This is Dedicated to the One I Love

Artist: The Mamas & the Papas (English)
User: Unknown
Duration: 130 seconds
Delay: 12 seconds
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May 11, 2019, 3:16 PM

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[Intro]

        (acoustic guitar):

        D7sus4
        v v v v v v 
        -------3-----|-----|-----|-----|
        -3---3---3---|-----|-----|-----|
        ---5-------5-|--%--|--%--|--%--|
        -0-----------|-----|-----|-----|
        -------------|-----|-----|-----|
        -------------|-----|-----|-----|
                             (while...)

[Verse 1]

                        G               Em
        While I'm far away from you my baby
         C6     D7        G               Em
            I know it's hard for you my baby
         C6     D7         Em             Bm
            Because it's hard for me my baby
         Am               D7                  G     D7sus4
        And the darkest hour is just before dawn

        (band enters)

[Chorus]

                               G                  C C/G G/B
        Each night before you go to bed my baby
         C            D       G                    C C/G G/B
          Whisper a little prayer for me my baby
         D7sus4      D7  Eb7             G
               And tell all the stars above
         D7sus4 [N.C.]                       [2: Em, to coda]
                This is dedicated to the one I love

[Bridge 1]

           G
        (Life can never be exactly like we want it to be)
             G7
        I could be satisfied knowing you love me
                G
        (But there's one thing I want you to do   especially for me)
                   Am             A7       D7sus4
        And it's something that everybody needs

[Chorus 2]

        Each night before you go to bed my baby
        Whisper a little prayer for me my baby
         D7sus4   D7         Em            Bm/A             
              Because it's hard for me my baby
         D7sus4 [N.C.]          D7sus4 [N.C.]
                And the darkest hour is just before dawn

Instrumental break:

        piano solo: G7 [8 bars of 6/8]

        (band drops out)

[Bridge 2]

                    Bm           Em         G   Cm
        If there's one thing I want you to do
           Bm   Cm      Bm
        Especially for me
                   Eb7                     D7sus4   [N.C.]
        And it's something that everybody needs

        (band re-enters on G)

[repeat chorus 1]

Coda:

         (Em)                            C
        This is dedicated to the one I love
                                         A7
        This is dedicated to the one I love
                                         G
        This is dedicated to the one I love
                                      (this is dedicated)


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