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Knapp, Jennifer - Diamond in the Rough

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Diamond in the Rough
from Jennifer Knapp's album "lay it down"

written by Shawn Colvin & John B Leventhal
(c) 1989 Scred songs ltd. and WB music corp and lev-a-tunes
transcribed by Talitha Phillips,

capo I
intro: (repeat-- it's the same as the verse chords as well)

        G        D      A
e -----3--------2--------0-
B -----3--------3--------2-
G -----0--------2----2---2-
D -----0------0-0----2---2-
A ---2-2--------0------0---
E 2s3------oh2-------------

verse 1:
G             D          A
As a little girl I came down to the water with a 
G      D            A
little stone in my hand and it would shimmer and 
G             D       A
sing, and i knew everything
G             D          A 
As a little girl I came down

In a little while I got steeped in authority
Heaven only knows what went wrong when there is nothing so cruel
Than to bury that jewel
When it was mine all along, and I'm gonna find it

D        G  D A
You're shining, I can see you
D      G  D  A 
You're smiling, that's enough well
D     G  D   A
I'm holding onto you like a 
G         D     A
Diamond in the rough

Every now and then I can see that I am getting somewhere
Where I have to go is so deep
I was angry back then, and you know I still am
but I have lost too much sleep and I'm gonna find it

Bridge: verse chords
Snakes in the grass better step on the gas
Snakes in the grass better step on the gas

In my dreams I go down by the water with a 
little girl in my arms and we shimmer and sing
And we know everything, yeah
In my dreams I go down (down, I go down...)


Comments about this tab

gutiar ric - 2006-05-05

try it this way with the cd

intro and verse

repeat thru till chorus
the chorus is


3 3 3
3 3 3
0 0 0
2 3 0
3 X 2
X X 3

hope that will help

gutiar ric - 2006-05-05

the chorus is


3 3 3 3
3 3 3 3
0 0 0 0
2 3 2 0
3 X 3 2
X X X 3

hope that will help

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