I've written out just the chord shapes, including the open strings that Joni plays during some of the chord changes. INTRO: ------ 5555xx 00000x 44300x 0000xx 5555xx 00000x 4430xx 221000 0000xx 5555xx 000xxx 44300x 00000x 5555xx 000xxx 4430xx 221000 000000 VERSE 1: -------- 5555xx 998000 This is really something, people will be envious 4430xx 00000x 5555xx But our roles aren't clear so we musn't rush 0000xx 5555xx 998000 Still, we're burning brightly, clinging like fire to fuel 4430xx 0000xx 5555xx I'm grinning like a fool CHORUS: ------- 0000xx 5555xx 000000 44300x Stay in touch 5555xx 000xxx 4430xx 221000 000000 We should stay in touch 5555xx 000xxx 443000 Oh! Stay in touch 5555xx 000xxx 4430xx 221000 000000 In touch (Same chords for all verses and choruses) VERSE 2: -------- Part of this is permanent Part of this is passing So we must be loyal and wary Not to give away too much Til we build a firm foundation And empty out old habits Old habits CHORUS: ------- Stay in touch We should stay in touch Oh! Stay in touch In touch MIDDLE 8: --------- 998000 11 11 10 0 0 0 During times like these the wise are influential 14 14 13 0 0 0 443000 5555xx They can bear the imperfections they can keep the harmony 998000 11 11 10 0 0 0 No doubt about it, no doubt that's essential 14 14 13 0 0 0 443000 5555xx No doubt that's always been a tricky one for me, so VERSE 3: -------- We should just surrender Let fate and duty shape us Let light hearts remake us Let the worries hush In the middle of this continent In the middle of our time on Earth We perceive one another CHORUS: ------- Stay in touch We should stay in touch Oh! Stay in touch In touch © 1998 Crazy Crow Music, all rights reserved.
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