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Wish It Was True chords

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My take on this wonderful song, recently heard on Sons of Anarchy.  The Cadd9 is
probably actually an F or a variation thereof, but I find it easier to add the
finger picking with this, and it sounds pretty true to the original.

Standard tuning, capo 7th.


[Verse 1]

G                 Cadd9    G
Mother, I tried to do right by you
               Cadd9     G
To do what you asked me to
       D           G
I did wrong and I knew.

 G                Cadd9     G
Mother I tried to behave for you
                    Cadd9     G
Now I’m a digging a grave for you
       D           G
It was all I could do.


D                                     C
Find a way back home, Make everything new
                  G
But I wish it was true.


[Verse 2]

G                 Cadd9    G
Father, well I’ll give my soul to you
                  Cadd9    G
I came in blind folded for you
       D           G
It was all that I knew.

 D                                           C
Open your arms and I’ll fly out of hell up to you
               G
I wish it was true.


[Bridge]

Am                       C
Boy come on out from the cold
                                  G
You're lost outside there don’t you know
                                 D
It’s not what you say it what's you do
                                  Am
Just keep wishing your wishes are true
                               C
Well your dreams they're reality now
                            G
There’s no pain there’s no misery
                              D
Just polish the blood and the bruise
                                C
For there’s just no way you can lose.
                  G
Well I wish it was true.


[Verse 3]

G                 Cadd9    G
Country, I was a soldier for you
              Cadd9    G
I did what you asked me to
       D             G
It was wrong and you knew.


G                          Cadd9    G
Country, now I’m just a stranger to you
            Cadd9    G
A number a name it’s true
           D              G
Throw me away when you’re through.

D                                                 C
Home of the brave and free the, the red white and blue
                  G
Well I wish it was true.
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Ami_Y 10 Jun 21, 2012 11:13 AM

thanks! I'm a beginner and was able to use this to play...sort of :P

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Kevins_1988 84 Jun 10, 2014 06:05 AM

Great job!

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sammy1690 10 Oct 21, 2014 04:54 AM

site not wrking wright

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