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Kenny Chesney - Grandpa Told Me So


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"Grandpa Told Me So"
Written by Mark Alan Springer and James Dean Hicks
Recorded by Kenny Chesney on BNA Records
Trascribed by Tadd Haynes (GStrait1@aol.com)

This is a beautiful song. If anyone else has any Kenny Chesney songs, please
send them to me or post them. Thanks.

Verse 1:    Intro:  G   C(9)    
                 G
                                                             C9 
If you don't get in the water, you're never gonna learn to swim
               G
                                                             C9
He said a snake is just as scared of you as you are of it.  
             Em                                                D
                               
He could tell by the moon when the fish would bite, 
                           G                    G/B          C9
Seems there was nothing that he didn't know,
                                             D                       G
                    
and as a kid I believed, 'cause Grandpa told me so.

Verse 2:
(Chords same as above.)

He talked Daddy into letting me have my first car.
I thought I was really something til Becky Thompson broke my heart.
That first tast of love really did me in, 
Getting over her slow,
And I knew someday I would, 'cause Grandpa told me so.

Chorus:
             C                                  G
He said, life is made for you to live, 
             D                                   G 
the best love is the love that you give.
               C                                         D
                       Em
There'll be times when you wanna hold on but you gotta let go.
         C                                      D                      G
And I live by those words, cause Grandpa told me so.

Verse 3:

I promised him I wouldn't cry when it was his time to leave.
That's the only promise I made him I couldn't keep.
He smiled from his bed and said we'll meet again,
somewhere down the road.
And I believe, cause Grandpa told me so.
 
Repeat Chorus 2 x
  
                 C               D                         G           C9
Yeah and I still believe, Grandpa told me so.
                           G 
Grandpa told me so.
                C9
I still believe.



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