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If a picture

  A        E7      Em7      D9     Bb7+     A      Dm6     E7  
007600   006400  005400   004230  003230  002220  000201  020130   
      A                E7                  Em7              D9 
    007600           006400              005400           004230 
If a picture paints a thousand words, then why can't I paint you? 
    Bb7+              A       Dm6                E7 
   003230           002220   000201            020100 
The words will never show the you  I've come to know. 
     A           E7                            Em7          D9 
If a face could launch a thousand ships, then where am I to go? 
       Bb7+             A             Dm6                E7 
There's no one home but you -- you're all that's left me to. 
     F#m    Fdim(III)    F#m             D6 
   244222    003434     244222         000202 
And when my   love   for life is running dry, 
     C#m7/5-     F#7      Bm7/5-    E7 
     045450    242322   023230  020100 
You'll come and pour your-self on me. 
     A                 E7           Em7               D9 
If a man could be two places at one time, I'd be with you; 
  Bb7+          A     Dm6              E7 
Tomorrow and today, beside you all the way. 
         A                  E7                Em7            D9 
If the world should stop revolving, spinning slowly down to die, 
    Bb7+                A        Dm6                 E7 
I'd spend the end with you, and when the world was through, 
     F#m   Fdim(III)    F#m               D6 
Then one by  one,  the stars would all go out, 
    C#m7/5-    F#7        Bm      Bm7    Bm7/5- 
   045450   242322     224432  004432 023230 
Then you and   I   would sim  -  ply    fly 
  E7      A      D9      Bb7+       A 
020100 002220  004230   003230   002220    
   A  -  way. 
While it's a little on the "new" side to fit comfortably with the overall content of this website, I've included this song because, first, it's a just-plain-beautiful song...and secondly, because it is all the more so because of the minimalism a single accoustic guitar and a single voice can bring to it. Some songs lose a lot if they don't have full accompaniment. This one loses a lot with too much.  


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