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Teardrops On My Guitar

Taylor Swift


Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003


Em:   022000

       32 1

C:    x32010


D:    xx0232


Strum: D   D U   U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


Capo 3


G                Em     C        D

   Drew looks at me, I fake a smile so he won’t see

G                  Em               C     D

    That I want and I’m needing, everything that we should be

Em                                C

      I'll bet she’s beautiful, that girl he talks about

G                                             D

    And she’s got everything that I have to live without


G                Em     C    D

   Drew talks to me, I laugh cause it’s so funny

G                  Em         C    D

    That I can’t even see,    anyone when he’s with me

Em                                C

    He says he’s so in love, he’s finally got it right

G                                       D

   I wonder if he knows he’s all I think about at night



G                                    D

    He’s the reason for the teardrops on my guitar

Em                                           C

    The only thing that keeps me wishing on a wishing star

G                                  D                                       Em       C

   He’s the song in the car I keep singing, don’t know why I do


G                Em      C    D

   Drew walks by me,    can he tell that I can’t breathe?

G                         Em             C                   D

  And there he goes so perfectly, the kind of flawless I wish I could be

Em                                     C

   She’d better hold him tight, give him all her love

G                                        D

   Look in those beautiful eyes and know she’s lucky ‘cause





/ G - - - / Em - - - / C - - - / D - - - / x2


Em                               C

    So I drive home alone, as I turn out the light

G                                           D

   I put his picture down, and maybe get some sleep tonight


G                                             D

  ‘Cause he’s the reason for the teardrops on my guitar

Em                                     C

    The only one who’s got enough of me to break my heart

G                                  D                                           Em     C

   He’s the song in the car I keep singing, don’t know why I do

              G                                       D        

He’s the time, taken up, but there’s never enough

             Em                          C

And he’s all that I need to fall into


G                Em     C      D (ritard)                     G (hold)

  Drew looks at me, I fake a smile so he won’t see

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