Atkins Chet - I Still Cant Say Goodbye tab

I Still Can't Say Goodbye
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Cover by Tommy Emmanuel & Chet Atkins
Tab submitted by: Harold Schaefer
Email: schaefeh_19440@yahoo.com

Most of the song just goes off the G, C, and D chords. I added tabs for song as well. Chet and 
Tommy add some interesting accents.

It's not 100% exact, but it's close. Listen to Tommy and/or Chet play it on YouTube. Add your
own hammer-ons and pull-offs on the D chord. 

Capo 2th fret.

Tab Notes:
Tuning: Standard
h = hammer on
P = pull off
/ = slide
Capital 'M' = major, CM7 = Cmaj7

The lyrics and chords are below the tabs.

4/4 time.
Slowly, with feeling.

Song Format:
Intro
Verse 1
Verse 2
Chorus
Verse 3
Bridge
Verse 4
Chorus
Outro


INTRO riff:

G CM7 D ||-----------------|--3-----2--|||------------0----|--0-----3--|||-----0---0h2--0--|--0-----2--| (2x)||-------4---------|--2-----0--|||---2-------------|--3--------|||--3--------------|-----------|
Verse 1, 2 & 3
G D C D ||--3---2--|--0---0h2--|||--0---3--|--1---3----|||--0---2--|--0---2----| ||--0---0--|--2---0----|||--2------|--3--------|||--3------|-----------|
G D Em C ||--3---2--|--0------------|||--0---3--|--0-----3p1h3--|||--0---2--|--0------------| ||--0---0--|--2---2--------|||--2------|--2---3--------|||--3------|---------------|
G D C Dsus4 D ||--3---0h2--|--0---3------2--|||--0---3----|--1---3------3--|||--0---2----|--0---2------2--| ||--0---0----|--2---0------0--|||--2--------|--3-------------|||--3--------|----------------|
Em D/F# G ||--0--------|--------------|--------------|||--0---3----|----------0---|---------0----|||--0---2----|-----0-0h2-0--|-----0-0h2-0--| ||--2---0----|------4-------|------4-------|||--2---0----|---2----------|---2----------|||--0---2----|--3-----------|--3-----------|
Chorus
D C G ||--0h2--|--0---3---|||--3----|--1---0---|||--2----|--0---0---| (2x) ||--0----|--2---0---|||-------|--3---2---|||-------|------3---|
D Em Em/D Em/C# ||--0h2--|---0---0-----0---|||--3----|---0---0-----0---|||--2----|---0---0-----0---| ||--0----|---2---0-----2---|||-------|---2---------4---|||-------|---0-------------|
C D C Em D/F# ||--0---0h2--|-----0-----0---|--0-------|||--1---3----|------3p1h3-1--|--0---3---|||--0---2----|---------------|--0---2---| ||--2---0----|---2-----------|--2---0---|||--3--------|--3------------|--2---0---|||-----------|---------------|--0---2---|
G CM7 D ||-----------------|--3-----2--|||------------0----|--0-----3--|||-----0---0h2--0--|--0-----2--| (2x)||-------4---------|--2-----0--|||---2-------------|--3--------|||--3--------------|-----------|
Verse 2 Bridge
C D Em Em/D ||--0---0h2--|--0-----0----|||--1---3----|--0-----0----|||--0---2----|--0-----0----| ||--2---0----|--2-----0----|||--3--------|--2----------|||-----------|--0----------|
C D GM7 ||--0---0h2--|--2-p0-----|||--1---3----|-------3---|||--0---2----|-----------| ||--2---0----|--0--------|||--3--------|--2--------|||-----------|--3--------|
C D Em Em/D ||--0---0h2--|--0-----0----|||--1---3----|--0-----0----|||--0---2----|--0-----0----| ||--2---0----|--2-----0----|||--3--------|--2----------|||-----------|--0----------|
Em/C# C Dsus4 D ||--0-----|--0--|---3-----2--|||--0-----|--1--|---3-----3--|||--0-----|--0--|---2-----2--| ||--2-----|--2--|---0-----0--|||--4-----|--3--|------------|||--------|-----|------------|
Verse 3 Chorus & Outro
D C G ||--0h2--|--0---3---|||--3----|--1---0---|||--2----|--0---0---| (2x) ||--0----|--2---0---|||-------|--3---2---|||-------|------3---|
D Em Em/D Em/C# ||--0h2--|---0---0-----0---|||--3----|---0---0-----0---|||--2----|---0---0-----0---| ||--0----|---2---0-----2---|||-------|---2---------4---|||-------|---0-------------|
C D C Em D/F# ||--0---2--|-----0-----0---|--0-------|||--1---3--|------3p1h3-1--|--0---3---|||--0---2--|---------------|--0---2---| ||--2---0--|---2-----------|--2---0---|||--3------|--3------------|--2---0---|||---------|---------------|--0---2---|
Outro 1
G G ||------------------|--------------|-------3--|||------------0--3--|--7--5--3--1--|------0---|||-----0---0h2------|--------------|-----0----| ||-------4-------4--|--7--5--4--2--|----0-----|||---2--------------|--------------|---2------|||--3---------------|--------------|--3-------|
Outro 2 (alternate ending)
G G ||------------------|--------------|-------3--|||------------0--3--|--7--5--3--1--|------0---|||-----0---0h2------|--------------|-----0----| ||-------4-------4--|--7--5--1--0--|----0-----|||---2--------------|--------------|---2------|||--3---------------|--------------|--3-------|
I Still Canít Say Goodbye "You know, every time I look in the mirror I see my Dad. I think that's why this song means so much to me." Capo II Intro: G C D, G C D Verse 1 G D C D G D Em C When I was young, my Dad would say Come on Son let's go out and play G D C Dsus4 D , Em D/F# G C D Sometimes it seems like yesterday Verse 2 G D C D G D Em C And I'd climb up the closet shelf When I was all by my-self G D C Dsus4 D Em D/F# G Grab his hat and fix the brim Pretending I was him Chorus D C G No matter how hard I try D C G No matter how many tears I cry D Em Em/D Em/C# No matter how many years go by C D C Em D/F# G CM7 D G CM7 D G CM7 D I still can't say good-bye Verse 3 G D C D G D Em C He always took care of Mom and me. We all cut down a Christmas tree G D C Dsus4 D , Em D/F# G C D He always had some time for me Bridge C D Em Em/D Wind blows through the trees C D Gmaj7 Street lights, they still shine bright C D Em Em/D Most things are the same Em/C# C Dsus4 D but I miss my Dad to-night Verse 4 G D C D G D Em C I walked by a Salvation Army store Saw a hat like my daddy wore G D C Dsus4 D Em D/F# G Tried it on when I walked in Still trying to be like him Chorus D C G No matter how hard I try D C G No matter how many years go by D Em D Em/C# No matter how many tears I cry C D C Em D/F# G C D G I still can't say good-bye
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