Tracy Chapman – Give Me One Reason

Guitar chords and lyrics of Give Me One Reason by Tracy Chapman
Published 1995
Original key F#

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Capo second fret

Intro
|E  |A B7 |E

|E
Give me one reason to stay here
|A          B7                   |E         |E
And I’ll turn right back around
|A
Give me one reason to stay here
|A            B7                  |E    |E
And I’ll turn right back around
.                |B7
Because I don’t wanna leave you lonely
.       |A                                     |E                  |E
But you got to make me change my mind

E
Baby, I got your number
A         B7                      E
And I know that you got mine
A
But you know that I called you,
.    B7                  E
I called too many times
B7
You can call me baby,
.           A
you can call me anytime
.                 E
But you got to call me

E
Give me one reason to stay here
A         B7                   E
And I’ll turn right back around
A
Give me one reason to stay here
.            B7                  E
And I’ll turn right back around
.               B7
Because I don’t wanna leave you lonely
.             A                                  E
But you got to make me change my mind

E
I don’t want no one to squeeze me
A                B7                  E
They might take away my life
A
I don’t want no one to squeeze me
.                 B7                  E
They might take away my life
.         B7
I just want someone to hold me
A                               E
And rock me through the night

E
This youthful heart can love you
A       B7                       E
And give you what you need
A
This youthful heart can love you
.        B7                       E
And give you what you need
.               B7
But I’m too old to go chasing you around
A                              E
Wasting my precious energy

E
Give me one reason to stay here
A         B7                   E
And I’ll turn right back around
A
Give me one reason to stay here
.            B7                  E
And I’ll turn right back around
.               B7
Because I don’t wanna leave you lonely
.             A                                  E
But you got to make me change my mind

 



 

E
Baby, just give me just one reason
A            B7                    E
Give me just one reason why
A
Baby just give me one reason
.            B7                               E
Give me just one reason why I should stay
.            B7
Because I told you I loved you
A                                 E
And there ain’t no more to say

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