If I Ain't Got You Uke tab by Alicia Keys

6 Chords used in the song: Gmaj7, Bm, Em, Am, D, Cmaj7

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INTRO:

Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Bm Bm Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Bm Bm Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7


VERSE 1:

Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Bm Bm Em Em
Some people live for the fortune
Am Am D D
Some people live just for the fame
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Bm Bm Em Em
Some people live for the power, yeah
Am Am D D
Some people live just to play the game
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm Am Am
Some people think that the physical things
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm
Define what's within
Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am
...And I've been there before
Bm Bm Am Am
But that life's a bore
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm
So full of the superficial


CHORUS:

Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
Some peo-ple want it all
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Bm Bm
But I don't want nothing at all
Bm Bm Am Am
If it ain't you baby
Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7
If I ain't got you baby
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
Some people want diamond rings
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Bm Bm
Some just want everything
Bm Bm Am Am
But everything means nothing
Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7
If I ain't got you, Yeah


VERSE 2:

Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Bm Bm Em Em
Some people search for a fountain
Am Am D D
promises forever young
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Bm Bm Em Em
Some people need three dozen roses
Am Am D D
And that's the only way to prove you love them
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm Am Am
Hand me the world on a silver platter
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm Am Am
And what good would it be
Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am
With no one to share
Bm Bm Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm
no one who truly cares for me


CHORUS:

Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
Some peo-ple want it all
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Bm Bm
But I don't want nothing at all
Bm Bm Am Am
If it ain't you baby
Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7
If I ain't got you baby
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am Bm Bm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
Some people want diamond rings
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Bm Bm
Some just want everything
Bm Bm Am Am
But everything means nothing
Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7
If I ain't got you, yeah


OUTRO:

Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Bm Bm

Bm Bm Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7
If I ain't got you with me baby
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 Am Am
There's nothing in this
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Bm Bm
Whole wide world that mean a thing
Bm Bm Am Am Gmaj7 Gmaj7
If I ain't got you with me baby

 

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About this song

Released February 17, 2004. "If I Ain't Got You" is a song recorded, written, and produced by American R&B-soul singer Alicia Keys for her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003). Released in February 2004 as the album's second single, the song peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and became Keys' second consecutive R&B chart-topper, remaining atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for six weeks. It reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Year-End chart for 2004.