Tracy Chapman - Be Careful Of My Heart Chords

Main Riff
Main Riff
 
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
2
4
3
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1
10 fr
         
         
         
         
4
3
1
1
1
X

10 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
         
         
         
         
X
X
2
3
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
4
2
1
10 fr
         
         
         
         
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X
1
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
2 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
1
1
1

12 fr
         
         
         
         
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X
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4
2
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
3
4
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
10 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

12 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
         
         
         
         
3
2
4
3 fr
         
         
         
         
1
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2
1
1
         
         
         
         
2
1
3
4
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
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2
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
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X
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3
4
3
7 fr
         
         
         
         
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3
1
2
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
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3
3
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12 fr
         
         
         
         
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2
1
1
1
4
7 fr
         
         
         
         
1
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1
1
         
         
         
         
X
2
1
X
3
         
         
         
         
X
1
4
4
4
X
         
         
         
         
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4 fr
         
         
         
         
4
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1
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4 fr
         
         
         
         
3
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1
1
4

9 fr
         
         
         
         
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X
1
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3
11 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

FF

Dm F C

e -----1----------0----0------------------------|
B ----3----3-----1----1----------0---------0----| Play twice for intro, then
G ---2------2---2----0-----0------0---------0---| repeat all through the first
D --0--------0-3-------------------0---0-----0--| 12 lines of the song.
A ------------------3-----2-3-3-----2-3-3-------|
E ----------------------------------------------|
Chords (You can hear she plays the open high 'e' on the album track. I recommend using your thumb for the low F.) ^

Dm F C G

e -1---0--0--3-|
B -3---1--1--3-|
G -2---2--0--0-|
D -0---3--2--0-|
A -x---3--3--2-|
E -x---1--x--3-|
You and your sweet smile You and all you tantalising ways You and your honey lips You and all the sweet things that they say You and your wild wild ways One day you just up and walked away Oh you left me hurting But I can forgive you for that now You taught me something Something it took me have my life to learn When you give all yourself away Just tell them to be careful of your heart Be careful of my Fheart, heGart Be careful of thisF heart of Cmine Be careful of my Fheart, heGart It just might break andF send some splinters fClying Be careful of my Fheart, heGart RIFF x1 Be careful DmYou, you, you FYou, you, you CYou, you, you B C Took my Flove G Thought you took iFt allC DmYou, you, you FYou, you, you CYou, you, you B C Took my Flove, G RIFF x 1 Now you're gone G I'm not breaking down I'Fm not falling apartC Dm I just lost a little faith F When you Cbroke my heart Dm Given a chance FI might try it aCgain CI would risk it all this Gtime I'd save a lDmittle love for myself FEnough for my heart to mend A lCittle love for myself Cause one dGay I just might love agaiDmn One daFy Some sweet smilCe Might turn my head B C One Dmday I just FmightC blow myseBlfC away One Dmday F C B C One Dmday F C B C One Dmday F C B C Where you see a ' B ' you can hear that she plays the C chord and drops the low C to a B, then back up. This is massively reinforced by the bass, but can be easily enough replicated for playing on a solo acoustic. Good luck and thank you.