Stevie Wonder - I Wish Chords & Tabs

 

I Wish Chords & Tabs

Stevie Wonder Chords & Tabs

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I Wish Chords

   
...I WISH... by Stevie Wonder
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*from 'Songs In The Key Of Life' (1976)*


*CAPO 3rd FRET*

(Original Key: Ebm)


Intro:

(Bass arranged for Guitar);

    Cm7           F7
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-----1-3-5-3---------|
A|--3-----------0-1-2--|
E|---------------------| (x8)

(Guitar):

Cm  F7 (x16)

Verse 1:

Cm               F7
 Looking back on when I,
Cm
 Was a little,
F7            Cm  F7  Cm  F7
 Nappy headed boy.

Cm            F7
 Then my only worry,
Cm
 Was for Christmas,
F7                Cm  F7  Cm  F7
 What would be my toy.

Bridge 1:

G7              A7
 Even though we sometimes,
Dm7              Fm6
 Would not get a thing;

G7             A7
 We were happy with the,
Dm7                G7#5
 Joy the day would bring.

Verse 2:

Cm                F7
 Sneaking out the back door,
   Cm                  F7
To hang out with those hoodlum,
           Cm    F7  Cm  F7
Friends of mine.

Cm              F7
 Greeted at the back door,
             Cm
With; "boy I thought,
           F7
I told you not,
          Cm     F7  Cm  F7
To go out-side?"

Bridge 2:

G7                   A7
 Tryin' your best to bring the;
Dm7            Fm6
 Water to your eyes.
G7                 A7
 Thinkin' it might stop her,
     Dm7             G7#5
From woopin' your be-hind.

Chorus 1:

             Cm    F7
I wish those days, could,
Cm              F7
 Come back once more,
              Cm    F7
Why did those days, e-
 Cm          F7
-ver have to go?

             Cm    F7
I wish those days, could,
Cm              F7
 Come back once more,
              Cm    F7
Why did those days, e-
 Cm          F7
-ver have to go?
(n.c)             Cm
 'Cos I love them so.

Break:

Cm   F7
  Do do do do,
   Cm              F7
Do do do do, do do do do.

Cm   F7
  Do do do do,
   Cm              F7
Do do do do, do do do do.

Verse 3:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/stevie_wonder/i_wish_crd.html ]
Cm                 F7
 Brother says he's tellin;
Cm
 'Bout you playin',
F7                Cm    F7  Cm  F7
 Doctor with that girl.

Cm
 Just don't tell;
     F7
I'll give you,
Cm            F7
 Anything you want,
                   Cm    F7  Cm  F7
In this whole wide world.

Bridge 3:

G7              A7
 Mama gives you money,
Dm7         Fm6
 For Sunday school,
G7                   A7
 You trade yours for candy,
Dm7              G7#5
 After church is through.

Verse 4:

Cm            F7
 Smokin' ciga-rettes,
    Cm                F7
And writing something nasty,
       Cm    F7
On the wall.
           Cm    F7
(You nasty boy!)

Cm
 Teacher sends you,
F7      Cm
 To the principal's,
F7               Cm    F7  Cm  F7
 Office down the hall.

Bridge 4:

G7               A7
 You grow up and learn that,
Dm7                Fm6
 Kinda thing ain't right.

G7                  A7
 But while you were doin' it;
   Dm7             G7#5
It sure felt outta sight.

Chorus 3:

             Cm    F7
I wish those days, could,
Cm              F7
 Come back once more,
              Cm    F7
Why did those days, e-
 Cm          F7
-ver have to go?

             Cm    F7
I wish those days, could,
Cm              F7
 Come back once more,
              Cm    F7
Why did those days, e-
 Cm          F7
-ver have to go?

             Cm    F7
I wish those days, could,
Cm              F7
 Come back once more,
              Cm    F7
Why did those days, e-
 Cm          F7
-ver have to go?

             Cm    F7
I wish those days, could,
Cm              F7
 Come back once more,
              Cm    F7
Why did those days, e-
 Cm          F7
-ver have to go?
(n.c)             Cm
 'Cos I love them so.

Outro:

Cm  F7

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
---------------

   Cm      F7      G7      A7      Dm7     Fm6    G7#5

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 x35543  131211  323000  x02223  xx0211  1x0110  30344x


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2004
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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