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                   KEVIN – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (feat. Leon Bridges)
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Tabbed by: Pat Malavi

C    x3201x
F    1332xx
Em   0220xx
D5   x0023x
Am   x0221x
NC = No chords

Verses: Macklemore
Choruses and Outro: Leon Bridges


Capo 3rd fret


[Verse 1]
       C
I seen pain, I felt the losses
         F
Attended funerals and seen coffins
                 Em
Twenty-one years old, an angel was lost here
      D5
Wings clipped by the grip of 80 milligram sniffs of
C
Oxycontin everyday through the nostrils
F
Never went away, never does it stop there
Em
Death a line or two away and a couple tall cans
D5
  Cause you never know when God is gonna call, man
C
Precious, what we all share
F
I said peace at 5:30, the next time that I saw him 
           Em
Was in the hands of the pallbearer
                         D5
What if I would've never gone and dropped him off there?
                             C 
Blaming myself, in hysterics, screaming "It's not fair!"
                            F         
Twenty-one years old with a book of rhymes he was gonna recite to the globe
     Em
Only thing to numb the pain besides that shit in his nose
       D5
He was gonna quit tomorrow, we're all gonna quit tomorrow
NC
Just get us through the weekend, and then Monday follows
NC
Then it's Wednesday, then it's "fuck it, I'm already feeling hollow"
NC
Might as well go crack a seal and might as well go chug a bottle
NC
Might as well go pop a pill and go and band-aid that problem
     C
And escape this world, vacate this world
      F
Cause I hate myself
                             Em    D5
No praying's gonna cure this pain


[Chorus 1]
       C      F                       Em            D5
Doctor please, give me a dose of the American Dream
    C                           F
Put down the pen and look in my eyes
Em                         D5
  We're in the waiting room and something ain't right
C     F     Em                   D5
               All this is on you, we're overprescribed


[Verse 2]
C
  For me and Kev
   F
He went up in jail, institutions are dead
         Em
And with our lives, we play Russian Roulette
           D5
And try to find a life where we could be content
          C
Cause for us, we're just trying to minimize
    F
The fear of being alive
           Em
And now my little brother is in the sky
       D5
From a pill that a doctor prescribed
                    C
That a drug dealing billion dollar industry supplied
             F
And the cops never go and profile at night
                Em
Yeah, the, the, the orange plastic with the white top they sell to you
D5
Has us looking for the answers and that instead of you
C
Quick fix, whatever'll do, we just gonna neglect the truth
F
Because a doctor with a license played God and said it's cool
NC
Played God and said it's cool
NC
But me? I don't blame Kev or his mom freebasing while pregnant with him
NC
I blame the pharmacy companies
NC
And country that spends trillions fighting the war they supplying themselves
NC
Politicians and business and jail
NC
Public defenders and judges who fail
NC
Look at Kevin, look at Kevin
NC
Now he's wrapped in plastic
NC
First dealer was his mom's medicine cabinet
NC
Got anxiety, better go and give him a Xanax
NC
Focus, give him Adderall, sleep, give him Ambien
NC
'Til he's walking 'round the city looking like a mannequin
NC
Ups and downs, shooting up prescriptions you're handing him
NC
So America, is it really worth it? I'm asking you


[Chorus 2]
       C      Em                       Am            F
Doctor please,  give me a dose of the American Dream
    C                           Em
Put down the pen and look in my eyes
Am                         F
  We're in the waiting room and something ain't right
C     Em    Am                    F
               All this is on you, we're overprescribed

C  Am  C  F

[Outro]
C                      Am
  Doctor, your medicine and your methods
C                      F
  Can't cure my disease without killing me
C                  Am
  You're killing me, you're killing me
C                   F
  You're killing me, you're killing me
C                      Am
  Doctor, your medicine and your methods
C                      F
  Can't cure my disease without killing me
C                   F
  You're killing me, you're killing me
Em                  F
  You're killing me, you're killing me
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