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Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart chords

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                How Can You Mend A Broken Heart– Bee Gees
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Open D

Bee Gees 
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart (1971)
(Barry Gibb/Maurice Gibb/Robin Gibb)

From: "Trafalgar"

This song sounds beautiful with an open tuning like Barry Gibb uses it on 
the original recording. It is an open D tuning (the strings are tuned down 
- so no danger of broken strings!) and then putting a capo on the 2nd fret 
to make it sound in E major. The shapes aren’t difficult either – one just
needs a little time to get used to them. I named the chords like you hear 
them, so it is easy to just play along in standard tuning, too. Enjoy!

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CHORDS (chord names are what you hear)

            D-A-D-F#-A-D + capo 2nd fret
E           0-0-0- 0-0-0
Esus4       0-0-0- 1-0-0
Emaj7       0-0-0- 3-4-0
F#m7(add11) 2-2-2- 1-0-0
G#          4-4-4- 4-4-4
C#m         x-2-0- 0-2-0
F#          2-2-2- 2-2-2
B           x-0-2- 3-4-2
Bsus4       x-0-2- 3-5-2
A           5-5-5- 5-5-5 or
            x-x-0- 1-2-0

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INTRO

This is a mixture of the guitar and the piano played in the intro Whatever
your strumming pattern may be, try to incorporate the following changes:

Open D + capo 2nd fret
                                                  Esus4(add13)
   E              Esus4 E                  Esus4 E            E
   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
d |0---------------|0---0-----------|--------0---0---|5---5---7-------|
A |0---------------|0---0-----------|--------0---0---|5---5---9-------|
F#|0-------------0-|1---0-----------|--------1---0---|5---5---8-------|
D |0-----------0---|0---0-----------|--------0---0---|0-------0-------|
A |0---------0-----|0---0-----------|--------0---0---|0-------0-------|
D |0---------------|0---0-----------|--------0---0---|0-------0-------|

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INTRO
| E | Esus4 E     | E   Esus4 E | Esus4(add13) E | (see above)


VERSE 1
E                            Emaj7
I can think of younger days,  when living for my life 
F#m7(add11)                 E
 Was everything a man could want to do


G#                  C#m   
I could never see tomorrow, 
    F#                B        Bsus4 B   [break]
But I was never told about the sor-  row  ... and


CHORUS
Emaj7
How can you mend a broken heart 
F#m7(add11)
  How can you stop the rain from falling down
A           B    A             B
How can you stop, the sun from shining
F#m7(add11)     B        E
 What makes the world go round
Emaj7
How can you mend this broken man
F#m7(add11)
  How can a loser ever win
       A       B       A      B
Please help me mend my broken heart
F#m7(add11) B     [E]
 And let me live again 


INTERLUDE
E            Esus4 E
    Da da da da    da


VERSE 2
E                          
 I can still feel the breeze
Emaj7
 That rustles through the trees
F#m7(add11)            E
 And misty memories of days gone by
G#                   C#m 
We could never see tomorrow
F#                  B        Bsus4 B   [break]
No one said a word about the sor-  row     ... and


CHORUS
Emaj7
How can you mend a broken heart 
F#m7(add11)
  How can you stop the rain from falling down
A           B    A             B
How can you stop, the sun from shining
F#m7(add11)     B        E
 What makes the world go round
Emaj7
How can you mend this broken man   
F#m7(add11)
  How can a loser ever win
       A       B       A      B
Please help me mend my broken heart
F#m7(add11) B     E
 And let me live again 

        Emaj7
La la – la la la la, la la la la la 
F#m7(add11)
La la la la, la la la la 
       A       B       A      B
Please help me mend my broken heart
F#m7(add11) B    [E]
 And let me live again 


CODA
E         Esus4 E
    Da da da    da
         E    Emaj7               Emaj7 [break]
Da da dn da        da da da da da da-ah-ah
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