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Wish I Were Blind Chords
Intro: G

Verse 1:

          G                              C
I love to see cottonwood blossom in the early spring
          D                                G
I love to see the message of love that the bluebird brings.
           C       D                G    Dadd9     Em
But when I see you walkin' with him down along the strand
              C            D                 G
Well I wish I were blind, when I see you with your man.

          G                                 C
I love to see your hair shining in the long summer's light.
          D                                   G
I love to watch the stars fill the sky on a summer night.
      C                   D
Music plays, you take his hand,
                G                Dadd9    Em
I watch how you touch him as you start to dance
                  C            D                 G      Dadd9
And I wish I were blind, when I see you with your man.

C                    D                 G
We struggle here but all our love's in vain
            C                                  D
Oh these eyes that once filled me with your beauty
    G            C         G
Now fill me with pain.
C                       D
And the light that once entered here
   G                   Dadd9    Em
Is banished from me.
             C                         D
Oh, and this darkness is all baby that my heart sees.

                C
And though this world is filled with the
D                G          Dadd9     Em
Grace and beauty of God's hand,
              C            D                 G
Oh I wish I were blind, when I see you with your man.



We struggle here but all our love's in vain
Well, these eyes that once filled me with your beauty
Now fill me with pain.
And the light that once centered here
Is banished from me.
Oh, and this darkness is all baby that my heart sees.
And though this world is filled with the
Grace and beauty of God's hand,
I wish I were blind when I see you with your man.
Oh, I wish I were blind when I see you with your man.
Oh, I wish I were blind when I see you with your man.
(etc.)
 
 
Bruce Springsteen - Wish I Were Blind Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Wish I Were Blind tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Wish I Were Blind Chords:

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist. He has recorded and toured with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of heartland rock infused with pop hooks, poetic lyrics, and Americana sentiments centered around his native New Jersey. His eloquence in expressing ordinary, everyday problems has earned him numerous awards, including eighteen Grammy Awards and an Academy Award, along with a notoriously dedicated and devoted global fan base. His most famous albums, Born to Run and Born in the U.S.A., epitomize his penchant for finding grandeur in the struggles of daily life. He has sold over 65 million albums in the U.S.[1]

Springsteen's lyrics often concern men and women struggling to make ends meet. He has gradually become identified with progressive politics. Springsteen is also noted for his support of various relief and rebuilding efforts in New Jersey and elsewhere, and for his response to the September 11, 2001 attacks, on which his album The Rising reflects.

Springsteen's recordings have tended to alternate between commercially accessible rock albums and somber folk-oriented works. Much of his iconic status stems from the concerts and marathon shows in which he and the E Street Band present intense ballads, rousing anthems, and party rock and roll songs, amongst which Springsteen intersperses long, whimsical or deeply emotional stories.

Springsteen has long had the nickname "The Boss", a term which he was initially reported to hate but now seems to have come to terms with, as he sometimes jokingly refers to himself as such on stage. The nickname originated when a young Springsteen, playing club gigs with a band in the 1960s, took on the task of collecting the band's nightly pay and distributing it amongst his bandmates.[2]

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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