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George Strait - Chair, The


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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


"The Chair"
By:  George Strait
Written by:  Hank Cochran and Dean Dillon
Album:  Something Special
Key:  A


****This is the opening riff for the song:


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A                                                          Bm
Well excuse me, but I think you've got my chair,
Bm E                                                           A
No that one's not taken, I don't mind if you sit here,
A         D        E
I'll be glad to share.
E          A
Yea it's usually,
A                               Bm
Packed here on Friday nights,
Bm    E                                                      A      D 
 E
Oh if you don't mind could I talk you out of a light?
E    A                                         Bm
Well thank you, could I drink you a buy?
Bm E                          Bm                              E
Oh listen to me, what I mean is can I buy you a drink?
E   A                      D  E
Anything you please.
E             A                                                       
 Bm
Oh you're welcome, well I don't think I caught your name,
Bm        D             E               D
Are you waiting for someone to meet you here?
E                      Bm          E
Well that makes two of us,
E           A
Glad you came.
A      Bm                                   E                         
      
No I don't know the name of the band but they're good,
A
Aren't they, would you like to dance?
A       Bm                           E                                
 A
Yea I like this song too, it reminds me of you and me baby
A
Do you think there's a chance?
A      Bm                   E
That later on, I could drive you home?
E   A                   D
No I don't mind at all,
D                E              D              E
Oh I like you too and to tell you the truth
E      Bm          E             A
That wasn't my chair after all.
A   D           E              D               E
Oh I like you too and to tell you the truth
E      Bm          E              A
That wasn't my chair after all.


****Closing Riff:


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The first half of the closing riff is the same riff used for the fill-ins.


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      Eric Huffman
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