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                            Artist - Al Stewart
                          **********************
                 Song - If It Doesn't Come Naturally Leave It    
                **********************************************
                        Album - Year Of The Cat (1976)
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                            Tabbed By - Ayreon77
                           **********************
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Tuning = Standard             



INTRO
******    s               s               s               s       
G|-----|-5\7-7---------|-5\7-7---------|-5\7-7---------|-5\7-7---------|
D|-----|-------9-7-----|-------9-7-----|-------9-7-----|-------7-9-----|
A|-5~~-|-----------5~~-|-----------5~~-|-----------5~~-|-----------5~~-|
E|-----|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|


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00:14
VERSE 1
********
Nothing that's forced can ever be right

If it doesn't come naturally, leave it  
G|-------------------------------------|-----------|
D|-------------------------------------|-5-4-------|
A|-------------------------------------|-----7-0-5-|
E|-------------------------------------|-----------|

That's what she said as she turned out the light

And we bent our backs as slaves of the night
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--------------0-0-2-2--4-4-4-4--2-0-----|
A|-----2-2-2-2------------------------2-0-|
E|----------------------------------------|

she lowered her guard showed me the scars  She got from trying to fight,  Saying oh, you'd better believe it.
G|-----------------|------|-------------|------------------------------------------------------2-----------|
D|-----------------|------|-------------|----------------------------------------------------2---2---------|
A|-----------------|------|-------0-1-0-|-3--5---5--4--------4--2-----2-0--0--------5----0----------5--5-5-|
E|---3---------3-3-|-1--3-|-------------|-------------------------------------3---3----3----------4--------|

BREAK
******
    s               s 
G|-5\7-7---------|-5\7-7---------|
D|-------9-7-----|-------7-9-----|
A|-----------5~~-|-----------5~~-|
E|---------------|---------------|


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00:44
VERSE 2
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Well I'm up to my neck in the crumbling wreckage  Of all that I wanted from life  
G|----------------------------------------------|------------------|-----------------|
D|------------------------------4-5-------------|------------------|-----4-5-4-------|
A|----------------------------7-----------------|--------5---------|-5-7-------7---5-|
E|----------------------------------------------|----5-7-----------|-------------5---|

When I looked for respect all I got was neglect
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------4-5-----------|
A|------------------------------7---------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

Though I swallowed the lign as a sign of the times
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------0-0-2-2--4-4-4-4--2-0---|
A|--------0-2-2-2-2------------------------2-|
E|-------------------------------------------|

But dealing a jack from the back of the pack,   
G|--------------|--------------|------------|
D|--------------|--------------|------------|
A|------------5-|--------------|------0-1-0-|
E|--3-------3---|----------1-3-|------------|

 They said   "You lose again"      Oh,     I said, who needs it
G|------------------------------------------------2---------------|-------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------2-----7-7-----|------s------|
A|----------5--5-4------4-2----2-0--0------5---0--------5---------|-5-7-7\9-7-5-|
E|------------------------------------3--3---3--------4-------3-5-|-------------|


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01:11
CHORUS
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  Well don't get me wrong now I tried to get on, With the jokers that got in my way
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----9------------------------9-------------------------2-----------2---0-----0------|
E|-9------------------------9-------------------------2-----------------------------3--|

  And I put on a smile and I tried all the while to be  straight, 
G|---------------------------------------------------------|---------|---------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|-----4---|---------|
A|------------------------------------------------------5--|-------4-|---------|
E|-0---3-------------------3---3--------------------5------|---------|-5-4-2-2-|

  But they just wanted more all the time and I'm sure, That you know what I mean when I say
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------2------2-0---------0---|
E|----------------------------------0---2-----------------------2-----------------------3-|

  That I'm sick of the touch and there's only so much you can take.
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------2-2-0-----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------2-2-4-2-------4-2-0-----|
A|--------------------------------------------------------0-5---0-0-3-----------------------4-2-|
E|---------0--3------------------0----3---------3-------------3-------3-------------------------|


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01:40
VERSE 3
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  Well nothing that's real is ever for free,  And you just have to pay for it sometime
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------5-4-------|
A|-----5--------------------------------------------------------------------------7-0-5-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  She said it before, she said it to me

  I suppose she believed there was nothing to see
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--------------0-0-2-2--4-4-4-4--2-0-----|
A|-----2-2-2-2------------------------2-0-|
E|----------------------------------------|

  But the same old four imaginary walls She built for living inside   I said oh,   you just can't mean it
G|-----------------|------|-------------|------------------------------------------------------2---------|
D|-----------------|------|-------------|----------------------------------------------------2---2-------|
A|---------------5-|------|-------0-1-0-|-3--5---5--4--------4--2-----2-0--0--------5----0----------5--5-|
E|---3---------3---|-1--3-|-------------|-------------------------------------3---3----3----------4------|


BREAK
******
    s               s 
G|-5\7-7---------|-5\7-7---------|
D|-------9-7-----|-------7-9-----|
A|-----------5~~-|-----------5~~-|
E|---------------|---------------|


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02:11
SOLO
*****
G|---------------|-------|------------------|------------|---------------------|---------|
D|-----------4-5-|-------|--------4-5-4-----|--------4-5-|--------------4--4-4-|---------|
A|-5--5-5--7-----|-----5-|-5-5--7-------7---|-5--5-7-----|-5------5-5-7--------|-5-4-2-0-|
E|---------------|-5-7---|----------------5-|------------|---7--7--------------|---------|

02:24
G|---------|-----|---------|------------------------------------------------|
D|---------|-----|---------|------------------------------------------------|
A|-------5-|-----|-0-1-0---|-5--5--4---4--2---2--0---0------5-----------7---|
E|-3---3---|-3-3-|-------3-|---------------------------3--3----3-4-5--5---5-|

                   s
G|--------------|-5\7-7-7------------|--------------|
D|--------------|---------9-7--------|--------4-----|
A|-5--5-5-5-5-5-|-------------5--5-5-|-5--5-7---7-5-|
E|--------------|--------------------|--------------|


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02:41
CHORUS
*******
  Well there was never a doubt that she had to get out, she was just looking around for a way
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----9--------------------------------9---------------------------2---------------2---0-----0-----|
E|-9--------------------------------9---------------------------2--------------------------------3--|

  In the pit of the night there was nowhere to hide any more
G|---------------------------------------------------------|---------|---------|
D|---------------5-----------------------------------------|-----4---|---------|
A|------------------------------------------------------5--|-------4-|---------|
E|-------0---3----------------------3---3-----------5------|---------|-5-4-2-2-|

  She was out on a limb, she was reaching for things, That she wanted, but just couldn't say
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------2-------2---0----0----------|
E|-------------------------------0---2---------------------2-----------------------------3-|

  And she had to be sure that she wouldn't get caught like before.
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------2-2-0-----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------2-2-4-2-------4-2-0-----|
A|----------------------------------------------------0-5---0-0-3-----------------------4-2-|
E|--------0--3----------------0---3---------3-------------3-------3-------------------------|


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03:09
VERSE 4                                          
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  Well nothing that's forced can ever be right, If it doesn't come naturally, leave it
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------5-4-------|
A|-----5--------------------------------------------------------------------------7-0-5-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  That's what she said as she turned out the light, 

  And she may have been wrong, and she may have been right
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------0-0-2-2--4-4-4-4--2-0-----|
A|--------2-2-2-2------------------------2-0-|
E|-------------------------------------------|

But I woke with the frost, and noticed she'd lost, The veil that covered her eyes, I said oh, you can....... 
G|-----------------|------|-------------|------------------------------------------------------2------|
D|-----------------|------|-------------|----------------------------------------------------2---2----|
A|---------------5-|------|-------0-1-0-|-3--5---5--4--------4--2-----2-0--0--------5----0----------5-|
E|---3---------3---|-1--3-|-------------|-------------------------------------3---3----3----------4---|


BREAK
******
    s               s 
G|-5\7-7---------|-5\7-7---------|
D|-------9-7-----|-------7-9-----|
A|-----------5~~-|-----------5~~-|
E|---------------|---------------|


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03:40
SOLO 2
*******    s
G|--------5\7-7-----|
D|--------------9-7-|Just Repeat
A|-5--0-5-----------|  This throughout the 
E|------------------|     Solo and fade out.....




ENJOY........

            
            
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maguri [tm] 32,106 Sep 04, 2016 10:56 AM

Love this song!

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ayreon77 21,833 Sep 04, 2016 02:15 PM

thx I love the whole cd, thx for the rate too maguri

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