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I Hold Your Hand in Mine  Tom Lehrer

CAPO: 3rd fret (Sounds in the key of Bb)
| [G]/ / / | [Gm] / / / | [D]/ / / | [B7]/ / / |
| [Em7]/ / / | [A9]/ / / | [D]/ / / | [A7]/ / / |
(Verse 1)
A7 A7(type2) A13 A7 D
I hold your hand in mine, dear,
A7 A7(type2) A13 A7 D Dmaj7 D6
I press it to my lips,
I t[F#7]ake a healthy [Bm]bite from y[B7]our da[E7]inty finger - t[A7]ips!
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 A |---2---1---0---|
 E |---------------|

(Verse 2)
A7 A7(type2) A13 A7 D
My joy would be com - plete, dear,
A7 A7(type2) A13 A7 D Am B7
 If you were on - ly here------, | / / / |

But s[Em]till I k[Em7]eep your h[D]and [Am6] ...[B7]as a p[Em7]recious [A7]...souve - n[D]ir![A7]
[Bb] [F] [C] [C7] [F] [F7]  
 The night you died, I cut it off, I really don't know why-------,

For n[Bb]ow each time I ki[F]ss it, I get bl[E]ood stains [E7]on my t[A7]ie!
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 D |---------------|
 A |---2---1---0---|
 E |---------------|

(Verse 3)
A7 A7(type2) A13 A7 D
I'm sor - ry now I killed you,
A7 A7(type2) A13 A7 D D7
 For our love was some - thing fine------,

And '[G]til they c[Gm]ome to [D]get me,[B7] I ...shall [Em7]hold your [A13]hand ...[A7]in m[D]ine!
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A13 A7 A9 Am6 B7 Bb Bm C C7 D E E7 Em Em7 F F#7 F7 G Gm
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