by Larry Norman
Live version from the album
as a Child. There are also chords for the live band
on Tour" and for another
Rehearsal for Reality (Royal Music).
It sounds like the guitar is tuned one and half steps (3 guitar frets) down, so these chords are based on that and are not absolute (C is actually A). With normal tuning these chords may be an alternative for those who sing almost an octave lower than Larry. "/*" denote some bass lines, B is the European H, and small-case letters are minor chords. "F, C/E and /D#" could start from D string, 3rd fret, and by /D# is meant only D# & G (where open G is relatively a half step higher than D# which was documented into the other versions - start from A string, 8th fret if you want the similar progression).
C G/B am C F G Why can't you behave Why can't you be good C G/B am /B C F G E7 You don't even try to do the things you should oo am F C D What is the reason I'd like to know C G C C11/C C C11/C why you can't be good C G/B am C F G You go in to the bedroom you say you got to powder your nose C G/B am C F G E7 But the powder is cocaine I see traces on your clothes oo am F C D What is the reason I'd like to know C G C /B why you can't be good BRIGDE: am F C C Take another look inside your dreams tonight when you go to sleep am F G Try and find the reasons why you've lost your way like some G little sheep C G/B am G/B C F G You say that you love me And that your heart - it's true, but you've C G/B am C F G E7 got so many other lovers oo what am I supposed to do oo am F C D What is the reason I'd like to know am F C D What is the reason I'd like to know am F C D What is the reason I'd like to know C G F C/E /D# dm7 G why you can't be good
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