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When A Man Loves A Woman Chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From news.unomaha.edu!crcnis1.unl.edu!wupost!darwin.sura.net!newshost.LaTech.edu!VM.CC.LATECH.EDU!US30139 
Dec 14 14:04:00 PST 1992
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From: US30139@VM.CC.LATECH.EDU
Subject: Re: REQ: When a Man Loves a Woman
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Date: Thu, 10 Dec 92 16:21:59 CST
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In article <1992Dec8.173514.1445@spss.com>
bobhays@spss.com (Bob Hays) writes:

>I think this one was from Percy Sledge.  I'd love the chord
>progression.
>
>Thanks and have fun! - Bob
>
>--
>===============================================================================
When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge
key of C  (probably not the record's key)

intro      C  G/B  Am7  Am/G  F  G  C  G6

                  C           G/B   Am                        C7/G
verse1     When a man loves a woman,   can't keep his mind on nothing else
           F                  G                             C     G
             He'll trade the world for the good thing he's found
                    C            G/B    Am                 C7/G
           If she's bad he can't see it      she can do no wrong
           F                     G                         C    G
           Turn his back on his best friend if he put her down

verse2     When a man loves a woman, spend his very last dime
           Tryin' to hold on to what he needs
           He'd give up all his comfort, sleep out in the rain
           If she said that's the way it ought to be

          F           G            C
chorus     Well, this man loves a woman
           F            G            C
             I gave you everything I had
           F            G         C    E7/B     Am
             Tryin' to hold on to your precious love
           D7                          F/G   G+5
           Baby, please don't treat me bad

verse3     When a man loves a woman, down deep in his soul
           She can bring him such misery
           If she plays him for a fool, he's the last one to know
           Lovin' eyes don't ever see

chorus

                  C           G/B    Am                       C7/G
outro      When a man loves a woman,    I know exactly how he feels
               F          G              C     G   (repeat outro until tired)
           Coz baby baby baby you're my world

mikejames (US30139@VM.CC.LATECH.EDU)
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Llewellyn wrote on June 3 2009, 04:14 pm

Capo on 2 and you got it. thanks :)

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cousindud1 wrote on May 19 2013, 11:04 pm

Record version is C#, so capo 1 would do it, if you wanted to play along that is...

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lnxguit2166 wrote on February 13 2014, 01:51 pm, edited at 01:58 pm

Db should be Gb in the last line of verse 1

Gb Ab Db Ab
Turn his back on his best friend if he put her down

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