Al Green - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart Guitar Chords

Al Green

classic soul, funk, memphis soul, quiet storm

Chords: Emaj7, F#m, A, B, Abm, Ab, C#m, F#
Al Green
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?
From "Let's Stay Together"
Tabbed by thatchadmiller (Twitter)

[Intro]

  Emaj7
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------4------------4h5p4---------4-----------4h5p4----|
G|------4----4-------4-------4-----4---4-------4-------4--|
D|----6--------6---6-------------6-------6---6------------|
A|--7------------7-------------7-----------7--------------|
E|--0~~~~~~------0~~-----------0-----------0--------------|

  F#m                   A           B            A
e|--------2---------------------------------------------------|
B|------2---2-------------------------------------------------|
G|----2-------2--(x4)--------6------------8------------6------|
D|--4----------------------7---7--------9---9--------7---7----|
A|-----------------------7-------7----9-------9----7-------7--|
E|---------------------5------------7------------5------------|

    B            A            Abm    F#m     Emaj7
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------4-----------4-------|
G|--------8------------6----------4------2------4---4-------4--4------|
D|------9---9--------7---7------6------4------6-------6---6------6----|
A|----9-------9----7-------7--6------4------7-----------7-------------|
E|--7------------5--------------------------0-----------0-------------|


[Verse 1]
Emaj7
I can think of younger days when living for my life
F#m                Emaj7
Was everything a man could want to do
Ab                 C#m
I could never see tomorrow
F#                    B
But I was never told about the sorrow


[Chorus 1]
Emaj7
And how can you mend a broken heart?
F#m
How can you stop the rain from falling down?
        A           B   A             B
Tell me how can you stop the sun from shining?
A              Abm   F#m   Emaj7
What makes the world go round?

[Chorus 2]
Emaj7
How can you mend this broken man?
F#m
How can a loser ever win?
                A       B       A      B   A            Abm  F#m  Emaj7
Somebody please help me mend my broken heart and let me live again


[Bridge]
         F#m   Emaj7
La La La Laaaa La


[Verse 2]
Emaj7
I can still feel the breeze that rustles through the trees
F#m                             Emaj7
And misty memories of days gone by
Ab                 C#m
We could never see tomorrow
                  F#
Would you believe that no one
                   B
No one said a word about the sorrow

[Chorus 1]
   Emaj7
So how can you mend a broken heart?(and mine is)
F#m
How can you stop the rain from falling down?
A           B   A             B
How can you stop the sun from shining?
A              Abm   F#m  Emaj7
What makes the world go round?(and sometime I have to say, yeah)


[Outro]
*This is Al doing his thing while the background singers & band stay in the pocket*

Emaj7
La La Laaa... La La Laaa-haa, Yeah...
F#m
La la la la la la la la la la
          A       B       A       B
(Tell me) Help me mend my broken heart
A                           Abm
I just wanna, I just wanna, I just wanna
(and let me                live)
F#m   Emaj7
I just wanna, I just wanna live again, baby
(a - gain)

Emaj7
How can you mend this broken man?(yeah, somebody tell me)
F#m
How can a loser ever win?
A       B          A               B
Help me mend my... This old broken heart
A                    Abm          F#m
I think I, I know I, I believe I
Emaj7
I feel like I got to, I feel like I wanna live again

Emaj7
How can you mend this broken heart? (somebody please tell me)
F#m
How can you stop the rain from falling down?

(I wanna know. I know my my clothes are all wet, tell me)
A           B        A                      B
How can you mend my, please help me mend my broken heart
A          Abm          F#m                                Emaj7
I think I, I believe I, I've got a feeling that I want to live and live and live




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