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Elephant  Jason Isbell

Capo IV
Chords (relative to capo):
[Em7] [G6] [A7sus] [Cadd9] [Dsus2] [Dsus2/F#]  
 e ---0---0-----0------0------0--------0-----
 B ---3---3-----3------3------3--------3-----
 G ---0---0-----0------0------2--------2-----
 D ---0---0-----2------2------0--------0-----
 A ---2---2-----0------3------x--------x-----
 E ---0---3-----x------x------x--------2----- 

(Please don't tell my college music professors if I got any of those chord name wrong.)
It sounds like he is doing some hammer-ons with the A string on the Em7 and the low E string on the G6. Listen to the record for the timing. Let me know if I got anything wrong.
[Em7] [G6] [A7sus]  
Verse 1:
She said [Em7]Andy you're be[G6]tter than yo[A7sus]ur past,
[Em7]winked at me and [G6]drained her [A7sus]glass,
cross-[Em7]legged on the [G6]barstool, like [A7sus]nobody sits any[Em7]more.[G6] [A7sus]
She said [Em7]Andy you're [G6]taking me [A7sus]home,
but I [Em7]knew she [G6]planned to sleep a[A7sus]lone.
I'd [Em7]carry her to [G6]bed and [A7sus]sweep up the hair from the [Em7]floor[G6] [A7sus]
If I had [Cadd9]f**ked her before [Dsus2]she got sick
I'd [G6]never [Dsus2/F#]hear the e[Em7]nd of it
[Cadd9]she don't have the [Dsus2]spirit for that n[Em7]ow
We [Cadd9]drink these drinks and [Dsus2]laugh out loud,
[G6]b***h a[Dsus2/F#]bout the w[Em7]eekend crowd,
and [Cadd9]try to ignore the [Dsus2]elephant someh[Em7]ow[G6] [A7sus]
some[Em7]how[G6] [A7sus]
She said Andy you crack me up,
Seagrams in a coffee cup,
sharecropper eyes and her hair almost all gone.
When she was drunk she made cancer jokes,
she made up her own doctor's notes,
surrounded by her family, I saw that she was dying alone.
I'd sing her classic country songs
and she'd get high and sing along.
She don't have much voice to sing with now
We'd burn these joints in effegy,
cry about what we used to be,
and try to ignore the elephant somehow.
I buried her a thousand times,
giving up my place in line,
but I don't give a damn about that now
There's one thing that's real clear to me,
no one dies with dignity.
We just try to ignore the elephant somehow.
We just try to ignore the elephant somehow.
We just try to ignore the elephant somehow.

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A7sus Cadd9 Dsus2 Dsus2/F# Em7 G6
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