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Measure of a Man  Jack Ingram

I haven't really found a tab for this great song so I figured I'd share how
I play it. You can listen to the song for the strum pattern. It sounds
awesome acoustic. This is my first tab so please leave me some feedback and
let me know if you liked it or if you found any mistakes! Have fun!
Capo 2
G D Am C x2
[G]When I was fifteen, I l[D]eft home young
[Am]Tore up the tracks and the[C]n some
[G]Me and my dad didn't s[D]ee eye to eye
[Am]I never took to him, he never[C] took the time
[Em]Bullet proof, mo[D]re than tough
C (hold)
Smarter than he ever was
[G]Well I burned those wheels down the[D] highway
And I [Em]learned what I learned the ha[C]rd way
Do the be[G]st you can do, love many,[D] trust few
Work ha[Em]rd for the money in your ha[C]nds
That's the measure of a [G]man
[D]Yeah the measure of a [Am]man[C]
[G]Anger burns, l[D]ove cools it down
[Am]Pretty young woman turned my he[C]ad around
[G]The world through her eyes looked so diff[D]erent
She live[Am]s on faith, she loo[C]ks for forgiveness
[Em]Fool proof,[D] it ain't easy
[C]I need her, she [D]needs me
She st[G]ole my heart on this hig[D]hway
She t[Am]aught me to love through the h[C]ard days
Yeah she's c[G]ool when I'm not, she's as s[D]teady as a rock
She's as s[Am]olid as the ring on my ha[C]nd
That's the measure of a m[G]an
D Am C (hit twice)
Yeah the measure of a man
[Em]Last night she handed me a s[D]on of my own
It k[C]illed me to do it, but I pic[D]ked up the phone
Hey dad I bu[G]rned ten years down this hig[D]hway
And I le[Am]arned what I learned the ha[C]rd way
Truth is I ne[G]ed you, we'll cry if we[D] need to
And I'll swall[Am]ow my pride if y[C]ou can
That's the measure of a m[G]an
D Am C (hit twice)
Oh yeah, the measure of a man
End on G.

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