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Change the World

  		
I got a request for this, so I decided I was up to the challenge. 
I hope this sounds good.  Clapton seems to like the key of E. 
Have fun, and good luck! 
 
Lyrics 
 
INTRO: 
 
There is another guitar here that I haven't tabbed, but you can figure that one out. 
I think these two parts are actually two different guitars, but I'm not sure. 
 
   E       A     E                     E       A   E 
   +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   + 
e:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---0-----0-----0-| 
B:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------0-----0---| 
G:---0h1---2-----4-|---2---4-----2-4-|---4-----2---0h1-|-----------------| 
D:---2-----2-----2-|-----------------|---2-----2---2---|-----------------| 
A:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
E:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
 
 
   E       A       E                     E               A          B 
   +   +   +   +       +   +   +   +     +      +        +     +        +   +   +       + 
e:-------------0-----|-----------------|------------------------------|---------------------| 
B:-------0-----------|-----------------|------------------------------|---------------------| 
G:---0h1---2-----2/4-|-----------------|---2/4-----4\2p0-2--0------^4-|---------------------| 
D:---2-----2---------|-----------------|-----------------------2p0-^4-|-----------------4---| 
A:-------------------|-----------------|---------------------------^2-|-------------2h4-----| 
E:-------------------|-----------------|------------------------------|-------------------0-| 
 
This is the basic part behind the verse: 
 
     If I could reach the stars          Pull one down for you 
   E       A     E                     E       A   E 
   +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   + 
e:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---0-----0-----0-| 
B:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------0-----0---| 
G:---0h1---2-----4-|---2---4-----2-4-|---4-----2---0h1-|-----------------| 
D:---2-----2-----2-|-----------------|---2-----2---2---|-----------------| 
A:---------0-------|-----------------|---------0-------|-----------------| 
E:-0-------------0-|-----------------|---0---------0---|-----------------| 
 
 
      Shining on my heart                So you could see the truth 
   E       A     E                     E       A   E 
   +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   + 
e:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---0-----0-----0-| 
B:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------0-----0---| 
G:---0h1---2-----4-|---2---4-----2-4-|---4-----2---0h1-|-----------------| 
D:---2-----2-----2-|-----------------|---2-----2---2---|-----------------| 
A:---------0-------|-----------------|---------0-------|-----------------| 
E:-0-------------0-|-----------------|---0---------0---|-----------------| 
 
 
     Then this love I have inside     is everything it seems 
   A       D     E                       E     D     A 
   +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   + 
e:-----------------|-----------------|-------------0---|-----------------| 
B:---2---2-3---3-5-|---------5-------|---5-----3-----2-|-------2---------| 
G:---2---2-2---2-4-|-----------------|---4---0-2-----2-|-------2---------| 
D:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
A:-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
E:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
 
 
 
     But for now I find                  it's only in my dreams 
   E       A     E                     E       A     G# 
   +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   +     +   +   +   + 
e:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---4---------4---| 
B:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------4-8-----| 
G:---0h1---2-----4-|---2---4-----2-4-|---4-----2-------|-------5---------| 
D:---2-----2-----2-|-----------------|---2-----2-----6-|-----6-----------| 
A:---------0-------|-----------------|---------0-----6-|-----------------| 
E:-0-------------0-|-----------------|---0-----------4-|-----------------| 
 
Here's the chorus.  There isn't much guitar, so just strum this: 
 
          F#m    G#     C#m 
That I can    change the world 
F#m           G#               C#m 
I will be the sunlight in your universe 
F#m               G#              C#m    Cm    Bm 
You will think my love was really some - thing good 
     A    E     G#m Gm F#m 
Baby if I could cha - nge the world 
 
Clapton does this after the chorus: 
 
   E       A       E                 E              A              E 
   +   +   +   +       +  +  +  +    +     +        +     +        +   +       +       + 
e:-------------0-----|-------------|----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B:-------0-----------|-------------|----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G:---0h1---2-----2/4-|-------------|---2/4----4\2p0-2--0--------|-----------------------------| 
D:---2-----2---------|-------------|----------------------2p0-2-|----------2---------------2--| 
A:-------------------|-------------|----------------------------|------2h4-----0h2-0h2-0h2----| 
E:-------------------|-------------|----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
 
He continues into another verse, and plays the same as the last verse 
 
Then a chorus, which has a bit added to the end: 
 
That I can change the world 
I will be the sunlight in your universe 
You will think my love was really something good 
     A    C#m   Bm Bbm A      E 
Baby if I could cha - nge the world 
     A    C#m   Bm Bbm A 
Baby if I could cha - nge the world 
 
Here's the solo: 
 
    +     +     +     +       +          +       +       + 
e:--------------------------|------------.-----------.-----------| 
B:----/12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-12\10----8-10--8-------10----------| 
G:--------13-13-13-13-13-13-|------------------------------------| 
D:--------------------------|------------------------------------| 
A:--------------------------|------------------------------------| 
E:--------------------------|------------------------------------| 
 
 
   +        +        +       +          +       +       +       + 
e:------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B:-10h8-----.-------------------------|---------------------8---11p10-8-| 
G:--------7h9------7h9-----7----------|-------------7---7h9---9---------| 
D:---------------------------9p7------|---------7h9---------------------| 
A:-------------------------------10---|------10-------------------------| 
E:------------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 
 
   +       +          +            +            +       +             +       + 
e:-----------------10-12-10/12--10/12--10-----|---------------------------------------| 
B:-----------10/12-------------------------12-|-10------10h12p10----------------------| 
G:-9------------------------------------------|----12------------12-9-9---------------| 
D:--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
A:--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
E:--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
 
 
                                                          That I can... 
   +       +       +       +         +       +      +     + 
e:---------15------12\-----12-11---|---------12-14-----12-11------| 
B:------12-------------/12----12---|------------------------------| 
G:---------------------------------|------------------------------| 
D:---------------------------------|------------------------------| 
A:---------------------------------|------------------------------| 
E:---------------------------------|------------------------------| 
 
Another chorus, with a bit added to the end: 
 
That I can change the world 
I will be the sunlight in your universe 
You will think my love was really something good 
     A    C#m   Bm Bbm A 
Baby if I could cha - nge the world 
     A    C#m   Bm Bbm A 
Baby if I could cha - nge the world 
     A    C#m   Bm Bbm A 
Baby if I could cha - nge the world 
 
   world 
   E       A       E                                  A 
   +   +   +   +       +  +  +  +    +       +        +       + 
e:-------------0-----|-------------|----------------------------------| 
B:-------0-----------|-------------|----------------------------------| 
G:---0h1---2-----2/4-|-------------|-----2/4----4\2p0-2---------------| 
D:---2-----2---------|-------------|----------------------------------| 
A:-------------------|-------------|----------------------------------| 
E:-------------------|-------------|----------------------------------| 
 
 
   E 
  (freely) 
e:-----------------------------------|-------------------------| 
B:-----------------------------------|-------------------------| 
G:-----------------------------------|-------------------------| 
D:-0h2-0-------------2-0-------------|-0-----------------------| 
A:-------2-0h2p0---------2-0h2p0-----|-------------------------| 
E:---------------3-0-------------3-0-|-------------------------| 
 
LYRICS: 
 
If I could reach the stars I'd pull one down for you 
Shine it on my heart so you could see the truth 
That this love I have inside is everything it seems 
But for now I find it's only in my dreams 
 
 
CHORUS 
That I can change the world 
I would be the sunlight in your universe 
You will think my love was really something good 
Baby if I could change the world 
 
 
If I could be king even for a day 
I'd take you as my queen I'd have it no other way 
And our love will rule in this kingdom we have made 
Till then I'd be a fool wishin' for the day 
 
 
CHORUS 
That I can change the world 
I would be the sunlight in your universe 
You will think my love was really something good 
Baby if I could change the world 
Baby if I could change the world 
 
 
GUITAR SOLO 
 
 
CHORUS 
That I can change the world 
I would be the sunlight in your universe 
You will think my love was really something good 
Baby if I could change the world 
Baby if I could change the world 
Baby if I could change the world 

	  

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