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Only A Broken Heart Chords

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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: Len Moskowitz <moskowit@Panix.Com>
Subject: CRD: Only A Broken Heart (T. Petty)


			  Only A Broken Heart
		    (Tom Petty, from "Wildflowers")

(90-100 beats per minute, varying)

Intro: Am7  Dm  G  C (twice)

Am7             Dm
Here comes that feeling
G            C
I've seen in your eyes
Am7         Dm
Back in the old days
G          C
before the hard times

    E7      Am     Am7/G  D/F#
But I'm not afraid anymore
C           G      C
it's only a broken heart

Am7        Dm
I know the place where
G             C
you keep your secrets
Am7        Dm
out of the sunshine
G         C
down in a valley

    E7      Am     Am7/G  D/F#
but I'm not afraid anymore
C           G      C
it's only a broken heart

Bb          Am
what would I give
Bb                 Am
to start all over again
Bb          Am    G  (Gsus4 G)
to clean up my mistakes


stand in the moonlight
stand under heaven
wait for an answer
hold out forever

but don't be afraid anymore
it's only a broken heart

what would I give 
to start all over again
to clean up my mistakes

I know your weakness
you've seen my dark side
the end of the rainbow
is always a long ride

but don't be afraid anymore
it's only a broken heart
it's only a broken heart

(12-string solo on verse)


Chord Tab:

  Am7  Dm  G  C  E7  Am  Am7/G  D/F#        Barred chords: Bb  Am  G

E  0   1   3  3  0   0   0       2                          6  5   3
B  1   3   3  1  0   1   1       3                          6  5   3
G  0   2   0  0  1   2   0       2                          7  5   4
D  2   0   0  2  0   2   2       0                          8  7   5
A  0   0   2  3  2   0   0       0                          8  7   5
E  x   x   3  x  0   x   3       2 (thumb)                  6  5   3



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Gsh wrote on June 21 2008, 07:19 am

Thanks for this. I think this is a great tab though the C G C during "it's only a broken heart" (particularly the G) doesn't sound quite right to me. I'm no expert and it's been a while since I heard the original recording so it could be spot on. Also, I prefer the UG blue hypertext chord suggestions over the bar chords (Bb Am G Gsus4), anyone else? If someone could add the solo that would be great. Thanks again Tabber. I appreciate it.

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davdav2000 wrote on November 5 2009, 09:23 pm

Excellent.

I wish someone could tab the solo.

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