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Fraction Of A Man ukulele

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                         FRACTION OF A MAN - Shawn Mullins
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Tabbed by: Matt Faulkner
Email: mmfaulkner@una.edu

Tuning: EADGBe  Capo 2
 

He plays different intros on each version of this song. I usually 
just play G - C - G-D - G or something like that. As long as 
it's in the key, it'll sound fine...


Fraction of a Man       Capo 2


F
Now my old friend Harry

F
Never slowed down to marry

         F                            G
He's in sales, he's gone most of the year


    F
He smiles through all his lies

       F
With dollar signs in his eyes

F                 G            Riff 1 (Am  F)
And he orders himself another beer



F
Now Harry, he's a dreamer

F
A scholar and a schemer 

              F
But he'll be there for you

                     G
When push comes to shove


     F
His mama called him Harold

F                            F
And she was one of only two women

      G           Riff 2 (Am  F)
That Harry ever loved


F
The other was a waitress

F
In Cave Creek, Arizona

F
That broke his heart 

                    F
And tangled up his mind


F                     
My old friend Harry

G
Lookin' kinda scary

                  G7            Riff 3 (Am  F  G)
Wonders if he's runnin' out of time


     F
Now Biloxi's got a sadness

        F
Like a dark day in December

F
That Harry recognizes 

     G     
In all forgotten southern towns


F
Thumbin' through the phonebook

       F
For a name he can't remember

          F                   G
Lookin' desperate, like a junkie

                            Am      G
Waitin' for a fix to come around


F
Sittin' playing Blackjack

F
With a hooker and a tourist

F                                    F
And a one-eyed dealer winning every hand

F
Harry sips Black Label

G
Slumps down at the table

                 G7           Riff 3 (Am)  
Feelin' like a fraction of a man

(F)              (G)          Am      F     G      F
Feelin' like a fraction of a man



He doesn't play these on Honeydew, but he puts them in on his live album.

(Relative to capo)
Riff 1
      Am                      F
e|----------------------------3----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------3----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------0----------------------------------------------|
D|----2----2/4--4\2-----------0----------------------------------------------|
A|----2-----------------------2----------------------------------------------|
E|----0------------------0h2--3----------------------------------------------|


Riff 2
      Am                    F
e|--------------------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------1------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------0------------------------------------------------|
D|----2----2/4--4\2---------2------------------------------------------------|
A|----2----------------0h2--3------------------------------------------------|
E|----0---------------------0------------------------------------------------|


Riff 3
     Am                     F        G        F
e|--------------------------0--------2---------3-----------------------------|
B|--------------------------1--------3---------3-----------------------------|
G|--------------------------0--------2---------0-----------------------------|
D|----2----2/4--4\2---------2---0h2--0---------0-----------------------------|
A|----2----------------0h2--3--------0---------2-----------------------------|
E|----0---------------------0------------------3-----------------------------|


I'm not sure this is 100% right, so if you have any corrections, feel free to let me know.

            
            
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