Strawberry wine    (video)    (midi)    (wiki)

 

    C - F - C - F

 

     C                                           F         - C                              G

1.      He was working through college        on my grandpa's farm,

C                                F             - C                         G

    I was thirstin’ for knowledge,       and he had a car.

                     C                                                          F

    Yeah, and I was caught somewhere between a woman and a child,

      C                                              F

    one restless summer we found love growing wild,

                 G                                  F

    on the banks of the river on a well beaten path,

     G                                                  F

    funny how those memories, they last, like ...

 

                    C                G

Strawberry wine, seventeen,

                      Am                    F

the hot July moon saw everything.

                          C                         G

My first taste of love was bittersweet,

                           Am    - F                            C

like green on the vine,       like strawberry wine.        + F

 

    C                F         - C                             G

2.     I still remember        when thirty was old,

C                                          F          - C                            G

    my biggest fear was September         when he had to go.

        Am                                           F

    A few cards and letters and one long distance call,

           Am                            F

    we drifted away like the leaves in the fall,

            G                                F

    but year after year I come back to this place,

     G                               F

    just to remember the taste of ....        +  CHORUS

 

            Dm

+  The fields have grown over now,

      Dm

    years since they've seen the plow,

Dm

    there's nothing time hasn't touched.

          Am                           C

    Was it really him or the loss of my innocence

G                                                  - - - - C

    I’ve been missing so much ?  Yea.....h !      + G - Am - F

 

                    C                G

Strawberry wine, seventeen,

                      Am                    F

the hot July moon saw everything.

                          C                         G

My first taste of love was bittersweet,

                           Am    - F

like green on the vine.

 

                           C                G

Like strawberry wine, seventeen,

                      Am                    F

the hot July moon saw everything.

                          C                         G

My first taste of love was bittersweet,

                           Am    - F                            C

like green on the vine,       like strawberry wine.

 

     C - G - Am - F                        C      - G - Am  F

+                             Strawberry wine.                 Oh !

     C - G                     Am      - F

               Strawberry wine.

 

(orig. = capo 1st; midi = no capo)    (Deana Carter)