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If You Could Only See  Tonic

Words and Music by Emerson Hart
*Standard Tunning (eADGBE)*
This song has been one of my personal favourites even before I
started playing guitar. When I went to find tabs for this song's acoustic
version they were no where to be seen. So here's my transcription of it.
Any corrections, comments, questions, or death threats, Email me.
For the intro this is how it goes (The intro is basically the chorus
If you could only [Am]see the way she[C] loves me
G * G/F
Then maybe you would understand
Why I feel this [Am]way about our l[C]ove
G * G/F
And what I must do
Am C G *
If you could only see how blue her eyes can be when she says
G/F (break)
When she says she loves me
*: when you play the G chord mute the A string and hammer on and off second
fret of the G string for a cool little lick you can here in the recording
if you listen carefully
Am - 002210
C - x32010
G - 3X0033
G/F - 1X0033
*NOTE: For verse parts play Gtr. 1 chords fluently (withought the F) and
don't play Gtr.2. Listen to the song.
Gtr. 1:
[Asus2] [C] [G] [F]  
 E |--0--0--------0--0------0--0-----0---0---|
 B |--0--0--------0--0------0--0-----0---0---|
 G |--2--2--------5--5------4--4-----2---2---|
 D |--2--2--------5--5------5--5-----3---3---|
 A |--0--0--------3--3------5--5-----3---3---|
 E |--0--0------------------3--3-----1---1---|

Gtr. 2:
 E |-----------------------------------------|
 B |----------------------------8-8s10-------|
 G |-------------------7s9-7-----------------|
 D |-------9s10-9----------------------------|
 A |-----------------------------------------|
 E |-----------------------------------------|

If you don't have someone to play Grt. 2 then you can play it this way
on your own and it sounds good
[Asus2] [C] [G] [F]  
 E |--------------------------0--0---x---0---0--x-x--|
 B |-------0h1-0-------3h5-3--0--0---x---0---0--x-x--|
 G |--2--2--------5--5--------4--4---x---2---2--x-x--|
 D |--2--2--------5--5--------5--5---x---3---3--x-x--|
 A |--0--0--------3--3--------5--5---x---3---3--x-x--|
 E |--0--0--------------------3--3---x---1---1--x-x--|

Asus2 - 002200
C5 - X355XX
G5* - 355400
F - 133200
[G5] [A5] [G5] [A5] [G5] [A5] [G5] [A5]  
 E |------------------------------------------------------------
 B |------------------------------------------------------------
 G |------------------------------------------------------------
 D |--5s7-7-7-7-x-x-x-5s7-7-7-x-x-5s7-7-7-7-x-x-x-5s7-7-7-x-x---
 A |--5s7-7-7-7-x-x-x-5s7-7-7-x-x-5s7-7-7-7-x-x-x-5s7-7-7-x-x---
 E |--3s5-5-5-5-x-x-x-3s5-5-5-x-x-3s5-5-5-5-x-x-x-3s5-5-5-x-x---

[E5] [F5] [E5] [F5] [D]  
 E |-------------------------------0---0-0-0--0-0---0---0--x-x---|
 B |-------------------------------3---3-3-3--3-3---3---3--x-x---|
 G |-------------------------------4---4-4-4--4-4---4---4--x-x---|
 D |--2s3-3-3-3-x-x-x-2s3-3-3-x-x--0---0-0-0--0-0---0---0--x-x---|
 A |--2s3-3-3-3-x-x-x-2s3-3-3-x-x--5---5-5-5--5-5---5---5--x-x---|
 E |--0s1-1-1-1-x-x-x-0s1-1-1-x-x--0---0-0-0--0-0---0---0--x-x---|

Here is how it goes with the words
[G5] [A5] Well you go[G5]t y[A5]our r[G5]eas[A5]ons[G5] [A5]
E5 F5 E5 F5 D*
And you got your lies
[G5] [A5] And you got [G5]you[A5]r manipu[G5]lat[A5]ions[G5] [A5]
[E5] [F5] They cut me [E5]dow[F5]n to si[D]ze
G5 - 3550XX
A5 - 577XXX
E5 - 022XXX
F5 - 133XXX
D - 050430
Now this isn't completely right, but it sounds okay. I split it into four
major parts, try and fit it in with the song.
Gtr. 1
Play this behind the whole solo
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x--3--3-3-3-3--x-x--5--5-5-5-5-5-5--|
 B |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x--3--3-3-3-3--x-x--5--5-5-5-5-5-5--|
 G |--1-1--2--2-2-2--x-x--4--4-4-4-4--x-x--5--5-5-5-5-5-5--|
 D |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x--5--5-5-5-5--x-x--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|
 A |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x--5--5-5-5-5--x-x--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x--3--3-3-3-3--x-x--5--5-5-5-5-5-5--|

Gtr. 2
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x-/5-x-3-x-------------------|
 B |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x-/5-x-3-x-5--3-3h5p3--------|
 G |--1-1--2--2-2-2--x-x----------5----------5p4p0--|
 D |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x----------------------------|
 A |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x----------------------------|
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x----------------------------|
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x------------------0-------|
 B |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x--------------------0-----|
 G |--1-1--2--2-2-2--x-x------------/5------------|
 D |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x----------2-/7--7------7--|
 A |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x-----3-5------------------|
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x-3h5----------------------|
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x--------------------5-------|
 B |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x-3-3h5p3--------------5-----|
 G |--1-1--2--2-2-2--x-x---------5p4p0-/5-----------|
 D |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x---------------/7-7------7--|
 A |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x----------------------------|
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x----------------------------|
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x-----------------------------|
 B |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x-----------------------------|
 G |--1-1--2--2-2-2--x-x------------/5--7-5h7p5------|
 D |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x----------2-/7----------7-5--|
 A |--2-2--3--3-3-3--x-x-----3-5---------------------|
 E |--0-0--1--1-1-1--x-x-3h5-------------------------|

Rythm Figure
Riff 1
Riff 2 x2
Riff 3 x2
Riff 2
Riff 1
Riff 2
Riff 3 x2
Riff 2
Riff 1
Riff 2x2
Riff 1
End the song on three strokes of 133200.(F)
Well that's about it for the song, good luck and please send me any
correction or opinions to the address above.

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A5 Am Asus2 C D E5 F F5 G G5
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