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A chord A7 chord Ab chord Bb chord C chord Dm chord Dm7 chord Eb chord F chord G chord Gm chord G7 chord G9 chord F/C chord Bb/C chord Dm/C chord Bb/F chord Gm7 chord F/G chord C/D chord F/A chord C7/E chord Bb/D chord F/D chord F/Db chord F/Ab chord
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INTRO
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb Eb Bb/D    F/C Bb/D
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb Eb Bb/D    F/C F/Ab F/G F
 
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb Eb Bb/D    F/C Bb/D
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb Eb Bb/D    F/C F/Ab F/G F
 
VERSE
F                    Bb/F   Bb                F   Bb/F  F
Like a thief he's come,     like a thief he's gone
F                G7           Gm     Bb/C
He's stolen your tears one by one
F                       Bb               G7
You're proud to love him, it's a foolish sign
         A      Dm           Bb    F/A  Gm7 F
You're a broken heart at the scene--of--the crime
 
{repeat intro once}
 
VERSE
F                   Bb/F  Bb            F     Bb/F  F
And the night drags on,   and the fever burns
F                              G7     Gm7  Bb/C
Come to your senses, everybody learns
F                     Bb/F Bb       G7
You sleep in sweet fire,   lost and blue
          A     Dm          Bb    F/A Gm7  F   Bb/F
You're an empty doll in the power--of--a   fool
 
CHORUS
         F                                Bb                 F    Bb/F  F
Don't go sleeping with the past, Don't go praying he'll come back
       Dm              Dm7             G               C    C/D
Take a deep breath and deny, You could love a man like that
C7/E     F                                Bb            F
Don't go sleeping with the past, Don't go waking with a dream
           Dm                             G7        Bb/C  F
There's no tenderness that's left, In the cracks you step between
 
{repeat intro}
 
VERSE
F                    Bb/F  Bb              F     Bb/F  F
If it looks like rain,      if it makes no sound
F               Bb             G7      Bb/C
It's an echo of pain on common ground
F                    Bb/F  Bb             G7
Love's like a junkie,       addiction's a fact
A           Dm         Bb    F/A  Gm7      F    Bb/F
Passion's a monkey you can't keep off your back
 
CHORUS
         F                                Bb                 F    Bb/F  F
Don't go sleeping with the past, Don't go praying he'll come back
       Dm              Dm7             G               C    C/D
Take a deep breath and deny, You could love a man like that
C7/E     F                                Bb            F
Don't go sleeping with the past, Don't go waking with a dream
           Dm                             G7        Bb/C  F
There's no tenderness that's left, In the cracks you step between
 
{instrumental verse}
 
BRIDGE
A7                                Dm
But he takes love and he turns it cold
A7                                               Dm   Dm/C
He's just an iceman honey, ain't got no heart of gold
       Bb              F/A
But he sees you and he runs from you
            Gm7                           F
Come on and shake this shadow that you're clinging to
          Bb                  F
And he'll hurt you, And he'll run from you
            G9                G            C
Come on and shake this shadow that you're, clinging to
 
CHORUS
         F                                Bb                 F    Bb/F  F
Don't go sleeping with the past, Don't go praying he'll come back
       Dm              Dm7             G               C    C/D
Take a deep breath and deny, You could love a man like that
C7/E     F                                Bb            F
Don't go sleeping with the past, Don't go waking with a dream
           Dm                             G7        Bb/C  F
There's no tenderness that's left, In the cracks you step between
 
OUTRO
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb Eb Bb/D    F/C Bb/D
                                                 Oh...
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb Eb Bb/D    F/C F/Ab F/G F
Yeah...                                          Oh...
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb Eb Bb/D    F/C Bb/D
Oh...                                            Oh...
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb Eb Bb/D    F/D F/C F/Db
Yeah...                                          There's no
Dm                             G          Bb/C      F
tenderness that's left, In the cracks you step bet—ween
F     Ab    F/C Bb/C F/C           Eb     Bb

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