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Father Acoustic chords

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Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
This is a fantastic group that I'm so glad that I stumbled upon. This chord
tab is based off of the youtube video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xraBEAoMNX8

If you are having any troubles with the rhythm of the song, please listen 
to the song or watch the video I provided. Also, when you've made your final
judgement on the tab, please rate and leave a comment.

Chords: lowE A D G B e
        F5:1 3 X X X X
       Bb5:X 1 3 X X X
        C5:X 3 5 X X X
        D5:X 5 7 X X X
       F5*:X 8 10X X X
      Bb5*:6 8 X X X X

[Intro]
F5 Bb5 C5 Bb5
             
[Verse 1]
            F5                         Bb5
I have this dream that I am hitting my dad with a baseball bat
          C5                           Bb5
And he is screaming and crying for help
          F5                     Bb5
And maybe halfway through it has more to do with me killing him
        C5                    Bb5
Then it ever did protecting myself
      F5                                      Bb5
And I believe that yeah, dad, maybe no one is perfect
      C5                                 Bb5
But I believe that you were pushing your luck
        F5
It just sucks it played out like this
  Bb5                        C5                 Bb5
A terrible movie none of the actors even give a fuck

[Pre-Chorus]
             D5               C5
But you look good tonight girlfriend,
                     Bb5
Can I sleep in your bed?
           D5               C5
And when I crawl out in the morning,
      F5               Bb5   C5
Can I stay inside your head?
 
[Chorus]
                Bb5    C5  D5
'Cause you were high school
    F5*                       Bb5*
And I was just more like real life
             Bb5   C5        D5
And you were okay, okay as a girlfriend
    F5*                      Bb5*
But I was just more like his wife
           Bb5  C5
And it was okay
              D5
I'll wear the makeup
            F5*               Bb5*
I'll do whatever he wants all night
                Bb5  C5     D5
'Cause you were okay   as a girlfriend
    F5*                      Bb5*
But I was just more like his wife.

[Verse 2]
        F5
A long, long, long, long, long, long, long time ago 
                        Bb5
my great, great, great, great grandfather

took something that did not belong to him
            C5
And that is why today I have an eagle in my veins
    Bb5
I am   part Native American
         F5
And I am leaving as soon as I come,
                          Bb5
As soon as I come you will probably forget my name
         C5                                               Bb5
I hope I fall asleep at the wheel and crash my car on the ride home

[Pre-Chorus]
             D5               C5
But you look good tonight girlfriend,
                     Bb5
Can I sleep in your bed?
           D5               C5
And when I crawl out in the morning,
      F5               Bb5   C5
Can I stay inside your head?
 
[Chorus]
                Bb5    C5  D5
'Cause you were high school
    F5*                       Bb5*
And I was just more like real life
             Bb5   C5        D5
And you were okay, okay as a girlfriend
    F5*                      Bb5*
But I was just more like his wife
           Bb5  C5
And it was okay
              D5
I'll wear the makeup
            F5*               Bb5*
I'll do whatever he wants all night
                Bb5  C5     D5
'Cause you were okay   as a girlfriend
    F5*                       Bb5*
But I was just more like real life.
               F5
More like real life!

And that should be that for the acoustic version of Father by The Front
Bottoms. As I've stated before, please rate and comment my tab when 
you have made your final judgement. And, if you liked this tab, feel free 
to stop by my profile page on this site and check out some of the others. 
And feel free to also join my "UGs Online Debate" group where you get to 
debate and argue with other UG people over music topics.

-I hope you enjoy; my little droogies. 
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cesarzavala37 10 Nov 12, 2014 12:42 PM

could you please just like write out the strum pattern, i'm pretty bad at figuring it out and i would really appreciate it

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