I Fall To Pieces chords

by Patsy Cline

  • I Fall To Pieces was written by Hank Cochran and Harlan Howard in 1960.
  • Patsy Cline recorded the song Nov 16, 1960
  • Released on January 30, 1961 from the album Patsy Cline Showcase.
  • Music: Key of Bb Major in 4/4 time at ~ 112 bpm (♩)
  • Chords in Bb Major: Bb, Cm, Dm, Eb, F, E
  • Easier in A Major with chords: A, Bm, C#m, D, E

I Fall To Pieces by Patsy Cline

Capo on 1st fret if playing with the video
Intro: 4/4 ‖ -  A  Bm  C#m |  D  |  E  |  A  | A  /E  /F#  /G# ‖

        A  D       E        D             E         A  | A  /E  /F#  /G# |
Chorus: I  fall to pie-ces    Each time I see you a-gain
        A  D       E        D            E            A    | A  /E  /F#  /G# |
        I  fall to pie-ces    How can I  be just your friend?

        A                        D 
1. You want me to act like we've ne-ver kissed
               E
   You want me to for-get (to forget)
                  A
   Pre-tend we've ne-ver met (never met)
              D              E           A
   And I've tried and I've tried, but I have-n't yet
            D      E          A
   You walk by and I fall to pie-ces
   
Instr: ‖ A  /  Bm  C#m |  D  |  E  |  A  | A  /E  /F#  /G# ‖

        A  D       E        D                E               A  | A  /E  /F#  /G# |
Chorus: I  fall to pie-ces    Each time some-one speaks your name (speaks your name)
        A  D       E        D            E           A   | A  /E  /F#  /G# |
        I  fall to pie-ces    Time on-ly adds to the flame

       A                        D 
2. You tell me to find some-one else to love
                   E
   Some-one who'll love me too (love me too)
               A
   The way you used to do (used to do)
            D         E        A
   But each time I go out with some-one new
            D      E         A
   You walk by and I fall to pie-ces
            D      E         A
   You walk by and I fall to pie-ces...

🗝 A Major

Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note

Right Handed Charts:

Bass Run                /E  /F# /G#
Black numbers: Frets    e |-------------|
0: play string open     B |-------------|
                        G |-------------|
                        D |-------------|
                        A |-------------|
                        E |--0---2---4--|

Left Handed Charts:

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