מילים חדשות שכתבתי לשירו של ליאונרד כהן – הלולויה

כתבתי זאת לכבוד פסח. י"ד ניסן תשע"ב. בית אורן

  C                             Am

I heard there was a secret trail­­

          C                         Am

That Moses took and broke his jail

       F                           G                         C              G

But one can only take the path you show him

        C                   F                   G

I'm sitting in my narrow place

    Am                                         F

Seducing you to share your grace

    G                          Em             Am

I wish that I could sing a Haleluja

     F               Am          F                C          G   C

Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelu-u-u-u-jah ….

  C                                  Am

Here, take my staff and make a snake

  C                             Am

I put my fortune on the stake

       F                           G                         C              G

My bush is burning and I need to see you

        C                        F        G

You let my people go ahead

    Am                                                  F                    g

their hearts were dead and they lost their heads

    G                          Em             Am

And now we try to find this Haleluja

     F               Am          F                C          G   C

Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelu-u-u-u-jah ….

  C                             Am

Well maybe there's a spring below

  C                             Am

the cover of the moon light's glow

                F                           G                         C              G

Where one can find the dove that Noah lost there

        C                                 F                   G

She's making love now with the crow

    Am                               F

Without him she shall never go

    G                          Em             Am

The raven of my heart sings Haleluja

     F               Am          F                C          G   C

Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelu-u-u-u-jah ….

  C                             Am

I do believe it all can change

  C                             Am

And love will break out of its cage

                F                           G                         C              G

No shame no guilt no fear will write my show now

C                                 F                   G

I'll play a song and you will dance

    Am                                         F

Dissolving in your own last chance

    G                          Em             Am

Your flower's lips admit the Haleluja

     F               Am          F                C          G   C

Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelu-u-u-u-jah ….

  C                             Am

Behind the words there is a field

  C                             Am

That's where I take off all my shields

         F                   G                      C                     G

And let Thy spirit play my flute before you

        C                   F                   G

I left my sandals at the door

    Am                         F

My body with the temple's whore

    G                          Em             Am

And here I am, Hinneni  Haleluja

     F               Am          F                C          G   C

Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelu-u-u-u-jah ….