Ben Folds Five - Luckiest tab

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			     The Luckiest - Ben Folds Five
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Song: The Luckiest
Artist: Ben Folds
Tabbed by: clemm

Tuning: Standard

**Note** I took the chord version of this song and put it into tab so its 
 a lot easier for beginners to understand what their playing.  This is for
people who don't know chords.

Chords are labeled under the tab version.

x= don't play that string.

**INTRO**e|---2---3---2---0---2---2---3---2/0---0---|B|---3---0---3---2---3---2---0---3/2---2---|G|---2---0---2---2---4---2---0---2/2---2---|D|---0---0---0---2---4---4---0---0/2---2---|A|---0---2---0---0---2---4---2---0/0---0---|E|---0---3---0---0---x---2---3---0/0---0---| D G D A Bm F#m G D/A A
**VERSE 1** I don't get many things right the first timee|--2-------0---------2---------------3---------|B|--3-------2---------3---------------0---------|G|--2-------2---------2---------------0---------|D|--0-------2---------0---------------0---------|A|--0-------0---------0---------------2---------|E|--0-------0---------0---------------3---------| D A D G
in fact I am told that a lot. Now I know all the wrong turnse|--------2----------2--------0-----------0-----------0----------|B|--------3----------3--------1-----------2-----------2----------|G|--------2----------4--------0-----------2-----------2----------|D|--------0----------4--------2-----------2-----------2----------|A|--------0----------2--------3-----------0-----------4----------|E|--------0----------x--------x-----------0-----------0----------| D Bm C A A/C#
the stumbles and falls brought me heree|---------2----------3---------------2----2---2---0---|B|---------3----------0---------------3----3---2---2---|G|---------2----------0---------------2----4---2---2---|D|---------0----------0---------------0----4---4---2---|A|---------0----------2---------------0----2---4---0---|E|---------0----------3---------------0----x---2---0---| D G D Bm F#m A
**CHORUS** And where was I before the day that I first saw your lovely face?e|--2--------------3------------2-----------------0-----------------0-|B|--3--------------0------------3-----------------0-----------------2-|G|--4--------------0------------4-----------------1-----------------2-|D|--4--------------0------------4-----------------2-----------------2-|A|--2--------------2------------3-----------------2-----------------0-|E|--x--------------3------------x-----------------0-----------------0-| Bm G Bm E A
now I see it every daye|----------2----------3---|B|----------2----------0---|G|----------2----------0---|D|----------4----------0---|A|----------4----------2---|E|----------2----------3---| F#m G
And I know, that I am, I am, I am, the luckieste|------2-----0--0---------2--0---2---2----3-2/0---0-----2------0-|B|------3-----2--2---------3--2---3---2----0-3/2---2-----3------2-|G|------2-----2--0---------2--2---4---2----0-2/2---2-----2------2-|D|------0-----2--2---------0--2---4---4----0-0/2---2-----0------2-|A|------0-----0--0---------0--0---2---4----2-0/0---0-----0------0-|E|------0-----0--0---------0--0---x---2----3-0/0---0-----0------0-| D/A A A7 D A Bm F#m G D/A A D A
**VERSE 2** What if I'd been born 50 years before youe|-----------2--------0---2----------3--------|B|-----------3--------2---3----------0--------|G|-----------2--------2---2----------0--------|D|-----------0--------2---0----------0--------|A|-----------0--------0---0----------2--------|E|-----------0--------0---0----------3--------| D A D G
in a house on the street where you live? Maybe I'd be outsidee|-------2------------2-------------------0-----------0-------0----|B|-------3------------3-------------------1-----------2-------2----|G|-------2------------4-------------------0-----------2-------2----|D|-------0------------4-------------------2-----------2-------2----|A|-------0------------2-------------------3-----------0-------4----|E|-------0------------x-------------------0-----------0-------0----| D Bm C A A/C#
as you pass on your bike would I know?e|----------2------------3------------2----2----2--0-|B|----------3------------0------------3----3----2--2-|G|----------2------------0------------2----4----2--2-|D|----------0------------0------------0----4----4--2-|A|----------0------------2------------0----2----4--0-|E|----------0------------3------------0----x----2--0-| D G D Bm F#m A
**CHORUS** And in a wide sea of eyes, I'd see one pair that I'd recognizee|-2-------------3-----------2------------0--------------0-------2----3------|B|-3-------------0-----------3------------0--------------2-------2----0------|G|-4-------------0-----------4------------1--------------2-------2----0------|D|-4-------------0-----------4------------2--------------2-------4----0------|A|-3-------------2-----------2------------2--------------0-------4----2------|E|-x-------------3-----------x------------0--------------0-------2----3------| Bm G Bm E A F#m G
And I'd know, that I am, I am, I am, the luckieste|------2----0--0--------2--0---2-----2----3---2/0--0-----2-------0--|B|------3----2--2--------3--2---3-----2----0---3/2--2-----3-------2--|G|------2----2--0--------2--2---4-----2----0---2/2--2-----2-------2--|D|------0----2--2--------0--2---4-----4----0---0/2--2-----0-------2--|A|------0----0--0--------0--0---2-----4----2---0/0--0-----0-------0--|E|------0----0--0--------0--0---x-----2----3---0/0--0-----0-------0--| D/A A A7 D A Bm F#m G D/A A D A
**BRIDGE** I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you.e|-0----------------------------2--------------0-------2------3----0-|B|-0----------------------------3--------------2-------3------0----2-|G|-0----------------------------4--------------2-------2------0----2-|D|-2----------------------------4--------------2-------0------0----2-|A|-2----------------------------2--------------4-------0------2----0-|E|-0----------------------------x--------------0-------0------3----0-| Em Bm A/C# D G A
**VERSE 3** Next door there's an old man who lived to his 90'se|--------2--------------0------------2-----------3---|B|--------3--------------2------------3-----------0---|G|--------2--------------2------------2-----------0---|D|--------0--------------2------------0-----------0---|A|--------0--------------0------------0-----------2---|E|--------0--------------0------------0-----------3---| D A D G
and one day passed away in his sleep. And his wifee|------2---------------2------------0-------------0---|B|------3---------------3------------1-------------2---|G|------2---------------4------------0-------------2---|D|------0---------------4------------2-------------2---|A|------0---------------2------------3-------------0---|E|------0---------------x------------x-------------0---| D Bm C A
she stayed for a couple of days and passed away.e|------0-------------2---------3---------------2---2----2--0-|B|------2-------------3---------0---------------3---3----2--2-|G|------2-------------2---------0---------------2---4----2--2-|D|------2-------------0---------0---------------0---4----4--2-|A|------4-------------0---------2---------------0---2----4--0-|E|------0-------------0---------3---------------0---x----2--0-| A/C# D G D Bm F#m A
**CHORUS** I'm sorry, I know that's a strange way to tell you that I know we belong.e|--2---------3----------------2---------------0----------------0------2-----3--|B|--3---------0----------------3---------------0----------------2------2-----0--|G|--4---------0----------------4---------------1----------------2------2-----0--|D|--4---------0----------------4---------------2----------------2------4-----0--|A|--2---------2----------------2---------------2----------------0------4-----2--|E|--x---------3----------------x---------------0----------------0------2-----3--| Bm G Bm E A F#m G
That I know, that I am, I am, I am, the luckiest e|-----2----0--0--------2--0---2---2----3---2----0------2-----2--3--2--0--2---|B|-----3----2--2--------3--2---3---2----0---3----2------3-----2--0--3--2--3---|G|-----2----2--0--------2--2---4---2----0---2----2------4-----2--0--2--2--2---|D|-----0----2--2--------0--2---4---4----0---0----2------4-----4--0--0--2--0---|A|-----0----0--0--------0--0---2---4----2---0----0------2-----4--2--0--0--0---|E|-----0----0--0--------0--0---x---2----3---0----0------x-----2--3--0--0--0---| D/A A A7 D A Bm F#m G D/A A Bm F#m G D/A A D
**The End** *Not sure the very end spacing is right, so just listen to the song and find out when to strum. Good Luck! Great song by Ben Folds Learn this and play it for you sweaty! --clemm
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