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

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If I Ain't Got You

Alicia Keys

 

In 6/8

 

        >           >

Strum:  B   D U D U D   D U D U

        1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +  w/swing feel

 

Intro:

/ Cmaj7 - - - - - / Bm7 - - - - - /

/ Am7 - - - - - / Gmaj7 - - - - - /

/ Cmaj7 - - - - - / Bm7 - - - - - /

/ Am7 - - - - - / Gmaj7 - - - - - /

 

Gmaj7                        Em7

Some people live for the fortune

Am7                               D7

   Some people live just for the fame

Gmaj7                        G#dim

   Some people live for the power yeah

Am7                                  D7

   Some people live just to play the game

 

Pre-chorus:

Gmaj7 (1/2)   Am7 (1/2)      Bm7 (1/2)   Am7 (1/2)

Some people think that the physical    things

   Gmaj7 (1/2)   Am7 (1/2)   Bm7 (1/2)   Cmaj7 (1/2)

Define         what's    within

      Gmaj7 (1/2)  Am7 (1/2)  Bm7 (1/2)    Am7 (1/2)

I've been there before  But that life's a bore

    Gmaj7 (1/2)  Am7 (1/2)    Bm7  

So full of the  superfic  -  ial

 

Chorus:

            Cmaj7                             Bm7

Some people want it all  But I don't want nothing at all

             Am7                      Gmaj7

If it ain't you baby  If I ain't got you baby

 

                  Cmaj7                        Bm7

Some people want diamond rings  Some just want everything

                      Am7                      Gmaj7

But everything means nothing   If I ain't got you

 

Gmaj7                        Em7

   Some people search for a fountain

Am7                       D7

   That promises forever young

Gmaj7                            G#dim

   Some people need three dozen roses

 

Am7                                      D7

   And that's the only way to prove you love them

 

Pre-chorus:

Gmaj7 (1/2)  Am7 (1/2)  Bm7 (1/2)    Am7 (1/2)

Hand me the world on a silver   platter

      Gmaj7 (1/2)   Am7 (1/2)   Bm7 (1/2)   Cmaj7 (1/2)

And what good      would it    be 

 Gmaj7 (1/2)  Am7 (1/2)  Bm7 (1/2)    Am7 (1/2)

No one to   share       No one who  truly

 Gmaj7 (1/2)  Am7 (1/2)    Bm7  

cares        for          me

 

Chorus x2

 

Repeat Intro

 

End on last Gmaj7


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.