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Helluva Life Chords

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Helluva Life - Frankie Ballard
Tabbed by: Cody

I am willing to figure out the intro guitar licks and the solos if someone wants them. 
Also, the outro has some extra lyrics that are just different phrases from the song that 
I can add in if anyone wants. Just wanted to get the chords out there for everyone.

CAPO 2

Tuning: Standard

[Verse 1]
E                     B
Saturday night and a six-pack girl
A                         B
A big star shining on a small town world
E                  B
Its a helluva life
A                  B
Its a helluva life

[Verse 2]
E               B
KC lights on a dirt road dance
     A                      B
You take that kiss just as far as you can
         E                B
Its a helluva life
           A              B
Oh it's a helluva life

[Chorus 1]
     E                        B
And pennies make dimes, and dimes make dollars
A                      B
Dollars buy gas and long neck bottles
 E                       B
Beer gets a barefoot country girl swaying
       A                         B
To a song that's playing on the radio station
E                    B
Bad times make the good times better
A                            B
Look in her eyes and you're gone forever
       E          B
On a helluva ride
          A
Yeah its a helluva life
B
Its a helluva life

[Solo 1]

[Verse 3]
    E                     B
And we all have faith and we all have hope
   A                                B
But were all a little lost in the same damn boat
   E              B
Its a helluva life
          A              B
Yeah its a helluva life

[Bridge]
                      E
Something about the night girl
                   B
When you got the right girl
               A
Sitting right beside you
                B
Looking at the sky girl
                E
Thinking about why were here
    B                        A        B
And where were going baby here we are all I know is

[Chorus 2]
    E                      B
Pennies make dimes, and dimes make dollars
A                      B
Dollars buy gas and long neck bottles
 E                       B
Beer gets a barefoot country girl swaying
       A                         B
To a song that's playing and the world starts fading
E                    B
Bad times make the good times better
A                            B
Look in her eyes and you're gone forever
       E          B
On a helluva ride
          A
Yeah its a helluva life
B
Its a helluva life

[Solo 2]

[Bridge]
                      E
Something about the night girl
                   B
When you got the right girl
               A
Sitting right beside you
                B
Looking at the sky girl
                E
Thinking about why were here
    B                        A        B
And where were going baby here we are all I know is

[Chorus 3]
    E                      B
Pennies make dimes, and dimes make dollars
A                      B
Dollars buy gas and long neck bottles
 E                       B
Beer gets a barefoot country girl swaying
       A                         B
To a song that's playing its the perfect combination
E                    B
Bad times make the good times better
A                            B
Look in her eyes and you're gone forever
       E          B
On a helluva ride
          A
Yeah its a helluva life
B
Its a helluva life

E  B  A  B x4

End on an E and let ring
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Rogers722 10 Dec 15, 2013 05:10 PM

Coud you get those other guitar parts on here, I can't quite get em all right. Thanks

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scorpio1970 10 Jan 31, 2014 08:46 PM

Nice job on the tabs..

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andypienta 10 Mar 10, 2014 01:52 PM

There are way less complicated ways to play this song, that use chords that are more commonly associated with traditional chords.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I98qMOnVR0I

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