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Ironic - Alanis Morissette (From `Jagged Little Pill', 1995)
Written By: Alanis Morissette (Lyrics/Music) and Glen Ballard (Music).
Chorded By: Skidaddy, Esq., G.Q.

4/4 TIME (UON) @ 84 BPM (3 Min. 47 Sec.) in 'C'.

Chords Used: (CAPO 1st Fret to match Orig. in 'Db') -
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             GUITAR             KEYBOARD
        E  A  D  G  B  e     Bass|  Chord
       ------------------    --------------
FM7  -  x  x  3  2  1  0      F    A-C-E-F
G6   -  3  2  0  0  0  0      G    G-B-D-E
G/B  -  x  2  0  0  0  3      B    G-B-D    -OR-
     -  x  2  0  0  3  3
Ca9  -  x  3  2  0  3  0      C    G-C-D-E  -OR-  'Cadd9'
     -  x  3  2  0  3  3
Am7  -  x  0  2  0  1  0      A    A-C-E-G  -OR-
     -  x  0  2  0  1  3
G    -  3  2  0  0  0  3      G    G-B-D    -OR-
     -  3  2  0  0  3  3
C    -  x  3  2  0  1  0      C    G-C-E
A#   -  x  1  3  3  3  1      A#   A#-D-F
F    -  1  3  3  2  1  1      F    A-C-F

INTRO: [4 M]
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|FM7     |G6      |FM7     |FM7      |
                                   An

VERSE #1: [8 M]
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|G/B   Ca9    |G/B             Am7               |G/B         Ca9    |
 old…  man…    turned… nine-ty-eight…  He won the lot-te-ry,…     and

|G/B            Am7          |G/B     Ca9           |G/B           Am7      |
 died the next… day…   It's a… black… fly…   in your Char-don-nay…    It's a

|G/B        Ca9          |G/B           Am7                |
 death row… par-don…  two min-utes too… late…  Is-n't it i-…

CHORUS #1: [10 M]
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|G/B      Ca9          |G/B     Am7              |G   C         |
…-ron-ic,…    don't you think?…   It's like rain…        on your

|G         Am7                   |G   C             |
 wed-ding… day… It's a free… ride…       when you've

|G         Am7                        |G   C          |
 al-read-y paid… It's the good ad-vice…       that you

|G            Am7       |A#            F                    |G             |
 just did-n't take…  And who would-'ve thought…  it fig-ures…       Mis-ter

VERSE #2: [8 M]
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|G/B      Ca9          |G/B        Am7                |G       C          |
 Play…  It Safe…   was… a-fraid to fly…  He packed his suit-…  case…   and

|G/B                  Am7             |G/B        Ca9                |
 kissed his kids good-bye…  He wait-ed his whole… damn… life… just to

|G/B                Am7         |G/B            Ca9                   |
 take that flight,…   and as the plane crashed… down he thought,… Well

|G/B         Am7                |
 isn't this… nice…  Is-n't it i-…

CHORUS #2: [10 M]
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|G/B      Ca9          |G/B     Am7              |G   C         |
…-ron-ic,…    don't you think?…   It's like rain…        on your

|G         Am7                   |G   C             |
 wed-ding… day… It's a free… ride…       when you've

|G         Am7                        |G   C          |
 al-read-y paid… It's the good ad-vice…       that you

|G            Am7       |A#            F                    |G           |
 just did-n't take…  And who would-'ve thought…  it fig-ures…       Well,

BRIDGE: [8 M]
------

|FM7                                     |
 life has a fun-ny way… of sneaking up on…

|G6                                           |
… you when you think ev-'ry-thing's o-kay, and

|FM7                            |G6        |
 ev-'ry-thing's go-in' right…           And

|FM7                                      |
 life has a fun-ny way… of helping you out…

|G6                                           |
… when you think everything's gone wrong,… and

|FM7                                 |C       |
 ev-'ry-thing blows up in your face…         A

VERSE #3: [8.5 M]
--------

|G/B     Ca9                  |G/B        Am7        |G/B           Ca9   |
 traf-…  fic jam,… when you're al-… ready late…  A no-smok-ing sign…    on

|G/B              Am7              |G/B        Ca9                      |
 your ci-gar-ette break…  It's like ten thou-… sand spoons… when all you

|G/B              Am7    |G/B              Ca9                    |
 need is a knife…    It's meet-ing the man of my dreams,… and then

                                2/4               4/4
|G/B                  Am7        |Am7              |
 meet-ing his beau-ti-ful wife…    And is-n't it i-…

CHORUS #3: [12 M]
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|G/B      Ca9          |G/B     Am7               |G/B       Ca9           |
…-ron-ic,…    don't you think?…   A lit-tle too… i-ron-ic,…     and yeah, I

|G                Am7              |G   C         |
 real-ly do think…  It's like rain…        on your

|G         Am7                   |G   C             |
 wed-ding… day… It's a free… ride…       when you've

|G         Am7                        |G   C          |
 al-read-y paid… It's the good ad-vice…       that you

|G            Am7       |A#            F                    |G       |
 just did-n't take…  And who would-'ve thought…  it fig-ures…

CODA: [11 M]
----

|FM7     |G6               |FM7                                       |
             And… you… know life has a fun-ny way…  of sneak-in' up on

|G6        |FM7                            |G6                     |
 you…       Life has a fun-ny,… fun-ny way…    of help-ing you out,…

|FM7              |FM7       |FM7     |FM7     |…       |
…    help-ing you… out…

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j.alvino.val 10 Apr 24, 2017 07:39 PM

How do you play Ca9?

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