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Forgiveness


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Standard tuning Capo: 4 C: X32010 Am: X02210 G: 320003 F: XX3211 Dm: XX0231 Intro (play this between lines in the verse also): C Am G F C ---------------0---][------3-----3---][--0h1--1--1--][---0---] --------------0h1--][-----0h1---1p0--][--0h1--1--1--][---1---] ---------------2---][------0-----0---][--0h2--2--2--][---0---] --0h2----------2---][-----0h2---2p0--][---3---3--3--][--0h2--] --0h3---2---0------][----------------][-------------][---3---] -------------------][--3-------------][-------------][-------] C Am G F C ---------------0---][------3-----3---][--0h1--1--1--][---0---] --------------0h1--][-----0h1---1p0--][--0h1--1--1--][---1---] ---------------2---][------0-----0---][--0h2--2--2--][---0---] --0h2----------2---][-----0h2---2p0--][---3---3--3--][--0h2--] --0h3---2---0------][----------------][-------------][---3---] -------------------][--3-------------][-------------][-------] Am G F C Am G F C We are swimming with the snakes at the bottom of the well Am G F C Am G F C So silent and peaceful in the darkness where we fell Am G F C Am G F C But we are not snakes and what's more, we never will be Am G F C Am G F C And if we stay swimming here forever we will never be free G C I heard them ringing the bells in heaven and hell G Am They got a secret they're getting ready to tell F C F It's falling from the sky, calling from the gra - aves Am G F C Open your eyes, boy, I think we are saved Am G F C Open your eyes, boy, I think we are saved F C Let's take a walk on the bridge, right over this mess G Am Don't need to tell me a thing, baby, we've already confessed Dm C F And I raised my voice to the air, and we were blessed F C F C It's hard to give, it's hard to get F C G C Am G F C But everybody needs a little forgiveness We are calling for help tonight on a thin phone line As usual we are having ourselves one hell of a time And the planes keep flying right over our heads no matter how loud we shout And we keep waving and waving our arms in the air, but we're all tired out I heard somebody say, "Today is the day" A big old hurricane, she's blowing our way Knocking over the buildings, killing all the lights Open your eyes, boy, we made it through the night Oh, open your eyes, boy, we made it through the night Let's take a walk on the bridge, right over this mess Don't need to tell me a thing, baby, we've already confessed And I raised my voice to the air, and we were blessed F C F C It's hard to give, it's hard to get F C G C Hard to live, baby, but still I think it's your best bet, hey, yeah F C G Am Hard to give, and I'm never gonna forget F C G Am But everybody needs a little forgiveness F C G C Am G F C Everybody needs a little forgiveness


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