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  Song: If You Knew
Artist: Neko Case
 Album: The Tigers Have Spoken

This is my first attempt, so please be kind!
Ms. Case is a rather obscure artist that gets some airplay
on Americana radio stations. She has a very "big" voice and
performs in the old-time country and alternative country
genres. I found this song to be particularly haunting and
almost dream-like. So much so, I felt compled to chord it
for any of her guitar-playing fans that might want it. The
instumentals on the CD are by The Sadies and are very
compelling, though not particularly intricate. Lots of
reverb and perhaps a Chorus stomp box. I found it especially
interesting that none of the lines in this song ryhme!
I didn't realize that until I wrote down what I think I
heard ...

Chorded By: SteveSchecter Feb 18, 2005 n4732j@yahoo.com


Am  F  Am  F  G  Am  Am  


Am               F      Am                 F      
If you knew what I know you wouldn't go to see her.

G                Am                   F                   F
And least of all believe her when she says that she wants you.

[Verse 1]

Am                  F                 F            F
You're just another puppet. She's not even keeping score.

        F            F                    F    G
And the lazy way she cheats you leaves me co---ld.

             Am                          F                F       F
She'll laugh about it with her best friend. But you don't know.

[Repeat Chorus]


F   Am   F   G   Am   F   Am   F   G   Am

[Verse 2]

    F                  F             F                  F
She spends her daddy's money and she drives her daddy's car.

           F            F                    F     G        
And what's crazy is the way you think that's sty---le.

            Am                         F          F           F       F
And all the while my heart is breaking you're not even on her mind.

[Verse 3]

Am                     F      Am                F
Cause if you knew what I know then you wouldn't leave me.

             Am             Am                       Am               Am      
You wouldn't turn away from my love, that's what you said that you believe in.

G               Am      F             F                   
I say this as a friend; You'll be the poor boy in the end.


F   G   F   F   F

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