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Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan


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    Why Not

    Hilary Duff


    I changed this song to the key of G so that it can be played without barre chords.


    Intro:  Em  C  G  D  (prog. X2)


             G                                C

    You think you're going nowhere

                         Em                       D
    When you're walking down the street

               G                    C
    You're acting like you just don't care

              Em                  D
    When life can be so sweet

    G                      C
    Why you wanna be like that

        Em                            D
    As if there's nothing new

    You're not fooling no one
    You're not even fooling you

    G                         C
    So walk a little slower

           Em                    D
    and open up your eyes

    G                           C
    Sometimes it's so hard to see

            Em                         D
    the good things passing by

    G                                C
    There may never be a sign

          Em                 D
    No flashing neon light

    Telling you to make your move

    Or when the time is right


         Em       C
    So why not

    G                           D
    Take a crazy chance

    Em        C
    Why not

    G                       D
    Do a crazy dance

    Em                             C
    If you lose the moment

    G                       D
    you might lose a lot

         C      G
    So why not

    C       G
    Why not

    G             C
    (Why not take a crazy chance

    Em         D
    why not take a crazy chance)


             G                           C
    You always dress in yellow

                    Em                  D
    when you wanna dress in gold

          G                      C
    Instead of listening to your heart

           Em                         D
    You do just what you're told

    G                           C
    You keep waiting where you are

          Em                            D
    For what you'll never know

    Let's just get into your car

    And Go baby Go




    D   Em

    C                     G
    I could be the one for you

    D      Em
    Ohh yeah

               C                   G
    Maybe yes, maybe no

    D   Em

    C                      G
    It could be the thing to do

    What I'm saying is

    You gotta let me know

    / G - - - / - - - - / C - - - / - - - - / (x2)


              Em (hold)
    You'll never get to heaven

         D (hold)
    Or even to L.A.

    If you don't believe there's a way

    Em        C
    Why not

    G                                 D
    Take a star from the sky

    Em       C
    Why not

        G                                D
    Spread your wings and fly

    Em                       C
    It might take a little

    G                            D
    Or it might take a lot

          C     G
    So why not

    C      G
    why not


    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.