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1989  Chris August


1989 - Chris August

Tabbed by: Godfrey Yeung
Tuning: Standard
Chords used:
G(1): 320xxx
G(2): 330xxx
A5: 577000
C5: x35500
D5: x57700
Cadd9: x32033
Dsus4: 320033
A7: 000233
D: xx0232*
*lick when the D is used:
What Chris August does (I think)
...A7 D .....

My own variation (A7 is played a few more times):
... A7... D.....

Refer to these videos for strumming patterns rhythm:
G(1) and G(2) alternating. Basically 1 measure each. Repeat twice.
[G(1)] [G(2)]  
[G(1)] [G(2)]  
Verse 1:
[G(1)]Summer day 7 years old and I[G(2)] took a ride on my bicycle
[G(1)]I can still feel my face against the wi[G(2)]nd
[G(1)]A backpack full of my favorite toys
[G(2)]Singing songs just to make some noise
[G(1)]Is a good way for a day to beg[G(2)]in
[A5]I remember when life was simple way back then
[G(1)] [G(2)]  
[A5]Now I'm trying to see through those eyes ag[C5]ain, through those ey[D5]es
[Cadd9]If I could turn bac[Dsus4]k time I'd go to [A7]1989[Em7]
[Cadd9]Where every day was[Dsus4] full of chasin? dre[A7]ams[D]
[Cadd9]Yeah I may be grown u[Dsus4]p but may[A7]be I should t[Em7]ry
[Cadd9]Livin? like it?s 19[A7]89
Verse 2:
G(1) (1-2 measures)
D[G(1)]eep inside this Texas heart there?s an[G(2)] innocence underneath the scars
[G(1)]Waiting to be called outside to[G(2)] play
[G(1)]Wanna feel like a wide eyed kid, [G(2)]wanna put it all back into perspective
[G(1)]God You're great just because You're gr[G(2)]eat
[A5]It is so uncomplicated with You here, with You here
[G(1)] [G(2)]  
[A5]You make the person that I once was reapp[C5]ear, You reverse the y[D5]ears
There are different ways to transition to bridge, this is one way:
[Em7] [Dsus4] [A7] [D]  
[Em7] [Cadd9] [Dsus4] [A7]  
[Em7]I'm sorry that [Cadd9]I made it something [Dsus4]complicated
[A7]I am ready now it?s not too late[Em7]
[Em7]Everyday I'm [Cadd9]learning it's all about [Dsus4]returning
[A7]I'm living my life with child-like fa[Em7]ith
[Em7]I'm sorry that [Cadd9]I made it something c[Dsus4]omplicated
[A7]I am ready now it?s not too l[Em7]ate
[Em7]Everyday I'm learni[Cadd9]ng it's all about r[Dsus4]eturning
[A7]I'm living my life like I could
[Cadd9]Turn back t[Dsus4]ime and go to 19[A7]89
[Cadd9]Where every day[Dsus4] was full of chasin?[A7] dreams[D]
[Cadd9]Yeah I may be grown up but mayb[Dsus4]e I shoul[A7]d try[Em7]
[Cadd9]Livin? like it?s 19[A7]89
[Cadd9]I?m livin? like it?[A7]s 1989*[Dsus4]
*Endings vary too, always end on Dsus4 (G) though.
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A5 A7 C5 Cadd9 D D5 Dsus4 Em7 G(2)
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