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What I Almost Was  Eric Church

I jotted these chords down while watching a video of him playing. The chords are exact,
the timing however, may be a tad off. Just play around with it until you find what works
for you. Enjoy
 
 Intro: G-D-G-D-G-Cm-G-D-G-Cm-G

I[G]t was my senior year
I just tur[C]ned eigh[G]teen
I [Cm]was a friday night he[G]ro, with divi[D]sion one dre[G]ams
I[G] had an offer on the table
A[C] four year r[G]ide
'Til that [Cm]fourth and t[G]wo and twenty[D] four di[G]ve
CHORUS:
I le[D]ft on a stretcher, wound u[C]p on a cru[G]tch
Walked o[D]n that next summer
Wound u[C]p getting c[G]ut
I fli[Cm]pped off that co[D]ach, left that sc[C]hool in the du[G]st
For lett[Am]ing my dre[Cm]ams go b[C]ust
C D (one strum) G
But I thank God I ain't what I almost was
Ye[G]a, I moved on back home
And came a[C]wful clo[G]se
to being s[Cm]ome son-in-la[G]w to s[D]ome C[G]EO
Coul[G]da been a corner office, country club, su[C]it and tie m[G]an
Answer[Cm]in' to no one,[D] but her and h[G]im
CHORUS:
I ran o[D]ut on his money, ra[C]n out on her l[G]ove
At fo[D]ur in the morning I lo[C]aded my tr[G]uck
I l[Cm]eft my home t[D]own in a b[C]ig cloud of d[G]ust
I j[Am]ust had to fo[Cm]llow my g[C]ut
C D (one strum)
And I thank God I ain't what I almost was
In a gu[G]itar town I bought this o[C]ld Epip[G]hone
Started str[Cm]ingin' chords and wo[D]rds into so[G]ngs
I've been pu[G]tting in time on Sixt[C]eenth Av[G]enue
Pouring o[Cm]ut my heart for t[D]ips on a st[G]ool
I ain't ma[D]king a killing, but t[C]hen there's those ni[G]ghts
When the s[D]ong comes together and h[C]its 'em just ri[G]ght
The cr[Cm]owds on their f[D]eet cause they c[C]an't get eno[G]ugh
Of this m[Am]usic I m[Cm]ake and I l[C]ove
And I th[C]ank God I ain't, yea I th[Cm]ank God I ain't,
Yea man I th[C]ank God I ain't,[D] what I almost w[G]as
OUTRO:
[G-Cm-G-D-G] 

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