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Sarah Mclachlan, Hold On Chords (ver.2)

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Hold On Chords (ver.2)

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This tab was compiled using the Afterglow Live DVD/CD and also with
a little help from the Mirrorball music book. I suggest watching the
Afterglow DVD or listening to the CD as you learn it because she
plays it a lot differently than the Mirrorball or Fumbling Towards
Ecstasy versions. I think this is pretty close, I apologize for anything
that may be wrong.
Capo 5 - Standard Tuning
E7sus4- 000200  Em7- 020000  Em/C#- x42000---|
Em- 022000  G6add11/A- 530000  Asus2- x02200-|
Bm- x2443x  A6sus2- x0420x  Bm7- x242--------|3x

"You Are My Sunshine" intro:
           E7sus4  Em7       Em/C#
You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
            E7sus4     Em7       Em/C#
You make me happy when skies are gray
             E7sus4   Em7          Em/C#
You'll never know dear, how much I love you
             E7sus4 Em7       Em/C#
Please don't take my sunshine away
             E7sus4 Em7         [stop]
Please don't take my sunshine...away

Rest of Intro:


Strum-->E7sus4  Em7  Em/C#  Em7   and then...

   (E7sus4)  (Em7)    (Em/C#)         (Em7)

E7sus4     Em7
  Hold on, hold on to yourself
    Em/C#                  Em7
For this is gonna hurt like hell
E7sus4     Em7
  Hold on, hold on to yourself
    Em/C#            Em7
You know that only time will tell
Em                          Asus2
  What is it in me that refuses to believe
           Em               G6add11/A
This isn't easier than the real thing?
E7sus4         Em7
  My love, you know that you're my best friend
Em/C#                    Em7
 You know I'd do anything for you
E7sus4         Em7
  My love, let nothing come between us
   Em/C#                 Em7
My love for you is strong and true

Em                    Asus2
 Am I in heaven here or am I
       Em                 G6add11/A
At the crossroads I'm standing?

   Bm               A6sus2
So now you're sleeping peaceful
  G6add11/A  Asus2
I lie awake and pray
     Bm                 A6sus2
That you'll be strong tomorrow
           G6add11/A     Asus2
And you'll see another day
            Em   Asus2
And we will praise it
    Em                   G6add11/A
And love the light that brings a smile
A6sus2  G6add11/A
 Across your face

[Guitar Solo: keep playing E7sus4, Em7, Em/C#, Em7 or play interesting
part of intro, or improvise?]

E7sus4              Em7
  Oh god, if you're out there won't you hear me?
Em/C#                          Em7
 I know that we've never talked before
A6sus2           Bm7
 And oh god, the man I love is leaving
          G6add11/A [stop]
Won't you take him when he comes to your door?

Em                    Asus2
 Am I in heaven here or am I in hell
       Em          G6add11/A
At the crossroads I am standing?

[Play Chorus twice]

E7sus4 Em7 Em/C# Em7

E7sus4     Em7
  Hold on, hold on to yourself
    Em/C#                    [tacet or Em7]
For this is gonna hurt like...hell
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