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The song was written about the pain and loss Clapton felt after the death of his 4 year old son, Conor.Conor fell from a window of the 53rd floor New York apartment belonging to his mother

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Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven Chords
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Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven

Author And Composer: Eric Clapton and Will Jennings
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D/F# : **4232
Fm+  : 1**121
Em6  : 022020
E4/7 : 020230
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Verse:
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A         E/Ab    F#m  F#/E D/F#
Would you know my name          
     A             E    E6 E7 A
if I saw you in Heaven         
A        E/Ab   F#m  F#/E D/F#
Would it be the same          
     A             E    E6 E7 F#m
if I saw you in Heaven           
F#m       Fm+    Em6           F#
I must be strong     and carry on
F#4     Bm7             E4/7           A  
Cause I know I don't belong here in heaven
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A         E/Ab    F#m  F#/E D/F#
Would you hold my hand,         
     A             E    E6 E7 A
if I saw you in heaven         
A         E/Ab    F#m   F#/E D/F#
Would you help me stand,         
     A             E    E6 E7 F#m
if I saw you in heaven           
F#m       Fm+    Em6           F#     
I'll find my way through night and day
F#4      Bm7              E4/7           A     
`Cause I know I just can't stay here in heaven.
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C        G/B       Am  
Time can bring you down
         D/F#       G  G/F# Em G/F# G C
Time can bend your knees               
C        G/B        Am   
Time can break your heart
         D/F#     G    G/F#         E    E6 E7 A
Have you beggin  please     beggin please       
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F#m         Fm+  Em6                   F#   
Beyond the door,     there's peace I'm sure 
F#4   Bm7                E4/7           A      
and I know there'll be no more tears in heaven.
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Guitar2 (with intro):
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Repeat verse 1
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F#4     Bm7             E4/7           A  
Cause I know I don't belong here in heaven
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Repeat Intro

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