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Wounded Healer Chords

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Capo: 5th fret

Intro:
Am   C   Dm   F (4x)

(Verse 1)
Am                        C
His footprints are fading away from the beach

Dm                    F
We're not a family to pray or to preach

Am                             C
But daddy's best friend took a handful of pills and

Dm                   F  
now he's at a podium making a speech

Am                    C
Yesterday night after dark

Dm                      F
He carefully wrote his remarks

    Am                               C
but everyone said what he put on his page 

Dm                           F
so he threw it away and went straight from the heart

(Chorus)

Am   G     
I thought this was a party

    F      
But all my friends are leaving

    C
And I still want to play

Em      Dm
Whoa-oh whoa-oh

Am   G         F        C
You wrecked me when you stepped out

       Am        G       F        
Cause you're the wounded healer

      Am       G       F
And you're supposed to stay

Em      E7
Whoa-oh whoa-oh

(Verse 2)

Am                   C
A year's bottle in a bucket of trash

F                  Dm
It'll tip over the more that it stacks

Am                     C                      
Didn't notice it till now but dad's been moving 

F                      Dm
Slower every time we go play catch

Am                               C
I'm scared of the day when he'll carry a cane

F                  Dm
I carry his dream, I carry his name

Am                            C                         
And when papa is gone he will never be gone because 

    F                          Dm
the sound of our sneeze is the same

      Am
I say God bless

       G             F
I hear your voice in mine

      Am
And I want to stop time

       G       F
Like a carnival ride

     Am         G            F
I don't know what I'm saying but I mean it (repeat)

(Chorus)

Am   G     
I thought this was a party

    F      
But all my friends are leaving

    C
And I still want to play

Em      Dm
Whoa-oh whoa-oh

Am   G         F        C
You wrecked me when you stepped out

       Am        G       F        
Cause you're the wounded healer

      Am       G       F
And you're supposed to stay

Em      E7
Whoa-oh whoa-oh

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ccalzone wrote on January 22 2013, 06:44 pm

So happy someone tabbed this, thanks a million!!

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LordofGuitars wrote on February 2 2013, 07:00 pm

You're welcome! I might have to redo it as not all of it is 100%

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royalstrat wrote on March 26 2013, 07:31 pm

The chords sound 100% right. I wish someone had the plucking pattern. I think its more than just the notes in the chords. Still a useful tab though

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