LearnGospelMusic.com Community

Please login or register.
Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: "I Speak Life" Donald Lawrence  (Read 9847 times)

Offline T-Block

  • LGM Royalty
  • LGM Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 17289
  • Gender: Male
  • I got my MBA!!!

"I Speak Life" Donald Lawrence
« on: February 09, 2006, 12:27:08 PM »
"I Speak Life" by: Donald Lawrence
Key F  LH/RH

Intro:

D / A-C-F or D / A-D-F or A / A-C-D-F
C / G-C-E
A / E-G-C
/ A
G, D, G / D-F-Bb
/ D, E
D / F-Bb-F, A
E / G-C-G
F / G-A-C-F
/ E
/ F
/ C
A, F /
/ C, F
/ C
Bb, F, Bb /
/ D-F
D / F-Bb-F
E / G-C-G
F / G-A-C-F
/ E
/ F
/ C
A, F /
/ C, F
/ C
Bb, F, Bb /
/ D-F
D / F-Bb-F
E / G-C-G

Part 1 / leader (hold out chords and notes):

F / G-A-C-F
I speak life
A / G-A-C-F
your gonna live
Bb / Bb-C-D-F
oh my bro-
D / F-Bb-F
E / G-C-E ther
my sis-
F / F ster
C /
F / G
/ A I speak
G / D-F-Bb
/ D life
A / F-G-C
you are the
/ C head
Bb / C-D-F
F /
Bb / and
/ C-D-F not the tail
D / F-Bb-F
/ A you
E / G-C-G will
/ E pre-
/ F vail
D / A-D
C / G-C-E I
Bb / F-A-D speak
life
A / E-G-C
/ A
/ C
Bb / F-D don't give
A / E-G-C# uuu-
/ D up
/ E the
/ F fight
D / A-D
for
A / E-G-C your life
G / D-F-Bb
/ D you
/ E shall
D / F-Bb-F live and
E / G-C-G not die

F / G-A-C-F
/ E
/ F
/ C
A, F /
/ C, F
/ C
Bb, F, Bb /
/ D-F
D / F-Bb-F
E / G-C-G
(repeat)

Part 1 / choir (hold out chords and notes):

F / G-A-C-F
I speak life
A / G-A-C-F
your gonna live
Bb / Bb-C-D-F
oh my bro-
D / F-Bb-F
E / G-C-E ther
my sis-
F / F ster
D / A, Bb (slide A to Bb quickly)
Bb / G
C / A I speak
G / D-F-Bb-D
/ F life
A / G-A-C
you are
/ C-F-A the head
Bb / C-D-F
F /
Bb / and
/ C-D-F not
/ D the
/ E tail
D / Bb-F
/ G, A you
E / C-G will
/ E pre-
/ F vail
D / A-D
C / G-C-E I
Bb / F-A-D speak
life
A / E-G-C
G / Eb-G-Bb, D
A / F-A-C, F
Bb / F-Bb-D don't give
A / E-G-A#-C# up the fight
D / A-D-F
D / A-D-F for
A / E-G-C your life
G / D-F-Bb
/ D you
/ E shall
D / F-Bb-F live and
E / G-C-G not die

F / G-A-C-F
A / G-A-C-F
Bb / Bb-C-D-F
D / F-Bb-F
E / G-C-E
F / C-F-A

Part 2:

Bb / C-E-G life to your
/ E
/ F spi-
A / G-A-C-F rit
/ Bb
/ C
Bb / F-G-Bb-Db life to your soul
C / F-G-A-C
Bb / C-E-G God bless
/ F, G, your
/ A spi-
A / C-F-G-A
D / C-F#-A
E / Db-G-Bb by
F# / D#-A-C His
G / F-G-Bb-Db Word
/ F
C / Gb-A-C-Eb be
Bb / F-G-Bb-Db made
A / F-G-A-C whole
D / A-D-F fight
C / G-C-E for
A / E-G-C your
F / A life
G / D-F-Bb
F / C-F-A
Eb / G-Bb-D-F
D / A-C-E you
/ G shall
C / Bb-D-F live and not die

F / G-A-C-F
/ E
/ F
/ C
A / C-F-G
/ A
/ Bb
/ C

Modulation to Ab:

/ Db
/ Eb
/ Ab
/ G
/ Ab
 / Eb
Db / Ab-Db-F
F / Db-F-Ab
Eb / Bb-Eb-G
Eb / G-Bb-Eb

Part 1 (modulated to Ab):

Ab / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
I speak life
C / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
you've got to make
Db / Db-Eb-F-Ab
it oh my bro-
F / Ab-Db-F
G / Bb-Eb-G ther
my sis-
Ab / Bb-C-Eb-Ab ster
I speak life
C / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
you are the head
Db / Db-Eb-F-Ab
and not the tail
F / Ab-Db-F
you
G / Bb-Eb-G will
prevail
F / C-F-Ab
Eb / Bb-Eb-G I
Db / Ab-C-F speak life
C / G-Bb-Eb
Ab-Gb / Gb-Bb-Db
Ab-Gb / F-A-C
Db / Db-F-Ab don't give
E / Bb-Db-E-G up the
F / C-Eb-F-Ab fight
F / C-Eb-F-Ab for
C / Bb-Eb-G your life
Bb / Ab-Db-F
Ab / Ab you
G / G shall
F / Db-F-Ab live and
G / Bb-Eb-G not die

Ab / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
Bb / F-Ab-Db
C / Eb-Ab-C  *go to next part from here
Db / Bb-Eb-G
Db / Ab-Db-F
Ab / Ab you
G / G shall
F / Db-F-Ab live and
G / Bb-Eb-G not die
(repeat)

Key change to A:

D / A-C#-E
E / G#-B-E
F# / A-C#-E

A / A you
G# / G# shall
F# / D-F#-A live and
G# / B-E-G# not die
A / B-C#-E-A
B / F#-A-D
C# / E-A-C#  *go to next part from here
D / A-D-F#
(repeat)

Key change to Bb:

Eb / Bb-D-F
F / A-C-F
G / Bb-D-F

Bb / Bb you
A / A shall
G / Eb-G-Bb live and
A / C-F-A not die  *go to ending from here
Bb / C-D-F-Bb
C / G-Bb-Eb
D / F-Bb-D
Eb / Bb-Eb-G
(repeat)

Ending:

Bb / C-D-F-Bb
C, D / C, D (slide C to D quickly)
C / C
Bb / Bb
A / C-F-A
G / Bb-D-G
F / A-C-F
Eb / Bb-D-G
D / A-C-F
Bb / Bb-D-F
you shall
G / G-Bb-Eb live and
A / A-C-F not die
Bb / F-Bb-C-D-F
/ A I (very high on keyboard)
/ Bb speak
/ F life
/ D you're
/ Eb gon-
/ F na
/ F ma-
/ Bb ake
/ F it
/ Eb oh
/ D my
/ Bb bro-
G / Bb-Eb-F-G ther my (roll chord)
A / C-F-G-A sister (roll chord)
G / D-G-A-B (roll chord backwards)
/ E-A-B-C#, E (roll chord)
/ G-A-B-D
/ D-G-A-B-D (roll chord)

That's about as close as I can get it to the original recording.
Real musicians play in every key!!!
Music Theory, da numbers work!

Offline meadowman

  • LGM Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 29
  • Gender: Male
  • Meadowman

Re: "I Speak Life" Donald Lawrence
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2006, 10:28:29 PM »
this post is outstanding!!!  all of the chords sound like the recording....thanks bro!

Offline T-Block

  • LGM Royalty
  • LGM Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 17289
  • Gender: Male
  • I got my MBA!!!

Re: "I Speak Life" Donald Lawrence
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2009, 12:06:02 PM »
I made a little change to the first 3 chords in the intro. It wasn't right before, but now it is. :D

It was:

C / A-C-F
Bb / G-C-E
A / F-A-C

But, now it's:

D / A-C-F or D / A-D-F or A / A-C-D-F
C / G-C-E
A / E-G-C
Real musicians play in every key!!!
Music Theory, da numbers work!

Offline Kubiat

  • LGM Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1

Re: "I Speak Life" Donald Lawrence
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2010, 05:00:02 PM »
It's a good work you've done ..... actually scored that song too, but i wasn't as close as you went.
Keep it up. :)
Pages: [1]   Go Up