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If You Were to Wake Up  Lyle Lovett

"If You Were To Wake Up" written and performed by Lyle Lovett
>From the CD "Lyle Lovett and His Large Band" 1989
Brought to you by Nathan Board (nathan_board@orcom.com)
melody adapted from "Farther Along" - traditional.
This thing is a waltz. 3/4 count. I'll tab the first
verse. It should be easy to learn and, in particular, one where
you can elaborate on when you get the time. I'm still listening
to the track to pick up more.
(A little more interesting with a cello and fiddle around)
Chords used: D:200232 G:320030 A:002220
If you were to
wake up and
[D] [D] [G] 
 
 E --------------------- ----2-------------- -------------------- -
 B --------------------- ----3-------------- -------------------- -
 G -----------------2--- ---------------2--- ----------------0--- -
 D ----0---------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- ----3--------------- -

I were be- side you
G D D (hammer off)
 
 E ----0---------------- ------------------- ----2--------------- -
 B ----3---------------- ------------------- ----3--------------- -
 G -----------------0--- ---------------2--- ----4----h2-----0--- -
 D --------------------- ----0-------------- ----0--------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -

would you gently
[D] [D]  
 
 E ----2---------------- ----2-------------- -
 B ----3---------------- ----3-------------- -
 G ----2------------2--- ---------------2--- -
 D ----0---------------- ------------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -

smile dear
[D] [D] [D] 
 
 E --------------------- ----2-------------- -------------------- -
 B --------------------- ----3-------------- -------------------- -
 G -----------------2--- ---------------2--- ----------------2--- -
 D ----0---------------- ------------------- ----0--------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -

and whisper my name
D A A (hammer on)
 
 E ----2---------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 B ----3---------------- --------------2---- ----2-h3------------ -
 G -----------------0--- ------------------- -------------------- -
 D --------------------- ----2-------------- ----------------2--- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- ----0--------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -

and would you re-
[A] [A]  
 
 E --------------------- ------------------- -
 B ----3-h2------------- ----2-------------- -
 G --------------------- ----2-------------- -
 D -----------------2--- ---------------2--- -
 A ----0---------------- ------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -

mem- ber the
[D] [G] 
 
 E --------------------- ----2-------------- -------------------- -
 B --------------------- ----3-------------- -------------------- -
 G -----------------2--- ---------------2--- ----------------0--- -
 D ----0---------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- ----3--------------- -

way that I held you
D D (hammer off)
 
 E ----0---------------- ------------------- ----2--------------- -
 B ----3---------------- ------------------- ----3--------------- -
 G -----------------0--- ---------------2--- ----4----h2-----0--- -
 D --------------------- ----0-------------- ----0--------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -

and would you
[D] [D]  
 
 E ----2---------------- ----2-------------- -
 B ----3---------------- ----3-------------- -
 G ----2------------2--- ---------------2--- -
 D ----0---------------- ------------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -

want me to
[D] [D] [A] 
 
 E --------------------- ----2-------------- -------------------- -
 B --------------------- ----3-------------- -------------------- -
 G -----------------2--- ---------------2--- ----------------2--- -
 D ----0---------------- ------------------- ----2--------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -

hold you a- gain
A D (hammer off)
 
 E -----------------0--- ------------------- ----2--------------- -
 B ----2-h3------------- ------------------- ----3--------------- -
 G --------------------- --------------2---- ----4----h2-----0--- -
 D --------------------- ----0-------------- ----0--------------- -
 A ----0---------------- ------------------- -------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -------------------- -

Time reaches (etc.)
[D] [D]  
 
 E ----2---------------- ----2-------------- -
 B ----3---------------- ----3-------------- -
 G ----2------------2--- ---------------2--- -
 D ----0---------------- ------------------- -
 A --------------------- ------------------- -
 E --------------------- ------------------- -

If you were to wa[D]ke up[G]
And I were besi[D]de you
Would you gently s[D]mile dear
And whisper my n[A]ame
And would you re[D]member[G]
The way that I h[D]eld you
And would you wa[D]nt me[A]
To hold you agai[D]n
(melody repeats)
Time reaches to you
Just like a willow
That bends to the water
And clings to the shore
And there was a time dear
That once you did love me
And there was a time
You loved me no more
Rain on your window
Light on your pillow
The way you lie sleeping
Is it like before
For there was a time dear
That once you did love me
And there was a time
You loved me no more

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