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"EMPTY CHAIRS" by Don McLean www.don-mclean.com
From his 1971 album American Pie
Written by Don McLean
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net

E|-2p0-------------------------------
B|-----3-1-0-1/3-5/7-----5/7-----5/7-
G|-----------2/4-5/7-----5/7-----5/7-

G                                   Am7
   I feel the trembling tingle of a sleepless night
C                   D7              G              Gsus G
   Creep through my fingers and the moon is bright
   Beams of blue come flickering through my window pane
   Like gypsy moths that dance around a candle flame

       G                       Am7
           And I wonder if you know
       D7                    G     /F#
           That I never understood
       Em                               Am7
           That although you said you'd go
                     C     D7                G
           Until you did I never thought you would

   Moonlight used to bathe the contours of your face
   While chestnut hair fell all around the pillow case
   And the fragrance of your flowers rest beneath my head
   A sympathy bouquet left with the love that's dead

           And I wonder if you know
           That I never understood
           That although you said you'd go
           Until you did I never thought you would

   G                     /F#                 Em
       Never thought the words you said were true
   Am7                   /G                 D7/F#
       Never thought you said just what you meant
   G              /F#        Em
       Never knew how much I needed you
   Am7               C          D7          G
       Never thought you'd leave, until you went

   Morning comes and morning goes with no regret
   And evening brings the memories I can't forget
   Empty rooms that echo as I climb the stairs
   And empty clothes that drape and fall on Empty Chairs

       And I wonder if you know
       That I never understood
       That although you said you'd go
       Until you did I never thought you would

 320003 G
 x02010 Am7
 x32010 C
 xx0212 D7
 3x2013 Gsus
 2x000x G/F#
 022000 Em
 3x2010 Am7/G
 200212 D7/F#

Transcribed 2018-11-25 by T-rev
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