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Bastard Chords

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  Alright.  This is Frank.  These are the chords for the song "Bastard" on Ben Folds's
new album Songs For Silverman.  Before I do this tab I'm going to say this:  BEN FOLDS
WRITES ALL THE SONGS ON ROCKIN' THE SUBURBS AND SONGS FOR SILVERMAN, SO WHY ARE ALL THE
ROCKIN' THE SUBURBS TABS UNDER BEN FOLDS FIVE?  Sorry.  Well anyway, here you go.  These
are the piano chords.

                                  Bastard
                                 Ben Folds
                            Songs for Silverman

Intro- Em

    Em                      D          G
  The old bastard left his ties and a suit,

  D          G     D              G       C     D
    a brown box, mothballs, and bowling shoes.

    Em                    D              G
  And his opinion so you never have to choose

  D         G           D         G     C     
    pretty soon, you'll be an old bastard too.

  Am--------------------------------------
    You get smaller while the world gets big,

  C---------------------------------------
    the more you know you know you don't know shit,

  Am--------------------------------------          C
    the wis-man will never fit you like the wis-kid did.

       G            D           Em           D     C
  So, why ya gotta act like ya know when ya don't know?
                                                       
  Am          C                               
    It's okay, if you don't know everything.  

Solo starts on G.  That's all for now.  Frank Minella
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bdub2291 10 Jul 12, 2006 01:56 PM

ok. of course better left on piano, though.

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bropark08 135 Sep 12, 2006 06:00 PM

ya this is really hard. nice job though

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kyle294 10 Mar 04, 2007 09:23 AM

this is pretty awesome

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