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    Transition Strum

    Groove Strum (GS)

    D   D   D   D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    D   D   DUD D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    (use transition strum for C when playing Simple Strum)

    B B D DUDUD D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Chorus Strum (CS)

     

    B B D DUB B D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Chord Guide

          134211

    F:    133211

              23

    Dsus2: xx0230

             231

    Dm:   xx0231

            231

    Am:   x02210

           32 1

    C:    x32010

     

     

     

     

     

    Intro (w/SS): / F - - - / Dsus2 - Dm - / Am - - - / C - - - /

     

              F                                                 Dsus2 (½)   Dm (½)

    And tonight I lack the strength to even move

            Am                                C
    You walked, and watched me die

          F                                   Dsus2 (½)   Dm (½)
    But I know this is harder for you

          Am                         C
    For love has let you down--Yeah come on

    w/GS and Bend Lick:

    / F - - - / Dsus2 - Dm - / Am - - - / C - - - /

     

    w/SS:

                 F                                                Dsus2 (½)   Dm (½)
    And the road ahead is lined with broken dreams

           Am                 C
    So walk, walk on by

              F                                            Dsus2 (½)   Dm (½)
    And I fail to give you everything you need

                 Am                          C
    For the fear's behind your eyes

    Chorus (w/CS and Chorus Lick):

                    F           Dm

    And I can feel you

               Am                 C
    Not alright, I'm not alright
                        F          Dm
    When I can heal you

              Am                 C
    Not alright, I'm not alright, I'm not alright

    Play Twice w/CS and Chorus Lick:

    / F - - - / Dm - - - / Am - - - / C - - - /

     

    w/GS and Bend Lick:
                    F         Dm

    And I can feel you       I'm not

       Am                 C

    alright, I'm not alright, I'm not alright

    / F - - - / Dm - - - / Am - - - / C - - - /

     

    w/SS:
    F                                              Dsus2
    (½)   Dm (½)

    Jesus as you throw me on the rocks

         Am                    C
    For love, I left your side

          F                                             Dsus2 (½)   Dm (½)
    For I believed in love and beauty's wells

               Am                               C (hold)
    Where heaven shines from your eyes

    Play Twice w/CS and Chorus Lick:

    / F - - - / Dm - - - / Am - - - / C - - - /


    w/GS and High Lick

                    F           Dm

    And I can feel you

               Am                 C
    Not alright, I'm not alright
                        F          Dm
    When I can heal you

              Am                 C
    Not alright, I'm not alright, I'm not alright

     

    Play Twice w/GS and Chorus Lick:

    / F - - - / Dm - - - / Am - - - / C - - - /


    w/GS:

                 F                                     Dsus2 (½)   Dm (½)

    And so tell me there wasn't all for naught

                 Am                                 C
    Such a waste now, you're such a waste now, come on

                     F                                                    Dsus2 (½)   Dm (½)
    Cause I know you're scared, but baby don't you hide, it's such a

         Am                               C                                  F (hold)
    waste, we stand alone now, you'll make it somehow


    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.