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                         S p e c i a l   O l y m p i c s
                            S T E P H E N   L Y N C H


   +--------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------+
   + This file is Jordan Lapping s own work and represents his     +
   + interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for    +
   + private study, scholarship, or research. The contents may not +
   + be duplicated for use with other websites without written     +
   + permission. Thank you for understanding. Enjoy.               +
   +---------------------------------------------------------------+


Tabbed by Jordan Lapping

Tuning: E (Standard)


 CHORDS USED:
     A  Asus4  D    D5 Dadd9 D/A  D/B D/C# Dsus2 Dsus4 Em   G  Gsus2
e]---0----0----2----5----0----2----2----2----0----3----0----3----0---|
B]---2----3----3----3----3----3----3----3----2----3----0----3----3---|
G]---2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2----3----2----0----0----2---|
D]---2----2----0----0----0----0----0----0----0----0----2----0----0---|
A]---0----0--------------0----0----2----4--------------2----2----0---|
E]-----------------------2-----------------------------0----3----3---|



 INTRO:
    D
e]--------2------|
B]------3---3----|
G]----2-------2--|
D]--0------------| (x4)
A]---------------|
E]---------------|

    D5
e]--------5------|
B]------3---3----|
G]----2-------2--|
D]--0------------| (x4)
A]---------------|
E]---------------|


 VERSE 1:
    D            Dsus4        D            Dsus2
e]--------2------------3------------2------------0------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------3---3--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]--0------------0------------0------------0------------|
A]------------------------------------------------------|
E]------------------------------------------------------|

    Gsus2        Dadd9        Em           A            D 
e]--------0------------0------------0------------0------------2------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------0---0--------2---2--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----0-------0----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]------------------------------------------------------0------------|
A]-----------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E]--3------------2------------0--------------------------------------|

D                Dsus4
  Watch them run, watch them fall
D                  Dsus2
  Watch them try to catch a ball
    Gsus2   Dadd9   Em
  Olympics
           A       D
  At the Special Olympics


 TRANSITION 1:
    D
e]--------2------|
B]------3---3----|
G]----2-------2--|
D]--0------------| (x3)
A]---------------|
E]---------------|


 VERSE 2:
    D            Dsus4        D            Dsus2
e]--------2------------3------------2------------0------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------3---3--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]--0------------0------------0------------0------------|
A]------------------------------------------------------|
E]------------------------------------------------------|

    Gsus2        Dadd9        Em           A            D 
e]--------0------------0------------0------------0------------2------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------0---0--------2---2--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----0-------0----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]------------------------------------------------------0------------|
A]-----------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E]--3------------2------------0--------------------------------------|

D                  Dsus4
  Watch them laugh, watch them drool
D                 Dsus2
  Watch them fall into the pool
        Gsus2      Dadd9    Em
  That's... diving
           A       D
  At the Special Olympics


 TRANSITION 2:
    D
e]--------2------|
B]------3---3----|
G]----2-------2--|
D]--0------------|
A]---------------|
E]---------------|


 CHORUS 1:
    G                        A
e]--------3-----------3------------0-----------0------|
B]------3---3-------3---3--------2---2-------2---2----|
G]----0-------0---0-------0----2-------2---2-------2--|
D]----------------------------------------------------|
A]---------------------------0-----------0------------|
E]--3-----------3-------------------------------------|

    D            D/C#         D/B          D/A
e]--------2------------2------------2------------2------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------3---3--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]--0---------------------------------------------------|
A]---------------4------------2------------0------------|
E]------------------------------------------------------|

    G                                    A           Asus4         A
e]--------3-----------3-----------3------------0------------0----------0--|
B]------3---3-------3---3-------3---3--------2---2--------3---3-------2---|
G]----0-------0---0-------0---0-------0----2-------2----2-------2----2----|
D]------------------------------------------------------------------2-----|
A]---------------------------------------0------------0------------0------|
E]--3-----------3-----------3---------------------------------------------|

          G        A         D      D/C#    D/B    D/A
  And I know full well, that I will burn in hell
           G
 "But those guys playing the wheelchair basketball gotta be
                                                         A      Asus4
  about the funniest fucking thing I've ever seen in my life..."
A
  At the Special Olympics


 INTERLUDE 1:
    D
e]--------2------|
B]------3---3----|
G]----2-------2--|
D]--0------------| (x4)
A]---------------|
E]---------------|

    D5
e]--------5------|
B]------3---3----|
G]----2-------2--|
D]--0------------| (x4)
A]---------------|
E]---------------|


 VERSE 3:
    D            Dsus4        D            Dsus2
e]--------2------------3------------2------------0------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------3---3--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]--0------------0------------0------------0------------|
A]------------------------------------------------------|
E]------------------------------------------------------|

    Gsus2        Dadd9        Em           A            D 
e]--------0------------0------------0------------0------------2------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------0---0--------2---2--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----0-------0----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]------------------------------------------------------0------------|
A]-----------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E]--3------------2------------0--------------------------------------|

D               Dsus4
  Kid with downs wins the race
D                Dsus2
  Even though he stood in place
    Gsus2   Dadd9   Em
  Olympics
           A       D
  At the Special Olympics


TRANSITION 3:
    D
e]--------2------|
B]------3---3----|
G]----2-------2--|
D]--0------------| (x3)
A]---------------|
E]---------------|


 VERSE 4:
    D            Dsus4        D            Dsus2
e]--------2------------3------------2------------0------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------3---3--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]--0------------0------------0------------0------------|
A]------------------------------------------------------|
E]------------------------------------------------------|

    Gsus2        Dadd9        Em           A            D 
e]--------0------------0------------0------------0------------2------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------0---0--------2---2--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----0-------0----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]------------------------------------------------------0------------|
A]-----------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E]--3------------2------------0--------------------------------------|

D                Dsus4
 'Round his neck, gold medals hung
D               Dsus2
  Resting on his giant tounge
    Gsus2   Dadd9   Em
  Olympics
           A       D
  At the Special Olympics


TRANSITION 4:
    D
e]--------2------|
B]------3---3----|
G]----2-------2--|
D]--0------------|
A]---------------|
E]---------------|


 CHORUS 2:
    G                        A
e]--------3-----------3------------0-----------0------|
B]------3---3-------3---3--------2---2-------2---2----|
G]----0-------0---0-------0----2-------2---2-------2--|
D]----------------------------------------------------|
A]---------------------------0-----------0------------|
E]--3-----------3-------------------------------------|

    D            D/C#         D/B          D/A
e]--------2------------2------------2------------2------|
B]------3---3--------3---3--------3---3--------3---3----|
G]----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2--|
D]--0---------------------------------------------------|
A]---------------4------------2------------0------------|
E]------------------------------------------------------|

    G                                    A           Asus4         A
e]--------3-----------3-----------3------------0------------0----------0--|
B]------3---3-------3---3-------3---3--------2---2--------3---3-------2---|
G]----0-------0---0-------0---0-------0----2-------2----2-------2----2----|
D]------------------------------------------------------------------2-----|
A]---------------------------------------0------------0------------0------|
E]--3-----------3-----------3---------------------------------------------|

         G          A            D          D/C#       D/B    D/A
  But I kid when I sing - these games are a beautiful thing
           G
 "Okay, I'm just trying to avoid karma, 'cause I know my kids will be
                                                                         A      Asus4
  born blind, crippled, and semi-retarded; I'll have to spend all of my time..."
A
  At the Special Olympics


 OUTRO:
    D          G  D
e]--2-222-2-2--3--2~~~--|
B]--3-333-3-3--3--3~~~--|
G]--2-222-2-2--0--2~~~--|
D]--0-000-0-0--0--0~~~--|
A]-------------2--------|
E]-------------3--------|



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