You Were There tab ver. 3 with lyrics by Southern Sons - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Southern Sons – You Were There tab ver. 3

You Were There - Southern Sons

Transcribed by : Sindric Goh (sindric2@hotmail.com)

The guitar is tuned in an “Open C” style: [C G C F G c].  The “Live" Version, is tuned 
down half a step further.
This is not the original tuning though. However, it is the first tuning style that I 
experimented with that is able to give me a pretty accurate "voicing" of the guitar.
Comparing to standard tuning, the strings are tuned down as accordingly: E sting - 4 
steps / A sting - 2 steps / D string - 2 steps / G string - 2 steps / B string - 4 steps / 
e string - 4 steps.
The best method to tune the guitar this way other than using a guitar tuner is to first 
tune the original A string down to G and adjust the rest of the strings to this 
reference from there on.


h	: hammer on
/	: slide
 	: harmonics


Intro:

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---------------7------------|------------7-----7---------|---------7-----------7------|------0-----------------0---|----------------------------|--0-------------------------|
|--------4--------------7---||--------5--------------5---||-----0--------------6------||---------------------------||--2--------------0---------||---------------------------|
Verse:
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Chorus: [1st two bars same as Intro]...
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Middle 8 or bridge:
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|------------0-----------||------------0------4----||--------0----------2----||-------------------2----||--0--2-------------0----||------------------------|
2nd bar of verse three of "Live" version (optional):
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Last Chorus with Ending: [1st two bars same as Intro]...
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|--------7------7---||--------7------7---||-----6---------6---| [Repeat from #]|---------------7---||--0----------------||-------------------|
|--------------7------------|---5---7---4---7---5---5---5---5----|----------------7------------||-----------7-----7---------|---0-------0-------5-------7--------|-------------7-----7---------||--------7-----------7------|---------------------------6--------|----------7-----------7------||-----0-----------------0---|---5-------4-------7-------7--------|-------0-----------------0---||---------------------------|------------------------------------|-----------------------------||--0------------------------|------------------------------------|---0-------------------------|
|-------------------------<7>---<7>---||-------------------<7>---------------||-------------<7>---------------------||--<7>--------------------------------||-------<7>---------------------------||-------------------------------------|
Sequence and Lyrics: Verse 1: I guess you’ve heard, I guess you know In time I’d have told you, but I guess I’m too slow And it’s overly romantic but I know that it’s real I hope you don’t mind if I say what I feel It’s like I’m in somebody else’s dream This could not be happening to me Chorus: But you were there And you were everything I’d never seen You woke me up from this long and endless sleep I was alone I opened my eyes and you were there Verse 2: Don’t be alarmed, no don’t be concerned I don’t want to change things, leave them just as they were I mean, nothing’s really different it’s me who feels strange I’m always lost for words when someone mentions your name I know that I’ll get over this for sure I’m not the type dreams there could be more Chorus: Middle 8: Can I take your smile home with me Or the magic in your hair….. Verse 3: The rain has stopped, the storm has passed Look at all the colors now the sun’s here at last I suppose that you’ll be leaving but I want you to know Part of you stays with me even after you go Like an actor playing someone else’s scene This could not be happening to me Last Chorus: But you were there And you were everything I’d never seen You woke me up from this long and endless sleep I was alone I opened my eyes and no, I’m not alone, I’m not alone I opened my eyes and you were there Email me to let me know your comments or feedback.
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