If I Could Touch You (Lyrics and Chords)

Manoling Francisco, SJ "The Best of Bukas Palad" Vol. 2 Intro: F/A - Bb - F/A - C/D F/C Bb - F/C - Bb/C Verse 1 F          ... thumbnail 1 summary
Manoling Francisco, SJ
"The Best of Bukas Palad" Vol. 2
Intro: F/A - Bb - F/A - C/D F/C Bb - F/C - Bb/C

Verse 1
F            Bb/F   F/A                      BbM7     G7/B
If I could touch You,   I'd heal Your broken palms.
               Bb/C C/Bb       F/A  Bb  C  F/A
If I could hold  You in my arms.
                       Bb              F/A               Bb     F/A
I'd call the soft breeze to caress Your weary arms.
                   Bb    A/C#          Dm            F/G      G7  F/C
I'd call the moon beam to dispel this darkest night.
               Bb/C     F/C   Bb/C   F     (DbM7 Bb/C)
If I could touch You,         I would.
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Verse 2
If I could hear You, Your words of anguish,
If You'd just whisper in my ear.
The sadness weighing down Your heart that no man sees.
If You just call me I would sing of flaming hope.
If I could hear You, I would.

Verse 3
F/A           Bb           F/A         C/E   C/Bb     F/A
Long have I waited for you to hear My cry.
                   Bb           F/A      C/E         D/F#
Long have I waited for you to answer My plea.
 C/E                           F            Eb                Bb/D
What you do to your brethren,  you do it for Me.
Bbm/Db     F/C                    G7/B                  C (C7sus)
I am in the brokenness and woundedness of man.
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(Repeat Verse 3, then Verse 1, then Verse 4)

Counterpoint: 
Yes, you can (touch/hear) Me
I'm in the least of your brethren, I'm in the weak and small.
I need your hands to bear my weary arms.
I need your touch to heal my wounded palms.

B/C# - F#
Verse 4
              B/F#      F#/A#                   BM7    Ab7/C
If I could hear You,     Your words of anguish,
                   B/C#     C#/B F#/A#  B C#7sus   F#A#
If You'd just whisper in my ear.
                         B                            F#/A#        B           F#/A#
The sadness weighing down Your heart that no man sees.
                  B      Bb/D     Ebm     F#/G#            Ab7  F#/C#
If You just call me I would sing of flaming hope.
               B/C#      F#/C#             B/C#   F#/C#   B/C# F#/A#
If I could hear You,     if I could touch You,                 I   would.

End:  B- F#/A# - Ebm - Gb/Db B - Gb/Db- B/C# - F#

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