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Make It Up  Joe Purdy

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Make It Up
By Joe Purdy (
From the album Paris In the Morning
Tabbed by Kevin (
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Standard tuning
(on the G's, play a normal G for two beats, then A0 - A2 on the next two beats)
[C] [Em] [D]  
[C] [Em] [D]  
[C] [Em] [D]  
[C] [D]  
When a t[C]rain comes, I don't k[Em]now what to d[D]o
I'm l[C]eaving town, but I a[Em]in't leaving y[D]ou
When I [C]get down, I get these [Em]far away bl[D]ues
And I d[C]on't want to go back h[D]ome
I can say I'm s[C]orry, yeah if you t[Em]hink it would h[D]elp
You say you c[C]all me, yeah but you [Em]never can tel[D]l
You just st[C]and there, just w[Em]ishing me [D]well
[C]Can't think of nothing to s[D]ay
Well [C]I'm gonna write you a s[G]ong
[C]Tell you just how much I been [Em]missin[D]g you
You [C]don't have to wait very lo[G]ng and I'll be [Em]home, d[D]ear
And I know that [C]you been crying at nig[G]ht
But y[C]ou don't have to be l[Em]onesom[D]e 'cause
I[C]'m gonna make it r[G]ight, make it [Em]up, [D] make it up to y[C]ou
[Em] Make it [D]up to yo[C]u
[Em] Make it [D]up to yo[C]u
[Em] Make it [D]up to yo[C]u
We been g[C]one now, well for w[Em]eeks maybe lo[D]nger
Well it's [C]cold out, and this cu[Em]rrent's getting st[D]ronger
I calle[C]d you, but you just s[Em]at in that co[D]rner
Wat[C]ching that telephone r[D]ing
Well baby pi[C]ck up, so I can h[Em]ear your sweet v[D]oice
'Cause I m[C]iss you, don't be [Em]sad anymo[D]re
'Cause on[C]e day I'm gonna w[Em]alk through that [D]door
And h[C]old you in my arm[D]s
Yeah you been [C]drinking, you been dr[Em]inking your w[D]ine
And you're w[C]asted, yes and [Em]wasting you[D]r time
Yeah and it's pl[C]ain that when you s[Em]ay it isn't [D]mine
Well b[C]aby, can't you see I been tr[D]ying?
I'm r[C]eady, 'cause I k[Em]now this can wo[D]rk
And I would t[C]ake you to the e[Em]nds of the ea[D]rth
Just h[C]old on, yeah just a li[Em]ttle bit lo[D]nger
And I'll [C]be back by your s[D]ide

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