Alice Childress chords with lyrics by Ben Folds Five - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Ben Folds Five – Alice Childress chords

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Ben Folds Five-Alice Childress
Solo piano version on the iTunes Original album
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Intro:
Bmaj7 B7 | Esusmaj9(omit 5) Emaj9 (x4)

Abm Gb/Bb Some summers in the evening
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color) after six or so
Abm Gb/Bb I walk on down the hill
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb and maybe buy a beer
E Gb I think about my friends
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color) sometimes I wish they lived out here
Dbm7 Gb | B (change between a B and E/B off and on)but they wouldn't dig this town
E B/D# | Gb/Ab Ab/Bbno they wouldn't dig this town
CHORUS
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D# Alice Childress
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Gb/Ab Ab/Bbanymore
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D# Alice Childress
E B/D#(No lyrics)
Gb/Ab | E/G# | anymore, no not anymore no
Intro again: Bmaj7 B7 | Esus9(omit 5) Emaj9 (x2)
Abm Gb/Bb Alice the world is full of ugly things that
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color) you can't change
Abm Gb/Bb pretend it's not that way
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb that's my idea of faith
E F# you can blow it off and say there's
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color) good in nearly everyone
Dbm7 Gb | B (change between a B and E/B off and on)just give them all a chance
E B/D# | Gb/Ab Ab/Bbgive them all a chance
CHORUS
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D# Alice Childress
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Gb/Ab Ab/Bbanymore
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D# Alice Childress
E B/D#(No lyrics)
Gb/Ab | E/G# anymore, no not anymore
Bridge: I'll try to write down the notes of the solo. Keep in mind I'm not writing repeated notes twice or more. It's the same D/E chord throughout just keep comping it through out. 1 2 3 4 |1 2 3 4 |1 2 3 4 |1 2 3 4 |
Chords: D/E Notes: F#--E--B--A G# A B G# F#--E--B--A G# A B F#
C/G | Gmaj7 No it didn't work out
C/D no it didn't work out
Gmaj7the way we thought it would
C/D no it didn't work out
Gmaj7an arranged marriage
E/F#is not so good
Interlude: Same chords as the verse
Abm Gb/Bb B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)
Abm Gb/Bb B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)
Abm Gb/Bb Thank God it's you
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color) you know your timing is impeccable
Abm Gb/Bb I'm not fooling you
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb I don't know what to do
E F#(Gb) some dude just knocked me cold
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color) and left me on the sidewalk
Dbm7 Gb | B (change between a B and E/B off and on)took everything I had
E B/D#| Gb/Ab Ab/Bbeverything I had
CHORUS
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D# Alice Childress
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Gb/Ab Ab/Bbanymore
E B/D# Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D# Alice Childress
E B/D#(No lyrics)
Gb/Ab | E/G# | anymore, no not anymore no
Gb/Ab | E/G# |anymore, no not anymore
Gb/Ab | E/G# |anymore, no not anymore
Outro: Same as intro Bmaj7 B7 | Esusmaj9(omit 5) Emaj9 (x2)
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