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The other versions of this song are slightly off, this is exactly how Keith plays it acoustic.

He improvises all his live acoustic performances 'cause he's just a stud like that, so he
may not do the riff everywhere that it occurs in the studio version, but for this tab I will
be putting the riff as it aligns with the studio version. When I play the song I pick the
intro two times, then strum two times, then go into the verse. When I play the riff amongst
the verses I always strum it.

After "shining down on me and you" in the chorus, Keith plays the E shape of the B and A
chords (basically the barre chord without the barre) and finishes the run back at E.

Note each run of the riff lasts two measures (4 beats per).

[Intro]
(picking):

e|-----0-----------0---------0-----------0-------|
B|----0-0------0 ----0------0--0------0----0-----|
G|8h9-----9/11---11----11/13----13/14--14----- --|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

[Intro]
(strumming):

  Play while strumming the three highest strings
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|8h9-9/11-11-11/13-13-13/14-14/11---|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

E
There's a new wind blowing like I've never known
I'm breathing deeper than I've ever done
       Asus2                                        E
And it sure feels good to finally feel the way I do
        B              Asus2
I wanna love somebody, love somebody like you.

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|8h9-9/11-11-11/13-13-13/14-14/11---|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

E
And I'm letting go of all my lonely yesterdays
I've forgiven myself for the mistakes I've made
           Asus2
Now theres just one thing, the only thing I wanna do

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|8h9-9/11-11-11/13-13-13/14-14/11---|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
        B              Asus2
I wanna love somebody, love somebody like you.

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|8h9-9/11-11-11/13-13-13/14-14/11---|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
                      Asus2                             E  B A E
Yeah I wanna feel the sunshine shining down on me and you
                       Asus2
When you put your arms around me
                                       C#m           Asus2/F#
You let me know theres nothing in this world I can't do

E
I used to run in circles going no where fast
I'd take one step forward end up two steps back
           Asus2
I couldn't walk a straight line even if I wanted to

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|8h9-9/11-11-11/13-13-13/14-14/11---|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

        B              Asus2
I wanna love somebody, love somebody like you.

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|8h9-9/11-11-11/13-13-13/14-14/11---|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
                     E
Whoa here we go now
Yeah
                         Asus2      E
Hey i wanna love you baby

B  Asus2  E

                      Asus2                             E  B A E
Yeah I wanna feel the sunshine shining down on me and you
                       Asus2
When you put your arms around me
                                       C#m           Asus2/F#(hold)
You let me know theres nothing in this world I can't do

E
Sometimes it's hard for me to understand
But you're teaching me to be a better man
               Asus2                                          E     
I don't want to take this life for granted like I used to do
        B              Asus2                 E
I wanna love somebody, love somebody like you.
             B              Asus2                 E
I'm ready to love somebody, love somebody like you
            B              Asus2 (hold)
And I wanna love somebody, love somebody like you 

(Strum this differently than the normal riff)

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|8h9-9/11-11-11/13-13-13/14-14/11---|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|(x4)



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blessthissmess 414 Jan 19, 2016 10:56 AM

How about this:

Intro (strumming):
Play while strumming the three highest strings

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8h9-9-9/11-11-9-11/13-9-13/14-14-9-|
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