This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.


By: Jaci Velasquez                              
Album: "Heavenly Place"                        
Written by:  Mark Heimermann, David Mullen
Tab: Chris Rickman
(C)1996 Fun Attic Music/ASCAP/Seat of The Pants Music/Word Music/ASCAP

WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE                           

INTRO (Probably sounds best on an acoustic 12 string)
                                                               
                D           E7         G/A        G     D    
     4        $ w           w         w           e e e e+h  
|-----------|------------|----------|-----------|------------
|-----------|---3--------|-3--------|-3---------|-3-3---3----
|-----------|---2--------|-1--------|-0---------|-0-0-r-2----
|-----------|---0--------|-0--------|-0---------|-0-0---0----
|-----------|---0--------|-2--------|-0---------|-2-2---0----
|-----------|------------|----------|-----------|------------

1st time only
  Cmaj7/9
  w    +w
|-0---|----
|-3---|----
|-4---|----
|-2---|----
|-3---|----
|-----|----    Come on now!

VERSE (keyboards and bass)

  D       E7        G/A      G      D  

  D       E7        G/A      G      D 


VERSE 1

We live in a dream
If we really think
Everything's alright

This world is in need 
Crying out to be freed
We gotta shed some light

VERSE 2

Do you know a man
Who's needing a hand?
Don't ya walk on by

A sister is sad
Lost all that she had
We gotta take the time

VERSE 3

Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo ...



BRIDGE (keyboards and bass)

  F#      G        F#        Bmin

  E7               A7                   &

BRIDGE 1 and 3

Teach the world to smile
And hear angels sing
Feel the breath of God
And the power it brings
It' time to come together, you and I
And share the love of Jesus Christ

BRIDGE 2

Look around your world 
It will testify
Some have empty hearts
Some have hungry eyes
God can heal the suffering through our hands
Find compassion, take a stand


CHORUS (distorted guitar 6th tuned to D, with acoustic
guitar in standard tuning)
                                    _____________
                                    |1.        
    D(no 3rd)               F         G    
    eeeeeeee    eeH         e Q e Q    e Q e Q
||------------|-----------|---------|----------||
||------------|-----------|---------|----------||
||.-----------|-----------|-2-------|-4-------.||
||.-----------|-----------|-3-^-^-^-|-5-^-^-^-.||
||--5-5-5-5---|-5-5-------|-3-------|-5--------||
||---0-0-0-0--|--0--------|-3-------|-5--------||

_______________________
|2.    D.S. 1st and 2nd
  G    D.S. al coda 3rd
  e Q e Q
|----------
|----------
|-4--------
|-5-^-^-^--
|-5--------
|-5--------

We can make a difference
We can make a change
We can make the world a better place
We can make a difference
We can make a change
We can make the sun shine through the rain
(Shine on through the rain)


CODA                  repeat chorus 4 times
  B7           E(no 3rd)   G            A
|-----------||-----------|------------|----------||
|-----------||-----------|------------|----------||
|-----------||.---./-----|------------|---------.||
|-----------||.---/.-----|------------|---------.||
|-----------||-----------|------------|----------||
|-----------||-----------|------------|----------||
               simile to chorus

  D                       E
                  e e e
|-----------|-----------|-----------|------------
|-----------|-----------|-----------|------------
|-----------|-----------|-----------|------------
|-----------|-----0-----|-----------|------------
|-----------|-------4-2-|-----------|------------
|-----------|-----------|-----------|------------


Legend:
w,h,q,e,s = whole,half,quarter,eighth,sixteenth
H,Q,E = dotted half, quarter, eighth
+ = tie
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
r = rest
^ = strum
h = hammer
p = pulloff
. = staccato
() = optional note
$ = segno (sign)
& = go to coda
D.S. = Dal segno, back to the sign
D.S. al coda = back to the sign, then to coda

Comments, suggestions, corrections:
crickman@bellsouth.net

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