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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

Date: Mon, 19 Jun 1995 16:44:29 -0600 (CST)
Subject: Prince Submission

From: (Mitchell_D@coscc.cc.tn.us)
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****************************I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man(Prince)************************
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(C)                            (G)         (Fadd G)-->(F)->(Fmaj7)->(F)
It was only last June when her old man ran away

(C)                              (G)                (Fadd G)->(F)->(Fmaj7)->(F)
She couldn't stop cryin' cuz she knew he was gone 2 stay

(C)                         (G)            (Fadd G)->(F)->(Fmaj7)->(F)
It was ten thirty five on a lonely Friday night

(C)                          (G)                   (Fadd G)->(F)->(Fmaj7)->(F)
She was standin' by the bar  hmm,  she was lookin' alright

(C5)                        (G5)                    (F5)
I asked her if she wanted 2 dance and she said that all she wanted

                            (C5)      (G5)             (F5)
was a good man and wanted 2 know if I thought I was qualified

           (C/F)     (G/D)       (Fadd G)->(F)->(Fmaj7)->(F)
And I said baby don't waste your time

(C/F)         (G/D)     (Fadd G)->(F)->(Fmaj7)->(F)
I know what's on your mind

(F)           (Fmin)     (Emin7)    (D7)
I may be qualified for a one night stand

            (Dmin7)        (Gmin7)
But I could never take the place of your man

F-->E-->D--->C-->D--->E-->D--->C-->C   (Straight out of a Cmaj Scale)

(C)                        (G)                       (Fadd G)->(F)->(Fmaj 7)->(F)
it hurt me so bad when she told me with tears in her eyes

(C)                         (G)              (Fadd G)->(F)->(Fmaj 7)->(F)
He was all she ever had and now she wanted 2 die

(C)                           (G)              (Fadd G)->(F)->(Fmaj 7)->(F)
He left her with a baby and another one on the way

    (C)                          (G)                (F)
She couldn't stop cryin' cuz she knew he was gone 2 stay

(C5)                              (G5)
She ask me if we could be friends and I said

(F5)
Oh honey, baby that's a dead end

(C5)                      (G5)        (F5)
U Know and I know that we Wouldn't be satisfied

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  D7      C/G      G/D       Fmin
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From: "Timothy W. Gordon" 
Date:          Thu, 26 Oct 1995 20:41:28 -0700

Artist:  Prince
Song:  I Could Never Take The Place of Your Man


A very basic simple way to play this song.

I COULD NEVER TAKE THE PLACE OF YOUR MAN - PRINCE


       C                       G            F
It was only last June when her old man ran away

    C                               G                   F
She couldn't stop cryin' `cause she knew he was gone to stay

       C          G             F
It was 10:35 on a lonely Friday night
C                    G                      F
She was standin' by the bar, Hmm, she was lookin' alright

  C                          G                       F
I asked her if she wanted to dance and she said that all she wanted was a good man

              C         G                  F
and wanted to know if I thought I was qualified

            F          C          F
And I said, baby don't waste your time

F             C       F
I know what's on your mind

  F           C        G         D
I may be qualified 4 a one night stand

            F              G
But I could never take the place of your man

C       G       F

C       G       F

   C                       G                         F
It hurt me so bad when she told me with tears in her eyes

       C                    G                F
He was all she ever had and now she wanted 2 die

   C                         G                 F
He left her with a baby and another one on the way

    C                              G                  F
She couldn't stop cryin' cause she knew he was gone 2 stay

    C                       G                      F
She asked me if we could be friends, and I said oh honey baby that's a dead end

             C            G                F
U know and I know that we wouldn't be satisfied

            F          C          F
And I said, baby don't waste your time

F             C       F
I know what's on your mind

   F                C           G         D
We wouldn't be satisfied with a one night stand

            F              G
And I could never take the place of your man
=================================================

Tim Gordon
tgordon@du.edu
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westofalice wrote on October 10 2012, 03:39 pm

God i wish i could learn that solo though

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