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What Was I Thinkin Chords

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Dierks Bentley – What was i Thinkin
(Capo 1st Fret)
(Intro) **relative to Capo**
E---------------------------------------------|
B-4/5-5-5-7-8-7-5---4/5-5-5-7-8-7-5---4/5-5-5-|
G-----------------7-----------------7---------|
D---------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------|

E------------------5/7-5----------------------|
B-3----------------------8-5---5--------------|
G---4p2---2------------------7----------------|
D-------5---5-2-2-----------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------|

Note= [D#9+/5+] = x21022

Intro Chords - E - C - D-A - D-A

               the "D' during the verse could also
                be played as  "D11"=  554010

(verse)
E
Becky was the beauty from south Alabama,
    C
Her daddy had a heart like a nine pound hammer,
   D
I think he even did a little time in the slammer,
A
What was I thinkin'


(verse 2)
E
She snuck out one night and met me by the front gate,
    C
Her daddy came out a wavin' that twelve guage,
   D
we tore out of the drive, he peppered my tailgate,
A
What was I thinkin'


(bridge)
B
Oh I knew there'd be hell to pay,
B
But that crossed my mind a little too late,


(chorus)
            E                D            A
Cause I was thinkin' 'bout a little white tank top,
G             E             D         A
Sittin' right there in the middle by me,
      E                D          
I was thinkin' 'bout a long kiss,
A                 G
Man I just gotta get,
E               D            A
Goin' where the night might lead,
B                        D - D - A - A
I know what I was feelin' 
                       E - C - D-A - D-A
But, what was I thinkin'



(verse 3)

By the county line, the cop's were nippin' on our heels
Pulled off the road, kicked it in four-wheel
Shut off the lights, tore through a corn field
What was I thinkin'

(verse 4)
Out the the other side, she was hollerin' "faster"
Took a dirt road, had the radio blastin'
Hit the honky tonk for a little close dancin'
What was I thinkin'

(bridge)
Oh, I knew there'd be hell to pay
But, that crossed my mind a little too late


(chorus)
Cause I was thinkin' 'bout a little white tank top
Sittin' right there in the middle by me
I was thinkin' 'bout a long kiss 
Man I just gotta get
Goin' where the night might lead
I know what I was feelin'
But, what was I thinkin

(lead chords F# - A - E - F# - C - D - E)

(verse 5)
When a mountain of a man with a 'Born To Kill' tattoo
Tried to cut in, I knocked out his front tooth
Ran outside, hood-slidin' like Bo Duke
What was I thinkin'

(verse 6)
Finally got her home at half past too late,
Her daddy, in a lawn chair, sittin' on the driveway
Put it in park, and he started my way
What was I thinkin'

G
Oh...what was I thinkin'
C
What was I thinkin'
               D#9+/5+   D#9+/5+  D#9+/5+    
Then she gave a come-and-get-me grin
D#9+/5+                       D#9+/5+
Like a bullet, we were gone again 


(chorus)
            E                D            A
Cause I was thinkin' 'bout a little white tank top,
G             E             D         A
Sittin' right there in the middle by me,
      E                D          
I was thinkin' 'bout a long kiss,
A                G
Man I just gotta get,
E               D            A
Goin' where the night might lead,
B                        D - D - A - A
I know what I was feelin' 
                       E - C - D-A - D-A
But, what was I thinkin'


(Ending chords are E - C - D-A - D-A)



***D#9+/5+ = x21022***


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bamaguy85 wrote on January 20 2007, 01:22 am

doesnt sound right

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g8trtim wrote on June 30 2008, 11:08 pm

Try this intro instead...
Capo's are for people who dont' know bar chords:

Based in F

E---------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------|
D--x-x-x-1h3p1---1-1-----1-1------------------|
A--x-x-x-------3-----1h3-----3p1--------------|
E--x-x-1-------------------------4b-1~--------|

Repeat

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g8trtim wrote on June 30 2008, 11:08 pm

Try this intro instead...
Capo's are for people who dont' know bar chords:

Based in F

E---------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------|
D--x-x-x-1h3p1---1-1-----1-1------------------|
A--x-x-x-------3-----1h3-----3p1--------------|
E--x-x-1-------------------------4b-1~--------|

Repeat

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