Mary Chapin Carpenter - Just Because tab

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JUST BECAUSE (Mary Chapin Carpenter)
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[Actually in E; capo 4.  Tuning: EADGBD.]
[Note that the words aren't _exactly_ where they're supposed to be
 with respect to the rhythm.  But they're close.]

C(9) Am7(4) F6(9) C(9)/G G GsusD 0---------------|0---------------|0---------------|----------------|B ------1---------|------1---------|------1---------|1-----0---1-----|G ----0-----0---0-|----0-----0---0-|----0-----0---0-|----0---------0-| [playD --2-----2-------|--2-----2-------|--3---------3---|--2---------0---| twice]A 3-----3-----2---|0-----0---------|----------------|----------------|E ----------------|------------3---|1-------1-------|3-------3-------| [intro]
C(9) Am7(4) F6(9) G Gsus C(9) G(4)/BD 0---------------|----------0-----|----------------|0---------------|B ------1---------|------1-----1---|----1---0---1---|----1-------1---|G ----0-----0---0-|----0---------0-|------0-------0-|------0-------0-|D --2-----2-------|--2-------------|--3-------0-----|--2-------0-----|A 3-----3-----2---|0-------0-------|----------------|3-------2-------|E ----------------|----------------|1-------3-------|----------------| 1. Have you ever loved someone you knew nothing of 2. Have you ever tried to speak the truth instead of lie 3. Now I see the ones who've lost too much, they swear they're done
F6 C(9)/E F6 Gsus G(9)D ----------0-----|----------0-----|----------0-----|----------------|B ------1-----1---|------1-----1---|------1-----1---|1---0-----0-----|G 2-------------0-|----0---------0-|----2---------0-|------2-------0-|D ----3-----------|--2-------------|--3-------------|--------0-------|A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|E 1-------1-------|0-------0-------|1-------1-------|3-----------3---| except you'd seen the light inside their eyes when it seemed you had everything to lose with love and all the chance it brings for pain
C(9) Am7(4) F6(9) G C(9) G(4)/BD 0---------------|------0---------|----------------|----0-----------|B ------1---------|----------1-----|----------0-----|------------1---|G ----0-----0---0-|----0---------0-|------0-------0-|------0-------0-|D --2-----2-------|--2---------0---|----3-------0---|--2-------0-----|A 3-----3-----2---|0-------0-------|--3-------------|3-------2-------|E ----------------|----------------|1-------3-------|----------------| Have you ever loved someone just because Have you ever tried to stand your ground instead of hide But have you ever touched, and by itself it was enough
F6(9) G C(9) Csus C(9) G/BD ----------0-----|----------0-----|----------------|--------------0-|B --------1-------|------0---------|1-----1-----1---|1-----1---------|G ------0-------0-|----0---------0-|----0-----0---0-|----0-------0---|D ----3-------3---|--0---------0---|--2-----3-------|--2-------0-----|A --3-------------|----------------|3-----3---------|3-------2-------|E 1---------------|3-------3-------|----------------|----------------| nothing felt so easy or so right And I when staying only made you look a fool And I to make you want to reach out once again And I'll
Am7(4) Em7 F6(9) C(9) G/B Am C/GD ----------------|----------0-----|--------------0-|----------------|B ------1-----0---|------1---------|------1---------|----------1-----|G ----0---------0-|----0---------0-|----0-------0---|----2-0-------0-|D --2-------2-----|--3---------3---|--2-------0-----|--2---------2---|A 0---------------|----------------|3-------2-------|0---------------|E --------0-------|1-------1-------|----------------|--------3-------| think of you like the others do, wondering if you think of me stayed by you, though I think I knew it wouldn't change a thing touch you when I need a friend or just a small reminder
F6(9) D7/F# G G/F Em7 GsusD ----------0-----|------0---------|------------0---|--0-------------|B ------1-----1---|----------1-----|----------------|------0-1-------|G ----0---------0-|----2---------0-|----0---------0-|----------0---0-|D --3-------------|--0---------0---|--0---0---0-----|----2-------0---|A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|E 1-------1-------|2-------2-------|3-------1-------|0---------------| And if you do, if you really do, who is it that you see Changes come to hearts with ease, but they come so hard to me that I haven't grown too cold to feel you penetrate my armor [to coda]
C(9) Am7(4) Em7 F6(9)D 0---------------|----------------|----------0-----|----------0-----|B ------1---------|------1-------1-|----------------|------1-----1---|G ----0-----0---0-|----0-----0-----|------0-0-----0-|----0---------0-|D --2-----2-------|--2---------2---|----2-------2---|--3-------------|A 3-----3-----2---|0-------0-------|--2-------------|----------------|E ----------------|----------------|0-------0-------|1-------1-------| Have you ever loved whether right or wrong Have you ever tried to make it last, not knowing why
C(9) G(4)/B F6(9) Gs G C(9) C(9)* GD ----0-------0---|----------------|----------------|----------------|B ------1-------1-|----1---1=0-----|1-----1-----1---|1-----1---0-----|G ----------------|------0-------0-|----0-----0---0-|----0---------0-|D --2-------0-----|------------0---|--2-----2-------|--0---------0---|A 3-------2-------|--3-------------|3-----3---------|3---------------|E ----------------|1-------3-------|----------------|--------3-------| Have you ever loved someone just because [go back, to verse 2] Except you had to try, just because [continue to bridge]
[BRIDGE:] D7/F# G F6(9) C(9)/G D7/F# G F6(9) C(9)/GD ----0-------0---|----------------|------------0---|----------------|B ----------------|----1-------1---|----1-----------|----1-------1---|G --2---2---------|--0---0---------|--2---0---------|--0---0---------|D ----------0---0-|----------2---0-|----------0---0-|----------2---0-|A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|E 2-------3-------|1-------3-------|2-------3-------|1-------3-------| And every day that passes now, I s'pose I'm getting older
D7/F# G F6(9) Em7 F6(9) Em7 C(9)/G GD ----0-------0---|----------------|----------------|----------------|B ----------------|----1-------0---|----1-----------|----1---1=0-----|G --2---2---------|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0-----0---|------0-------0-|D ----------0---0-|----------------|----------2---2-|--2---------0---|A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|E 2-------3-------|1-------0-------|1-------0-------|3-------3-------| Wiser with the things I've done, but I hope I don't grow colder [to verse 3]
[CODA:] C(9) Am7(4) Em7 F6(9)D 0---------------|----------------|----------0-----|----------0-----|B ------1---------|1-----1---------|----------------|------1---------|G ----0-----0---0-|----0-----0---0-|------0-------0-|----0---------0-|D --2-----2-------|--2---------0---|----2-------2---|--3---------3---|A 3-----3-----2---|0-------0-------|--2-------------|----------------|E ----------------|----------------|0-------0-------|1-------1-------| Have you ever loved whether right or wrong
C(9) G/B F6(9) Gs G C(9) Am7(4) Am7(4)/GD ------------0---|----------------|----------0-----|----------------|B ----1---------1-|----1---0---1---|------1---------|----1-----1-----|G --0---0---------|------0-------0-|----0---------0-|------0-------0-|D ----------0-----|--3-------------|--2-------------|--2---------2---|A 3-------2-------|----------------|3-------3---2---|0---------------|E ----------------|1-------3-------|----------------|--------3-------| Have you ever loved someone just because
F6(9) Gsus G C(9) C(9)* C(9)**D ----------0-----|----------------|----------0---0-|0-------2-------|B ------1-----1---|----1=0---------|------1---------|------1-1-------|G ----0---------0-|--0-------------|----0-------0---|----0---0-------|D --3-------------|----------------|--2-------------|--0-----0-------|A ----------------|----------------|3-------3-------|3-------3-------|E 1-------1-------|3---------------|----------------|----------------| Have you ever loved someone just because
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