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Boxing  Ben Folds Five

[D] [Gm] [D/F#] [Fdim7] [Em7] [Em7/B] 
[GM7b5/-] [F(no3)/-] [A/-] 
[D] [F#] [Aug/-] [D] 
[D] [F#] [Aug/-] [D] 
VERSE 1
[D] [C#b5/E] [D] [F#] [Aug] [D] 
Howard, the stran - gest things
[D] [A7] [D] [F#] [Aug] [D] 
Have happened lately when I
[A7] [C#b5/E] [D] [Eb] [E] [Fdim7] 
Take a good swing at all my dreams,
[F#m7] 
I drop my fists and they're back, laughing.
VERSE 2
Howard, my intention's become not to lose what I've won.
Ambition has given way to desperation and I
[G#dim/B] [Em7] [Em7/B] [A] [G] [A] [A7b13] 
Lost the fight from my eyes.
CHORUS
[D] [Gm] [D/F#] [Fdim7] 
Boxing's been good to me, Ho - ward.
[Em7] [A7] [DM7] [GM7] 
Now I'm told, you're growing old.
[Em7] [GM7/A] [F#m7] [Bm7] [Em] 
The whole time you knew:
[F#m7] [Bm7] [Em] [Em7] 
[A]couple of years I'd be through.
[C#b5sus4] [D] [F#] [Aug/-] [D] 
Has boxing been good to you?
[G7b5] [D/A] [Fdim7] [Fdim7/D] [Em7] [GM7b5/-] [F(no3)/-] [A/-] 
[D] [F#] [Aug/-] [D] 
[D] [F#] [Aug/-] [D] 
VERSE 3
Howard, now I confess I'm scared and lonely and tired.
They seem to think I'm made of clay.
Another day, I'm not cut out for this.
I just know want to say, I say,
CHORUS
"Boxing's been good to me, Howard.
Now I'm told, I'm growing old.
The whole time you knew:
[A]couple of years I'd be through.
Has boxing been good to you?"
[D] [F#] [Aug/-] [D] 
BRIDGE
[FM7add13] [Dm/C] [BbM7] [Dm/G] 
Well sometimes I punch myself hard as I can,
[FM7add13] [Dm/C] [BbM7] [Dm/G] 
Yelling, "Nobody cares," hoping someone will tell me
[EbM9] 
How wrong I am.
[Em7] [Em] [E6(no 5)] [Em7(no5)] [A7] [A7#5] 
Noooooooo.
CHORUS
Boxing's been good to me, Howard.
Now I'm told, you're growing old.
The whole time you knew:
[A]couple of years I'd be through.
[C#b5sus4] 
Has boxing been good?
[A] [A] [Aug] 
Has bo - xing been good?
[A] [A] [Aug] 
Has boxing been good?
[D] [Gm] [D/F#] [Fdim7] [GM7b5/-] [F(no3)/-] [A/-] 
[D] [F#] [Aug/-] [D] 

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A A7 A7#5 Bbm7 Bm7 D D/F# Dm7 Dm/C E Eb Ebm9 Em Em7 Em7/B F# F#m7 Fdim7 G G#dim/B G7b5 Gm7 Gm7/A Gm
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