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Frank Turner – Song for Josh

Standard tuning, capo 4th

   A*
e| 0  |
B| 0  |
G| 2  |
D| 0  |
A| 4  |
E| 5  |

So this song's for Josh

G       A*      D       x2

                  G     A*
Why didn't you call?
                  D
My phone's always on
                  G     A*
Why didn't you call?
               D
Before you got gone

      G                            A*
And I can't say for certain what I would have said
    D                   G
But now I am helplessly silent instead
          G                             A*
There's a hole in my heart and in my head
                  D
Why didn't you call?

                  G          A*                         D
Why didn't you say something, on the last time we met?
                  G          A*                         D
Why didn't you say something? There's always hope left
      G                            A*
And I can't say for certain what I would have done
    D                   G
But I can't do anything now that you're gone
       G                           A*                      D
And it kills me to think that for a second you felt alone

            A                     Bm         A              G
Now you can measure the mark of a man on the day that he died
          A                     Bm                      G
In the mixture of memory and wreckage that he leaves behind
      Em                              D/F#            G                             A
And I know you were carrying too much weight on the evening when you slipped away
      Bm               A                   G            A               D
But I loved you like a brother, man, and I never really had a chance to say

      G                   A*                       D
So at half past nine each evening, I'll think of my friend
       G                        A*                          D
And at half past nine, I'll remember you were better than your end
        G                         A*                           D                            G
Cause I too have stood up on that ledge, but I know you'd have pulled me back down from the edge
    G                      A*                   D
And I let you down in your darkness, I wasn't there

            G                 A*                             Bm
So I'll remember you making a hole through the kids in the crowd
          G                   A*                Bm
And I remember you lifting me up, each time I fell down
         G                             A*
And I'll glance at the barrier when I'm watching the band
           D                           G
And I'll expect to see you there stood on the foot stand

      Em           D           G
But I guess I will see someone else
Em               D            G
That's when I'll whisper to myself
A         G             D
Brother I miss you like hell...

            
            
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jonsherry14 40 Apr 05, 2016 10:13 PM

Great job. This song kills me every time I hear it.

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Wigster 32 Nov 04, 2016 03:13 PM

Goosebumps

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damphampster 10 May 30, 2017 06:43 PM

In case it improves the experience at all, the Bm is played as a Bmsus2. Not that it matters a ton, I just find this one to be far more beautiful for the song. Great tab mate.

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