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If Im To Die chords

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i posted a cover of this song on my youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBIN9AmpKk8

these are my very first chords and honestly i don't know much about playing guitar, i really just watched 
Keaton's CARDINAL SESSION billions of times and this is what i got from it. 

his picking pattern is something like this, only a lot more complicated: 

         C               

E-----------------|
B----------1------|
G-------0-----0---|
D----2----------2-|
A-3---------------|
E-----------------|

he does some special stuff, watch the video to figure it out: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGFYliYE7rQ

the F is always like this: (x-x-3-2-1-0) so it's pretty easy, no barre chords needed

also if there's something like Am-G-F, it means that the chords changes are quicker, i couldn't come up 
with a better way to make that clear. 

please contact me for any corrections.


standard tuning 
capo 5 


[intro:]
C E Am G-F 
C G G


[Verse I]
           C            E
If I’m to die before I reach you
                         Am               F
Please know I’m meant to love you till I did
           C               E
If I’m to slip beneath a train meant to take me
          Am                    F
Know that I believe that it was worth it
         C                        E
Tell my friends goodbye, tell my almost ex-wife
        Am            G           F        G 
That I loved her and left her too soon
      Am         G           F
Oh I hope to be holding you soon


[Chorus]
C                         G
Who knows what happens if I leave my room
        Am                G            F
Oh I’m scared that you’ll know what to do
E                     Am-G-F F  G G
If I’m to die before you

[Verse II]
          C            E
If i’m to die before I hold you
         Am                         F
Know my arms were the worst off for it
       C                      E
If i’m set upon dried from my room as I write
          Am                          F       G
You won't be my last thought before I quit
         C                  E
Give my family love I would watch from above
       Am                        F        G G
But I fear there is nothing but sleep
     Am         G           F
Oh I hope to be seeing you soon


[Chorus]
C                                  G          
Don’t know what's out there, more fear I assume
       Am                 G            F
Oh i’m scared that you’ll know what to do
E                     Am-G-F  G G
If i’m to die before you     


[Verse III]
              C             E                         
And if i’m to die before we spend a soft day
         Am                        F
Know my final thoughts will be of regret
           C            E
If i'm to drown in the deep sea that parts us
   Am             G            F          G G
I once lived and loved, don’t forget
         C                        E
Give my paintings to Alice, tell all my good friends
        Am                     F        G G
That I didn’t dare earn their respect
     Am         G           F
Oh I hope to be seeing you soon


[Chorus]
   C                         G 
I don’t know what happens if I leave my room
       Am                 G            F 
Oh I’m scared that you’ll know what to do
E                    Am-G-F
If I'm to die before you
G                     C
If I'm to die before you


end on C
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rckclmbr512d 10 Feb 07, 2016 07:30 AM

Sounds good to me. Definitely way better than the other tab for this song. Only correction i see is the lyric, "If i'm set upon, dried from my room", should be "If I'm set upon, dragged from my room" Other than that, perfect to me.

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StockCube 10 Mar 02, 2016 06:08 PM

I'm having difficulty doing the finger-picking transition from Am to G, and the "Am-G-F F G G", any help?

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