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Unbreakable Heart  Carlene Carter


UNBREAKABLE HEART (by Benmont Tench; recorded by Carlene Carter)

[Actually in Bb; capo 3.] 
[Eacb cbord is balf a measure, except "Em - D" is one measure total.] 
[Sorry it's kind of hard to read; the lines of this song are structured
oddly. All the verses are basically the same, but I wrote them all out
because they're not easy to memorize.]
[I'm pretty unsure about a lot of these chords, especially in the bridge.
Any suggestions are more than welcome.]
[The C's and Em's with * by them have an extra high G in them (pinky on
the 3rd fret of the E string).]
[Some unusual cbord fingerings, and more comments, are at tbe end.] 
[G] [intBm]ro]  [C]    [Am7/D]          [G]    [Bm]     [C]    [Am7/D]
An empty [G]house,[Bm]     [C]  a [Am7/D]broken [G]fairy [Bm]tale [C]    [Am7/D]
G Bm C Am7/D Em* Em* C* C/D
A hollow girl with empty arms
A7sus4 Em Am B7 Em* Em*
From an angel's tears, God made the stars
A9/C# A9/C# C* C Am/D Am/D G Bm C Am7/D
Why can't he make me an unbreakable heart
[G] [inBm]stru[C]men[Am7/D]tal]
In my blue [G]world,[Bm]     [C]  you [Am7/D]shone like [G]heaven's [Bm]fire [C]    [Am7/D]
G Bm C Am7/D Em* Em* C* C/D
And left me crying in the dark
A7sus4 Em Am B7 Em* Em*
How could any - one be so hard
A9/C# A9/C# C* C Am/D Am/D G C/G G G
Did you think I had an unbreakable heart
[Ddim7/G#]I    suppo[Am7]se   [F#m7-5]  I should [Em]kno[-]w [D]    [C]  sometimes [G/B]love just c[Am]omes and g[G]oes
But [Ddim7/G#]I  believe[Am7]d,   [F#m7-5]  foolish m[Em]e, [-]  [D]    [A7]we'd go [A7]on and [C]on  [C/D]
One d[G]ay, [Bm]    [C] some[Am7/D]one will [G]come to [Bm]you  [C]    [Am7/D]
G Bm C Am7/D Em* Em* C* C/D
And rock you tight - ly in her arms
A7sus4 Em Am B7 Em* Em*
Please remember this when you drop your guard
A9/C# A9/C# C* C Am/D Am/D G Bm C Am7/D
Nobody has an unbreakable heart
A7sus4 Em Am B7 Em* Em*
From an angel's wings to a falling star
A9/C# A9/C# C* C Am/D Am/D G Bm C Am7/D G.
God makes everything but unbreakable hearts
Am7/D: xx0010 Em*: 022003 C*: x32013 C/D: xx0010 A7sus4: x02030
A9/C#: x42000 Am/D: xx0210 Ddim7: xx0101 or xx0131 F#m7-5: 2x2210
A couple other notes on the chords:
1) The C* and Em* chords probably aren't really played by the guitar;
I just put them in because they echo the melody of the song.
2) The B7 isjust two quarter notes. The first doesn't include an F# on
the high E string, the second does. (I.e., play x2120x, then x21202.)
3) In the bridge, where it goes Em - D, don't play the highest strings on
either of those chords. (The D is more like D5.)
4) In the A9/C#, make sure you hit that C#, or it'll sound weird.
5) In the Em* chords before A9/C#, you can play the descending notes
by moving your pinky from 3 down to 2 as you get toward the A9.


Adam Schneider U.C. Santa Cruz
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