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Intro:
F / Am / Am / F / F / C / Am / G 

Verse:
F                 Am
Turn down the lights;
Am                    F
Turn down the bed.
F                     C
Turn down these voices
Am                 Dm
Inside my head.

F                     Am
Lay down with me;
Am                 F
Tell me no lies.
  F                  C
Just hold me close;
Am                 Dm
Don't patronize.

Dm                    Gsus4   G
Don't patronize me.

Chorus:
                       F                 C
Cause I can't make you love me
    Dm
If you don't.
                F                  C
You can't make your heart feel
  Am                  Am  G
Something it won't.
Am              F
Here in the dark
     G               Am
In these final hours,
    Am                     F
I will lay down my heart
 G                       Am
And I'll feel the power;
              Dm
But you don't.
               G
No, you don't.
                       F              C
Cause I can't make you love me
            Dm
If you don't.  

Bridge/Intro:
F / Am / Am / F / F / C / Am / G 

Verse:
F                  Am
I'll close my eyes,
Am                  F
Then I won't see
F                    C
The love you don't feel
Am                G
When you're holding me.

F                  Am
Morning will come,
Am                        F
And I'll do what's right;
F                        C
Just give me till then
Am                   G
To give up this fight.

Dm                              G
And I will give up this fight.

Chorus:
                       F                 C
Cause I can't make you love me
    Dm
If you don't.
                F                  C
You can't make your heart feel
  Am                  Am  G
Something it won't.
Am              F
Here in the dark
     G               Am
In these final hours,
    Am                     F
I will lay down my heart
 G                       Am
And I'll feel the power;
              Dm
But you don't.
               G
No, you don't.
                       F              C
Cause I can't make you love me
            Dm
If you don't.
            F
If you don't.

Bridge/Intro:
F / Am / Am / F / F / C / Am / G    
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5 Comments

  1. the f’s sound better as a major

  2. little bee

    i love bon iver and this is hands down my favorite cover

  3. njones0100

    Ahem. Bonnie Raitt

  4. This is arguably one of the best chords on the site. Sounds so good on my uke, and is a beautiful song to begin with

  5. feel so good playing this song

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