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Sugarland
Stay
Capo 2
(Tab part just for the first verse everything else is just strummed.)

E|------------------------------------|
A|--0--0---0---0---0-0--0---0---0---0-|
D|------------------------------------|   2x
G|--2----2---2---2---2----2---2---2---|
B|--3----3---3---3---2----2---2---2---|
e|------------------------------------|

E|--0--0---0---0---0-3--3---3---3---3-|
A|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
G|--0----0---0---0---0----0---0---0---|
B|--0----0---0---0---3----3---3---3---|
e|------------------------------------|

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

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

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

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

E|--0----------------0--------------------|
A|--0--0---0---0---0-0--0---0---0------0--|
D|--0----------------2--------------------|
G|--2----2---2---2---2----2---2---2-------|
B|--3----3---3---3---2----2---2---2h3p0---|
e|--2----------------0--------------------|

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

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

D                                      A
I've been sitting here staring at the clock on the wall
D                                    A
And I've been laying here praying, praying she won't call
             Em
It's just another call from home
       G                                 D       A
You’ll get it and be gone and I'll be crying
D                          A
I'll be begging you baby, beg you not to leave
D                                   A
But I'll be left here waiting' with my heart on my sleeve
            Em
Oh for the next time we'll be here
       G                                     D      A
Seems like a million years, and I think I'm dying
Em                       G
What do I have to do to make you see?
Em         G            A
She can't love you like me

[CHORUS]
               D
Why don't you stay?
                G
I'm down on my knees
                        Em
I'm so tired of being lonely
                           A
Don't I give you what you need?
          F#m         Bm
When she calls you to go
                              G
There's one thing you should know
                           Em      A
We don't have to live this way
                     D        A   Em   G   A
Baby, why don't you stay?

[VERSE 2]
(strummed)

D                          A
You keep telling me baby there will come a time
D                                  A
When you will leave her arms and forever be in mine
       Em
Well I don't think that's the truth
       G                                       D         A
And I don't like being used and I'm tired of waiting
Em                     G
It's too much pain to have to bare
Em        G                A
To love a man you have to share

[CHORUS]
               D
Why don't you stay?
                G
I'm down on my knees
                       Em
I'm so tired of being lonely
                            A
Don't I give you what you need?
         F#m          Bm
When she calls you to go
                              G
There's one thing you should know
                           Em      A
We don't have to live this way
                     D
Baby, why don't you stay?

[BRIDGE]
(3rd VERSE)
          Em
I can't take it any longer
        G
But my will is getting stronger
       Em                              A
And I think I know just what I have to do
         Em
I can't waste another minute
      G
After all that I've put in it
      Em
I've given you my best
              A
Why does she get the best of you?
    Em
So next time you find
     G                         A
You want to leave her bed for mine

[CHORUS 2]
               D
Why don't you stay?
                G
I'm up off my knees
                       Em
I'm so tired of being lonely
                          A
You can't give me what I need
          F#m            Bm
When she begs you not to go
                               G
There's one thing you should know
                          Em        A
I don't have to live this way
                    D       A   Em   G   A   D
Baby why don't you stay

(On the chorus, Kristian Bush kinda does a walk down, on the first G to Em, and also the 
to G, you don't really have to do it, but it adds a little more to it, but it also 
fine with out it.)

(If you have any questions or anything just e-mail me at: Rimesfan16@aol.com and I'll do 
best to answer them.)
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chuckroast0 10 Nov 07, 2007 05:57 PM

ur tab is upside down but its 100% correct.

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chris_hogan 10 Nov 17, 2007 10:08 AM

Hey Could you post your stum pattern for the chords I can't quite get it, Thanks.

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teamoxx3 148 Feb 22, 2008 06:06 PM

how is it upside down? im confused.

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