FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Maybe

    Ingrid Michaelson

     

    Capo 1

     

    Strum Guide

    Main Strum:

     

    D   XxxxD   Xxxx

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Anticipation Strum:

     

    D   XxxxD   Xxxx

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    D DUX D     Xxxx

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Chorus Strum:

     

    ∆      ∆

    D   D DU UD D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Key:

     

    X = scratch

     

    x = mute with fretting hand

     

    ∆ = change chord

     

     

    Intro:  / C - G - / Am - (F) - /

                / C - G - / F - (C) - / 

     

    C (½)                      G (½)                            Am

         I don't want to be the one to say goodbye

              F (½)     C (½)    G

    But I will,     I will,   I will

    Am (½)                E (½)                          Am (½)     (F) (½)  

        I don't want to sit on the pavement while you fly

              C (½)    G (½)      F (½)     (C) (½)  

    But I will,    I will,  oh yes     I will

     

    Chorus:

      C (½)            G (½)                        Am (½)                           F (½)

    Maybe in the future, you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back around

      C (½)            G (½)                        Am (½)                           F (½)

    Maybe in the future, you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back

            C (½)            G (½)        Am (½)      F (½)

    The only way to really know is to really let it go

       C (½)                      G (½)                              Am (½)                          (F) (½ hold first time)                  

    Maybe you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back to me

     

    C (½)                      G (½)                          Am

          I don't want to be the first to let it go

                F (½)     C (½)    G

    But I know, I know, I know

    Am (½)              E (½)                   Am (½)     (F) (½)

    If you have the last hands that I want to     hold

                 C (½)      G (½)   F (½)     (C) (½)

    then I know I've got to let them go        ‘cause

     

    Chorus

     

    Bridge:

    Dm                          G

    I still feel you on the right side of the bed

          Dm                           G

    and I still feel you in the blankets pulled over my head

           Dm                               E                                          

    but I’m gonna wash away, oh I'm gonna wash away

               Am (½)    Am/G (½)     F (hold 6 beats)

    everything ‘til   you come home to me

     

    One strum per chord:

       C (½)          G (½)                         Am (½)     F (½)

    Maybe in the future, you're gonna come back, you're gonna

      C (½)                  G (½)                        Am (½)                           F (½)

    come back in the future, you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back

     

    Chorus x2 (skip last line first time)

     

    C (½)   G (½)    Am (½)                  (F) (½)

                                  You’re gonna come back to me

    C (½)   G (½)    Am (½)                  (F) (hold)

                                  You’re gonna come back to me


    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.