If You Were Mine Song Lyrics and Chords

JIM REEVES - IF YOU WERE MINE

 

If You Were Mine Song Lyrics and Chords by Jim Reeves

 

If You Were Mine
recorded by Jim Reeves
written by Cy Coben
 
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Count the raindrops in a rainstorm
 
Count the  
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leaves upon a tree

Count the stars up in the heavens

 
Count the fish down in the  
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sea

Put them all together

 
And  
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here’s what you woul
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find

They’d be equal to the kisses

 
You would get if you were  
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mine
 
If you were  
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G 
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mine mine mine
 
If you  
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were only mine
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D7 
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I would love you more
 
Than you’v
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e ever been loved before
 
Count the  
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times the sun has risen
 
Since the  
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day the world began

Find a beach beside the ocean

 
Count the little grains of  
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sand

Add them both together

 
And  
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G 
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A# 
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here’s what you woul
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
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A7 
A#7 
B7 
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C#7 
 
find

They’d be equal to the love

 
You would find if you were  
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F 
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mine

Take a child’s love for its mother

 
It’s  
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a love that never ends

Take a brothers love for brother

 
Or the love of mans best  
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friend

Put them all together

 
And  
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here’s what you woul
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F#7 
G7 
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A7 
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B7 
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C#7 
 
find

They’d be equal to the love

 
I’d have for you if you were only  
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mine
 
Take the  
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happiness of someone
 
That  
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has won the jackpot  
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prize

Take the happiness of children

 
When their birthday gifts  
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arrive

Add that happiness together

 
And  
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here’s what you would  
D7 
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find

It’s just equal to the love

 
I’d know if you were only  
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mine

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song If You Were Mine?
– The song If You Were Mine was sang by Jim Reeves.

 

Who is Jim Reeves?
– James Travis Reeves (August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964) was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the 1950s to the 1980s, he became well known as a practitioner of the Nashville sound. Known as “Gentleman Jim”, his songs continued to chart for years after his death. Reeves died in the crash of his private airplane. He is a member of both the Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls of Fame.

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