I cant make you love me

Bonnie Raitt

        Just hold me close, don't patronize - don't patronize me
        CHORUS:   Cause I can't make you love me if you don't
                  You can't make your heart feel something it won't
                  Here in the dark, in these lonely hours
                  I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power
                  But you won't, no you won't
                  'Cause I can't make you love me, if you don't
         I'll close my eyes, then I won't see
         The love you don't feel when you're holding me
         Morning will come and I'll do what's right
         Just give me till then to give up this fight
         And I will give up this fight
From: StevenJ1@aol.com
I Can't Make You Love Me
(M. Reid/A. Shamblin)
as recorded by Bonnie Raitt
Capo III in Eb
                                                       Turn down the lights,
turn down the bed
Turn down these voices inside my head
Lay down with me,
tell me no lies
 Just hold me close, don't patronize
Don't patronize me   
Cause I can't make you love me if you don't        
You can't make your heart feel something it won't
Here in the dark, in these final hours
I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power
But you won't, no you won't  
'Cause I can't make you love me,  
if you don't
Bm7/E Bm7 Cmaj7, C Bm7 Em Am7
I'll close my eyes,
then I won't see
The love you don't feel when you're holding me
Morning will come and I'll do what's right
Just give me till then to give up this fight
And I will give up this fight  
repeat CHORUS
From: Len Moskowitz
Cheryl posted nice chords. Here's a slightly
different version with the chords I've selected notated under hers.
I've also provided tab for the chords. I play it on a 12-string.
Lovely song.
I Can't Make You Love Me
(Bonnie Raitt, from "Luck of the Draw")
Capo up one
Chord Tab
 2      2     2     2  0     0    2    2     0     0  0
B 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 0 0 2
 D  0      2     2     0  0     0    4    4     2     2  2
A x 4 4 x 0 0 2 2 2 2 0
E x 2 0 x x x 2 0 0 0 x
                                                                        Turn down the lights, turn down the bed
                                      Turn down these voices inside my head
                                      Lay down with me, tell me no lies
                                     Just hold me close, don't patronize - don't patronize
Cause I can't make you love me if you don't
 You can't make your heart feel something it won't
 Here in the dark, in these lonelhours  
                                     I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power
                                    But you won't, no you won't
'Cause I can't make you love me, if you don't
F#m7 F#m7/E....
 I'll close my eyes, then I won't see
 The love you don't feel when you're holding me
 Morning will come and I'll do what's right
Just give me till then to give up this fight
And I will give up this fight

A Am7 Amaj7 Bm Bm/E Bm7 Bm7/E C Cmaj7 D D9 Dmaj7 Dsus4 E E+ Em Em7 Esus4 F#m F#m7 F#m7/E F#maj7 F#maj7/E G
variations - click chord images
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850bassman (report comment to admin):
not right and scattered.This is no help to anyone.