Africa (easy)
1981
usToto
AmAm7Bb6CDmEbEmFGGm
10 chords used in this song

I've seen numerous arrangements for this song, which is quite tricky to play in the original key of B. Here I used a few tricks to completely avoid barre chords. Firsly the song is shifted up a semitone to C. Next, we substitute Bb6 for Bb throughout the song, and Am7 for Am in the riff. This makes the riff easy to play, since its really only two chords Bb6 and Dm, and we hit the open strings (Am7) in between.

Intro:Riffx4
Bb6Am7Dm
Bb6Am7Dm
CEmAm
CI hear the drums Emechoing toAmnight
CBb6
CShe hears only Bb6whispers of some
DmAmBb6Am7Dm
 Dmquiet converAmsaBb6tion Am7Dm
CEmAm
CShe's coming Emin, twelve thirty Amflight
CBb6
CThe moonlit wings reBb6flect the stars that
DmAmBb6Am7Dm
 Dmguide me toward salAmvaBb6tion Am7Dm
CEmAm
CI stopped an Emold man along the Amway
CBb6
CHoping to find some Bb6old forgotten
DmAmBb6Am7Dm
 Dmwords or ancient AmmeloBb6dies Am7Dm
CEmAm
CHe turned to Emme as if to Amsay
Bb6Am7Dm
"Hurry boy, it's Bb6waiting there for you" Am7Dm
GmEbBb6F
GmGonna take a Eblot to drag me aBb6way from Fyou
GmEbBb6F
GmThere's nothing that a Ebhundred men or Bb6more could ever Fdo
GmEbBb6F
GmI bless the Ebrains down in Bb6AfriFca
GmEbBb6
GmGonna take some Ebtime to do the Bb6things we never
DmFGmBb6Am7Dm
 DmhaFGmd... Ooh Bb6ooh Am7Dm
Bb6Am7Dm
Bb6Am7Dm
CEmAm
CThe wild dogs Emcry out in the Amnight
CBb6
CAs they grow restless Bb6longing for some
DmAmBb6Am7Dm
 Dmsolitary AmcompaBb6ny Am7Dm
CEmAm
CI know that EmI must do what's Amright
CBb6
As sure as CKilimanjaro Bb6rises like
DmAmBb6Am7Dm
 DmOlympus above the AmSerengeBb6ti Am7Dm
CEmAm
CI seek to Emcure what's deep inAmside
AmBb6Bb6Am7Dm
AmFrightened of this Bb6thing that I've beBb6come Am7Dm
GmEbBb6F
GmGonna take a Eblot to drag me aBb6way from Fyou
GmEbBb6F
GmThere's nothing that a Ebhundred men or Bb6more could ever Fdo
GmEbBb6F
GmI bless the Ebrains down in Bb6AfriFca
GmEbBb6
GmGonna take some Ebtime to do the Bb6things we never
DmFGmBb6Am7Dm
 DmhaFGmd... Ooh Bb6ooh Am7Dm
Bb6Am7Dm
Bb6Am7Dm
Solo
CEmAm
CEmAm
CBb6DmAmBb6Am7Dm
CBb6DmAmBb6Am7Dm
CGAm
CGAm
Bb6Am7Dm
Hurry boy, she's Bb6waiting there for you Am7Dm
GmEbBb6F
GmGonna take a Eblot to drag me aBb6way from Fyou
GmEbBb6F
GmThere's nothing that a Ebhundred men or Bb6more could ever Fdo
GmEbBb6F
GmI bless the Ebrains down in Bb6AfriFca
GmEbBb6F
GmI bless the Ebrains down in Bb6AfriFca
GmEbBb6F
GmI bless the Ebrains down in Bb6AfriFca
GmEbBb6F
GmI bless the Ebrains down in Bb6AfriFca
GmEbBb6F
GmI bless the Ebrains down in Bb6AfriFca
GmEbBb6
GmGonna take some Ebtime to do the Bb6things we never
DmFGmBb6Am7Dm
 DmhaFGmd... Ooh Bb6ooh Am7Dm
Bb6Am7Dm
Bb6Am7Dm
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