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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date:  January 11, 2000
Album:
Written by:

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Intro chords vamp on A

       TAKE A LETTER, MARIA    Doug Stone

A                        D                    A   
Last night as I got home   about a-half past ten
A                                  D                         A
There was a woman I thought I knew   in the arms of another man
A                      D                                       A
I kept my cool I ain't no fool let me tell you what happened then
A                         D                                     A
I packed some clothes and I walked out And I ain't going back again
CHORUS:
 A                      AAADA    G                   lick 
So take a letter, Maria        Address it to my wife
D                                   A              D A D A
Say I won't becoming home I gotta start a new life
D                    AAADA   G                    lick
Take a letter, Maria       Address it to my wife
D                                          A              D A D A
Send a copy to my lawyer I (3.I'm) gotta start a new life


A                            D                               A
You've been many things but most of all a good secretary to me
A                     D                                A
At times like this I feel you've always been close to me
A               D                                       A
??mercharoam?? to work nights and try to build a good life
A                 D                      A 
All work and no play has just cost me a wife    go to chorus


A                    D                        A
When a man loves a woman It's hard to under-stand
A                           D                            A
That she would gind more pleasure in the arms of another man
A                D                          A
I never really noticed how sweet you are to me
A                        D
It just so happens I'm free tonight
D                                  A 
Would you like to have dinner with me

Chorus, chorus


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