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If I Can't Change Your Mind  Sugar

"If I Can't Change Your Mind," by Sugar.
>From their 1992 Rykodisc album Copper Blue.
Tabbed out by Keith E. Law (law2@husc.harvard.edu).
This is the single version. I have no clue if the album version is any
different.
There's another tab of this song out there somewhere, but it's very hard
to read so I decided to write it out in a more legible fashion.
NOTE: CAPO ON THIRD FRET!!!!!!!
All chord names herein designate position; e.g., D = XX0232, which, with a
capo on the third fret, is actually an F.
T = play with thumb
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
^ = bend ^q = quarter tone ^h = half tone ^F = full tone
if letter is above the fret #, note is bent THEN picked
h = hammer
p = pull-off
g = grace note - written above note to be 'graced'
~ = vibrato
This is the main riff:
 
 --2---0-2---3---2-0-- --2---0-2---0-0-0-0--
 --3---3-3---3---3-3-- --3---3-3---3-2-0-2--
 --2---2-2---0-------- --2---2-2---2-2-2-2--
 --0---0-0---0-------- --0---0-0---2-2-2-2--
 ------------2-------- ------------0-0-0-0--
 ------------3-------- --------------------- 

In chord names: D Dsus2 D G D(no5) Dsus2(no5)
[D] [Dsus2] [D] [Asus4]^^^^^^^^[A]^^^^[Asus2]^^^^^^^^[A]^
For simplicity's sake, call this A pattern
Riff A.
Behind the lyrics:
[D]Tears fill [G]up my eyes
D Riff A
I'm washed away with sorrow
[D]And somewhere [G]in my mind
[D]I know there's no to[Bm]morro[F#m]w
[G]Well I see you're [A]leaving soon
I [D]guess you've [A]had your [Bm]fill[F#m]
G Riff A (to main riff)
But if I can't change your mind then no one will
(Same for verse 2)
And all throughout the years
I've never strayed from you my dear
But you suspect I'm somewhere else
You're feeling sorry for yourself
Leaving with a broken heart
I love you even still
But if I can't change your mind then no one will
If I can't change your mind
[F#m]Even though my [G]heart keeps breaking
[Bm]Don't you know that [C]I'll be waiting
[D]Here for you[D] [Dsus2] [Dsus4] [D] [Dsus2] [D]
[F#m]Then when you re[G]turn
[F#m]When will you re[G]turn
[Bm]I hope you see I'm dedicated
[C]Look how long that I have waited
[F#m]If you come back then you will find
G Riff A
A different person if you change your mind
(Verse 3 - back to same pattern)
How can I explain away
Something that I haven't done
And if you can't trust me now
You'll never trust in anyone
Leaving with a broken heart
I love you even still
But if I can't change your mind then no one will
If I can't change your mind
(transition) Bm F#m
(jump to middle of verse pattern)
Someday you'll see I've been true
I'll stay that way until
But if I can't change your mind then no one will
The very end:
 
 ------------------- ------------------- -------------------
 --------------2-3-- --3-2-------------- --------------2-3--
 --------0-2-4------ ------4-2-0-------- --------0-2-4------
 --0-2-4------------ ------------4-2-0-- --0-2-4------------
 ------------------- ------------------- -------------------
 ------------------- ------------------- -------------------
 --g---------------- -----
 --3/5-3-2-0-------- --3--
 ------------2-0---- --2--
 ------------------- --0--
 ------------------- --0--
 ------------------- ----- 

If you find this file and like it, all I ask is that you let me know:
Keith E. Law
law2@husc.harvard.edu

From: s925047@minyos.xx.rmit.EDU.AU (David Geoffrey King)
'If I Can't Change Your Mind'- Sugar
From 'Copperblue'
I've seen other transcriptions using a capo but this is how I play it.
It's sounds the best on a twelve string but still cool on a 6.
The rhythm isn't exactly right but the chords are good.
(Use your thumb for the F chords.)
Intro
[F] [Fsus2] [F] [Fsus4] [F] [Fsus2] [F] [Fsus2] [F] [Csus4] [C] [Csus2] [C]  
 
 e:--1--1---1----1--1----1--1----1---1-----1--1---1-----1---0-----0---0-----0
 B:--1--1---1----1--1----1--1----1---1-----1--1---1-----1---1-----1---1-----1
 G:--2--2---0----2--2----3--3----2---0-----2--2---0-----2---0-----0---0-----0
 D:--3--3---3----3--3----3--3----3---3-----3--3---3-----3---3-----2---0-----2
 A:---------------------------------------------------------3-----3---3-----3
 E:--1--1---1----1--1----1--1----1---1-----1--1---1-----1-------------------- 

Then at the change... and into the chorus
[F] [Fsus2] [F] [Fsus4] [F] [Fsus2] [F] [Fsus2] [F] [Dm] [Am]  
 
 e:--1--1---1----1--1----1--1----1---1-----1--1---1-----1---1--1--0--0-------
 B:--1--1---1----1--1----1--1----1---1-----1--1---1-----1---3--3--1--1-------
 G:--2--2---0----2--2----3--3----2---0-----2--2---0-----2---2--2--2--2-------
 D:--3--3---3----3--3----3--3----3---3-----3--3---3-----3---0--0--2--2-------
 A:---------------------------------------------------------------0--0-------
 E:--1--1---1----1--1----1--1----1---1-----1--1---1-----1-------------------- 

[Bb] [Csus4] [C] [Csus2] [C] [F] [Am7] [Dm] [Am] [Bb] [Csus4] [C] [Csus2] [C]  
 
 e:--------------0----0---0---0---1--0---1--0---------------0----0---0---0---
 B:--3--3--3--3--1----1---1---1---1--1---3--1---3--3--3--3--1----1---1---1---
 G:--3--3--3--3--0----0---0---0---2--0---2--2---3--3--3--3--0----0---0---0---
 D:--3--3--3--3--3----2---0---2---3--3---0--2---3--3--3--3--3----2---0---2---
 A:--1--1--1--1--3----3---3---3-------------0---1--1--1--1--3----3---3---3---
 E:-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

Bridge
[Am] [Bb] [Dm] [Eb] [F] [Fsus4] [F] [Fsus2] [F]  
 
 e:-0--0--0--0-------------1--1--1--1--3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1---1
 B:-1--1--1--1-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--4--4--4--4--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1---1
 G:-2--2--2--2-3--3--3--3--2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--2--3--3--2--2--2--0h2-2
 D:-2--2--2--2-3--3--3--3--0--0--0--0--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3---3
 A:-0--0--0--0-1--1--1--1----------------------------------------------------
 E:-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

[Am] [Bb] [Dm] [Eb]  
 
 e:-0--0--0--0-------------1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--
 B:-1--1--1--1-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--
 G:-2--2--2--2-3--3--3--3--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--
 D:-2--2--2--2-3--3--3--3--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--
 A:-0--0--0--0-1--1--1--1--------------------------------------------------
 E:------------------------------------------------------------------------ 

(.....play 2x.........)
[Gm7] [Bb] [Csus4] [C] [Csus2] [C]  
 
 e:-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--------------0---0---0---0--
 B:-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--1---1---1---1--
 G:-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--3--3--3--3--0---0---0---0--
 D:-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3---2---0---2--
 A:-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--1--1--1--1--3---3---3---3--
 E:-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3----------------------------- 

The solo is in F and the run at the end is just going up and down the scale
with a little change near the end.
Dave
s925047@minyos.xx.rmit.edu.au
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A Am Am7 Asus2 Asus4 Bb Bm C Csus2 Csus4 D Dm Dsus2 Dsus4 Eb F F#m Fsus2 Fsus4 G Gm7
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