Bob Dylan - When You Gonna Wake Up Guitar Chords

Bob Dylan

album rock, classic rock, folk, folk rock

Chords: Am, Dm, D, Dm7, D5, Am/C, G, F, Em7
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          When You Gonna Wake Up – Bob Dylan
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Written by: Bob Dylan
From: “Slow Train Coming” (1979)

Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

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CHORDS

      E-A-D-G-B-e
D5    x-x-0-2-3-x
Am/C  x-3-2-2-1-x
Em7   0-2-2-0-3-3

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[Intro]
| Am | Am Dm | Am | Am Dm |


[Verse 1]
Am                D                      Am
God don’t make no promises that He don’t keep
             Dm7                                                         Am
You got some big dreams, baby, but in order to dream you gotta still be asleep


[Chorus]
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
Dm                      | G   F D5 |
When you gonna wake up
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
    Em7                          | Am | % |
And strengthen the things that remain?


[Verse 2]
Am                            D                    Am
Counterfeit philosophies have polluted all of your thoughts
     Dm7                                                                 Am
Karl Marx has got ya by the throat, Henry Kissinger’s got you tied up in knots


[Chorus]
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
Dm                      | G   F D5 |
When you gonna wake up
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
    Em7                          | Am | % |
And strengthen the things that remain?


[Verse 3]
        Am                    D                       Am
You got innocent men in jail, your insane asylums are filled
        Dm7                                                       Am
You got unrighteous doctors dealing drugs that’ll never cure your ills


[Chorus]
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
Dm                      | G   F D5 |
When you gonna wake up
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
    Em7                          | Am | % |
And strengthen the things that remain?


[Verse 4]
        Am                                 D                  Am
You got men who can’t hold their peace and women who can’t control their tongues
    Dm7                                                 Am
The rich seduce the poor and the old are seduced by the young


[Chorus]
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
Dm                      | G   F D5 |
When you gonna wake up
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
    Em7                          | Am | % |
And strengthen the things that remain?


[Solo]
| Am | D | Am | % |
| Dm7 | % | Am | % |
| Am | D5   Am/C Am |
| Dm | G   F D5 |
| Am | D5   Am/C Am |
| Em7 | Am | % |


 [Verse 5]
 Am                        D                  Am
Adulterers in churches and pornography in the schools
        Dm7                                       Am
You got gangsters in power and lawbreakers making rules


[Chorus]
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
Dm                      | G   F D5 |
When you gonna wake up
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
    Em7                          | Am | % |
And strengthen the things that remain?


 [Verse 6]
Am                     D                         Am
Spiritual advisors and gurus to guide your every move
Dm7                                                         Am
Instant inner peace and every step you take has got to be approved


[Chorus]
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
      Dm                      | G   F D5 |
Said, when you gonna wake up
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
    Em7                          | Am | % |
And strengthen the things that remain?


 [Verse 7]
Am                 D                Am
Do you ever wonder just what God requires?
    Dm7                                                       Am
You think He’s just an errand boy to satisfy your wandering desires


[Chorus]
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
Dm                      | G   F D5 |
When you gonna wake up
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
    Em7                          | Am | % |
And strengthen the things that remain?


 [Verse 8]
    Am                             D                                  Am
You can’t take it with you and you know that it’s too worthless to be sold
                Dm7                                                     Am
They tell you, “Time is money,” as if your life was worth its weight in gold


[Chorus]
| Am | D5   Am/C Am |
| Dm | G   F D5 |
| Am | D5   Am/C Am |
| Em7 | Am | % |


 [Verse 9]
          Am                    D                     Am
There’s a Man up on a cross and He been crucified for you
  Dm7                                               Am
Believe in His power that’s about all you’ve got to do


[Chorus]
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
Dm                      | G   F D5 |
When you gonna wake up
Am                      | D5   Am/C Am |
When you gonna wake up
    Em7                          | Am | % |
And strengthen the things that remain?


[Outro]
| Am | D | Am | % |
| Dm7 | % | Am | % |
| Am | D5   Am/C Am |
| Dm | G   F D5 |
| Am | D5   Am/C Am |
| Em7 | Am | % |

(fade out)

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