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"I Really Am Grateful" Lamar Campbell
« on: July 01, 2009, 11:15:12 AM »
I've always wanted to learn this song fully. So, here are the chords. The inversions may be off in some spots, but the chords should all work fine. Enjoy!

"I Really Am Grateful" by: Lamar Campbell
Key Ab  LH/RH

Intro:

Bb / Db-F-Bb
F / C-Eb-Ab
Bb / Db-F-Bb
Ab / C-Eb-Ab
Gb / Db-F-Bb
F / Eb-Ab-C
Eb / F-Ab-Db
Ab / Db-F-Bb
Ab / C-Eb-Ab
/ Bb-G
Bb / Ab-Db-F
C / Bb-Eb-G
Db / C-F-Ab
D / C-F-Ab
Eb / Bb-Eb-G
Eb / Ab-Db-F

Verse:

Ab / Ab-C-Eb
C / G-Bb-Eb For waking me
Db / Ab-C-F up this morning,
Bb / Db-Eb-F-Ab Lord
Eb / Db-F-Ab-C I appreciate Your
Eb / Db-E-G-Bb love,
Ab / Ab-C-Eb for
C / G-Bb-Eb keeping me
Db / Ab-C-F all through the day,
F / Bb-Eb-G I meant to say
/ Ab-Db-F
Bb / G-C-E thank You Lord, for
Eb / Gb-Bb-Db-F walking right by my
Ab / Bb-C-Eb-Ab side,
G / D-F-A-C every
C / Db-E-G-Bb night I don't always say
F / C-Eb-G-Bb or F / Eb-G-Ab-Bb without you're help
C / D-F-Bb I wouldn't make it
F / C-Eb-Gb-A through the day,  *for 2nd verse, play this chord: Cb / A-Db-Eb-Ab

Chorus:

Bb / Db-F-Bb Lord
F / C-Eb-Ab I
Bb / Db-F-Bb don't
Ab / C-Eb-Ab thank
Gb / Db-F-Bb You
F / Eb-Ab-C e-
Eb / Ab-C-Eb nough,
but I really
Both hands: Eb, F, Ab, F am
Ab / Db-F-Bb grate-
Ab / C-Eb-Ab ful, for *2nd time, go on from here, go to Bridge from here
C / G-Bb-Eb keeping
F / G-Ab-Bb-Eb me,
(repeat)

/ Bb-G
Bb / Ab-Db-F
C / Bb-Eb-G
Db / C-F-Ab
D / C-F-Ab
Eb / Bb-Eb-G
Eb / Ab-Db-F
(back to Part 1)

Bridge:

/ F-Bb-Eb
G-F / E-A-D
/ F-Bb-Eb
/ E-A-D
Gb-Fb / Eb-Ab-Db
/ E-A-D
/ Eb-Ab-Db
F-Eb / F-A-C every time I get a chance
/ Ab, A, C, D to
A-Eb / A-C-F take some time I'll praise You,
Bb / F-Ab-Db I'll never forget
Ab / F-Bb-Db all you've done for me,
G / Eb-G-Bb every time I get a chance
D / Bb-D-F to
Eb / Bb-Eb-G  take some time I'll praise You,
Gb / C-Eb-Ab oh remember when
F / Db-F-Ab You saved my soul
G / Eb-G-Bb from
A / F-A-C sin,
Run w/one or both hands: C, Bb, A, G, A, G, F, Eb, F, Eb, Db, C

Vamp 1:

Bb / Db-Eb-F-Ab grateful,
/ D, Eb
C / Bb-E-Ab or C / Bb-Eb-E-Ab or C-E / Bb-C-Eb-Ab grateful,
Db / C-Eb-F-Ab grateful,
C / G-C-E
D / Ab-B-D-F
E / Bb-Db-E-G
F / C-F-A grate-
G / Db-E-G-Bb ful,
A / Eb-Gb-A-C *2nd time, go to Vamp 2 from here

Bb / Db-Eb-F-Ab grateful,
C / Bb-E-Ab or C / Bb-Eb-E-Ab or C-E / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
D / C-D-F-Bb or D / C-F-Gb-Bb grateful,
Db / C-Eb-F-Ab
G / B-Eb-F-Bb grateful, *go to Ending from here
Gb-Fb / Bb-Db-Gb-Bb or Gb-Fb / Bb-Eb-Gb-Bb
F-Eb / A-C-F-A or F-Eb / A-D-F-A
(back to beginning of Vamp 1)

Vamp 2 (too many words here, just chords):

Bb / Db-Eb-F-Ab
C / Bb-E-Ab or C / Bb-Eb-E-Ab or C-E / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
Db / C-Eb-F-Ab
C / Bb-D-Eb-G
F / A-C-Eb-Gb
Bb / Db-Eb-F-Ab
C / Bb-E-Ab or C / Bb-Eb-E-Ab or C-E / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
D / C-D-F-Bb or D / C-F-Gb-Bb
Db / C-Eb-F-Ab
G / B-Eb-F-Bb
Gb-Fb / Db-Gb-Bb
F-Eb / C-F-A

Bb / Db-Eb-F-Ab
C / Bb-E-Ab or C / Bb-Eb-E-Ab or C-E / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
Db / C-Eb-F-Ab
C / C-E-G
D / Ab-B-D-F
E / Bb-Db-E-G
F / C-F-A
G / Db-E-G-Bb
A / Eb-Gb-A-C
Eb / Db-F-Ab-C
C / Bb-E-Ab or C / Bb-Eb-E-Ab or C-E / Bb-C-Eb-Ab
D / C-D-F-Bb or D / C-F-Gb-Bb
Db / C-Eb-F-Ab
G / B-Eb-F-Bb
Gb-Fb / Db-Gb-Bb
F-Eb / C-F-A
(back to Vamp 1)

Ending:

C / G-C-E
D / Ab-B-D-F
E / Bb-Db-E-G
F / C-F-A
G / Db-E-G-Bb
A / Eb-Gb-A-C
Bb / Db-F-Bb Lord
F / C-Eb-Ab I
Bb / Db-F-Bb don't
Ab / C-Eb-Ab thank
Gb / Db-F-Bb You
F / Eb-Ab-C e-
Eb / Ab-C-Eb nough,
but I really
Both hands: Eb, F, Ab, F am
Ab / Db-F-Bb grate-
Ab / C-Eb-Ab ful.
Real musicians play in every key!!!
Music Theory, da numbers work!

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Re: "I Really Am Grateful" Lamar Campbell
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2009, 11:15:45 AM »
Chord symbol version:

"I Really Am Grateful" by: Lamar Campbell
Key Ab  RH/LH

Intro:

Bbm
Fm7
Bbm
Ab
GbM7
Fm7
Db/Eb
Bbm/Ab
Ab
/ Bb-G
Bbm7
Cm7
DbM7
Dm7(b5)
Eb
Db/Eb

Verse:

Ab
Cm7 For waking me
DbM7 up this morning,
Bbm9 Lord
DbM7/Eb I appreciate Your
Eb7(b9) love,
Ab for
Cm7 keeping me
DbM7 all through the day,
Eb/F I meant to say
Db (no bass)
C/Bb thank You Lord, for
Ebm9 walking right by my
Abadd9 side,
Gm11(no3) every
C7(b9) night I don't always say
Fm11(no3) or Fm11 without you're help
Bb/C I wouldn't make it
F7(b9) through the day,  *for 2nd verse, play this chord: Cb13

Chorus:

Bbm Lord
Fm7 I
Bbm don't
Ab thank
GbM7 You
Fm7 e-
Ab/Eb nough,
but I really
Both hands: Eb, F, Ab, F am
Bbm/Ab grate-
Ab ful, for *2nd time, go on from here, go to Bridge from here
Cm7 keeping
Fm11 me,
(repeat)

/ Bb-G
Bbm7
Cm7
DbM7
Dm7(b5)
Eb
Db/Eb
(back to Part 1)

Bridge:

/ F-Bb-Eb
G13
/ F-Bb-Eb
/ E-A-D
Gb13
/ E-A-D
/ Eb-Ab-Db
F7 every time I get a chance
/ Ab, A, C, D to
F7/A take some time I'll praise You,
Bbm7 I'll never forget
Bbm/Ab all you've done for me,
Eb/G every time I get a chance
Bb/D to
Eb  take some time I'll praise You,
Ab/Gb oh remember when
Db/F You saved my soul
Eb/G from
F/A sin,
Run w/one or both hands: C, Bb, A, G, A, G, F, Eb, F, Eb, Db, C

Vamp 1:

Bbm9 grateful,
/ D, Eb
C7(#5) or C7(#5/#9) grateful,
DbM9 grateful,
C
Ddim7
Edim7
F grate-
Gdim7 ful,
Adim7 *2nd time, go to Vamp 2 from here

Bbm9 grateful,
C7(#5) or C7(#5/#9)
Badd9/D or D7(#5/#9) grateful,
DbM9
G7(#5/#9) grateful, *go to Ending from here
Gb7 or Gb13
F7 or F13
(back to beginning of Vamp 1)

Vamp 2 (too many words here, just chords):

Bbm9
C7(#5) or C7(#5/#9)
DbM9
C / Bb-D-Eb-G
F / A-C-Eb-Gb
Bbm9
C7(#5) or C7(#5/#9)
Badd9/D or D7(#5/#9)
DbM9
G7(#5/#9)
Gb7
F7

Bbm9
C7(#5) or C7(#5/#9)
DbM9
C
Ddim7
Edim7
F
Gdim7
Adim7
DbM7/Eb
C7(#5) or C7(#5/#9)
Badd9/D or D7(#5/#9)
DbM9
G7(#5/#9)
Gb7
F7
(back to Vamp 1)

Ending:

C
Ddim7
Edim7
F
Gdim7
Adim7
Bbm Lord
Fm7 I
Bbm don't
Ab thank
GbM7 You
Fm7 e-
Ab/Eb nough,
but I really
Both hands: Eb, F, Ab, F am
Bbm/Ab grate-
Ab ful.
Real musicians play in every key!!!
Music Theory, da numbers work!

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Re: "I Really Am Grateful" Lamar Campbell
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2009, 11:17:45 AM »
In case you've never heard of this song b4, here is a video:

Real musicians play in every key!!!
Music Theory, da numbers work!

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Re: "I Really Am Grateful" Lamar Campbell
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2009, 02:42:43 PM »
T-Block,
Thanks for your time and efforts man of chording out this song.
You are ALWAYS looking out for us and, we appreciate it so much. ;D
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