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    Remember When

    Alan Jackson

     

    Chord Guide

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

           12

    Em:   022000

           32 1

    C:    x32010

             132

    D:    xx0232

            231

    Am:   x02210

          134211

    F:    133211

             123

    Esus4:  022200

           231

    E:    022100

          134111

    F#m:  244222

            T 123

    A/F#:   2x2220

    (sub. for F#m)

     

     

     

    Strum: D d D DUD d D DU     d = Unaccented strum (just strum

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +          bass strings)

     

    Intro:  / G - - - / Em - - - / C - - - / D - - - / x2

     

                       G   Em           C                         D

    Remember when    I was young and so were you

                             G  Em      C                        D

    And time stood still     and love was all we knew

                         G                Em              C                           D

    You were the first, so was I--we made love and then you cried

                         G    Em  C   D (2)

    Remember when

     

                         G   Em                       C                              D

    Remember when      we vowed the vows and walked the walk

                         G      Em                 C                      D

    We gave our hearts,    made the start, and it was hard

                          G                        Em                       C                          D

    We lived and learned, life threw curves, there was joy and there was hurt

                        G    Em  C   D (2)

    Remember when

     

                         G   Em               C                          D

    Remember when      old ones died and new were born

                           G      Em        C                 D

    And life was changed,   disassembled, rearranged

                       G                Em           C                         D

    We came together, fell apart, and broke each other's hearts

                        G    C    G    Am7 (½)   G/B (½)

    Remember when

     

    Instrumental:  / C - - - / Am - - - / F - - - / G - - - / x3

                             / C - - - / - - - - / Esus4 - - - / E (hold) /

     

                        A   F#m        D                  E

    Remember when,       the sound of little feet

                  A    F#m       D                          E

    was the music      we danced to week to week

                              A                     F#m                     D                E

    Brought back the love, we found trust, vowed we'd never give it up

                       A   F#m   D   E

    Remember when

     

                        A   F#m    D                     E

    Remember when        thirty seemed so old

                         A   F#m        D                     E

    Now, lookin' back        it's just a steppin' stone

                        A                          F#m               D            E

    To where we are, where we've been, said we'd do it all again

                        A   F#m   D   E (hold 3 measures)

    Remember when

     

                        A   F#m     D                                E

    Remember when        we said when we turned gray

                      A       F#m          D                     E

    When the children         grow up and move away

                        A                   F#m     D                        E (3, hold 2nd and 3rd measures)

    We won't be sad, we'll be glad    for all the life we've had

                                      A   F#m   D   E

    And we'll remember when

                        A   F#m   D   E

    Remember when

          (ritard)     E (hold)

    Remember when

     


    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.