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Lyrics and Chords

Intro:
Em  Em  Em  Em
Em  Em  Em  Em
C   D   Em  Em

C
  Once upon a time
D               Em
  Not so long ago...
Em  Em

Verse 1:
 Em
Tommy used to work on the docks
Em
Union's been on strike
      Em
He's down on his luck
      Am    D     Em
It's tough,   so tough
 Em
Gina works the diner all day
 Em
Working for her man,
      Em
she brings home her pay
     Am   D      Em
For love,   for love

                       C   G       D         Em
She says we've got to hold on to what we've got
           C              G
'Cause it doesn't make a difference
       D          Em
If we make it or not
       C       G           D       Em
We've got each other and that's a lot
     C           D
For love, we'll give it a shot 

Chorus:
Em  C          D
Whooah, we're half way there
G   C    D
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
 Em      C              D
Take my hand and we'll make it I swear
G   C    D
Whooah, livin' on a prayer

Instrumental:
Em  Em

Verse 2:
 Em
Tommy's got his six string in hock
     Em
Now he's holding in
        Em
What he used to make it talk
    Am    D      Em
So tough,   it's tough
 Em
Gina dreams of running away
           Em
When she cries in the night
        Em
Tommy whispers: «Baby it's
  Am  D      Em
okay,   someday»

              C   G      D          Em
We've got to hold on to what we've got
           C              G
'Cause it doesn't make a difference
       D          Em
If we make it or not
       C       G           D       Em
We've got each other and that's a lot
     C           D
For love, we'll give it a shot

Chorus:
Em  C          D
Whooah, we're half way there
G   C    D
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
 Em      C              D
Take my hand and we'll make it I swear
G   C    D                   
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
 C
livin' on a prayer...

Instrumental:
Em  C   D   D
G   C   D   D
Em  C   D   D
G   C   Em  Em

Bridge:
Em
Uu-u-u
              C   G   D        Em
We've got to hold on ready or not
     C                           D
You live for the fight when it's all that you've got

Chorus: (x3)
Gm  D#         F
Whooah, we're half way there
A#  D#   F
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
 Gm      D#             F
Take my hand and we'll make it I swear
A#  D#   F
Whooah, livin' on a prayer

Key

key
Em
original
key
Em
Fm D#m
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C
C#
D
D#
E
F
F#
G
G#
A
A#
B

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