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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: July 25, 2003   
Album:  Greatest hits
Written by:
Note: This song changes key 5 times.  Cool huh?

     I WISH  Jo Dee Messina
1st key
Intro    C F Am G
"ooooo"
F                     C
It's not easy sayin this to you
F                                 C
It's the hardest thing I've ever had to do
Dm                    F               G   
But boy before you go I want you to know

2nd key
CHORUS
               D                                        Bm  
I wish you strength (wish you strength) when times are hard (times are hard)
      Bm                D  
Oh I wish with all my heart
         (aaaaaaaaaaaaaa)
               G                   A
You find just what you're looking for
            D                             Bm
I wish you joy (wish you joy) I wish you peace (wish you peace)
      Bm            A                   Bm     
And every star you see is within your reach
    (aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa)
       G         A         D     D G Bm A
And I wish you still loved me        "ooommmm mmmmm"

3rd key
G                                  D 
I wish that things were different you know that
G                             D
But I'm still happy for the times we had
Em                        Em                 A 
You mean the world to me  Oh baby please be-lieve
to chorus 2
CHORUS 2
back to the 1st key
               D                                        Bm  
I wish you strength (wish you strength) when times are hard (times are hard)
      Bm                D  
Oh I wish with all my heart
         (aaaaaaaaaaaaaa)
               G                   A
You find just what you're looking for
4th key
            E                             C#m
I wish you joy (wish you joy) I wish you peace (wish you peace)
      C#m           B                   C#m     
And every star you see is within your reach
    (aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa)
       F#m       B         E 
And I wish you still loved me  

INTERLUDE:
     A             B           A          F#m            C#m     
Oh losing you is tearing me a-part But a part of me will be with you
    A                B
No matter where you are
to ending

ENDING:
5th key
                  F#                                        D#m
Ohhh I wish you strength (wish you strength) when times are hard (times are hard)
      D#m              C#
Oh I wish with all my heart
         (aaaaaaaaaaaaaa)
               B                  C#   
You find just what you're looking for
           F#                             D#m
I wish you joy (wish you joy) I wish you peace (wish you peace)
      D#m           F#                 D#m   
And every star you see is within your reach
    (aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa)
       B         C#        F#  C#  
And I wish you still loved me    
       B         C#        F#  B  D#m C# B  F#
And I wish you still loved me    
"mmmm" "mmm mmm mmm"



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