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DON'T CALL ME WHITE

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    ^^^ play with the riff a little, 

        it's on the right track

 

 

Chord Diagrams

 

 F#5           E5         A5         C#5         E5ii         D5        

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|34|||      ||||||      |34|||      ||34||      ||34||      ||34||            

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               F#5          A5      E5 

Don't call me white, don't call me white

               F#5          A5      E5 

Don't call me white, don't call me white

 

 

     F#5          A5              E5

Your connotations wearing my nuts thin

     F#5                 A5             E5

Could it be semantics generating the mess we're in

F#5      A5

I understand that language

F#5         E5

breeds stereotype

    A5

But what's the explanation for the malice, for the spite?

 

               F#5          A5      E5

Don't call me white, don't call me white

               F#5          A5      E5

Don't call me white, don't call me white

 

F#5      A5                  E5

I wasn't brought here, I was born

     F#5            A5                E5

Circumsized, categorized, allegiance sworn

          F#5            A5

does this mean I have to take such shit

F#5                     E5

for being fair skinned, no!

    A5

I ain't part of no conspiracy, I'm just your average Joe

 

               F#5          A5      E5

Don't call me white, don't call me white

               F#5          A5      C#5

Don't call me white, don't call me white

 

 

           C#5 [palm muted]

Represents everything I hate

         A5                          E5

The soap shoved in your mouth to cleanse the mind

       C#5                          C#5 [palm muted]

A vast majority I've sheep, a buttoned collar, starched and bleached

                     A5

constricting veins, the blood flow to the brain slows

     E5

they're so fuckin ordinary

 

 

F#5          A5      E5

White, Don't call me white

 

INTERLUDE OF NOISE & FEEDBACK (cool...) 

 

E5ii        D5            A5

Oh, we're better off this way

E5ii     D5               A5

Oh, say what you're gonna say

F#5             A5            F#5            E5

So go ahead and label me, an asshole cause I can

   A5                                                         F#5

Accept responsibility for what I've done, but not for who I am

 

       A5      E5

Don't call me white

               F#5          A5      E5

Don't call me white, don't call me white