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How To Save A Life - The Fray (Joseph King/Isaac Slade, 2005)
Chorded By: Skidaddy, Esq., G.Q.

4/4 TIME @ 122 BPM (4 Min. 20 Sec.) in 'A'.

Chords Used: (CAPO 1st FRET to match Orig. in 'Bb') -
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               GUITAR              KEYBOARD
          E  A  D  G  B  e     Bass|   Chord
         ------------------    ----------------
A      -  x  0  2  2  2  0      A    A-C#-E
E6/G#  -  4  4  6  4  5  4      G#   G#-B-C#-E
D      -  x  x  0  2  3  2      D    A-D-F#
E      -  0  2  2  1  0  0      E    G#-B-E
F#m    -  2  4  4  2  2  2      F#   A-C#-F#
E/G#   -  x  x  6  4  5  4      G#   G#-B-E
F#m7   -  2  4  2  2  2  2      F#   A-C#-E-F#
E6     -  0  2  2  1  2  0      E    G#-B-C#-E

INTRO: [4 M]
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|A       |E6/G#   |A       |E6/G#          |
                                  Step one,…

VERSE #1: [16 M]
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|A                 |E6/G#                |A                     |
… you say…  we need…  to talk…  He walks,…  you say,… Sit… down,…

|E6/G#               |A                     |E6/G#             |
… it's… just…  a talk…   He smiles… po-lite-… ly…  back at you…

|A                     |E6/G#                  |A                    |
…  You… state… po-lite-… ly…  right on… through…  some… sort… of win-…

|E6/G#                |A                   |E6/G#                 |
… dow… to…  your right…  as he… goes… left,…  and you… stay… right…

|A                     |E6/G#                |A                    |
…  be-tween…  the lines…   of fear… and blame…  You be-gin… to won-…

|E6/G#               |
… der… why… you came…

CHORUS #1: [12 M]
---------

|D                       |E                  |F#m                  |
 Where… did I… go… wrong?…  I lost…  a friend…  some-where…  a-long…

|A       E/G#              |D                        |
… in the bit-ter-ness,… and I… would have… stayed… up…

|E                     |F#m             |A           E/G#     |A       |
…  with you… all… night…  had I… known…  how… to save…  a life…

|E6/G#   |A       |E6/G#   |

VERSE #2: [16 M]
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|A                       |E6/G#                 |F#m7                |
 Let him… know…  that you… know… best,…   'cause af-ter… all… you… do…

|E6/G#          |A                      |E6/G#         |
… know… best…      Try to slip past… his…  de-fense…

|F#m7                     |E6/G#         |A                  |
 with-out… grant-… ing… in-no-cence…        Lay down…  a list…

|E6/G#                |F#m7                      |E6/G#              |
… of… what… is… wrong,…   the things… you've told…  him all…  a-long.

|A                       |E6/G#                |F#m7            |
 Pray… to God,…  he hears… you…    And… pray… to God,…  he hears…

|E6/G#        |
… you…   And…

CHORUS #2: [12 M]
---------

|D                       |E                  |F#m                  |
 where… did I… go… wrong?…  I lost…  a friend…  some-where…  a-long…

|A       E/G#              |D                        |
… in the bit-ter-ness,… and I… would have… stayed… up…

|E                     |F#m             |A           E/G#     |A       |
…  with you… all… night…  had I… known…  how… to save…  a life…

|E6/G#   |A       |E6/G#    |
                          As

VERSE #3: [16 M]
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|A                      |E6/G#              |F#m7                     |
 he be-… gins…  to raise… his… voice,…   you low-er… yours… and… grant…

|E6/G#                  |A                       |E6/G#            |
… him… one… last… choice…  Drive un-til you… love…  the road,…   or

|F#m7                            |E6/G#       |A                 |
 break with… the ones you've… fol-lowed…         He will…  do one…

|E6/G#              |F#m7                   |E6/G#           |
… of… two… things:…  He will… ad-mit… to ev-…  'ry-thing;…

|A                           |E6/G#             |
 or… he'll say… he's just not the same,…    and…

|F#m7                    |E6/G#               |
 you'll… be-gin…  to won-… der… why… you came…

CHORUS #3: [16 M]
---------

|D                       |E                  |F#m                  |
 Where… did I… go… wrong?…  I lost…  a friend…  some-where…  a-long…

|A       E/G#              |D                        |
… in the bit-ter-ness,… and I… would have… stayed… up…

|E                     |F#m             |A           E/G#     |
…  with you… all… night…  had I… known…  how… to save… a life…

|D                       |E                  |F#m                  |
 Where… did I… go… wrong?…  I lost…  a friend…  some-where…  a-long…

|A       E/G#              |D                        |
… in the bit-ter-ness,… and I… would have… stayed… up…

|E                     |F#m             |A           E/G#     |
…  with you… all… night…  had I… known…  how… to save… a life…

REFRAIN: [8 M]
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|A       |E6/G#   |A       |E6/G#                |
…                           How… to save…  a life…

|A       |E6/G#   |A       |E6/G#                |
…                           How… to save… a life…

CHORUS #4: [16 M]
---------

|D                       |E                  |F#m                  |
 Where… did I… go… wrong?…  I lost…  a friend…  some-where…  a-long…

|A       E/G#              |D                        |
… in the bit-ter-ness,… and I… would have… stayed… up…

|E                     |F#m             |A           E/G#     |
…  with you… all… night…  had I… known…  how… to save… a life…

|D                       |E                  |F#m                  |
 Where… did I… go… wrong?…  I lost…  a friend…  some-where…  a-long…

|A       E/G#              |D                        |
… in the bit-ter-ness,… and I… would have… stayed… up…

|E                     |F#m             |A           E/G#     |
…  with you… all… night…  had I… known…  how… to save… a life…

CODA: [16 M]
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|A       |E6/G#   |A       |E6                   |A       |E6/G#   |
…                           How… to save…  a life…

|A       |E6                   |A       |E6/G#   |A       |E6/G#   |
          How… to save…  a life…

|A       |A       |DRUMS…  |…       |


            
            
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XxStrangeMusicxX 28 Sep 04, 2016 02:54 PM

Bravo! This is one hell of a tab!

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