The First Cut Is The Deepest chords

by Sheryl Crow

The First Cut Is The Deepest was written by Cat Stevens which he recorded in Oct, 1967 and released in Dec, 1967. Rod Stewart recorded a version in 1976 and released it in 1977. Sherly Crow's version was recorded in 2003 and released October 20, 2003 from the album The Very Best Of Sheryl Crow.

Music: Key of D Major in 4/4 time at 80 bpm (♩)
Easy Chords: D, Dsus4, G, A
Sheryl Crow

The First Cut Is The Deepest by Sheryl Crow

Intro: 4/4    
      | D    Dsus4  D  Dsus4 | A       | D    Dsus4  D  Dsus4  | A      |
Count:  1&2& 3      &  4&      1&2&3&4&  1&2& 3      &  4&       1&2&3&4&

                 D          A          G
1. I would have giv-en you all of my heart
 A              D              A         G
   But there's some-one who's torn it a-part
 A           D           A          G
   And he's tak-en just all that I had
 A                       D             A     G
   But if you want I'll try to love a-gain
   A            D            Dsus4   D  Dsus4 |  A  |
   Ba-by, I'll try to love a-gain,  but   I     know

          D           A          G        A         D
   Chorus: The first cut is the deep-est, ba-by, I know
                      A          G
           The first cut is the deep-est
          A              D              A             G
           But when it comes to be-in' luck-y, he's cursed
          A              D              G       |  A  -  G  |  A  -  G  |
           And when it comes to lov-in' me, he's worse

            D       A      G
2. I still want you by my side
  A         D                A               G
   Just to help me dry the tears that I've cried
  A         D           A          G
   And I'm sure gon-na give you a try
  A                  D             A         G
   If you want I'll try to love a-gain__ Try-y
   A            D            Dsus4   D  Dsus4 |  A          |
   Ba-by, I'll try to love a-gain,  but   I     know  (Oh-oh)


          D           A          G        A         D
   Chorus: The first cut is the deep-est, ba-by, I know
                      A          G
           The first cut is the deep-est
          A              D              A             G
           But when it comes to be-in' luck-y, he's cursed
          A              D              G       |  A   | 
           And when it comes to lov-in' me, he's worse

 Instr: ||: D    Dsus4  D  Dsus4 | A       | D    Dsus4  D  Dsus4  | A      :||

            D       A      G
3. I still want you by my side
  A         D                A               G
   Just to help me dry the tears that I've cried
  A         D           A          G
   But I'm sure gon-na give you a try
  A                        D             A                          G
  'Cause if you want I'll try to love a-gain  (Try to love a-gain, try to love a-gain)   
   A            D            Dsus4   D  Dsus4  | A  -  G  |  A  -  G        |
   Ba-by, I'll try to love a-gain,  but   I     know               (Oh-oh-oh)

       D           A          G        A         D
Chorus: The first cut is the deep-est, ba-by, I know
                   A          G
        The first cut is the deep-est
       A              D              A             G
        But when it comes to be-in' luck-y, he's cursed
       A              D              G       |  A            | 
        And when it comes to lov-in' me, he's worse (Oh-oh-oh)

       D           A          G        A         D
Chorus: The first cut is the deep-est, ba-by, I know
                   G             A
        The first cut  is  the  deep-est
                           D
        Try to love a-gain
                           Hold
D Major
Red Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4: Fingers/Notes
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string
1's in the same column: Barre 1st finger over marked strings

Right-Handed Chord Tabs   
           D                Dsus4                G                  A 
    e|---|-2-|---|     e|---|---|-4-|     e|---|---|-3-|     e|---|---|---|
    B|---|---|-3-|     B|---|---|-3-|     B|---|---|---|     B|---|-3-|---|
    G|---|-1-|---|     G|---|-1-|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|-2-|---|
    D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|-1-|---|
    A|---|---|---|x    A|---|---|---|x    A|---|-1-|---|     A|---|---|---|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|-2-|     E|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3 

Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          D                Dsus4                G                  A
    |---|-2-|---|e     |-4-|---|---|e     |-3-|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e
    |-3-|---|---|B     |-3-|---|---|B     |---|---|---|B     |---|-3-|---|B
    |---|-1-|---|G     |---|-1-|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|-2-|---|G
    |---|---|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|-1-|---|D
   x|---|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A     |---|-1-|---|A     |---|---|---|A
   x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E     |-2-|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1  Frets
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