Bob Dylan - Watered-Down Love Guitar Chords

Bob Dylan

album rock, classic rock, folk, folk rock

Chords: A, D, A/C#, Bm, D/E, E
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                Watered-Down Love – Bob Dylan
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Written by: Bob Dylan
Outtake, recorded: 1981, May 15
Now on: “The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 (1979-1981): Trouble No More” (Disc 4)

Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Capo: 1st fret
Play: A
Key: Bb
For original chords transpose this tab +1


A/C#   x-4-2-2-2-x
D/E    0-2-2-2-3-2

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[Verse]
A                D
 Love that's pure hopes all things
  A                  D
Believes all things, won't pull no strings
D                A/C#          Bm             A
Won't sneak up into your room, tall, dark and handsome
D            A/C#     Bm                 D/E
Capture your soul and hold it for ransom
A              D              A
 You don't want a love that's pure
A          D
 You wanna drown love
D           E           [ A ]
 You want a watered-down love


[Interlude]
| A | D A | A | D A |


[Verse]
A                     D
 Love that's pure, it don't make no false claims
A                     D
 Intercedes for you instead of casting you blame
D           A/C#         Bm                 A
 Will not deceive you or lead you into transgression
D               A/C#            Bm              D/E
 Won't write it up and make you sign a false confession
A              D              A
 You don't want a love that's pure
A          D
 You wanna drown love
D           E           [ A ]
 You want a watered-down love


[Interlude]
| A | D A | A | D A |


[Verse]
A                 D
 Love that's pure won't lead you astray
A                     D
 Won't hold you back, won't get in your way
D                  A/C#        Bm            A
 Won't pervert you, corrupt you with foolish wishes
D                  A/C#     Bm                        D/E
 Will not make you envious, won't make you suspicious
A              D              A
 You don't want a love that's pure
A          D
 You wanna drown love
D           E           [ A ]
 You want a watered-down love


[Interlude]
| A | D A | A | D A |


[Verse]
A                  D
 Love that's pure, ain't no accident
A                         D
 Is always right on time, is always content
D           A/C#   Bm      A
 An eternal flame, quietly burning
D                 A/C#           Bm                 D/E
Never needs to be proud, loud or restlessly yearning
A              D              A
 You don't want a love that's pure
A          D
 You wanna drown love
D           E           [ A ]
 You want a watered-down love


[Interlude]
| A | D A | A | D A |


[Verse]
A                       D
 Love that's pure, is-a-not what you teach me
A              D
 I’ve got to go where you can’t reach me
D         A/C#   Bm                 A
 I got to flee towards patience and meekness
D           A/C#                Bm                    D/E
You miscalculate me, mistake my kindness for weakness
A              D              A
 You don't want a love that's pure
A          D
 You wanna drown love
D           E           [ A ]
 You want a watered-down love


[Interlude]
| A | D A | A | D A |


[Outro]
A                   D
Watered-down love
           A                  D
You want a watered-down love, yes, you do, you know you do

A                   D
Watered-down love
           A                  D
You want a watered-down love, yes, you do, you know you do

A                   D
Watered-down love
           A                  D
You want a watered-down love, yes, you do, you know you do

(repeat and fade)

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