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Summer Dress Chords

Shawn Colvin

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Summer Dress

	  Intro: A (2 bars) 

Verse: 1 
A 
I put on my finest summer dress 
A 
So light and thin, it was my best 
  D                  Bm 
I brushed my hair, I held my breath 
       A 
I went out to face the wilderness 
       E           D            A 
I went out to face     the wilderness 

Verse: 2 
A 
Men in hats, boys on bikes 
A 
Perfect girls, baby dykes 
D           Bm 
Superstars, blighted ones 
       A 
I went out to face them one by one 
       E                 D        A 
I went out to face them,   one by one 

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G D/F# G A Goodbye Maryann G D A As you turn to watch me G D/F# G A Don't cry Maryann Bm C#m D E And don't try to stop me
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Verse: 3 A Cause I'm gonna go where the lights are bright A Where sacred secrets sail like kites D Bm We've been sleeping girl all our lives A And we never lived no we just survived E D A And we never lived. We just survived Verse: 4 A I'll take my heart, I'll take my key A I'll find out who, who could care for me D Bm Are there pots of gold, are there floods and fires F#m A Are there thieves and beggars, saints and liars E D A Are there thieves and beggars, saints and liars?
tabchorus
G D/F# G A Goodbye Maryann G D A As you turn to watch me G D/F# G A Don't cry Maryann Bm C#m D E And don't try to stop me
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Verse: 5 A I put on my finest summer dress A So light and thin, torn at the chest D I brushed my hair, I held my breath A I went out to face the wilderness E D A I went out to face the wilderness Instrumental: (chords as in verse) A A D Bm A E D A Outro: G D/F# G A Maryann... (fade out repeating) G D/F# G A

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