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If I Were You  Collin Raye

Written by Chris Farren and John Hobbs As sung by Collin Raye
From the album "Extremes" (1994)
INTRO: (notes, not chords) C E G D G F C G A (2x)
[F]1.You wanna[G] know [C] where we go from here 2.So you're asking
me what do we do 3.So hold me close I'll kiss away
your fears
[F]1.So many [G] roads but[Am] none that seem clear 2.Cuz time
moves so fast and the chances seem so few 3.I won't promise the
moon but I promise to be here
[F]1.Is what we hav[G]e enough to la[Am]st a whole life through 2.Is it
too much to think that we could have it all 3.And what if
together it gets better every -- day
[F]1.Who knows, baby wh[G]o knows
2.Who knows, we may never know
3.Who knows, baby who knows
CHORUS: (after verses 2 & 3)
[C]But if I were y[Am7]ou I'd promise t[F]o live life for al[Dm7]l it's worth
[Dm]Take all that you've [Dm7]been given and leave [C]your mark upon this earth C
Trust your heart [Am7]to show you ev[F]erything you'll ev[Dm7]er need
C F Dm7 (C*) Am
And if I were you I'd fall in love with me
[G]An[Am]d if I wer[C]e you I'd fall [F]in love [Dm7]with me[(C)]
(*first time play C only, other times play Am)

Chord diagrams: F - |xx3211| C - |x32o1o| Am - |xo221o| Dm
- |xxo231| Am7 - |xo2o1o| G - |32ooo3| Dm7 - |xxo211|

Does this make sense? Comments or corrections welcome!
transcribed by Arleen Myers ( February 1996

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