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Papa  Paul Anka

A brilliant song from the lengendary Paul Anka.
My first tab attempt. Any questions or suggestions are welcome. bigbaddave89@hotmail.com
Still more to come!
Intro
[Em] [Em] [Am] [B7] [Em]  
Verse 1
[Em]Everyday my Papa would work
To [Am]help to make ends meet
To [B7]see that we would eat
Keep those [Em]shoes upon my feet
[Em]Every night my Papa would take me
And [Am]tuck me in my bed
[B7]Kiss me on my head
After [Em]all my prayers were said
[Em]Growing up with him was easy
[Am]Time just flew on by
The [B7]years began to fly
He [Em]aged and so did I
Chorus
[C]I could [B7]tell, that Mama wasn't well[Em]
[C]Papa knew and [Am]deep down so did [Em]she, so did she...
[C]When she [B7]died, Papa broke down and [Em]cried
[C]All he said was, [Am]"God, why not take [Em]me?"
Verse 2
[Em]Everynight he sat there sleeping
[Am]In his rocking chair
He [B7]never went upstairs
All be[Em]cause she wasn't there
[Em]Then one day my Papa said, "Son,
I'm [Am]proud the way you've grown...
[B7]Make it on your own...
Oh, I'll [Em]be ok alone."
Soloing during Verse 1
 
 e|--------------------------10--------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------------------------12--13---------12-10--12------------------------------------------|
 G|-8-11---8-9---------9-12--------------9-----------------12-11-9-9-------------------------|
 D|9------------------9-----------------------------------------------12-9-9-----------------|
 A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------12-10----------|
 E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------10-12-----|
 e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------------------------------------------------------------------10----------------------|
 G|-----------------------------------------9-8-------------8----9-11----12------12---9------|
 D|---------7-9-10------7-9-10----7-9---10-------------9-11------------------------9---------|
 A|7-9-10-----------------------7------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Soloing during Verse 2
 
 e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------9--12-9--------------------------------------------------------8---11-9----------|
 D|9-11-13-----------------10-12-12\10-----------9-10--9-7/9-9--------9-11-------------------|
 A|-------------------------------------------12---------------------------------------------|
 E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

| / slide up
| \ slide down
| h hammer-on
| p pull-off
| ~ vibrato

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