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For A Little While4-crd   Tim McGraw




Subject: "For a Little While" by Charles Speer
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Song Title: “For a Little While” 

 

by: Tim McGraw

 

From album: Everywhere

 

Words and Music by Phil Vassar, Steve Mandile, and Jerry Vandiver

 

Chords:

 

G5ÊÊ (355xxx)ÊG7sus(3-0011)Ê C/G (332010)Ê Gsus/F(1x001x) 

 

Csus2(-32030) Dsus (--0233)Ê G5/F(1x0xxx)Ê Gsus2 (320203)

 

G/FÊ (--3003)ÊEm7Ê (010000)ÊÊCÊÊ (-32010)ÊÊCmaj9 (x3243x)

 

Am7Ê (-02010)ÊGÊÊÊ (320003)ÊÊBbÊ (113331)ÊÊF/AÊÊ (x-3211) 

 

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Intro:

 

G5ÊÊÊÊ G7susÊÊÊÊ C/GÊÊÊÊÊÊ G5

 

///ÊÊÊ //\/ÊÊÊÊÊ //\/ÊÊÊÊÊ /// (repeat)

 

GÊÊÊÊÊ Gsus/FÊÊÊÊCsus2ÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

///ÊÊÊ //\/ÊÊÊÊÊÊ//\/ÊÊÊÊÊ /// (repeat)

 

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Verse 1:

 

GÊÊ G5/FÊÊÊÊ Csus2ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

Hot sunÊÊÊÊÊ dancin on theÊ river,

 

GÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ G/FÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Csus2ÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

we’d sit onÊ the bank and watch the world go by. 

 

Gsus2ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ G/FÊÊÊÊÊÊÊCsus2ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

Our feet in the water, she pressed her lips to mine.

 
 

GÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ G/FÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Csus2ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

We were so long on love but short on time.

 

Em7ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ CÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

She could beÊÊÊÊÊÊ a honeymoon sweet and a little wild,

 

Em7ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Cmaj9 Dsus

 

ÊÊ but she was mine oh, for a little while.ÊÊÊÊ And

 

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Chorus:

 

GÊ Am7ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ CÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

I laugh every time I start to think about us.

 

GÊ Em7ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊAm7ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊC Dsus GÊÊÊ Am7

 

We sent that summer out in style And she’s gone But she

 

CÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ DsusÊÊÊÊÊÊ BbÊ F/A CÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

left me with a smile, for she was mine for a little while.

 

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Breakdown:

 

GÊÊÊÊ Gsus/FÊÊÊÊ Csus2ÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

///ÊÊ /ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ /ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ //\/ 

 

///ÊÊ ///ÊÊÊÊÊÊ ///ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ //\/

 

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Verse 2:

 

GÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ G/FÊÊÊÊÊ Csus2ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus (repeat)

 

We take a ride and head on down to Airport Road.

 

Put the seats back, watch the planes leave town.

 

GÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ G5/FÊÊÊ Csus2ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

She always said no body’s strong enough to tie her down.

 

GÊÊÊÊÊ G/FÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊCsus2ÊÊDsus

 

Oh but I wasn’t lookin’ for that anyhow.

 

Em7ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ CÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊDsus (repeat)

 

I knew she’dÊ leave, but IÊÊÊdidn’t know when.

 

It matters to now, Oh but it didn’t back then. And

 

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(repeat chorus)

 

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Outro breakdown:

 

Csus2ÊÊÊÊ DsusÊÊÊÊ BbÊÊÊÊ F/AÊÊÊÊ CÊÊÊÊ DsusÊÊÊÊ G5

 

/ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ //ÊÊÊÊÊÊ /ÊÊÊÊÊ /ÊÊÊÊÊÊ /ÊÊÊÊ /ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ//\/

 

Outro:

 

C/GÊÊÊÊÊ Dsus/G GÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ G/F

 

ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ I keep see - in pictures now of

 

Csus2ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊDsusÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊGÊÊÊÊÊÊ G/F

 

me and her and those summer nights. My mind fills with her.

 

Dsus 

 

Ê Oh but it’s alright ‘cause

 

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(repeat Chorus)

 

after “she was mine...” add

 

CÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ G/B DÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ GÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ G5/F Csus2 Dsus

 

yeah, she was mine oh, for a little while 

 

GÊÊÊÊ Gsus/FÊÊÊÊ Csus2ÊÊÊÊ Dsus

 

///ÊÊ //\/ÊÊÊÊÊÊ //\/ÊÊÊÊÊ /// (repeat and fade out)

 

End

 

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Note: The other submissions of this song seemed to be a little off so I thought this might help. Have fun with it!

 


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