"You Make Me Smile (Acoustic)" by Blue October
(Transcription by AggiePhil--phil@phildorsett.com)



Intro, Verses, & Chorus ("There's some kind of light, at the end...")
(Strum)

e|-------x--------x--------x--------x--------
b|-------x--------x--------x--------x--------
g|-------x--------x--------x--------x--------
D|-------12-------9--------4--------7--------
A|-------12-------9--------4--------7--------
E|-------10-------7--------2--------5--------
---------D5-------B5------F#5-------A5-------



Bridge ("It's the feeling I'd get...")
(Strum)

e|-------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------------x-------x-------x-------x-------x--------
b|-------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------------x-------x-------x-------x-------x--------
g|-------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------------x-------x-------x-------x-------x--------
D|-------9-------11------12------4-------7-------------9-------11------12------4-------5--------
A|-------9-------11------12------4-------7-------------9-------11------12------4-------5--------
E|-------7-------9-------10------2-------5-------------7-------9-------10------2-------3--------
---------B5-----C#5------D5-----F#5------A5------------B5-----C#5------D5-----F#5------G5-------



Outro
Same progression as Intro/Verses/Chorus, except play G5 at the end of every other progression instead of A5.



*Optional*
If you want to use chords with a little more upper end on some of the Intro/Verses/Chorus parts, you can use these fingerings:

e|-------x--------x--------x--------x--------
b|-------3--------3--------3--------x--------
g|-------2--------4--------x--------x--------
D|-------0--------4--------4--------7--------
A|-------0--------2--------4--------7--------
E|-------x--------2--------2--------5--------

---------D------Bm/F#-----F#5-------A5-------


Click here to hear a little clip of me playing the three main ideas in the song (including the optional chords listed above)