Father Of Mine Acoustic chords with lyrics by Everclear - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Everclear – Father Of Mine Acoustic chords

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This is based on an acoustic performance given by Art Alexakis for Guitar Centre 
and is easily found on Youtube if you want to see the strumming pattern and the 
chord changes on the interlude.

the tuning is one full step down

great song, enjoy!


D Father of mine
GTell me where have you been?
EmYou know I just closed by eyes
DMy whole world disappeared
F#Father of mine
GTake me back to the day
EmYeah, when I was still your golden boy
DBack before you went away
interlude D A G F# G A(pull off) D A G F# (yeah yeah) G D
D F# Father of mine
GTell me where did you go?
EmYeah, you had the world inside your hand
DBut you did not seem to know
D F# Father of mine
GTell me what do you see?
EmWhen you look back at your wasted life
DAnd you don't see me
(Palm mute)
D F#I was ten years old
GDoin' all that I could
Em (Strum)It wasn't easy for me to be a scared white boy
D (strum then mute) In a black neighborhood
D F#Sometimes you would send me a birthday card
GWith a five dollar bill
EmI never understood you then
DAnd I guess I never will
D A G F# G A(pull off) D Daddy Gave me a name
D A G F# G A(pull off) D Daddy Gave me a name, then he walked away...
D A G F# G D
D D D yeah, yeah, yeah
(palm mute)
D F# Father of mine
GTell me where have you been?
EmYeah, I just closed by eyes
DAnd the world disappeared
F#Father of mine
G Tell me how do you sleep?
EmWith the children you abandoned
DAnd the wife I saw you beat
F#I will never be safe
GI will never be sane
EmI will always be weird inside
DI will always be lame
F#Now I'm a grown man
GWith a child of my own
EmAnd I swear, I'll never let her know
DAll the pain I have known
D A G F# G A(pull off) D Daddy Gave me a name
D A G F# G A(pull off) D Daddy Gave me a name, then he walked away...
D A G F# G D
D D D yeah, yeah, yeah and he walked away... etc
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