I couldn’t leave you if I tried    (video)    (midi)

 

    F - G - C

 

             C                                            G

1. The sun is coming up and I'm just going down,

                                                            C

    everywhere I look the world keeps turning 'round.

         C                                            G

    Though I said I never would be satisfied,

                 F                     G                   C

    baby, I lied, I couldn't leave you if I tried.

 

       C                                               G

2. Sometimes I get lost out on this sad old town,

                                                                  C

    and every bridge I cross just turns me upside down.

             C                                                G

    And every stumbling step I take back to your side,

                     F                      G                  C

    hurts my pride I couldn't leave you if I tried.

 

F

    Well, I could not walk away, no matter what I say,

                                                       D                                G - G7

    I won't be leaving, believe it or don't, you're all that I wa......nt.

 

       C                                          G

3. Tears may fall but after all is said and done,

                                                              C

    darlin' please believe me you're the only one.

            C                                                  G

    And I'll admit mistakes I've made me realize,

                 F                      G                  C

    baby, I lied, I couldn't leave you if I tried.

 

+  instrumental = verse 3

 

   F

+     I won't be leaving you, no matter what I do,

                                                       D                      G - G7

    I'm gonna see it through 'til the end and do it agai......n.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       C                                                               G

4. Years may come and friends may go, but that's ok,

                                                    C

    darlin', you're the only one I need to stay.

          C                                          G

    I know I said I never would be satisfied,

                  F                   G                   C

    baby, I lied I couldn't leave you if I tried.

F                   G                 Am

    I couldn't leave you if I tried.

 

+  F - G - C

 

    (Rodney Crowell)