The First Cut is the Deepest

Sheryl Crow

Strum: D   B   D   D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


Chord Guide


D:    xx0232


Dsus4:  xx0233


Dsus2:  xx0230


A:    x02220


A:    x02220

      3    4

G:    3x0003




Intro:  / D - - - / Dsus4 D - Dsus2 / A - - - / - - - - / (x2)


                    D            A             G      A

I would have given you all of my heart

                  D                    A          G     A
But there's someone who's torn it apart

              D             A            G     A
And he's taken just all that I had

                            D                     A   G   A
But if you want I'll try to love again

              D                G                     A (2)
Baby, I'll try to love again but I know


D            A             G         A
The first cut is the deepest

                 D             A             G          A
Baby I know the first cut is the deepest

                   D                    A                       G   A
But when it comes to being lucky he's cursed

             D                     G                 A (play 4 measures 1st time)
When it comes to loving me he's worst


          D           A            G   A
I still want you by my side

            D                      A                           G     A
Just to help me dry the tears that I've cried

              D                   A                G   A
But I'm sure gonna to give you a try

                            D                     A      G  A
And if you want I'll try to love again,

              D                 G               A (2)
Baby, I'll try to love again but I know



Instrumental Verse

Repeat Verse 2, hold last A 4 measures


D            A             G            A
The first cut is the deepest, Baby I know

D             A             G          A                        D (hold)
The first cut is the deepest, try to love again

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This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.

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