John Denver - Hold On Tightly Chords & Tabs

 

Hold On Tightly Chords & Tabs

John Denver Chords & Tabs

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Hold On Tightly Chords

   
Hold on tightly -       John Denver


Intro:
Em - Em7      4x 


D/F# - G                           Em         Em7 - Em                                   
           Lost in a boat on the      ocean, 
G                          Em      Em7 - Em                                      
    lost in a ship out of     sea, 
C                              G           Gi - G                             
    Lost in the dark of mis -     fortune, 
C                                 D                                   
    where is the light I can see. 

G                            Em          Em7 - Em                                
    Where is the highway to      heaven, 
G                            Em        Em7 - Em                                 
    where is the love we all     need, 
C                                    G       Gi - G                           
    Where is the peace that we long     for, 
C                            D                                         
    where is the man who is     free.

C                               G            Gi - G                           
    Here in the heart there is     freedom, 
C                               G                                      
    here in the heart there is     peace
C                             G          Gi - G                               
    Here in the heart is the     answer, 
   C                              D                                
to    questions much deeper than    these. 


Chorus:
              G          Gi          G                               
Youīve got to    hold on     tight -    ly, 
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
      C             G                                                 
Itīs     only sur -    render, 
      C              D                                                 
itīs     all in the     game.
             G           Gi          G                                    
If you just     hold on      tight -     ly,
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
         C               G                                            
Thereīs     always for -     giveness 
      D            G                                                   
and     no one to     blame
Em - Em7      4x 


D/F# - G                             Em           Em7 - Em                              
           Some will take fame over     fortune, 
G                            Em        Em7 - Em                                 
    Some will take love over     gold, 
C                            G          Gi - G                                
    Some will pray only for     power, 
C                                 D                                    
    some never want to grow old 

G                             Em            Em7 - Em                             
    Some see the day that is      coming, 
G                           Em           Em7 - Em                                
    some only see what has      passed. 
C                           G                  Gi - G                         
    Someone will always be     first in line, 
C                            D                                          
    someone will always be     last.
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/j/john_denver/hold_on_tightly_crd.html ]
C                               G            Gi - G                           
    Here in the heart there is     freedom, 
C                               G                                      
    here in the heart there is     peace
C                             G          Gi - G                               
    Here in the heart is the     answer, 
   C                              D                                
to    questions much deeper than    these. 


Chorus:
               G           Gi           G                                  
Youīve got to     hold on      tight -     ly, 
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
      C             G                                                 
Itīs     only sur -    render, 
      C              D                                                 
itīs     all in the     game.
             G           Gi          G                                    
If you just     hold on      tight -     ly,
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
         C               G                                            
Thereīs     always for -     giveness 
      D            G                                                   
and     no one to     blame
Em - Em7      4x 

Chorus:
        D/F#         G           Gi           G                                  
If you         just     hold on      tight -     ly, 
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
      C             G                                                 
Itīs     only sur -    render, 
      C              D                                                 
itīs     all in the     game.
             G           Gi          G                                    
If you just     hold on      tight -     ly,
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
         C               G                                            
Thereīs     always for -     giveness 
      D            G                                                   
and     no one to     blame
Em - Em7      4x 

Outro:
     D/F#         G             Gi          G                                   
You        better     hold on       tight -    ly, 
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
      C             G                                                 
Itīs     only sur -    render, 
      C              D                                                 
itīs     all in the     game.
             G           Gi          G                                    
If you just     hold on      tight -     ly,
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
         C               G                                            
Thereīs     always for -     giveness 
      D            G                                                   
and     no one to     blame
 Em - Em7      4x 

(start fading)
D/F# - G            Gi           G                                                
           hold on      tight -     ly, 
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
      C             G                                                 
Itīs     only sur -    render, 
      C              D                                                 
itīs     all in the     game.
             G           Gi          G                                    
If you just     hold on      tight -     ly,
Em          Em7          Em                                                  
    let go       light -      ly
         C               G                                            
Thereīs     always for -     giveness 
      D            G                                                   
and     no one to     blame
 Em - Em7      2x //



Em   022000
Em   022030
D/F# 2x0232
G    320003
C    x32010
Gi   320033
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