Shinedown - What A Shame chords

      
Title: What A Shame
Artist: Shinedown
Album: The Sound Of Madness

Wasn't happy with the other versions out there, so I decided to give it a shot myself. 
This might (or might not) be the way it is played, but it sounds good when played 
along to the record version. 
Feel free to comment if you see (or hear) any mistakes.

Oh, and thanks to 365_days_gone for his (her?) Guitar Pro version that made my work much easier.

Tuned a half-step down

Intro: F#m-F#m-A-E  x2

F#mTwo packs of cigarettes a day
AThe strongest whiskey
E F#mKentucky can make
AThat's a recipe to put a vagabond
E F#mOn his hands and knees
I watched it all up close,
AI knew him more than most
E F#mI saw a side of him he never showed
AFull of sympathy for a world that
EWouldn't let him be
Bm That's the man he was,
D C# Have you heard enough?
F#m A EWhat a shame, what a shame,
F#mTo judge a life that you can't change
A EThe choir sings, the church bells ring
F#mSo, won't you give this man his wings?
A EWhat a shame to have to beg you to
D C#See we're not all the same
F#mWhat a shame
F#m-A-E F#m-F#m-A-E
F#mThere's a hard life for every silver spoon
A EThere's a touch of grey for every shade of blue
F#mThat's the way that I see life
AIf there was nothing wrong,
EThen there'd be nothing right
F#mAnd for this working man they say could
ABarely stand
E F#mThere's gotta be a better place to land
ASome kind of remedy for a world that
EWouldn't let him be
Bm That's the man he was,
D C# Have you heard enough?
F#m A EWhat a shame, what a shame,
F#mTo judge a life that you can't change
A EThe choir sings, the church bells ring
F#mSo, won't you give this man his wings?
A EWhat a shame to have to beg you to
D C# See we're not all the same
Bm-A <----- The two chords alternate rapidly; What a shame I prefer playing power chords
Bridge: Bbm-Cm-C#-Fm-Eb x2 <-- I also play this riff using power chords.
Bbm Cm C# Fm EbGod forgive the hands that laid you down,
They never knew how,
Bbm Cm C# Fm EbBut your broken heart can break the sound,
And change the season
C# EbNow the leaves are falling faster, happily ever after
C# You gave me hope through your endeavors
Eb Fm F#m Ab Bb Cm C# <--- You can go above the 12th fret to make And now you will live for-e--ver it sound exactly like the original
song, but since I play it on an acoustic, I go down for the last 3 chords.
F#m A EWhat a shame, what a shame,
F#mTo judge a life that you can't change
A EThe choir sings, the church bells ring
F#mSo, won't you give this man his wings?
A EWhat a shame to have to beg you to
F#mSee we're not all the same
A EWhat a shame, what a shame
F#m'Cause we're not all the same
A EWhat a shame, what a shame
F#m'Cause we're not all the same
F#m-A-E F#m-F#m-A-E
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