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Alive  Edwin McCain

 
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Alive (Acoustic) - Edwin McCain
 
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Tabbed by: Kevin Fortier
Email: hey_man2000@hotmail.com
Note that this is an Acoustic Version, and not the official song.
tuning: EADGBe
D5 (x57700)
E5 (079900)
Asus2 (577600)
G#5 (466xxx)
C#m (x46654)
C#madd9 (x46644)
B (799800)
C5 (x35500)
C#5 (x46600)
1/2 = one half of a beat
1/4 = one quarter of a beat
[1/2] [1/4] [1/4] [1/2] [1/2]  
 
 Riff : E5 - Asus2 - C#m - C#madd9 - C#m - G#5 - Asus2

Intro: Riff
[E5]Al, he sells records down on [Asus2]old st. charley?s street
[C#m]He?s cleaning up f[C#madd9]at tuesday?s mess he[G#5] keeps the sidewa[Asus2]lks neat
[E5]And he just lost his father and [D5]he just lost his wife
And[C#m] if it wasn?t for the music he couldn?t [G#5]get on with h[Asus2]is life
And [B]he know[Asus2]s what I [G#5]know[Asus2]
It?s not [B]all that [Asus2]hard to survi[G#5]ve[Asus2]
You take the [B]good and the [Asus2]bad and the [G#5]time in be[Asus2]tween
It l[C#m]ets us know[G#5] [Asus2] we?re alive
play Riff
Well now [E5]be be?s singing gospel
And down on [Asus2]bourbon she sings the blues
She p[C#m]lays on all my h[C#madd9]eart strings curls my [G#5]toes up in [Asus2]my shoes
And [E5]she knows what I?m after
Chase my [D5]dreams with all my might
She says you [C#m]shouldn?t be so anxious and deep [G#5]down I know [Asus2]she?s right
And [B]he know[Asus2]s what I [G#5]know[Asus2]
It?s not [B]all that [Asus2]hard to survi[G#5]ve[Asus2]
You take the [B]good and the [Asus2]bad and the [G#5]time in be[Asus2]tween
It l[C#m]ets us know[G#5] [Asus2] we?re alive
Play Riff
[1/2] [1/4] [1/4] 
we?re a[E5]live we?re[Asus2] alive we?re a[C#m]live[-] [C#madd9] [-] [C#m]
[1/2] [1/2]  
we're a[G#5]live[-] [Asus2]
Well [B]get on board the rocket
Step r[G5]ight into[Asus2] the front car
You [B]know life?s a roller coaster
It [G5]ain?t got no[Asus2] safety bar
Raise [B]your voices up with laughter
Bring [G5]it in with o[Asus2]ne big sigh
Consec[C#m]rated in the wonder[G5] .[-]..[Asus2]. we?re alive
Play Riff
[E5]Norman he plays music but [Asus2]only in my dreams
[C#m]Shows me all the [C#madd9]beauty that s[G#5]oulful mus[Asus2]ic brings
[E5]But sometimes he?s a spectre and I [D5]wake up clenched with fear
But [C#m]lesson good or bad he [G#5]always keeps[Asus2] me clear
And [B]you kno[Asus2]w what I [G#5]know[Asus2]
It?s not [B]all that [Asus2]hard to survi[G#5]ve[Asus2]
You take the [B]good and the [Asus2]bad and the [G#5]time in be[Asus2]tween
It l[C#m]ets us know[G#5] [Asus2] we?re alive
E5 - D5 - C#5 - C5 x 6
[C5] [-] [D5] [-] [E5]  
Hope you enjoy! Any comments/questions email me.

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