13 Pieces

Capo 1 (recorded in Bb, played in A)

Intro: A E/A A E/A Bm D E

 

Verse 1: A D, A D 

On the road for 13 months, I’ve been longer than I promised

When I’m home it’s 13 hours, then I’m back into Atlanta

 

PreChorus: Bm A E, Bm E, Bm A E, Bm D E

You always say that I am your best friend

And I always say that I love you

This can’t be good but it’s the state we’re in

And every time we part, I leave these 13 pieces of my heart

 

Chorus: A E/A A E/A Bm D E, A E/A DM7

(This can’t be good but it’s the state we’re in)

Whenever we’re part, please keep these 13 pieces of my heart

 

Verse 2: A D E, A Bm D E

1, 2, 3 – make a family

4, 5, 6 – some things we need to fix

7, 8 9 – the hours that you’re mine

12, 11, 10 – ‘til I see my 13 pieces again

 

Chorus: A E/A A E/A Bm D E

(This can’t be good but it’s the state we’re in)

Whenever we’re part, please keep these 13 pieces of my heart

 

SOLO:  A C#m F#m Bm D, A C#m F#m Bm E

 

Verse 2: A E/A A E/A Bm D E

Wish I could change things, but I’m tryin’ so hard 

And I don’t know how to start getting back these –

13 pieces of my heart – 

 

Chorus: A E/A A E/A Bm D E x4

(This can’t be good but it’s the state we’re in)

I don’t know how to start getting back these

13 pieces of my heart – 

(This can’t be good but it’s the state we’re in)

I don’t know how to start getting back these,

getting back these,  getting back these  - 

13 pieces

(This can’t be good but it’s the state we’re in)

I don’t know how to start getting back these

13 pieces of my heart – 

(This can’t be good but it’s the state we’re in)

I don’t know how to start getting back these

13 pieces of my heart