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  • C
  • C#/Db
  • D
  • D#/Eb
  • E
  • F
  • F#/Gb
  • G
  • G#/Ab
  • A
  • A#/Bb
  • B
Key:

[Intro]

A#5 C5 F5 G5
A#5 C5 F5 G5
A#5 C5 F5 G5
A#5 C5 F5 G5 A#5

[Verse 1]

A E
there was a time
F#m C#m
when I was so broken-hearted
D A E
love wasn’t much of a friend of mine
A E
the tables have turned, yeah
F#m C#m
’cause me and them ways have parted
D A E
that kind of love was the killin’ kind — listen
G D G D
all I want is someone I can’t resist
C G E
I know all I need to know by the way that I got kissed

[Chorus]

A E
I was Cryin’ when I met you
F#m D A
now I’m tryin’ to forget you
E D
[your] love is sweet misery
A E
I was Cryin’ just to get you
C#m D A
now I’m dyin’ ’cause I let you
E D
do what you do, down on me

[w/Intro]

A#5 C5 F5 G5
now there’s not even breathin’ room
A#5 C5 F5 G5
between pleasure and pain
A#5 C5 F5 G5
yeah, you cry when we’re makin’ love
A#5 C5 F5 G5
must be one and the same

[Verse 2]

A E
it’s down on me
F#m C#m
yeah I got to tell you one thing
D A E
it’s been on my mind, girl I gotta say
A E
we’re partners in crime
F#m C#m
you got that certain something
D A E
what you give to me takes my breath away
G D G D
now the word out on the street is the devil’s in your kiss
C G E
if our love goes up in flames it’s a fire I can’t resist

[Chorus]

A E
I was Cryin’ when I met you
F#m D A
now I’m tryin’ to forget you
E D
[your] love is sweet misery
A E
I was Cryin’ just to get you
C#m D A
now I’m dyin’ ’cause I let you
E D
do what you do, down on me

A#5 C5 F5 G5
A#5 C5 F5 G5
A#5 C5 F5 G5
A#5 C5 F5 G5 A#5

Bridge
D# A#
’cause what you got inside
D# A#
ain’t where your love should stay
G# D#
yeah, our love, sweet love, ain’t love
E
till ya give your heart away

[Alt. Chorus]

A E
I was Cryin’ when I met you
C#m D A
now I’m tryin’ to forget you
E D
your love is sweet misery
A E
I was Cryin’ just to get you
F#m(tacet) D A
now I’m dy_____in’ to let you
E D
do what you do down to me, baby, baby,

[Solo]

A E C#m D A E D
A E F#m D A E D

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