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Up To Me Chords

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Tuning
Capo
buick6 396
intermediate
D A D F# A D
2nd fret
                       Up To Me - Bob Dylan 


Using D tuning for less tension on strings and neck instead of E tuning
D tuning Capo on 2 nd Fret    Listen to the record for phrasing 
   

Chords: E 054000  B 000340  A 000120  B type(2)  777777

E type(2)  000000  


E                    B             A                           A  E type 2
Everything went from bad to worse, money never changed a thing,
E                     B                    A                             A  E type 2  
Death kept followin', trackin' us down, at least I heard your bluebird sing.
    B type 2          E                E    B     A    E type 2
Now somebody's got to show their hand, time is an enemy,
E                  B       A                      E    B type 2  E   A  
I know you're long gone, I guess it must be up to me.


E                         B                         A                            A  E type 2
If I'd thought about it I never would've done it, I guess I would've let it slide,
E                            B                         A                           A  E type 2 
If I'd lived my life by what others were thinkin', the heart inside me would've died.
               B type 2    E                   E        B     A    E type 2
I was just too stubborn to ever be governed by enforced insanity,
E                    B                      A                   E    B type 2  E  A 
Someone had to reach for the risin' star, I guess it was up to me.


E                        B                   A                   A  E type 2
Oh, the Union Central is pullin' out and the orchids are in bloom,
E                    B                      A                      A  E type 2 
I've only got me one good shirt left and it smells of stale perfume.
    B type 2            E                      E            B     A    E type 2
In fourteen months I've only smiled once and I didn't do it consciously,
E                 B                  A                      E    B type 2  E  A  2X 
Somebody's got to find your trail, I guess it must be up to me.

E    B type 2  E  A  


E             B                   A                         A  E type 2
It was like a revelation when you betrayed me with your touch,
E              B                     A                            A  E type 2   
I'd just about convinced myself that nothin' had changed that much
    B type 2           E         E              B      A    E type 2
The old Rounder in the iron mask slipped me the master key,
E               B                  A                    E    B type 2  E  A 
Somebody had to unlock your heart, He said it was up to me.



E                          B         A                           A  E type 2
Well, I watched you slowly disappear down into the officers' club,
E                              B                 A                A  E type 2 
I would've followed you in the door but I didn't have a ticket stub.
    B type 2                   E             E                B           A   E type 2
So I waited all night 'til the break of day, hopin' one of us could get free,
E                           B               A                  E    B type 2  E  A 
When the dawn came over the river bridge, I knew it was up to me.


E                   B                  A                      A  E type 2
Oh, the only decent thing I did when I worked as a postal clerk
E                        B                 A                                A  E type 2 
Was to haul your picture down off the wall near the cage where I used to work.
        B type 2              E       E    B     A    E type 2
Was I a fool or not to try to protect your identity?
E                  B                         A                         E    B type 2  E  A 
You looked a little burned out, my friend, I thought it might be up to me.

E    B type 2  E  A 


E                    B                  A                   A  E type 2
Well, I met somebody face to face and I had to remove my hat,
E                  B                    A                     A  E type 2 
She's everything I need and love but I can't be swayed by that.
    B type 2         E              E    B             A    E type 2
It frightens me, the awful truth of how sweet life can be,
E                     B               A                      E    B type 2  E  A 
But she ain't a-gonna make me move, I guess it must be up to me.

E    B type 2  E  A 


E                   B                  A                      A  E type 2
We heard the Sermon on the Mount and I knew it was too complex,
E                   B                  A                             A  E type 2 
It didn't amount to anything more than what the broken glass reflects.
         B type 2           E                E   B     A    E type 2
When you bite off more than you can chew you pay the penalty,
E                 B                A                       E    B type 2  E  A 
Somebody's got to tell the tale, I guess it must be up to me.


E                    B               A                      A  E type 2
Well, Dupree came in pimpin' tonight to the Thunderbird Cafe,
E                 B                     A                 A  E type 2 
Crystal wanted to talk to him, I had to look the other way.
        B type 2        E                  E           B     A    E type 2
Well, I just can't rest without you, love, I need your company,
E                     B                 A                        E    B type 2  E  A 
But you ain't a-gonna cross the line, I guess it must be up to me.


E                          B               A                 A  E type 2
There's a note left in the bottle, you can give it to Estelle,
E                     B                             A                          A  E type 2 
She's the one you been wond'rin' about, but there's really nothin' much to tell.
    B type 2         E                    E       B     A    E type 2
We both heard voices for a while, now the rest is history,
E                 B                 A                       E    B type 2  E  A 
Somebody's got to cry some tears, I guess it must be up to me.


E                   B                A                  A  E type 2
So go on, boys, and play your hands, life is a pantomime,
E                        B                   A                             A  E type 2 
The ringleaders from the county seat say you don't have all that much time.
        B type 2     E                      E        B     A    E type 2
And the girl with me behind the shades, she ain't my property,
E                    B               A                       E    B type 2  E  A 
One of us has got to hit the road, I guess it must be up to me.


E               B           A                 A  E type 2
And if we never meet again, baby, remember me,
E                         B                  A              A  E type 2 
How my lone guitar played sweet for you that old-time melody.
        B type 2  E                 E           B    A    E type 2
And the harmonica around my neck, I blew it for you, free,
E                 B                   A                    E    B type 2  E  A 
No one else could play that tune, You know it was up to me.

Outro:

E    B     A    A   E Type 2 

E    B     A    A   E Type 2

B type 2  E    E   B    A    E  Type 2

E    B     A   E

E    B type 2  E  A 

E    B type 2  E  A   E        End
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