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Finish What You Started Chords

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http://www.mcalisterkemp.com/

Tuning: EADGBE

Chords
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G      320033
Em     022033
C      x32033
D      x00232
F      133211
C/B    020033
Am     002210
Am/B   020010
Cmaj   032010
D*     054030

* the verses are played arpeggio 
** the pre, chorus and middle are strummed


Verse 1

G
Young kid fishing with his Dad on the river 
G
Six years old he was starting to shiver
Em                      C                   G
Rain coming in and they hadn't got a single bight
G
Boy said Dad there ain't no fish in here 
G
Dad just smiles and sips on his beer
Em                           C                     G
Right about then there was a tug on the end of the line


Pre
     Em                  D                 C
Said fishing's just like everything you'll do
Em                 C            D
Once you start you gotta see it through


Chorus
                C                            G
And finish what you started there's a job to do
               F              Cmaj             G
There's gonna come a time when people depend on you
                C
Finish what you started
                        C/B  C
Even when you're broken hearted
G                           C/B    C     D
Son I know you'll make me proud of you
                C
Finish what you started


Verse 2
       G
He was 23 when he first saw her 
G
Head over heels for a rich man's daughter
     Em                    C             G
Her old man didn't want a looser in her life 
     G
His Dad said son you go out and get her
       G
If you want her to love you, you've gotta let her 
Em                         C            G 
There’s no point in giving up without a fight


Pre 2
Em                   D                 C
Said loves just like everything you'll do 
Em                C            D
Once you fall you gotta see it through


2nd Chorus
                    C                        G
And finish what you started there's a job to do
              F       Cmaj                      G
There's gonna come a time when SHE'LL depend on you
                C
Finish what you started
                        C/B  C
Even when you're broken hearted
G                          C/B    C     D
Son I know you’ll make me proud of you
                C        
Finish what you started


Middle
Em                     C                       G
Just a few years later celebrating their first child
Em                    C                G
Another generation of fisherman arrives
Am                                Am/B
A grandpa holds his grandson with tears in his eyes
        Cmaj                             D*
Says if you stick with the plan son it's gonna turn out right



3rd Chorus
                    Cmaj                     G
And finish what you started there's a job to do
           F                   Cmaj                  G
There's a whole wide world now waiting out there for you
                C
Finish what you started
                        C/B  C
Even when you're broken hearted
G                           C/B    C     D
Son I know you'll make me proud of you
                C
Finish what you started


Half verse end
G
Young kid fishing with his Dad on the river 
G
Six years old he was starting to shiver
Em                           C                     G
Right about then there was a tug on the end of the line
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Drosteo 166 wrote on March 23 2013, 09:15 pm

Verse 2 should read "Her old man didn't want a loser in her life."

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bayleyunderwood 11 wrote on July 8 2015, 08:16 pm

Needs to have a capo on 3rd fret to match the recording :)

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