Petra

I wrote this song — I believe — in the fall of 2006. The name refers to Petra Verkaik. You can perform your own search on her. She’s a lovely woman.

Audio
Recorded in March 2008 on GarageBand. My original notes here.

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Lyrics

CHORUS:
Oh Petra
I’m glad I met you when I did
Because I couldn’t talk about you anymore
To my friends
They’d heard it all before
About your great big heart and how
You and I have started to blend

VERSE 1:
Oh come on
Let’s not have this fight again tonight
You know I don’t always do what’s right
But in this case I could

CHORUS

VERSE 2:
From now on
I’m going to have to say when things aren’t right
Or else it will come back to me tonight
When I’m trying to be good

BRIDGE:
And we’re not going back for much
If it helps, I’ll be your crutch
This time

CHORUS

Oh Petra
I’m glad I let you in

Chords

Riff:
F#-G-E
D Bm G
F#-G-E
D Bm G
F#-G-E
D Bm G
F#-G-E
Em

Chorus:
Bm G D
F#
D G
D A
Em G

Verse:
D
G G F# Em
G G F# Em
G

Bridge:
D Bm F# G
D Bm F# G
Em