Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle Chords & Tabs

 

Time In A Bottle Chords & Tabs

Jim Croce Chords & Tabs

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Time In A Bottle Tab

   
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Date: Thu, 29.08.2004
Tabbed by Peter Tuyp(peter.tuyp@wxs.nl)

subject: Jim Croce - Time in a bottle

Originaly the song is played by at least two guitars. I think this is a version playable by one.


Intro:
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|-10-----------------9--------------8-------------7-----------6-----------8---7---3---|

|-5-7-9-12-10-9h10p9---|
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|-6/7-9-12-12-9--------|
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|----------------------|
|----------------------|

Verse 1:
If I could save time in a bottle, the first thing that I'd like to do 
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|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------4-----------3-----------2-----------1-----------1-----------0-2-4-7-5-4---|
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is to save every day 'till eternity passes away just to spend them with you
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|-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-2-3-5-2h3p2-0-2-|
|---2-----2-----2-----2-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----3-----3---------------0-2-|
|-0---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------3-----------1-----------------------------------------------0-2-4-0---------|
|-------------------------------------3-----------1-----------3---------------------------|

Verse 2:
If I could could make days last for ever, if words could make wushes come true 
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|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------4-----------3-----------2-----------1-----------1-----------0-2-4-7-5-4---|
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i'd save every day like treasure and then again I would spend them with you
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|-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-2-3-5-2h3p2-0-2-|
|---2-----2-----2-----2-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----3-----3---------------0-2-|
|-0---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------3-----------1-----------------------------------------------0-2-4-0---------|
|-------------------------------------3-----------1-----------3---------------------------|

Chorus:
But there never seems to be enough time to do the things you want to do once you find them
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|-------------4-----------2-----------0-----------2-----------0-----------------------0-2-4---|
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[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/j/jim_croce/time_in_a_bottle_tab_ver_3.html ]
I looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with
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|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------4-----------2-----------0-----------2-----------0-----------------------0-2-4---|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------3-------------------|

Solo:
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|-10----10----10----10---10---10---10---10---10---8---8---8---8---5---6---8---6---5---|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-----------------9--------------8-------------7-----------6-----------8---7---3---|

|-5-7-9-12-10-9h10p9---|
|----------------------|
|-6/7-9-12-12-9--------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|

Verse 3:
If I had a box just for wishes and dreams that had never come true
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|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------4-----------3-----------2-----------1-----------1-----------0-2-4-7-5-4---|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

the box would be empty except for the mem'ry of how they were answered by you
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|-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-2-3-5-2h3p2-0-2-|
|---2-----2-----2-----2-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----3-----3---------------0-2-|
|-0---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------3-----------1-----------------------------------------------0-2-4-0---------|
|-------------------------------------3-----------1-----------3---------------------------|

Chorus:
But there never seems to be enough time to do the things you want to do once you find them
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|-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-2-3-5---|
|---2-----2-----2-----2-----4-----4-----2-----2-----0-----0-----2-----2-----0-----0-----------|
|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------4-----------2-----------0-----------2-----------0-----------------------0-2-4---|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------3-------------------|

I looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with
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|-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-2-3-5---|
|---2-----2-----2-----2-----4-----4-----2-----2-----0-----0-----2-----2-----0-----0-----------|
|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------4-----------2-----------0-----------2-----------0-----------------------0-2-4---|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------3-------------------|

Outro:
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|-0-------------7---0-------------7---0-------------7---0----|
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H = Harmonic
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