African Herbsman

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African Herbsman

G              Em
All twinklin’ lee
G                             Em
Can’t see the right rose when the streams a-bate
G             Em
The old slave men might grind slow
C         G
But it grinds fine, yeah

Chorus 1:

G                    Em
African herbsman, why linger on?
G                          Em
Just concen-trate, ’cause heaven lives on
G                          Em
Greet-I-eth slave men will look with a scorn
C      D                          G    Em
With a transplanted heart (yes, how quick they had to part)
G    Em
(How quick they had to part)

Verse 2:

G              Em
The re-membrance of to-day
G             Em
Is the sad feelin’ of to-morrow
G          Em                C
(…How quick …) Oh (… part), oh yeah

Chorus 2:

G                    Em
African herbsman, seize your time
G                        Em
I’m takin’ il-lusion on the edge of my mind
G                   Em
I’m takin’ losers down thru my life
C     D                                G    Em
Down thru my life, yeah (yes, how quick they had to part)
G    Em
(How quick they had to part)

Verse 3:

G               Em
Dideh part, yes, they part
G              Em
The re-membrance of to-day
G    Em
(How quick they had to part)

Chorus 3:

G                    Em
African herbsman, why linger on?
G                               Em
Just concen-trate, ’cause your heaven lives on
G                          Em
Greet-I-eth slave men will look with a scorn
C      D                                G    Em
With a transplanted heart, yes, how (… quick they have to part)
G    Em
(How quick they had to part)

Verse 4:

G               Em
In re-membrance of to-day
G              Em
Brings sad feelings of to-morrow
C
(Yes, how quick they have to …) Lead me on, oh, Lord, I pray to you

Chorus 2:

G                  Em
(African herbsman) (African herbsman)
G                  Em
(African herbsman) (African herbsman)

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