Om Shanti

Words and Music by Raccoon

As recorded on White Horse Ranch Session

 

The chord progression to this song is: 

·        D, A

 

D

Good mornin' and howdy

       A   D

Om shanti (that means peace)

D

I say to the risin' sun

D

“Good mornin' and howdy

       A   D

Om shanti” (that means peace)

 

D

This is the sound of the morning comin'

D                                  A

This is the sound of the day

A

Keep these two things in order

A                          D

Everything will be okay

 

D

Here comes the angels of the mornin'

D                                               A

To spread their peace across the land

A

I want to fly like the angels do

A                                      D

How can I stop the strikin' hand?

 

D

Look what they’ve done to my land

D                                          A

Look what they’ve done to my land

A

Things would have been better

A                                 D

If I was here to lend a hand

 

D

Look what they’ve done to my friends

D                                          A

Look what they’ve done to my friends

A

Things would have been better

A                          D

If I had a hand to lend

 

D

I’ve seen death and destruction

D                     A

Steal a town before

A

This one’s caught in the whirlpool

A                                        D

I’m not comin' back here no more

 

D

Here comes the angels of the mornin'

D                            A

Riding on a midnight wind

A

I wanna fly like the angels do

A                                   D

How can I rid myself of sins?

 

D

Up in the sky a new light’s shining

D                                A

Lookin' for a righteous man

A

All around we are flyin'

A                                    D

Headin' for our Promised Land

 

D

This is the sound of the morning comin'

D                                  A

This is the sound of the day

A

Keep these two things in order

A                          D

Everything will be okay

 

D

The sun says to me, “Good mornin' and howdy

       A   D

Om shanti” (that means peace)

D

Good mornin' and howdy

       A   D

Om shanti