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Hamilton - Who Lives Who Dies Who Tells Your Story ukulele

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Intro:
D A

[WASHINGTON]
Bm                              D    
Let me tell you what I wish I’d known
                                Em
When I was young and dreamed of glory

You have no control:

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
    G
Who lives
Who dies
    F#
Who tells your story?

[BURR]
Bm
President Jefferson:

[JEFFERSON]
                          D
I’ll give him this: his financial system is a
                Em
Work of genius. I couldn’t undo it if I tried
And I tried

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
    G
Who lives
Who dies
    F#
Who tells your story?

[BURR]
Bm
President Madison:

[MADISON]
                                       D              
He took our country from bankruptcy to prosperity
                                              Em
I hate to admit it, but he doesn’t get enough credit
For all the credit he gave us

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
    G
Who lives
Who dies
    F#
Who tells your story?

[ANGELICA]
Bm
Every other founding father story gets told
D
Every other founding father gets to grow old

[BURR]
Em
But when you’re gone, who remembers your name?
G
Who keeps your flame?

[BURR AND MEN]
    F#
Who tells your story?    [ANGELICA AND WOMEN]
                               
                          Who tells your story?
Who tells your story?              Bm
                          Your story?
        
 
[WOMEN]
D
Eliza

[ELIZA]
                         F#
I put myself back in the narrative

[WOMEN]
Eliza

[ELIZA]
  Bm
I stop wasting time on tears
  G                  Gm
I live another fifty years
It’s not enough

[COMPANY]
Eliza

[ELIZA]
D                             F#
I interview every soldier who fought by your side

[MULLIGAN/LAFAYETTE/LAURENS]
She tells our story

[ELIZA]
Bm                                                G
I try to make sense of your thousands of pages of writings
              Gm
You really do write like you’re running out of—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
D
Time

[ELIZA]
I rely on—

[ELIZA AND ANGELICA]
Angelica

[ELIZA]
F#
While she’s alive—

[ELIZA AND ANGELICA]
We tell your story

[ELIZA]
Bm
She is buried in Trinity Church

[ELIZA AND ANGELICA]
     G
Near you

[ELIZA]
                  Gm
When I needed her most, she was right on—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
D
Time

[ELIZA]
And I’m still not through
  F#
I ask myself, “What would you do if you had more—”

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Bm
Time

[ELIZA]
The Lord, in his kindness
   G                        Bb
He gives me what you always wanted
He gives me more—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Eb
Time

[ELIZA]
                              Gm
I raise funds in D.C. for the Washington Monument

[WASHINGTON]
    G            Cm
She tells my story

[ELIZA]
I speak out against slavery
Ab                          G7
You could have done so much more if you only had—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Eb
Time

[ELIZA]
                               G
And when my time is up, have I done enough?

[ELIZA]                         [COMPANY]
                       Cm
Will they tell our story?       Will they tell your story?
 
[ELIZA]
                            Ab
Oh. Can I show you what I’m proudest of?

[COMPANY]
    Eb
The orphanage

[ELIZA]
                        Gm      G
I established the first private orphanage in New York City

[COMPANY]
    Cm
The orphanage

[ELIZA]
                            Ab
I help to raise hundreds of children
  G7
I get to see them growing up

[COMPANY]
    Eb
The orphanage

[ELIZA]
                         Bb
In their eyes I see you, Alexander
I see you every—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Eb
Time

[ELIZA]
And when my time is up
       G
Have I done enough?
                  G7  Cm      [COMPANY]
Will they tell my story?      Will they tell your story?         
 
[ELIZA]
                             Ab
Oh, I can’t wait to see you again
     G7
It’s only a matter of—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Eb  G
Time

[COMPANY]
Will they tell your story?
                               [COMPANY]
Who lives, who dies,            Cm  Ab         
who tells your story?           Time...
                                Eb  G
                                Time...
Will they tell your story?      Cm  Ab
                                Time...
Who lives, who dies—     
 
[FULL COMPANY]
    Bb             Eb
Who tells your story?


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