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Notes on the bass line are A C and D and they do not change as there is only verses, no choruses. Leave off the pedals.
THE CHANGES:
RH playing normal Dm chord for 4 bars, then Am for one bar (within the bar and on the 4th beat, add a passing chord if you wish, Ab), Gm for one bar, then back to the Dm for 2 bars. Altogether there are 8 bars.

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I find the ploddy rhythm hymn-like. Something religious-sounding about the changes. It’s actually fun to play because the chords are doing all the work, so you don’t have to play complicated melodies or bass lines. This is not funk. Just make sure the chord progression is played slightly ‘swung’, that is, not on the beat but just before the beat.
The chords or changes for the intro are:
F C/E Dm Dm/C Bb Bb/C C7 F
Outro (the ah ah ah bit)
Bbm Bbm/Db Eb Ab Ab/C Db Bbm Bbm/Db C F

 
 
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A very simple piano tune for those who want to ‘wow’ people at parties and so on. Only 4 basic chords but a wonderful song all the same. When you play the chords, the ‘voicing’ is most important, i.e. the top note of the chords, which should be the melody line. Once you master the intro, you will be amazed that it is so distinctive and pure.