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Death of a Cheerleader   Marcy Playground

[E]           [B]       [A]             [A]      

Verse 1
[E]She was so [B]pretty [A]everyone said[A]

[E]More so than [B]pity that [A]she was found dead

Now the [E]flag only [B]flies at [A]fifty percent[A]
In the [E]school yard [B]where she once [A]went
Pre-chorus...
E ------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------
G -4-444-4-444------------------------
D -4-444-4-444------------------------
A -2-222-2-222------------------------
E ------------------------------------

Push 'em back, Push 'em back

E ------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------
G -6-666-6-666------------------------
D -6-666-6-666------------------------
A -4-444-4-444------------------------
E ------------------------------------

Way back, way back

E ------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------
G -2-222-2-222--4-444-4-444-----------
D -2-222-2-222--4-444-4-444-----------
A -0-000-0-000--2-222-2-222-----------
E ------------------------------------
      B-E-A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E

[A]       [A/B]                              

Chorus
And the [E]Death of a [B]Cheerleade[A]r

[E]Takes me [B]by surp[A]rise

How the [E]death of a [B]cheerleade[A]r
Can [E]op[B]en[A] eyes[A]
Verse 2
[E]Yellow car[B]nations and [A]roses galore

Were [E]sent to the [B]mother and [A]placed by the door

At the [E]spot where her [B]daughter had [A]taken her life[A]
Was a [E]sweet sixteen [B]photo on [A]homecoming night[A]
Pre-chorus...
E ------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------
G -4-444-4-444------------------------
D -4-444-4-444------------------------
A -2-222-2-222------------------------
E ------------------------------------

Push 'em back, Push 'em back

E ------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------
G -6-666-6-666------------------------
D -6-666-6-666------------------------
A -4-444-4-444------------------------
E ------------------------------------

Way back, way back

E ------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------
G -2-222-2-222--4-444-4-444-----------
D -2-222-2-222--4-444-4-444-----------
A -0-000-0-000--2-222-2-222-----------
E ------------------------------------
      B-E-A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E

[A]       [A/B]                              


Chorus
And the [E]death of a [B]cheerlead[A]er

[E]Takes me [B]by surpr[A]ise

How the [E]death of a [B]cheerlead[A]er
Can [E]op[B]en[A] eyes[A]
Bridge Riff

E --------------------------------------------------------------------
B --------------------------------------------------------------------
G -9-9xx-----6-6xx----------------------------------------------------
D -9-9xx9-9xx6-6xx6-6xx7-7xx7-7xx7-7xx7-7xx---------------------------
A -7-7xx9-9xx4-4xx6-6xx7-7xx7-7xx7-7xx7-7xx---------------------------
E ------7-7xx-----4-4xx5-5xx5-5xx5-5xx5-5xx---------------------------


And its sad that she had to die to open eyes


Bridge Solo May be right

E -7---4--4h5-0--------------------------4/2-0--2/1------------------
B ---------------4--4h5-2--4--4h5p4-2-4-5-----------4-5/4-2-4/2-1--2-
G -------------------------------------------------------------------
D -------------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------4/2-0--2/1------------------------------------
B -2-2-2-2-2/4--4h5p4-2-4-5-----------4-5/4-2-4/2-1--2-2-2-2-2-2/4-------
G -----------------------------------------------------------------4-5-4-
D -----------------------------------------------------------------------
A -----------------------------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------------



Verse 3

[E]Nobody [B]doubted her [A]future was vast[A]

[E]Nobody [B]noticed she [A]grew up so fast
[E]Its a shame that her [A]future's a [B]thing of the past
[E]Tomorrow's the [A]funeral you [B]know
[E]L-E-T-[B]S-G-[A]O
Outro Riff
E ------------------------------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------------------------------
G -9-9xx-------2-2xx------------------------------------------
D -9-9xx9-9-9xx2-2xx2-2-2xx7-7-77-77xx7-7-77-77xx-------------
A -7-7xx9-9-9xx4-4xx2-2-2xx7-7-77-77xx7-7-77-77xx-------------
E ------7-7-7xx-----4-4-4xx5-5-55-55xx5-5-55-55xx-------------



Outro Solo
E -7---4--4h5-0----------------------------0-2-4-7--------0-2-4-9-
B ---------------4--4h5-2--4h5p4-2---0-2-4----------0-2-4---------
G ----------------------------------------------------------------
D ----------------------------------------------------------------
A ----------------------------------------------------------------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------


E -9~~~~~~~~~~~-11~~~~~~~~~~~~-12~~~~~~~~~~~~-14~~~~~~~~~~~~/16-16
B ----------------------------------------------------------------
G ----------------------------------------------------------------
D ----------------------------------------------------------------
A ----------------------------------------------------------------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------
E -4-2-4-2-4-0--2-1-2-1-2-4------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------5-4-2-4-2--4-2-1-1--2--2-2-2-2-2/4--4/5/4-2-4-
G -------------------------------------------------------------------------
D -------------------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------------------
E -4-2-4-2-4-0--2-1-2-1-2-4------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------5-4-2-4-2--4-2-1-1--2--2-2-2-2-2/4--2-3-2--0--
G -------------------------------------------------------------------------
D -------------------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------------------


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