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Ballad Of A Comeback Kid Tabs

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Ok, this is my first tab, so I might get some things wrong. This is what it sounds like, atleast.

Ballad Of A Comeback Kid:

Intro:
G                        A                           D                              G
Pray for content, settle for free rent, the tenements recall Rome.
G                   A                              Bm                      Em
High five look up, look alive, as the scions of history guess another mystery
C       G     C      G      C       G     C
Wrong.      Wrong.     Wrong.

Verse 1:
G               D     G                      D
Recite your lines,  and I'll quote scriptures.
Em                  Am          Cm                          Bm
Everything was fine until membership lost its privileges.
G                D     G                    D
Everyone in town wanted to be around you.
Em                       Am                   Cm                       Bm
This went on for a while until they finally found you.

Chorus 1:
C                    D                       Em                        Bm                
             C
Ever so careful, on the strip we cruise, crippled in someone else's shoes.
C               D                 Em                            Bm                  C
Who knew?  Mind you. I never had to stand in line, you did...
C         D                               C        G D, C    G D.
For the ballad of a comeback kid.

Verse 2:
G               D     G                                        D
Watch your step as you step down from the podium.
Em                                     Am                    Cm                          
                   Bm
Returned from the war to a hero's welcome, what's more you just had to win.
G         D               G                                 D
Blazing new trails, waving goodbye to the audience.
Em                    Am                             Cm                                  
Bm
Held captive the crowd was inactive, it made such perfect sense.

Chorus 2:
C                    D                       Em                        Bm                
             C
Ever so careful, on the strip we cruise, crippled in someone else's shoes.
C               D                 Em                            Bm   (Stop)    G
Who knew?  Mind you. I never had to stand in line, you...... did.

Bridge: G      C,    G     C.
            G                              C
But you won't, Kelly says she could have. (x2)
C                       G                                               Bm   Em
Like a bat out of hell time has come for... (x3)  ... you.

Chorus 3:
C                    D                       Em                        Bm                
             C
Ever so careful, on the strip we cruise, crippled in someone else's shoes.
C               D                 Em                            Bm
Who knew?  Mind you. I never had to stand in line, you... (x2) did.
C         D                               C.        C G D (x6- x8, I don't know) End on C
For the ballad of a comeback kid.



This one is easy to learn, really. Just listen to the song to try to get the strumming.
I'm the first ever to do this one... wow.
Really good band! listen to them well!
            
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