6 8 12 (Brian McKnight)

Am7:   5x5555  Abmaj7:4x554x  Am7b5:  5x554x  
                              A4      5x7755  
Bb:    x1x331  Bbmaj7:6x776x  Bb2:    x13311  
Cm7:   x35343  C2:    x35533
Dm7:   x57565  Ddim7: x5646x
Eb6:   x65566  Ebmaj7:x68786 
Em7:   x79787  Edim7: x7868x  Em/G#   4x000x
F/A:   x03311  F4:    1x2211  Fmaj7:  8(10)9(10)8 
F6:    x87788  F9:    x88888   
Gm7:   3x3333  G4:    3x5533  G/B:    x2003
Intro
Bb  F/A  Gm7 F   Eb6
Ooh ooh  ooh ooh ooh

Verse 1
              Bb2
Do you ever think about me
              Gm7
Do you ever cry yourself to sleep
                      Cm7
In the middle of the night when you awake
         F4
Are you calling out for me
             Dm7  
Do you ever reminisce
           Bbmaj7                 Ebmaj7 Ddim7
I can't believe I'm acting like this
              Cm7
I know it's crazy
        F4                    
How I still can feel your kiss

     Chorus
                  Bb2              Gm7                   Eb6 F9
     It's been 6 months 8 days 12 hours since you went away
        Bb2                    Gm7                Dm7 Gm7
     I miss you so much and I don't know what to say
                 Cm7
     I should be over you
         F4                         Bb2          Ebmaj7
     I should know better but it's just not the case
           Ddim7   Cm7                F4                   (Bb2)         
     It's been  6 months, 8 days, 12 hours since you went away

Verse 2
            Bb2
Do you ever ask about me
                       Gm7
Do your friends still tell you what to do
                Cm7
Everytime the phone rings
                    F4 
Do you wish it was me callin you
              Dm7 
Do you still feel the same
        Bbmaj7            Eb6 Ddim7
Or has time put out the flame
  Cm7
I miss you
   F4         
Is everything OK

     Chorus
                  Bb2              Gm7                   Eb6 F9
     It's been 6 months 8 days 12 hours since you went away
        Bb2                    Gm7                Dm7 Gm7
     I miss you so much and I don't know what to say 
                 Cm7
     I should be over you
         F4                         Bb2          Ebmaj7
     I should know better but it's just not the case
           Ddim7  Cm7              F4                   (Bb2)
     It's been 6 months 8 days 12 hours since you went away

Bridge
      Ebmaj7           Edim7       Dm7 Bb2
It's hard enough just passing the ti____me
     Cm7              Am7b5  Abmaj7  Bmaj7 
When I can't seem to get you off my  mind
      Ebmaj7      Edim7       Dm7 Gm7       
And where is the good in goodbye
          F4              G4 A4          
Tell me why..., tell me why...

     Chorus (up 1 full step)
                C2               Am7                   F6   
     It's been months 8 days 12 hours since you went away 
        C2                     Am7                Em7 Am7
     I miss you so much and I don't know what to say
                 Dm7
     I should be over you   
         G4                         C2           Fmaj7   
     I should know better but it's just not the case
           Edim7  Dm7              G4                    C2                         
     It's been 6 months 8 days 12 hours since you went away

Outro (2x)
C   G/B  Am7 G   F6  G4 Em/G#
Ooh ooh  ooh ooh ooh
Am7  Em7  Dm7     G4  C
Ooh  ooh  ooh ooh ooh

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One comment on “6 8 12 (Brian McKnight)

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