Get Up, Stand Up

 

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for your right (3 times)

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight

 

Am      G  Am      G   Preacher man don't tell me heaven is under the earth

Am      G  Am      G   I know you don't know what life is really worth

Am      G  Am      G   Is not all that glitters in gold and

Am      G  Am      G   Half the story has never been told

Am      G  Am      G   So now you see the light, aay

Am      G  Am      G   Stand up for your right.  Come on

 

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for your right

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight

(Repeat)

 

Am      G  Am      G   Most people think great God will come from the sky

Am      G  Am      G   Take away ev'rything, and make ev'rybody feel high

Am      G  Am      G   But if you know what life is worth

Am      G  Am      G   You would look for yours on earth

Am      G  Am      G   And now you see the light

Am      G  Am      G   You stand up for your right, yeah!

 

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for yo[1]ur right

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up.  Life is your right

Am      G  Am      G   So we can't give up the fight

Am      G  Am      G   Stand up for your right, Lord, Lord

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up.  Keep on struggling on

Am      G  Am      G   Don't give up the fight

 

Am      G  Am      G   We're sick and tired of your ism and skism game

Am      G  Am      G   Die and go to heaven in Jesus' name, Lord

Am      G  Am      G   We know when we understand

Am      G  Am      G   Almighty God is a living man

Am      G  Am      G   You can fool some people sometimes

Am      G  Am      G   But you can't fool all the people all the time

Am      G  Am      G   So now we see the light

Am      G  Am      G   We gonna stand up for our right

Am      G  Am      G   So you'd better get up, stand up, stand up for your right

 

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for your right

Am      G  Am      G   Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight.