For My Lover

Words & Music:

Tracy Chapman


Em                G

Two weeks in a Virginia jail

D             A

For my lover, for my lover.

Em              G

Twenty thousand dollar bail

D             A

For my lover, for my lover.



C                    A(add9)

And everybody thinks I'm the fool.

D              C

They don't get any love from you.

Em                     A(add9)

Things we won't do for love.


I'd climb a mountain if I had to,

G                                 D              CM7

Risk my life so I could have you, you, you, you, you...


Everyday I'm psychoanalyzed for my lover, for my lover.

Dope me up and I tell them lies for my lover, for my lover.




CM7                   Em

I follow my heart and leave my head to ponder.

D                 CM7

Deep in this love no man can shake.

I follow my heart and leave my mind to wonder,

Is this love worth- the sacrifices I make?




A(add9) = x 0 2 4 2 0


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