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Heart Like Yours

Willamette Stone

 

Song is in 4/4 with swing feel.  Funky strum pattern!

 

Main Strum:

D     U D U D     U D U

1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

Bridge Strum:

D   D   D   D   D   D 

1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

 

Intro: / G - - - / Em - - - / C - - - / - - Am - /

 

G                          Em

   Breathe Deep, Breathe Clear

               C (1 1/2)               Am (1/2)

know that I'm here, know that I'm here    waiting

G                    Em

   Stay strong, stay gold

                    C (1 1/2)                  Am (1/2)

you don't have to fear, you don't have to fear     waiting

 

Pre-Chorus:

Em               C                  Am (2)

I, I'll see you soon, I'll see you soon

 

Chorus:

             G (1 1/2)       Am (1/2)     Em (1 1/2)

How could a heart like yours ever love a heart like mine

 C (1/2)     G (1 1/2)     Am (1/2)         Em (1 1/2)

how could I live before   How could I have been so blind

    C (1/2)      G (1 1/2)   Am (1/2)     Em (1 1/2)  C (1/2)      

You opened up my eyes    You opened up my eyes

 

G                      Em

   Sleep sound, sleep tight

            C (1 1/2)            Am (1/2)

Here in my mind, here in my mind    waiting

G                 Em

   Come close my dear

                    C (1 1/2)                  Am (1/2)

you don't have to fear, you don't have to fear   waiting

 

Pre-Chorus

 

Chorus

 

Bridge:

C               D             Em (2)

     Hold fast hope all your love is all I've ever known

C               D             Em (2)

     Hold fast hope all your love is all I've ever known

 

Chorus, hold first two chords

 

    C (1/2)      G (1 1/2)   Am (1/2)     Em (2)

You opened up my eyes    You opened up my eyes

 

End on G


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.