Song facts: Paul McCartney was inspired to write “Black Bird” when hearing about the rising racial tensions in the U.S. in 1968. 

Harmonica type: diatonic

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Blackbird singing
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In the dead of night
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Take these broken wings
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And learn to fly
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All my life
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You were only waiting
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For this moment to arise

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Blackbird fly
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Blackbird fly
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Into the light
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Of the dark, black night

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