The Times They Are A-Changin è la canzone che dà il titolo all’album di Bob Dylan del 1964. Fu scritta dallo stesso Dylan nel tentativo di esprimere lo scontento delle masse in quegli anni, ed è da subito divenuta il vero e proprio archetipo della canzone di protesta. Questo, a detta dello stesso Dylan, perchè la musica folk ed i movimenti per i diritti civili all’epoca andavano di pari passo.
Dal 1965 ad oggi, sono decine le cover di questa canzone incise da personaggi noti del mondo musicale: tra tutti i The Byrds, Simon & Garfunkel, Phil Collins, i Beach Boys, Pete Seeger, Billy Joel.

Testo + accordi per chitarra di The Times They Are A-Changin.

Bob Dylan The Times They Are A-Changin Accordi Testo Lyrics Chords

     G             Em         C        G
Come gather 'round people wherever you roam
      G            Am      C              D
And admit that the waters around you have grown
      G            Em             C               G
And accept it that soon you'll be drenched to the bone
        G       Am           D
If your time to you is worth savin'
         D            D7                 Gmaj7       D
Then you better start swimmin' or you'll sink like a stone,
        G           C     D       G
For the times, they are a chang - in'

(4 additional verses)

     G           Em          C                    G
Come writers and critics who prophecies with your pen
    G              Am       C                  D
And keep your eyes wide the chance won't come again
    G               Em           C                G
And don't speak too soon for the wheel's still in spin
            G          Am            D
And there's no tellin' who that it's namin'
        D     D7          Gmaj7    D    
For the loser now will be later to win
        G          C     D   G
For the times they are a-changin'

     G           Em          C          G
Come mothers and fathers throughout the land
    G          Am            C           D
And don't criticize what you don't understand
     G             Em            C              G
Your sons and your daughters are beyond your command
     G           Am      D
Your old road is rapidly agin'
       D              D7             Gmaj7        D
Please get out of the new one if you can't lend a hand
        G          C     D   G
For the times they are a-changin'

     G         Em          C               G
Come senators, congressmen please heed the call
      G            Am             C            D
Don't stand in the doorway, don't block up the hall
    G            Em           C           G
For he that gets hurt will be he who has stalled
          G      Am               D
There's a battle outside and it's ragin'
      D               D7          Gmaj7       D
It'll soon shake your windows and rattle your walls
        G          C     D   G
For the times they are a-changin'

    G          Em        C           G
The line it is drawn the curse it is cast
    G        Am       C        D
The slow one now will later be fast
       G        Em      C        G
As the present now will later be past
    G        Am      D
The order is rapidly fadin'
        D         D7       Gmaj7    D
And the first one now will later be last
        G          C     D   G
For the times they are a-changin'

[Bob Dylan]

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