How Can I Tell You Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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G chord C chord
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[Prelude]
G
Communication is a skill you must acquire,
        C
it will help you through your life, it is essential
G
You have to walk into this world with your head held high,
                C
be fluid child, don't become crystalline,
C
you're gonna have to swim with the molecules
 
CHORUS
C               G
How can I tell you, you have to open up your heart
C               G
How can I tell you, be honest from the very start
        C
How I feel, make a stand for what is true
C
Try to be decent in all that you do.
C               G
How can I tell you, you've got to give to get support
C               G
How can I tell you, a little effort & a lot more thought
C
How I feel, check the wonder in all that you see
C
You've got to get loving unconditionally.
 
VERSE
G
You're gonna have to walk that road, you're gonna bear some heavy loads
C
You'll make mistakes & you'll come close
C
You're gonna get hurt by the one you love most
 
G
You're gonna have to take some pain, accept the loss to live again
C
Forgive yourself as you'll be free,
C
there's more to love than just loving you see.
 
CHORUS
C               G
How can I tell you, the laughter on a crowded bus
C               G
How can I tell you, making space when you're being crushed
        C
How I feel, a letter I receive from you
C
A hug & a kiss when you're feeling blue
C               G
How can I tell you, the last chocolate in the box
C               G
How can I tell you, a pair of mittens & some cotton socks
C
How I feel, I'll make a fire when you are cold
C
Don't worry darling I'll love you when you grow old
 
INSTRUMENTAL
 
G 4 bars
C 4 bars
G 4 bars
C 4 bars
 
CHORUS
C             G
How can I tell you, 6 candles on your birthday cake
C               G
How can I tell you, a Christmas card that I helped you make
C
How I feel, when you ran in your first race
C
The time I stuck an ice cream in your face
C             G
How can I tell you, the last chocolate in the box
C               G
How can I tell you, a pair of mittens & some cotton socks
C               G
How I feel, I'll make a fire when you are cold
C
Don't worry darling I'll love you when you grow old

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