Al Green - Jesus Is Waiting Guitar Chords

Al Green

classic soul, funk, memphis soul, quiet storm

Chords: B, A, E, D, C#(7), F#(7)
Al Green's vocal melody doesn't exactly line up with the chords so take a listen to the original once you get
the chords down for the specific changes.

B chord and A chord are E Shape bar chords on the 7th & 5th fret respectively. E chord and D chord are 1st
Inversion position on 11th Fret and 9th Fret respectively (in reference to the A string)

C# & F# are sometimes played as 7th chords by Teenie Hodges, the late great guitarist of Al Green's ensemble.


[Intro] 
B A E D X2

B               A      E     D
Jesus is Waiting
B                        A          E         D
And if you're broken down
B               A       E    D
Jesus is waiting, hey yea
B                        A          E         D
Don't let yourself down

C#(7)
Oh He standing right there behind you

F#(7)
Helping you to make up your mind

B              A        E      D
Jesus is waiting, Hey
B                        A          E         D
Do I have to say it again (say it again)
B             A         E      D
Jesus is waiting
B                        A          E         D
Talking bout, you've got a friend


C#(7)
Reach down in your heart and say
F#(7)
A little prayer just for me
C#(7)
He's the One that believes in love
F#(7)
Can't you see


B              A            E          D    
Jesus is waiting, Jesus is waiting
B              A            E          D
Love is the only Salvation
B              A            E          D
Jesus is waiting
B              A            E          D
Love is the only Dedication

B              A            E          D
Help me, Help me
B              A            E          D
Help me, Help me
B              A            E          D
Help me, Help me
B              A            E          D
Help me, Help me

B              A            E          D
Help me, I'll help you
B              A            E          D
Jesus, save my soul
B              A            E          D
I'll save some for you
B              A            E          D
I'll do my best to just
B              A            E          D
Do what I can to
B              A            E          D
Stand up and be a man
B              A            E          D
I said Hey...

B              A            E          D
I just want everybody to know that
B              A            E          D
Jesus is waiting, Hey
B              A            E          D
Jesus is waiting

B              A            E          D
I wish the band would just
B              A            E          D
Bring way down
B              A            E          D
I said I've been a fool
B              A            E          D
Disregarding Your love
B              A            E          D
Hey Father, I just want to tell You
B              A            E          D
That, I'm Sorry, (Sorry) Sorry,(Sorry)
B              A            E          D
Sorry (Sorry)Sorry Hey...

B              A            E          D
You've been good to me
B              A            E          D
You've been good to me
B              A            E          D
You've been good to me
B              A            E          D
You've been good to me

B              A            E          D
Thank You, thank You
B              A            E          D
Thank You, thank You
B              A            E          D
Thank You, thank You
B              A            E          D
Thank You, thank You

B              A            E          D
Hey...

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