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Gordon Lightfoot - Forgive Me Lord


CAPO: 5th Fret



[INTRO:] 

[VERSE 1:]
        G       B7              Em  G7  C
Make my world a better place to be
             C/D               G     C/G
Remove these chains and set me free
          G        B7          Em   G7  C
I give my life one reason to begin 
           C/D              G       C
Forgive me lord, for I have sinned


[VERSE 2:]
        G        B7             Em      G7  C
Take my hand and lead me as you choose
            C/D               G     C/G
It seems we ain't got much to lose
          G         B7             Em     G7  C
Give this place one season without shame
           C/D                G     C/G
Forgive me lord, I've sinned again


[VERSE 3:]
       G                     F
I been down on my luck, as a matter of fact 
     Em        G7
I've even been chased 
C               G/B
Drifting along, singing a song 
        Am7         G
For the whole human race 


[VERSE 4:]
                               F
I been caught in the act, as a matter of fact 
    Em        G7
I'm even well known 
C                     G/B
Floating on by with a laugh and a sigh 
       Am7             G     C
On the road that leads home
      G/B     Am7          C/D
I got no more time left to roam


[VERSE 5:]

If you love me
          G         B7             Em      G7  C
Take this world and mend it as you please 
              C/D                    G   C/G
With a little help from the likes of me 
        G         B7               Em    G7  C
Keep it safe from harm and make it pure 
            C/D               G     C/G  G  C D
Forgive the rich and save the poor


[VERSE 6:]
         G                           F
Like the dust on the wind, I've been taken again
   Em         G7
By my foolish pride 
C               G/B
Drifting along, singing a song
       Am7       G
That's how I get by 


[VERSE 7:]
                               F
I been caught in the act, as a matter of fact 
     Em        G7
I've even been chased 
C              G/B
Floating on by with a laugh and a sigh
        Am7         G     C
For the whole human race 
      G/B     Am7          C/D
I got no more time left to waste


[VERSE 8:]

If you love me
        G       B7              Em   G7  C
Make my world a better place to be 
             C/D               G     C/G
Remove these chains and set me free 
          G      B7                 Em    G7  C
I give my face a different point of view 
           C/D               G    C/G  G  C D
Forgive us lord if we run to you


[INSTRUMENTAL:] G  F  Em  G7  C  G/B  Am7  G
                F  Em  G7  C  G/B  Am7  G  C G/B Am7  C/D


[VERSE 9:]

If you love me
        G       B7              Em   G7  C
Make my world a better place to be 
             C/D               G     C/G
Remove these chains and set me free 
        G        B7          Em    G7  C
Give my life one reason to begin 
           C/D              G       C/G
Forgive me lord, for I have sinned 
        G        B7          Em    G7  C
Give my life one reason to begin 
           C/D              G 
Forgive me lord, for I have sinned 

            
            
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