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You Asked Me To

Waylon Jennings, as performed by Alison Krauss

If you want to learn the solo in this song (tabbed out below), check out the jam track you can use for accompaniment here: Jam Tracks

Drop D tuning, Capo 1


Chord Guide

Picking Guide

       32 1

C:    x3201x




Bass note changes       |---X---X---X---X-|

depending on chord   -> |-X---------------|

(G & D = 6th string)    |-----------------|

      3    4

G:    3x000x


D:    0x423x


                            C (2)

Long ago and far away

                                        G (2)

In my old common labor shoes

                                              D (2)

I turned the world all which away

                                           G (2)

Just because you asked me to


                              C (2)

Like unto no other feel

                                G (2)

Simple love is simple true

                                         D (2)

There's no end to what I'd do

                                          G (2)

Just because you asked me to



                                  C (2)

Let the world call me a fool

                                                     G (2)

But if things are right with me and you

                                              D (2)

That's all that matters and I'll do

                                 G (2)

Anything you ask me to


Instrumental Verse


Chorus (play last A just one measure)


                                        C (2)

Knowing how much i love you

                                             G (2)

And after all that I've been through


I'd turn and walk away from you

                                        G (hold 2)

Just because you asked me to


Instrumental Verse


End on G


Guitar Solo in First Instrumental Verse:

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.