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Purple Rain Acoustic Chords

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Purple Rain (acoustic)
By: Prince
Tabbed by: Kristie Steele
Tuning: Standard

Pretty simple and straight forward. Personally I use the first version of A for the 
straight chords and for the shots that are on A I use the second version. Makes it easier 
that way. Enjoy :)


Chords
(capo on 1st fret)

A       57760x / 002220
F#m     202200
E       022100
D       xx0232

   Intro:

   A    F#m    E    D

A                                   F#m
   I never meant to cause you any sorrow
E                                   D
   I never meant to cause you any pain
A                                          F#m
   I only wanted to one time see you laughing
E                                                    A
   I only wanted to see you laughing in the Purple Rain
                        D
   Purple Rain Purple Rain
                        A       F#m
   Purple Rain Purple Rain
                        E
   Purple Rain Purple Rain
                                                   A
   I only wanted to see you bathing in the Purple Rain
                                      A             F#m
   I never wanted to be your weekend lover
E                                     D
   I only wanted to be some kind of friend
A                                       F#m
   Baby I could never steal you from another
E                                           A
   It's such a shame our friendship had to end
                        D
   Purple Rain Purple Rain
                        A       F#m
   Purple Rain Purple Rain
                        E
   Purple Rain Purple Rain
                                                  A
   I only want to see you underneath the Purple Rain
                                           A            F#m
   Honey I know I know I know times are changin'
E                                             D
   It's time we all reach out for somethin' new

   That means you too
A
   You say you want a leader
F#m
   But you can't seem to make up your mind
                        E
   I think you better close it
                                            A
   And let me guide you to the Purple Rain
                        D
   Purple Rain Purple Rain
                       A
   Purple Rain Purple Rain
                                    F#m
   If you know what I'm singin' about up here, come on raise your hand
                      E
   Purple Rain Purple Rain

   I only want to see you, only want to see you
                     A
   In the Purple Rain

   Outro:

   A    F#m    E      D
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edmullins wrote on January 7 2014, 07:53 pm

Nice. Works pretty well. Has anyone tabbed out the signature riff for this version?

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bernardo.manuca wrote on July 6 2014, 12:25 pm

Awesome!! nice job.

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