm

So, rockabye, baby, rockabye, I'm gonna rock you,

Am†††††††††††† F†††††††††††††††††††††† G†† Em

rockabye, baby, don't you cry, somebody's got you.

Am††††††††††††† F†††††††††††††††† G†† Em

Rockabye, baby, rockabye, I'm gonna rock you,

Am†††††††††††† F††††††††††††††††††††† G

rockabye, baby, don't you cry !

 

+Am - F - G - Em (2x)

 

†† Am††††††† †††††††††††††F

+†††††Rockabye, don't but a cry,

††† G ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Em

††† lift up your head, lift it up to the sky.

Am††††††† ††††††††††F

††† Rockabye, don't but a cry,

†††† G†††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††Em

††† angels are wrong, you just dry your eyes.

 

†††† Am††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††F†††††† ††††††††††††G

4. Now she gotta a six year old, trying to keep him warm,

†††† Em††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††F††††††††††††††††††††† G

††† trying to keep out the cold. When he looks her in the eyes,

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††† he don't know he's safe when she says.- - -

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am††††††††††† F†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G

††† She tells him, "Ooh, love, no one's ever gonna hurt you, love,

††† Em††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am††††† †††††F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G††††† - Em

††† I'm gonna give you all of my love, nobody matters like you."

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am††††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G

††† She tells him, "Your life ain't gonna be nothing like my life,

†††† Em†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am

††† you're gonna grow and have a good life,

††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G††††† Em

††† I'm gonna do what I've got to do."††††††††††††††††††† +CHORUS

 

†††††††††††††† Am††† - F - G - Em††††††††††††† Am††† - F - G - Em

+Rockabye !†††††††††††††††††††††††† Rockabye !††††††††††††††††††††††††† (2x)

†††††††††††††† Am††† - F - G - Em††††††††††††† Am††† - F - G - Em

+Rockabye !†††††††††††††††††††††††† Rockabye !

 

+Am - F - G - C†††† - F - Dm - E

 

††† (Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie)