Alborosie - Rolling Like A Rock Guitar Chords

Alborosie

dancehall, reggae, roots reggae

Chords:
Key: Gm.

There are multiple parts and guitar lines that you can play.
There's rhythm (Gm|F throughout the song).
And there's a muted guitar line that plays along with the bass line (in a loop):

e:-------------
b:-------------
g:-------------
D:--5-5---3-3-3
A:-----555-----
E:-- ----------


During the chorus, another guitar line gives accents to the tones of Alborosie's vocals:

e:-------------
b:--------4-3--
g:----5/7----5-
D:-------------
A:-------------
E:-------------


Listen to the song for the exact timing. 



Repeat: Gm|F throughout the song. 

(intro, acapella)
A jamaica puppa live, so you know a thing's run, 
no fi on stars, thirst fi blood and kill di fifull, 
mummy nah cu mi di nah, while mi a string out di song, 
yes our music can be deadly! Dj, listen and learn


(Chorus)
       Gm                  F
I'm rolling like a rock (please step away) 
       Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (don't get in my way)
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (bum shakalak) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock ( mi na take no talk)
      Gm                 F
I'm rolling like a rock (please step away) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (don't get in my way)
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (bum shakalak) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock ( mi na take no ehh.. 



(Verse)
        Gm               F
Boy come a Jamaica fill same at di praise lack 
        Gm              F
we don't see sufferation near the real rapapam
      Gm                 F
And nevva memba said we a spread di Markus talk 
      Gm                 F
who fi dead a go dead and who fi walk must walk
      Gm                 F              Gm                F
Sibilidondon sibilidondon it's bad man tone ya so named jah jah tone, 
      Gm                 F
boy ya move busty put some level pon your sound, 
      Gm                 F
keep your mouth on ya face and keep your feet pon di ground



(Chorus)
       Gm                  F
I'm rolling like a rock (please step away) 
       Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (don't get in my way)
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (bum shakalak) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock ( mi na take no talk)
      Gm                 F
I'm rolling like a rock (please step away) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (don't get in my way)
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (bum shakalak) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock ( mi na take no ehh.. 





(Verse)
      Gm                 F
bum bamba
      Gm                 F
dem nevva expect di kian kali come back and lock di tone,
      Gm                 F
 all police boy dem could dem move dem na go lock off mi sound,
      Gm                   F
 mi kill silectah many dj blood just splash at ground, 
      Gm                   F
let me finish with dem full dehdeh mi packs (….)
      Gm                 F
 that is why raggamuffin' is my dirty style
      Gm                    F
in a sound war mi ah start war, mi a di top Jedi!
      Gm                 F
Yakuza, Kamizake, Ninja, Samurai! 
      Gm                 F
Mi murder DJ bwoy from J.A. to Shangai



(Chorus)
       Gm                  F
I'm rolling like a rock (please step away) 
       Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (don't get in my way)
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (bum shakalak) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock ( mi na take no talk)
      Gm                 F
I'm rolling like a rock (please step away) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (don't get in my way)
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (bum shakalak) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock ( mi na take no ehh.. 



(Verse)
      Gm                 F
eh… I'm di third generation from King tobi's tribe 
      Gm                 F
what a house de mi seh so just want belong Ile
      Gm                 F
Pupa muffin and king drummist dem nah take no side,
      Gm                 F
 di walla dem passy wall dem affi run from mi sight
      Gm                 F
Meet on a berlin and kill the german sound,
      Gm                 F
 chant to Italy and murder Vatican sound, 
      Gm                 F
mi left di prince in England with no Buckingham crown,
       Gm                 F
france tone longtime mi tek way you crown


(Acapella)
Some bwoy dem come a Jamaica, 
a dem a gwan like dem really bad, 
tru dem nevva talk to the real kian kali
But sekkle on di sokkle
I'm rollin like a rock…




(Outro: Chorus, without Alborosie's vocals)
       Gm                  F
I'm rolling like a rock (please step away) 
       Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (don't get in my way)
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (bum shakalak) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock ( mi na take no talk)
      Gm                 F
I'm rolling like a rock (please step away) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (don't get in my way)
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock (bum shakalak) 
      Gm                 F
rolling like a rock ( mi na take no ehh.. 


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