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If Not For You chords

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maguri [tm] 32,520
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Full version with well aligned chords, timing for main riff, full chords for intros and instrumental parts, split chord in middle 8. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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                    If Not For You – George Harrison
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Written by: Bob Dylan
From: "All Things Must Pass" (1970)

Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

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Timing for the main riff

  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
| G           D  | C               | 


CHORDS
        E-A-D-G-B-e
D/A     x-0-0-2-3-x


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INTRO
| G   D | C | G   D | C |
| G   D | C | Am | % |
| G   D | C | 

VERSE
[ C ]         G
   If not for you
D C                       G
    Babe, I couldn't even find the door
D C                 G
    I couldn't even see the floor
D C                Am
    I'd be sad and blue
Am         | G   D | C | G   D | C |
 If not for you


VERSE
[ C ]         G
   If not for you
D C                        G
    The night would see me wide awake
D C                      G
    The day would surely have to break
D C                 Am
    It would not be new
Am         | G   D | C | G   D | C |
 If not for you
 

MIDDLE 8
C                   G              
 If not for you, my sky would fall
D                  G
 Rain would gather too
C                         G
 Without your love I'd be nowhere at all
       A               | D | C | Bm | D/A |
I'd be lost, if not for you          (break)


VERSE
[ D/A ]         G
     If not for you
D C                  G
    The winter would hold no spring
D C                  G
    'Couldn't hear a robin sing
D C                        Am
    I just wouldn't have a clue
Am         [ G ]
 If not for you


INSTRUMENTAL
| G   D | C | G   D | C |
| G   D | C | Am | % |

| G   D | C | G   D | C |
| G   D | C | Am | % |

| G   D | C | G   D | C |


MIDDLE 8
C                   G              
 If not for you, my sky would fall
D                  G       G7
 Rain would gather too
C                         G
 Without your love I'd be nowhere at all
       A               | D | C | Bm | D/A |
I'd be lost, if not for you          (break)


VERSE
[ D/A ]         G
     If not for you
D C                  G
    The winter would hold no spring
D C                  G
    'Couldn't hear a robin sing
D C                        Am
    I just wouldn't have a clue
Am         [ G ]
 If not for you


CODA
| G   D | C               [ G ]
          If not for you-ou
| G   D | C | G   D | C | G

            
            
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jgband 10 Oct 21, 2017 06:43 PM

great tab as always- I've seen it elsewhere with a backwards strum for the Bm which sounds nice

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