What I am    (video)

 

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    If what I am is what's in me,

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    then I'll stay strong, that's who I'll be.

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    And I will always be the best "me" that I can be.

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    There's only one me, I am it.

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    I have a dream, I'll follow it.

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    It's up to me to try.

 

 G                      C                        Em

Oh! I'm gonna keep my head up high,

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keep on reaching high,

 Em                       D                     C

never gonna quit, I'll be getting stronger.

G          C                                      Em

    And nothing's gonna bring me down,

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never gonna stop, gotta go,

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because I know, I'll keep getting stronger.

 

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1.     And what I am is thoughtful, what I am is musical,

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    what I am is smart, and what I am is brave.

      Em                D            C                G

    What I am is helpful, what I am is special!

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    There's nothing I can't achieve,

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    because in myself I believe in you.

 

+  CHORUS

 

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2.     What I am is super, what I am is proud,

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    what I am is friendly, what I am is grouchy.

 

 

 

 

 

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    What you are is magical, that you are is special!

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    There's nothing I can't achieve,

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    because in myself I believe in you.

 

 G                      C                        Em

Oh! I'm gonna keep my head up high,

   C                        G

keep on reaching high,

 Em                       D                     C

never gonna quit, I'll be getting stronger.

G          C                                      Em

    And nothing's gonna bring me down,

  C                                G

never give it up, gotta go,

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because I know, I'll keep getting stronger.

 

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (from “Sesame Street“)