If I Had a Hammer


by Lee Hays and Pete Seeger
If I had a hammer, I'd hammer in the morning
I'd hammer in the evening, all over this land
I'd hammer out danger, I'd hammer out a warning
I'd hammer out love between my brothers and my sisters all over this land

C - - - / Am - - - / C - - - /    /    / Am - - - / G - - - /    / C - - - / Am - - - / 
Am - - > / F - - - / Am - G - / F - C - / F - - - / G - - - / C - F - / C - - - //

If I had a bell, I'd ring it in the morning
I'd ring it in the evening, all over this land
I'd ring it in danger, I'd ring out a warning
I'd ring in love between my brothers and my sisters all over this land

If I had a song, I'd sing it in the morning
I'd sing it in the evening, all over this land
I'd sing it in danger, I'd sing out a warning
I'd sing in love between my brothers and my sisters all over this land

Well I got a hammer and I got a bell
And I got a song to sing all over this land
It's the hammer of justice, it's the bell of freedom
It's a song about love between my brothers and my sisters all over this land



 1958, 1962 renewed 1986 Ludlow Music.  aka "The Hammer Song".  on Weavers 
"Travelin On", "Greatest Hits" and "Reunion 1963".  on Pete Seeger "World of
 Pete Seeger", "Love Songs from Friends and Foes", "Sing Out With Pete", 
"Wimoweh", and "Precious Friend" (w/ Arlo Guthrie).  on Peter, Paul and Mary "
Peter, Paul and Mary", "Best Of Peter, Paul and Mary" and "10 Years" and on
Odetta "At Carnegie Hall"
 

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