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The Tragically Hip – Stay

For the intro part, I just play octaves (i.e. for E I play x7x9xx, D is x5x7xx, etc.)
E D C B A G \
F F C / x2
F C
You did the best that you could do.
G
You were a great crew,
F
who tried to nurture and preserve your
G
faith in you.
F C
And with the bureau chiefs
G
and the shrugging spies
F G
You could stay, but why.
G
Am
You see a light and then another
F
and everything you fought for
C
naughts uncovered.
Youfe not a fighter, youfe a lover.
Am
You got no business in here, brother
F G
so… stay.
Stay.
E D C B A G C
E D C B A G \
F F C / x2
F C
Is it the worst that you could do?
G
You were a great you,
F
who tried to nurture and preserve your
G
faith in you
F C
and with the bureau chiefs
G
and the shrugging spies
F G
you could stay and why.
Am
Cause you see a light and then another.
F
Everything you thought you
C
soughts uncovered.
Youfe a fighter and a lover
Am
and theres no one up above her
F G
so …stay.
Stay.
E D C B A G C
F C
F
All things being balanced,
C
its balanced and called balancing
F
somewhere beyond everything its being
balanced not for the
C
sake of balance but balancing between
the throes of learning
Bb
and the entire thing
C
entirely
Bb
balancing.
E D C B A G C

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