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Sweet Dreams

Eurythmics

 

Capo 8

 

           >       >

Strum: B   D U B U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro: / Em - - - / C - B - / x2

 

Verse 1:

Em                C (1/2)      B (1/2)

Sweet dreams are made of these

Em           C (1/2) B (1/2)

Who am I to disagree?

    Em                      C (1/2)   B (1/2)

I travel the world and the seven     seas

Em           C (1/2)       B (1/2)

Everybody's looking for something

 

Verse 2:

Em                   C (1/2)   B (1/2)

Some of them want to use you

Em                        C (1/2)    B (1/2)

Some of them want to get used by    you

Em                     C (1/2)  B (1/2)

Some of them want to abuse you

Em                    C (1/2)  B (1/2)

Some of them want to be abused

 

Instrumental:

/ C - - - / - - B - /

/ Em - - - / Am - - - / C - - - / B - - - /

 

Repeat Verse 1

 

Repeat Instrumental

 

Bridge:

Em                   A

Hold your head up   Keep your head up  (movin' on)

Em                                A

Hold your head up  (movin' on)   Keep your head up  (movin' on)

Em                                A

Hold your head up  (movin' on)   Keep your head up  (movin' on)

Em                                A

Hold your head up  (movin' on)   Keep your head up 

 

/ Em - - - / C - B - / x4

 

Repeat Verse 2

 

Instrumental 2:

/ C - - - / - - B - /

/ Em - - - / Am - - - / C - - - / B - - - /

 

Repeat Verse 1

 

Repeat Verse 1 (a capella)

 

Repeat Verse 1 x2

 

End on Em


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