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On Your Porch Tabs (ver.1)

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On Your Porch Tabs (ver.1)

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                Band: The Format

[Intro:]

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[Verse 1:]

"I was on your porch. The smoke sank
into my skin. So I came inside to be
with..."
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"..you."
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"We talked all night, about everything
we could imagine, cuz come the morning
I'll be..."
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"..gone."
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[Bridge:]

"And as our eyes start to close,
I turn to you, and I let you know
that I love..."

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"..you."
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[Verse 2:]

"My dad was sick. My mom she cared
for him. Her lovin' nursed him back
to..."

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"..life."
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"And me I ran. I couldn't even look
at him. For fear I'd have to say..."
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"..goodbye."
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"And as I start to leave, he grabs me by
the shoulder and he tells me..."

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[Chorus:]

"...What's left to lose? You've done..."

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"..enough. And if you..."
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"..fail, well then you fail, but not
to..."
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"..us. Cuz these last three..."
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"..years, I know they've been..."
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"..hard. But now it's..."
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"..time to get out of the desert and 
into..."
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"..the sun. Even if it's..."
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"..alone."

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[Verse 3:]

"So now here I sit; in a hotel off
of Sunset. My thoughts bounce off
of Sam's..."

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"..guitar."
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"And that's the way it's been ever 
since we were kids, but now; now
we've got somethin' to..."
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"..prove."
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"And I can see their eyes. But tell me
somethin', Can they see mine?..."

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[Chorus:]

"Cuz what's left to lose? I've done..."

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"..enough. And if I..."
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"..fail, well then I fail, but I
gave it a..."
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"..shot. Cuz these last three..."
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"..years, I know they've been..."
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"..hard. But now it's..."
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"..time to get out of the desert and 
into..."
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"..the sun. Even if it's..."
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"..aloooooooone."

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	repeat 2x then...

[Outro:]

"I was on your porch last night. The smoke it sank into my skin."

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That's pretty much it. There's a few minor details in the actual song that
are different than above, but it sounds pretty much the same. ENJOY! THE FORMAT RULES!
            
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