I cant make you love me

Bonnie Raitt





 Amaj7BmE+E
        Just hold me close, don't patronize - don't patronize me
 DAD
        CHORUS:   Cause I can't make you love me if you don't
 DADmaj7
                  You can't make your heart feel something it won't
 DAF#m
                  Here in the dark, in these lonely hours
 DADmaj7
                  I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power
 BmE+E
                  But you won't, no you won't
 DADmaj7
                  'Cause I can't make you love me, if you don't
 DEAD
         I'll close my eyes, then I won't see
 DAmaj7E
         The love you don't feel when you're holding me
 DEAD
         Morning will come and I'll do what's right
 DAE
         Just give me till then to give up this fight
 BmE+E
         And I will give up this fight
CHORUS:
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From: StevenJ1@aol.com
I Can't Make You Love Me
(M. Reid/A. Shamblin)
as recorded by Bonnie Raitt
Capo III in Eb
 Cmaj7Bm7/EBm7Cmaj7CBm7/EBm7Cmaj7CBm7Am7Cmaj7Bm7/E
                                                       Turn down the lights,
 Bm7Cmaj7
turn down the bed
 CBm7EmAm7
Turn down these voices inside my head
 Cmaj7Bm7/E
Lay down with me,
 Bm7Cmaj7
tell me no lies
 CBm7EmAm7
 Just hold me close, don't patronize
 Cmaj7Dsus4D
Don't patronize me   
CHORUS:
 CGCmaj7Am7
Cause I can't make you love me if you don't        
 CGBm7Cmaj7
You can't make your heart feel something it won't
 Em7Cmaj7DEm
Here in the dark, in these final hours
 EmCmaj7DEm7
I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power
 Am7Dsus4D
But you won't, no you won't  
 Cmaj7Bm7Cmaj7
'Cause I can't make you love me,  
 Cmaj7
if you don't
Bm7/E Bm7 Cmaj7, C Bm7 Em Am7
 Cmaj7Bm7/E
I'll close my eyes,
 Bm7Cmaj7
then I won't see
 CBm7EmAm7
The love you don't feel when you're holding me
 Cmaj7Bm7/EBm7Cmaj7
Morning will come and I'll do what's right
 CBm7EmAm7
Just give me till then to give up this fight
 Cmaj7Dsus4D
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
 Dmaj7F#m7F#m7/EDD9Amaj7BmBm/EEsus4EA
 2      2     2     2  0     0    2    2     0     0  0
B 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 0 0 2
 G22222244212
 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
Intro:
 Dmaj7F#m7F#m7/EDD9Amaj7F#m7Bm/EDmaj7F#m7F#m7/EDD9Amaj7BmDEAD
                                                                        Turn down the lights, turn down the bed
 Dmaj7F#m7F#m7/EDDAmaj7AE
                                      Turn down these voices inside my head
 D9Amaj7F#maj7BmDEAmaj7D
                                      Lay down with me, tell me no lies
 Dmaj7F#maj7F#maj7/EDAmaj7BmE+
                                     Just hold me close, don't patronize - don't patronize
 D9Amaj7F#maj7BmEsus4E
                                      me
 E
   
 DAD
Cause I can't make you love me if you don't
 Amaj7DDAADDmaj7
 You can't make your heart feel something it won't
 DDAAF#mF#mDDmaj7
 Here in the dark, in these lonelhours  
 F#m7AEF#mDADmaj7
                                     I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power
 F#m7AEF#mBmE+E
                                    But you won't, no you won't
 DADmaj7
'Cause I can't make you love me, if you don't
F#m7 F#m7/E....
 DEAD
 I'll close my eyes, then I won't see
 DAmaj7AE
 The love you don't feel when you're holding me
 DEAD
 Morning will come and I'll do what's right
 DAE
Just give me till then to give up this fight
 BmE+E
And I will give up this fight
chorus