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Todd Snider guitar chords for Brenda

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E chord diagramEE A chord diagramAA D chord diagramDD G chord diagramGG B chord diagramBB E chord diagramEE)

Key: F# chord diagramF#F#

Difficulty: Intermediate

Intro:
|F# chord diagramF#F# |B chord diagramBB/Eb chord diagramEbEb Db chord diagramDbDb |F# chord diagramF#F# Abm7 |Bmaj9 chord diagramBmaj9Bmaj9 Db chord diagramDbDb |
|F# chord diagramF#F# |B chord diagramBB/Eb chord diagramEbEb Dbsus | F# chord diagramF#F# Abm chord diagramAbmAbm |F# chord diagramF#F#

Verse:
         Bb chord diagramBbBb              Abm7
Met on a train goin’ somewhere fast
             F# chord diagramF#F#                    Dbsus
He could see what she had right on
  F# chord diagramF#F#                      Ab7 chord diagramAb7Ab7
Together they build up an empire so vast
     F chord diagramFF#sus                         Dbsus
That no one and nothin’ could stop them

Verse:
          F# chord diagramF#F#                Ab7 chord diagramAb7Ab7
He looked like a man of the people
Db chord diagramDbDb         F# chord diagramF#F#                      B chord diagramBB
She looked high as hell at the ball
               F# chord diagramF#F#                Ab9 chord diagramAb9Ab9
Of course they made everybody so jealous
D chord diagramDD/F# chord diagramF#F#                               Db chord diagramDbDb
But no one could touch ‘em et all, it was true, love

Verse:
F# chord diagramF#F#                            F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#
What while the rabbles was restin’
                         F# chord diagramF#F#         F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#
They conquered the world and beyond
Ab7 chord diagramAb7Ab7       F# chord diagramF#F#                 Bm chord diagramBmBm
With each new insatiable ambition
                             Db chord diagramDbDb/F chord diagramFF       Dbsus
They tested and strengthened their bond

Verse:
    F# chord diagramF#F#              B chord diagramBB      F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#
He wasn’t nearly as driven
           F# chord diagramF#F#            Dbsus
She wasn’t nearly as fun
                  Bb7 chord diagramBb7Bb7              Dbm chord diagramDbmDbm
But together they was quite a combination
             B chord diagramBB                               F# chord diagramF#F#   Ebm chord diagramEbmEbm    Abm9   F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#
When it come down to gettin’ it done, it was tru--ue lo--ve,    true love
F7 chord diagramF7F7              F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#
Wha ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh

Verse:
             F# chord diagramF#F#                       Db chord diagramDbDb                     Ab chord diagramAbAb/C chord diagramCC  B chord diagramBB/F# chord diagramF#F#
They amassed unspeakable fortunes and she still wasn’t satisfied
   F# chord diagramF#F#             Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm                         Db2 chord diagramDb2Db2                    Abm9  F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#
So he fell out to find what she wanted in her mind, what a hell of a ride
               Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm                    Dbm7
Bought private jet planes and castles
           Bmaj9 chord diagramBmaj9Bmaj9                    Dbsus
Took every pleasure that they could
      F#7 chord diagramF#7F#7       F# chord diagramF#F#
Well, good love comes with its troubles
F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#                         F# chord diagramF#F#                     F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#
Where things, things wouldn’t always be good, it was true love

Verse:
                Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm            B chord diagramBB
There was a few times that she cheated
          Db chord diagramDbDb              F# chord diagramF#F#              Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm
There was even some times when they split
Db chord diagramDbDb            F# chord diagramF#F#              Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm
But she upped and went and he got arrested
            F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#          F# chord diagramF#F#                Bb chord diagramBbBb
And she put up with it, it was drugs till he came around

Verse:
Db chord diagramDbDb         F# chord diagramF#F#           Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm                  Db chord diagramDbDb
Cause what mattered was keepin’ that feeling
     F#7 chord diagramF#7F#7          Bbm7          Abm7
What mattered was stayin’ on top
Db chord diagramDbDb              Bb chord diagramBbBb              B chord diagramBB
Some say what’s keepin’ them together so long
Dbsus                F# chord diagramF#F#/Bb chord diagramBbBb                      Dbsus    F# chord diagramF#F#    Db7 chord diagramDb7Db7 F# chord diagramF#F#    Db7 chord diagramDb7Db7   Dbsus F# chord diagramF#F#
Is feelin’ they’ve already thought they could drop, it’s tr-ue-ue  love, true, true  love
    Db chord diagramDbDb               Ab7 chord diagramAb7Ab7
Wha ooh  wha ooh ooh ooh ooh

Instrumental:
|Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm |Dbsus |E chord diagramEE/Ab chord diagramAbAb |Db7 chord diagramDb7Db7 F# chord diagramF#F# |
|Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm ||F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C# |Abm7 |

Verse:
F# chord diagramF#F#                      F# chord diagramF#F#/Bb chord diagramBbBb                    Db chord diagramDbDb             Abm7
These days he’s callin’ her Brenda, that wasn’t always her name
Db chord diagramDbDb                     Bbsus                     Abm chord diagramAbmAbm                     B chord diagramBB
That opened them to so many changes as they weathered the pressures of change
Db chord diagramDbDb               F# chord diagramF#F#/Bb chord diagramBbBb            F# chord diagramF#F#                  F# chord diagramF#F#/Bb chord diagramBbBb
Not long ago she almost lost him, lesser man might’ve been dead
Dbsus         F chord diagramFF#sus          F# chord diagramF#F#/Bb chord diagramBbBb                  Abm7                    Abm9
But just when she thought he might be giving up, he was back up in business instead, it was true love

Verse:
Db chord diagramDbDb                            B chord diagramBB               F# chord diagramF#F#                   B chord diagramBB
Tonight I’m sure he’s in some tavern, smokin’, he’s drinkin’ it in
Abm7               F# chord diagramF#F#                                                  Db chord diagramDbDb/F chord diagramFF
And I’m sure she’s holed up in that office, cruchin’ the numbers again
Db chord diagramDbDb             F# chord diagramF#F#             B chord diagramBB        Dbsus   F# chord diagramF#F#                Bbm7
He’s livin’ it up while she’s workin’, I guess that’s just about right
F# chord diagramF#F#                   B chord diagramBB/Eb chord diagramEbEb                 Ab7sus         F# chord diagramF#F#       B chord diagramBB
Mick Jagger was born on a Monday morning, Keith Richards was born on a Saturday night
F# chord diagramF#F#
It was true
       F# chord diagramF#F#/F chord diagramFF    F# chord diagramF#F#
It was tr      ue,
F# chord diagramF#F#
it was true,
       Dbsus B chord diagramBB
it was true  love
       Bmaj9 chord diagramBmaj9Bmaj9  F# chord diagramF#F#     B chord diagramBB
It was tr--u--u--ue,
Dbm chord diagramDbmDbm    F# chord diagramF#F#
it was true love

Outro:(Where mouth organ starts)
|F# chord diagramF#F#  |Abm7 F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#|F# chord diagramF#F# F# chord diagramF#F#/Bb chord diagramBbBb|Bmaj9 chord diagramBmaj9Bmaj9 F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C#|F# chord diagramF#F#/C# chord diagramC#C# F#| chord diagramF#|F#|

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