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Caged Bird  Alicia Keys

"Caged Bird"
(from Songs in A Minor)
Alicia Keys
General Tab Structure:
(I play it with the Hendrix type chord with my thumb on the low E string):
 
 e-|--------------------------------------------|
 b-|--------------4-----2-----1-----------------|
 g-|--------------5-----3-----2-----------------|
 D-|--------------6-----4-----3-----------------|
 A-|--------------------------------------------|
 E-|---1-2---3----4-----2-----1-----------------|

[Ab]Right now I f[Gb]eel like a[F] bird
[Ab]Caged wit[Gb]hout a k[F]ey
[Ab]Everyones c[Gb]omes st[F]earing me
[Ab]With so much j[Gb]oy and r[F]evelry
Bbm Ab Eb*
 
 e-|--------------------------------------------|
 b-|--------------6-----4-----8-----------------|
 g-|--------------6-----5-----8-----------------|
 D-|--------------8-----6-----8-----------------|
 A-|--------------------------6-----------------|
 E-|---3-4---5----6-----4-----------------------|

[Bbm]They don't [Ab]know how [Eb]I feel inside
[Bbm]Through my [Ab]smile I [Eb]cry
[Bbm]They don't [Ab]know wha[Eb]t they do to me
[Bbm]Keeping [Ab]me from [Eb]flyin'
(Thats why I say that)
[Ab]I know wh[Gb]y the ca[F]ged bird sings
[Bbm]Only jo[Ab]y comes [Eb]from song
[Ab]She's so [Gb]rare and b[F]eautiful to others
[Bbm]Why not j[Ab]ust set [Eb]her free
[Ab]So she ca[Gb]n fly, fly[F], fly
[Ab]Spreadin' her w[Gb]ings and he[F]r song
[Ab]Let her f[Gb]ly, fly, f[F]ly
[Bbm]For the w[Ab]hole wor[Eb]ld to see
(interlude)
[Ab] [Gb] [F]  
[Ab] [Gb] [F]  
[Ab]She's lik[Gb]e a caged [F]bird
[Ab]Fly fly[Gb] [F]
Oh, [Ab]she's a little fly, She's[Gb] a little fly, She'[F]s a little fly
Ab Gb Fmaj7**
Spread wings, Spread beauty
* you may want to try varying the Eb by using x6888x, x6534x, or 3x134x
** you may want to finger the Fmaj7 with 1x221x, x 8 10 9 10 x, or x8755x
Tips: Watch the third verse, since it alternates between the two chord progressions, you
want to use the two lead-ins alternatively during that verse.
tabbed by pianoboy3333
Send comments, questions, and complaints to pianoboy3333@juicemedia.tv.

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