I Had Forgotten You chords

Paul Kelly


Transcribed by Bob Cave {email-removed} and his friend and fellow PK fan Mark Grummer. Intro: A E A (on 3, quick strums) (A) I had forgotten the (Bm) dress you wore The (D) first time I ever saw you walking (A) through a door And I had forgotten your (Bm) secret smile That (D) seemed to say it's OK you can (A) stay a while And I (D) never (A) kept a (E) trace (D) Of your (A) voice your (E) touch your taste (F#m) Or your per(Bm)fume (D) I had for(A)gotten you Then I got a letter it came today From an old friend this is what he had to say You know Frank Hannon well his wife just died But the big news is he's already found another bride You may remember her She says you once went out with her She was 22 She still remembers you (F#m) She's been a widow for six (A) years Now her children have left (D) home She nursed Frank's wife for a (Bm) while But nobody knew this was (E) going on G D F#m E (2 bars each) Now Mary comes to me she turns out the light The after a while she asks me if I'm all right Well I turn to hold her but I'm not there Tonight I feel like both of us are made of air Mary's hair is turning grey And she worries about her weight Do you too? I had forgotten you Nothing new I had forgotten you