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The Fool I Am chords

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[Verse 1]
C/E  D/F#  G                                                     C
I've spent five years in prison and you seldom even visit but you do
    G                                                          C
You tell me you don't care, the lipstick that you wear tells me you do
    G                                                        C    
The papers you wont sign, the empty dotted line, they're the reason you wont say we're through
      G                                                          C
Cause deep inside you're mine, if you dig you're gonna find that all I did I did for you
C                              G
Wait and see I'm holdin' on for you
   C                                          G
Be five more years and I'll take you somewhere new
                                 G7
And if you change your heart and find another
      C                          C#m7b5 
I will bend these bars to get to you my lover
          G                 D             C   G C/G G
It takes a fool to do but a fool I am for you

[Verse 2]
  G                                                           C
A fool you called it rightly, prison suits you nicely, yes it's true
     G                                                         C
It's not the ring I care for, it's just to have you there for me, it's true
     G                                                     
They caught you stealin' jewelry, thought that you could fool me
    C
you thought you fooled me last time too
  G                                                    C
Three repeat offenses, ten years on your sentence I'll see you when a decade's through
C                                 G
Fine by me but I'm holdin' out for you
C                                          G
Five years here and I'm bound for somewhere new
                                    G7
And if I steal away and they should catch me runnin'
       C                           C#m7b5 
I would sorely hope that you would be there gunnin'
          G                 D             C   G C/G G
It takes a fool to do but a fool I am for you

[Instrumental]
G  C  G  C (boom-chuck on root and fifth)

[Verse 3]
     G                                                               C
Five years left on my sentence and I felt I'd served my penance so I tunneled my way through the wall
    G                                                               C 
You showed up lookin' dirty, I said "You're five years early, it's dinner time, you should have called."
   G                                               C
My chariot's a Pinto, ignore the broken window and then the pistol, baby doll.
     G                                             C
"You must be crazy, prison's made you lazy cause a pistol cant do nothin' at all."
C                                  G
Take my hand I'm still in love with you
     C                                           G
With five years there and I'll take you somewhere new
                               G7
And if we burn the bridge over troubled water
       C                             C#m7b5 
I would steal the change it takes to call your father(mother)
          G                 D             C   G C/G G
It takes a fool to do but a fool I am for you
          G                 D             C   G C/G G  D/F# G
It takes a fool to do but a fool I am for you

            
            
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