Replacements - If Only You Were Lonely Chords & Tabs


If Only You Were Lonely Chords & Tabs

Replacements Chords & Tabs

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If Only You Were Lonely Chords

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I've made a few corrections here.  They appear in parenthesis (I realize
that this is generally the notation for a bass tone within a chord, but I
don't know of the way you're supposed to show corrections, and I don't
want to simply delete Scott's work) next to Scott's original chords.
Thank you for taking the time to do this Scott!

sco3y@darwin.clas.Virginia.EDU (Scott Campbell Owen) writes:

>This is the first song I've ever transcribed, so any comments,
>suggestions, or criticisms are appreciated.  The chorus isn't
>exactly right, so could someone familiar with the song let me
>know if I'm on the right track?

>If Only You Were Lonely
>The Replacements
>Album: Boink (originally c/w Twin/Tone 7" "I'm In Trouble")
>trans.  Scott Owen

>Intro:  C  D  G  C  G  D7

>I walked out of work

>           G7
>and I was tired as hell

>C                     A (A7)
>Another day come and gone oh well

>    G                   D
>And somewhere there's a drink
[ Tab from: ]
>                G      D7
>with my name on it

>Well I ordered a scotch
>as I bust through them doors
>Spilled half on my jeans
>the other half on the floor
>When I saw you standing by
>that video game   D7

>Well I ain't very good
>but I get practice by myself
>forgot my one-lines
>so I just said what I felt

>Chorus:	    G (Amin)       D (Bmin)    (C)    (Bmin)
>	If only you were lonely

>	    G      (Amin)          D7  (Bmin)   (C)   (Bmin)
>	If only you was lonely, too

>	    G      (Amin)          D   (Bmin)   (C)   (Bmin)
>	If only you were lonely

>	    (C)           G     C  G  D7
>	I'd go home with you

>Twenty push-ups this morning
>that was half of my goal
>Tonight I'll be doin' pullups
>on the toilet bowl
>And somewhere there's somebody
>A-throwin' up    D7

>Well I broke the seal on my door
>poured myself to bed
>A whirlpool spinnin' around in my head
>There was liquor on my breath
>You were on my mind   G7

>             C
>And I'll be dreamin' of that smile

>            G           A7  (E7)
>without a care in the world

(repeat chorus as above -- slightly different lyrics, outro)

>I walked out of the kitchen
>I was tired as hell
>Another day's here oh well
>Somewhere there's a smile
>with my name on (C) it.   (G)