If chords by Bread (Ver. 3)
If, is a song written by American singer-songwriter David Gates. From the Album Manna by Bread in 1971, Originally popularized by his group Bread, the song charted at number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 when released as a single in 1971 and number six in Canada.
The song also spent three weeks at number one on the U.S. Easy Listening chart, and one week at the top of the Canadian AC chart. In the U.S., Breads version was the shortest song title to become a top ten hit until 1993, when Prince hit No. 7 with 7, later matched by Britney Spears No. 1 hit`3 in 2009. If, has been a perennial favorite at weddings for example, as a first-dance song, ever since it was released.
- Tuning: Standard tuning
- Difficulty: Novice
If Bread Intro AA EE EmEm DD DmDm AA Dm6Dm6 E7E7
AA Amaj7Amaj7 If a picture paints a thousand words A7A7 DD Then why can`t I paint you DmDm AA The words will never show Dm6Dm6 E7E7 The you I`ve come to know AA EE If a face could launch a thousand ships GG DD Then where am I to go DmDm AA There`s no one home but you Dm6Dm6 E7E7 You`re all that`s left me too F#mF#m C#C# AA D6D6 And when my love for life is runnin` dry C#m7C#m7 F#7F#7 Bm7Bm7 E7E7 You come and pour yourself on me AA Amaj7Amaj7 A7A7 If a man could be two places at one time DD I`d be with you DmDm AA Tomorrow and today Dm6Dm6 E7E7 Beside you all the way AA EE If the world should stop revolvin` EmEm DD Spinning slowly down to die DmDm AA I`d spend the end with you Dm6Dm6 E7E7 And when the world was through F#mF#m C#C# AA D6D6 Then one by one the stars would all go out C#mC#m F#7F#7 Then you and I Bm7Bm7 E7E7 AA DD DmDm AA would simply fly away......