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The Rat Who Would Be King Acoustic ukulele

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The Rat Who Would Be King / Matthew Good Band / The Audio Of Being / 2001
Tabbed by Kathtastrophy
Tuning: Standard

I adapted this song for rhythm acoustic. Its very simple and you can play it along 
to the song. Like all Good's songs play around with hammer-ons and completely 
removing strings from a chord. 
This a very basic outline. 
Be creative with it. 

G 320033
Am x02210
C x32010
F 133211           F and Fmaj9 are somewhat interchangeable
Fmaj9 x33010            I prefer the sound of Fmaj9 though
G/Am 302210
F#/Am 20(2)210
F/Am 10(2)210 or A regular barred F

Listen to the song to get the timing. If its confusing I can make a video.

Intro
G Am C Fmaj9 

Verse 1:
G Am     C  Fmaj9
Even a blind    
 G       Am      C Fmaj9
squirrel finds a nut
G    Am     C Fmaj9
once in a while
G           Am        C                 Fmaj9
Once you're in you're pretty much fucked
G      Am       C  Fmaj9
When I was the rat
    G        Am       C   Fmaj9
The rat who would be king
G   Am       C   Fmaj9  
I imagined typhoid 
  G         Am      C      Fmaj9
and us alone   always us alone


Chorus:
    C                   Am                G             F
And I've waited on the sidelines all this time all this time
    C          Am           G                      F
And I've a grenade with our names scratched on the side
                C 
But that's just love
                  Am     G/Am F#/Am F/Am  
And you know that love's not enough
Am    G/Am F#/Am F/Am
 Love's not enough  

G Am C Fmaj9 x2


Verse2: (same as 1: G Am C Fmaj9)
Crawl from the sea
Wait for some thumbs
A greatness to breed
Build the Mall of America

When I was the rat
The rat who would be king
I imagined ashes and us alone
Always us alone

Chorus:
    C                   Am                G             F
And I've waited on the sidelines all this time all this time
    C          Am           G                      F
And I've a grenade with our names scratched on the side
                C 
But that's just love
                  Am     G/Am F#/Am F/Am  
And you know that love's not enough
Am    G/Am F#/Am F/Am
Love's not enough      (x3)

Outro: Am G/Am F#/Am F/Am

For the end chorus I prefer using a G/C instead of C and the F instead of F/Am. 
Gives it more impact. 

**Any questions about the progression or variation chords message me through my 
profile! Hope this works out for you!** 

            
            
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