Dwight Yoakam - Purple Rain Guitar Chords

Dwight Yoakam

country, country rock, cowboy western, nashville sound

Chords: C, G, Em, D
(Capo on 3)

[Intro]
C C C G G G

[Verse]:
G                              Em
I never meant to cause you any sorrow
D                                C
I never meant to cause you any pain
G                                 Em
I only wanted one time to see you laughing
D                                               G
I only wanted to see you laughing in the purple rain …

[Chorus]:
                     C
Purple rain, purple rain
                     G
Purple rain, purple rain
                     D
Purple rain, purple rain
                                                G
I only wanted to see you bathing in the purple rain

[Verse]:
G                                  Em
I never wanted to be your weekend lover
D                                 C
I only wanted to be some kind of friend
G                                   Em
Baby, I could never steal you from another
          D                                                 G
And it's such a shame that our friendship will ever had to end …

[Chorus]:
                     C
Purple rain, purple rain
                     G
Purple rain, purple rain
                     D
Purple rain, purple rain
                                                G
I only wanted to see you bathing in the purple rain

[Solo]:
C C C C G G G G D D D D G G G G

[Verse]:
G                                              Em
Honey, I know, I know, I know times are changing
D                                               C
And it's time we all reach out for something new that means you, too
G                                                    Em
And you say you want a leader, but you can't seem to make up your mind
D                                                           G
I think you better close it, let me guide you to the purple rain …

[Chorus]:
                     C
Purple rain, purple rain
                         G
Oh, purple rain, purple rain
                         D
Oh, purple rain, purple rain
                                               G
I only wanted to see you bathing in the purple rain 

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