Valentine for Life

This is a song that I wrote for the love of my life for Valentines day. I attempted to play and sing it to her, which gave us both a good laugh. I eventually slogged my way through it, but I’ll need to record it so that she can hear what it sounds like start to finish.

 
C 
Shelley I  
Am 
love you and  
F 
I just got to  
G 
say.
 
You’re my  
C 
full moon on  
Am 
dark nights, and  
F 
cool shade on hot  
G 
days.
Am 
Do you re
F 
member our first  
C/E 
trip out to  
G/D 
LA?
Am 
I got on  
F 
one knee and I  
C/E 
asked you please to  
G 
say that you would
Chorus 
C 
be my wife (say that you’d)  
Am 
be my wife (say that you’d)
F 
be my wife, and my  
G 
Valentine for  
C 
Life
E 
g c g  
Eb 
gb 
 
 
D 
 
C 
(trill hi c chord)
 
C 
You are my  
Am 
band-aid 
 
 
F 
when I get a  
G 
cut.
C 
You’re so ad
Am 
venturous, you  
F 
pull me from my  
G 
rut.
Am 
Do you re
F 
call the night that  
C/E 
you ran out of  
G/D 
gas?
Am 
We’d wanted to  
F 
wait but we knew  
C/E 
this chance couldn’t  
G 
pass

(so won’t you)

Chorus 
C 
Please be mine (say you will)  
Am 
please be mine (say you will)
F 
please be mine, Be my  
G 
lifetime 
 
Valen
C 
tine
E 
g c g  
Eb 
gb 
 
 
D 
 
C 
(trill hi c chord)
 
C 
Now that we’re  
Am 
older, folks think  
F 
we should just slow  
G 
down. 
 
But,
C 
Shelley I  
Am 
tell you, you still  
F 
make my head spin  
G 
round.
Am 
It may take  
F 
longer, but that  
C/E 
makes me want to  
G/D 
sing:
Am 
”More of a  
F 
good thing, is still  
C/E 
more of a  
D/F# 
good 
 
thing!”

(key change to D)

 
(repeated in new key)
D 
Shelley I  
Bm 
love you and  
G 
I just got to  
A 
say.
 
You’re my  
D 
full moon on  
Bm 
dark nights, and  
G 
cool shade on hot  
A 
days.
Bm 
Do you re
G 
member our first  
D/F# 
trip out to  
A/E 
LA?
Bm 
I got on  
G 
one knee and  
D/F# 
you told me  
A 
OK

that you’d

D 
be my wife (you said you’d)  
Bm 
be my wife (you said you’d)
G 
be my wife, and my  
A 
Valentine for  
D 
Life

(repeat)

F# 
a d a  
F 
ab d ab  
E 
g d g  
D 
(trill hi d chord)