The First Cut Is The Deepest chords & lyrics

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.
  • Sheryl 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

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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