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In these arms (J. Bon Jovi, R.Sambora & D. Bryan)

from the Bon Jovi album 'Keep the faith'



Intro:	E | A 	(4x) 

Verse 1 
			E		A 
You want committment take a look into these eyes 
			E		A 
They burn with fire, just for you now until the end of time 
			c#m				A 
I would do anything; I'd beg, I'd steal, I'd die 
		B		E		A(only this time) 
To have you in these arms tonight 

Verse 2 
Baby I want you like the roses; want the rain 
You know I need you; like a poet needs the pain 
I would give anything; my blood my love my life. 
If you were in these arms tonight 

Ref 
	E		B		c#m		A 
I'd hold you, I'd need you, I'd get down on my knees for you 
	E		c#m	B	A 
And make everything alright if you were in these arms 
	E		B		c#m		A 
I'd love you, I'd please you, I'd tell you that I'd never leave you 
	E		c#m	B	A			E	A 
And love you till the end of time if you were in these arms tonight 

Verse 3 
			E		A 
We stared at the sun and we made a promise 
			E		A 
A promise this world would never blind us 
			c#m				A 
These are my words our words were our songs 
			c#m				A 
Our songs are our prayers these prayers keep me strong it's what I believe 
			B			E 
 If you were in these arms tonight 

Ref 

Verse 4 
		B					A 
Your clothes are still scattered all over our room this old place still smells like your cheap perfume 
		B					A 
Everything here reminds me of you and there's nothing that I wouldn't do to be in your arms 

Solo	E | B | c#m | A | E | B | f#m | B 
		c#m				A 
And these were our words They keep me strong 

Ref





Transcribed by Matthias Kiess, September 1995, e-mail: kiess@ipa.fhg.de
Any corrections, additions, tabs, tricks, licks etc.  are welcome.