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On My Way ukulele

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                             On My Way - Ben Kweller
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Tabbed by: Jeremy Koebel
Email: Ariesknight@gmail.com

Tuning: Standard

Listen to the song to get a more precise idea of the riff and strumming patterns and rhythm.

Chords:

G  - 320003
C  - X00232
F  - X32010
Bm - 224432
Em - 022000

This is a very simple, catchy, and fun tune to play. At the beginning of each verse, Ben 
a run on the E string which goes into a G chord followed by strumming.

Run:

A|-0-2-3
   I---want
A|-0-2-3
   He--wouldn't

Riff # 1:

e|2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-------------|
B|3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------|
G|2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------|
D|0-0-0-0-0-0-x-x-x-x-x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------|
A|0-0-0-0-0-0-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-------------|
E|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x------0-2-3--|


Verse 1:

    C                C             C               C
I want to kill this man, but he turned around and ran
      F              C              F         C
I'll kill him with karate that I learned in Japan
      C              C         C               C
He wouldn't see my face, I wouldn't leave a trace.
     F              C               F            C
I wouldn't use a bullet, cause a bullet's a disgrace.


Chorus:

Am         Em                Am                Em
Aw, Mom I never thought that I was a murdering man
       F               C      F               C
But tonight I'm on my way, tonight I'm on my way


Verse 2:

                C           C          C            C
There's this drawer that I know, in a house up the road
        F         C              F      C
That's full of things that are easily sold
           C         C           C               C
When they go out of town I could go and snoop around
      F          C              F             C
And make myself rich, off the things that I found


Chorus:

Am         Em                Am               Em
Aw, Mom I never thought that I was a stealing man
       F               C      F               C
But tonight I'm on my way, tonight I'm on my way

Verse 3:

         C              C         C              C
I was sitting on the bleacher, staring at the speaker
  F           C           F            C
Reading his lips, but I could not understand
       C           C          C              C
So I opened up my ears and clearly I could hear
        F       C         F                C
This detailed story all about a grain of sand


Chorus:

Am          Em              Am             Em
Aw, Mom I always dreamt of being a good listener
      F               C      F               C
So tonight I'm on my way, tonight I'm on my way


Verse 4:

              C             C         C                C
There's this kid you gotta meet, he lives across the street
          F          C           F          C
Hes got spirit and heart, we're ten years apart
       C         C             C            C
He is up for anything, he can hang with anyone
     F               C                  F         C
He still likes the things, we used to think were fun


Chorus:

Am         Em                Am               Em
Aw, mom I never thought that I could have a friend
      F               C      F               C
But tonight I'm on my way, tonight I'm on my way
      F                C    F     (C, Riff)
Oh tonight, I'm on my way


Verse 5:

         C            C              C            C
I'm in love with someone, who's as pretty as a flower
      F             C             F            C
Her life gives me power, so I'm buying her a ring
            C            C      C                C
She makes hats with her hands, she is such an artist
 F               C              F            C
I'm her biggest fan and I'm teaching her to sing


Chorus:

Am         Em                Am              Em
Aw, Mom I never thought that I could love no one
       F               C      F               C
But tonight I'm on my way, tonight I'm on my way
         F               C       F     C
Ohhhh tonight I'm on my way.

            
            
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