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He Didnt Have To Be ukulele

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He Didn't Have To Be - Paisley Brad

Capo 2nd Fret

My first tab. Posted because I couldnt find a 'correct' version.
Sounds right to me playing it finger style. You can play C's or Cadd9 all the way, I like
the way the Cadd9 sounds where I have it.

       F                                  F
When a single mom goes out on a date with somebody new
   G					Fadd9	    F
It always winds up feeling more like a job interview
                                 F
My momma used to wonder if she'd ever meet someone
            G                           Fadd9           F
Who wouldn't find out about me and then turn around and run
  F                              F
I met the man I call my dad when I was 5 years old
      	    G                         Fadd9         F
He took my mom out to a movie and for once I got to go
                              F
A few months later I remember lying there in bed
      G                                Fadd9                 F
I overheard him pop the question and I prayed that she'd say yes... And then

(1st Chorus)

Dm                    G
All of a sudden oh it seemed so strange to me 
       F                    		 F
How we went from somethings missing to a family
Dm                         G                              Am   F
Looking back all I can say about all the things he did for me
  Dm                             G			   F
Is I hope I'm at least half the dad that he didn't have to be

(Chords stay the same for next verse)

  F                              F
I met the girl who's now my wife about three years ago
   G                          	    Fadd9            F
We had the perfect marriage, but we wanted something more
                                   F
Now here I stand surrounded by our family and friends
         G                               Fadd9          F
Crowded round the nursery window as they bring the baby in... And now

(2nd Chorus) - (Chords Stay same - Words Change)

Dm                    G
All of a sudden oh it seemed so strange to me 
       	  F                    		    F
How we've gone from somethings missing to a family
Dm                         	   G                                   Am   F
Looking through the glass I think about the man who's standing next to me
    Dm                           G			     F
And I hope I'm at least half the dad that he didn't have to be 

Strum 4 bars: F F Dm G

Dm                         G                              Am   F
Looking back all I can say about all the things he did for me
  Dm                             G			   F
Is I hope I'm at least half the dad that he didn't have to be

F                         F
Because he didn't have to be
F                          F
You know he didn't have to be

            
            
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