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Happiness - The Fray
Tabbed By - PatsyCoconut
patsycoconut@live.ca


Standard tuning Capo on 1st fret

Finger picking
Thumb for E and A strings, index on D, middle on G, and ring on B

notes can be ghosted as desired(examples are the ones in parenthesis)

e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0------(0)---|---0------(0)---|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                                                     (0:11)Happiness
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|-----------0---0-|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0---0h2------|---0------(0)---|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3------3---|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                     was just outside my window       I thought it'd crash
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0------(0)---|---0------(0)---|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

                blowin' 80 miles an hour              Happiness
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------0--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                      a little more like knockin'      on your door
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                    you just let it in
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------0--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                                                  (0:44)Happiness
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|-----------0---0-|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0---0h2------|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3------3---|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|


                   feels alot like sorrow             let it be
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

                  you can't make it come or go         but you are gone
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                   not for good but for now           and gone for now 
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------0--------|-----------------|---------------3|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0--------|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

               feels alot like gone for good
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|---------------0|----------------|
G|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0--------|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

                                                 (1:24)Happiness
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

               is a firecracker sittin' on my headboard  Happiness
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

                     was never mine to hold            careful child
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-------3--------|----------------|
G|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|
                    light the fuse and get away      cause happiness

e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                  throws a shower of sparks
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|-------3--------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

    yeaa--------------------------------ahh
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

    yea----------------------------------ah        (2:02)Happiness
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
G|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

              damn near destroys you                  breaks your faith 
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|-------0-------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|

               to pieces on the floor               so you tell yourself
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
G|---------0-------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

           that's enough for now                     happiness
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                has a violent roar                    happiness
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|--------0--------|-------3--------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|----------------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                    is like the old man told me        look for it
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                you'll never find it all               but let it go
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|--------0--------|-------3--------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|----------------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

                   live your life and leave it         then one day
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|-----------------|-------0--------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|--------0-------0|---------------0|-------0-------0|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|-3---3----------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3---3---3---3--|---------3---3--|

              you'll wake un and she'll be             home---
e|------------------|-----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|---------3--------|--------0--------|----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------0|----------------0|----------------|----------------|
D|-----2-------2----|----0-------0----|----------------|----------------|
A|------------------|--3---3---3---3--|----------------|----------------|
E|---0---0---0---0--|-----------------|-3--------------|----------------|

home    she'll be    she'll be     she'll be home....

 this is what I like to replace the piano chords
e|-3----3----3--------|
B|-3----3----3--------|
G|-0----0----0--------|
D|-2----0----0--------|
A|-2----3----2--------|
E|-0----x----x--------|




for the rest it plays around with these chords

           E  A  D  G  B  E
Cadd9      x  3  2  0  3  3
G          3  2  0  0  3  3
Em7        0  2  2  0  3  3



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| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| x    Dead note

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nap519 10 Apr 13, 2012 06:24 AM

pristine tab! great job!!

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patsycoconut 51 Apr 13, 2012 06:28 AM

Just looked it over

Missing an open note on the 3rd stirng under(2:02) and "so" you tell yourself.

also the 4th note in the 2nd bar, underneath "violent roar" should be an open on the 2nd string, not the 3rd.

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connorschall 10 Feb 21, 2015 06:09 AM

Think this is wonderful.

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