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The First Cut is the Deepest

Sheryl Crow


Strum: D   B   D   D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Chord Guide

         132

D:    xx0232

           134

Dsus4:  xx0233

           13

Dsus2:  xx0230

        123

A:    x02220

        123

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

Chorus:

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

Chorus

 

Instrumental Verse


Repeat Verse 2, hold last A 4 measures

Chorus

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


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.