"When You Were Mine" As heard on the Warner Bros. recording DIRTY MIND (1980) Transcribed by NickDaBeast This is the way that I play Prince's little-known gem, "When You Were Mine." I hope the are correct and my "arrangement" (if you could call it that) serves a purpose. Sing and enjoy.... Key: E CHORDS USED - E: 022100 A: X02220 Asus2: X02200 B: C#m: X46654 Abm: 466444 Make up your own strumming rhythm, just make sure you put some feeling into it. All are switched after one bar and the tempo is Q=148bpm or something around there. Have fun, are it is: Intro: E B A B x2 VERSES 1-3: E B A When you were mine B I gave you all of my money E B A Time after time B U done me wrong E B A It was just like a dream B U let all my friends come over and meet E B A U were so strange B U didn't have the decency to change the sheets E B A Oh girl when you were mine B I used to let U wear all my clothes E B A U were so fine (so fine) B Maybe that's the reason that it hurt me so PRE-CHORUS: Asus2 B I know (I know) E Asus2 That ur going with another guy B I don't care (don't care) E Asus2 'Cuz I love you baby, that's no lie B I love you more than I did when you were mine CHORUS: E B A B x 2 VERSES 4-5 PRE-CHORUS BRIDGE: C#m Abm A A C#m Abm Asus2 VERSE 6 PRE-CHORUS Fade out with verse/chorus progression (E B A B). ADDITIONAL LYRICS: Verses 4-5 When you were mine You were kinda, sorta my best friend So I was blind (so blind) I let you fool around I never cared (didn't care) I never was the kind to make a fuss When he was there Sleeping in between the two of us Verse 6 When you were mine You were all I ever wanted to do I spend my time Following him whenever he's with you HAVE FUN! PLEASE RATE THIS!