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    The First Cut is the Deepest

    Sheryl Crow


    Strum: D   B   D   D U

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Chord Guide

             132

    D:    xx0232

               134

    Dsus4:  xx0233

               13

    Dsus2:  xx0230

            123

    A:    x02220

            123

    A:    x02220

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

     

    Intro:  / D - - - / Dsus4 D - Dsus2 / A - - - / - - - - / (x2)

     

                        D            A             G      A

    I would have given you all of my heart

                      D                    A          G     A
    But there's someone who's torn it apart

                  D             A            G     A
    And he's taken just all that I had

                                D                     A   G   A
    But if you want I'll try to love again

                  D                G                     A (2)
    Baby, I'll try to love again but I know

    Chorus:

    D            A             G         A
    The first cut is the deepest

                     D             A             G          A
    Baby I know the first cut is the deepest

                       D                    A                       G   A
    But when it comes to being lucky he's cursed

                 D                     G                 A (play 4 measures 1st time)
    When it comes to loving me he's worst

     

              D           A            G   A
    I still want you by my side

                D                      A                           G     A
    Just to help me dry the tears that I've cried

                  D                   A                G   A
    But I'm sure gonna to give you a try

                                D                     A      G  A
    And if you want I'll try to love again,

                  D                 G               A (2)
    Baby, I'll try to love again but I know

    Chorus

     

    Instrumental Verse


    Repeat Verse 2, hold last A 4 measures

    Chorus

    D            A             G            A
    The first cut is the deepest, Baby I know

    D             A             G          A                        D (hold)
    The first cut is the deepest, try to love again


    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.