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The Way I Am

Ingrid Michaelson


Strum: D   D U   U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


Capo 5


Intro:  / C - - - / F - - - / Am - - - / G - - - / x2


C                      F

    If you were falling

Am                   G

    then I would catch you

C                      F

  You need a light

Am                    G

   I'll find a match

            F   G                 C                              Am

‘Cause I    love the way you say good morning

         F    G# (hold)             C (2)

and you take me the way I am


C                     F

   If you are chilly

Am                         G

    here, take my sweater

C                          F

   your head is aching

Am                 G

     I'll make it better

           F     G              C                   Am

‘Cause I    love the way you call me baby

         F    G# (hold)             C (4)

and you take me the way I am


C                         F

   I'd buy you Rogaine

Am                       G

    when you start losing all your hair

C               F

    Sew on patches

Am               G

    to all you tear

           F     G                          C                    Am

‘Cause I    love you more than I could ever promise

         F    G#                         Am      G

and you take me the way I        am

F    G#                         Am   D7sus2/F#

You take me the way I am

 F    G# (hold)             C (hold)

You take me the way I am

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.