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This file is part of a collection that (moreso than the rest of the site) are not meant to be detailed or accurate transcriptions of the original recordings. They're just some simple chord charts that I made for my own use, some of them my own arrangements.
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"TIME IN A BOTTLE" by Jim Croce jimcroce.com
From the 1972 album You Don't Mess Around with Jim
Words and music by Jim Croce
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net
In D minor and D major (capo 5 in A minor and A major)

   Am           Am,maj7   Am7    D
If I could save time in a bottle
    Fmaj7            Dm          E7lick
The first thing that I'd like to do
Is to save every day till eternity passes away
Just to spend them with you

If I could make days last forever
If words could make wishes come true
I'd save every day like a treasure and then
Again I would spend them with you

          A              A/G#
But there never seems to be enough enough time
   A2/F#             E4                  D2   D2/C#  D/B  E7lick
To do the things you want to do once you find them
I've looked around enough to know
That you're the one I want to go through time with

If I had a box just for wishes
And dreams that had never come true
The box would be empty
Except for the memory of how they were answered by you

Transcribed 2005-05-25 by T-rev for Joe and Margie
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