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Africa – Toto

Difficulty: Hard

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  • _C
  • _D
    _C#
    _Db
  • _E
    _D#
    _Eb
  • _F
  • _G
    _F#
    _Gb
  • _A
    _G#
    _Ab
  • _B
    _A#
    _Bb
  • .C
  • .D
    .C#
    .Db
  • .E
    .D#
    .Eb
  • .F
  • .G
    .F#
    .Gb
  • .A
    .G#
    .Ab
  • .B
    .A#
    .Bb
  • C
  • D
    C#
    Db
  • E
    D#
    Eb
  • F
  • G
    F#
    Gb
  • A
    G#
    Ab
  • B
    A#
    Bb
  • ^C
  • ^D
    ^C#
    ^Db
  • ^E
    ^D#
    ^Eb
  • ^F
  • ^G
    ^F#
    ^Gb
  • ^A
    ^G#
    ^Ab
  • ^B
    ^A#
    ^Bb
  • *C
  • *D
    *C#
    *Db
  • *E
    *D#
    *Eb
  • *F
  • *G
    *F#
    *Gb
  • *A
    *G#
    *Ab
  • *B
    *A#
    *Bb
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Released in 1982 by Toto, Africa has become an iconic song which everyone has encountered at some point and remembers because of that catchy melody =D

It has quite a wide note range, good luck with the letter notes below!

Did you know?!  "Africa" has been covered by many artists including David EssexChris de BurghWeezer and PostModern Jukebox.

 

.B   F#   F#    F#    F#-F#-G#  Bb-B
I hear the drums echoing tonight

D#    D#    E-F#    F#-E
She hears only whispers

E     D#    C#-B   C#-.B-D#-C#
Of some quiet conversation ~

 

F#      F#-F#    F#     F#    G#-Bb    B
She's coming in, twelve thirty flight

D#    D#-D#      E       F#-F#     E      E
The moonlit winds reflect the stars

D#      C#    .B    C#-C#   .B-D#-C#
That guide me towards salvation...

 

F#    F#     F#   F#   F#   F#-G#  Bb  B
I stopped an old man along the way

D#-D#  D#   E     F#
Hoping to find some

F#       E-E-D#     C#    .B     C#-.B      D#-C#
Old forgotten words or ancient melodies

F#  F# F#  F#  F#  G#  Bb  B
He turned to me as if to say

^D#-^D# ^E
"Hurry boy,

^F# ^F#-^E  ^E  ^D#  ^E
It's waiting there for you!"

 

^A-^A  ^A  ^A  ^A
Gonna take the life

^A       ^A     ^A   ^A-^A  ^G#  ^G#
That dragged me away from you...

^A          ^A-^A   ^A  ^A   ^A-^A   ^A
There's nothing that a hundred men

^A  ^A   ^A   ^A-^G#  ^G#
Or more could ever do...

 

A    A     A   ^F#   ^F#  ^E  ^E-^D-^C#-B
I bless the rains down in Africa  ~    ~

^A-^A   ^A    ^A     ^A
Gonna take some time

^A ^A  ^A  ^A
To do the things

^A ^A-^G# ^G#-^A-^G#-^F#
We never had       ~             ~

^E-^C#
Ooh...

 

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