Tired Old Phrases

Cadillac Sky - Tired Old Phrases from Letters in the Deep (2010) Other than a couple of Emaj7 embellishments in verses 3 & 4 the chords are the same for the verses and instrumentals. Intro: E E E E E B7 E E I don't know if I've said anything A A E E in this life that's worth re-mem-ber-ing A E Nothing bold, nothing brave B7 C#m7 just these tired old phrases A B7 E And I don't know what they mean E B7 E I've written my old self a letter A E I've moved on, I already forget her A E B7 C#m7 She's gone, we're alone, far from our home A B7 E but I promised me things will get better instrumental chords: E B7 E E A A E A E B7 C#m A B7 E notes: E F# Ab C# Eb E C# E F# Ab A B E E B7 E Emaj7 The Devil is laughing at me A E he knows all the evil I've seen A E And though he helped them begin B7 C#m7 I own all my sins A B7 E And the fault lies clearly with me E B7 E Emaj7 I'm tired of coming home smelly A E half a bottle of Jack in my belly A E My eyes red, my throat sore B7 C#m7 My young body too worn out to A B7 E still only be in it's twenties instrumental full mellody: E B7 E A A E e|----------------------------------------------------------------| B|-9--10--12---10--9---------9-h10-9--------------------------9---| G|--------------------11--11-----------------8--9-9h11--9--11-----| D|------------------------------------9--11-----------------------| A|----------------------------------------------------------------| E|----------------------------------------------------------------| A E B7 C#m7 A B7 E e|---------------------------------------------------------------0| B|----------------------7--7-h9p-7--9--7--9--10--9h10--9--7-------| G|---------8--9------9--------------------------------------9--8--| D|--9--11--------9------------------------------------------------| A|----------------------------------------------------------------| E|----------------------------------------------------------------| E B7 E ... And I'm sorry for being so bad to my dear old mother and dad I threw some fits, they put up with it and now I owe them all that I am Someday when my folks meet their end if by chance I live longer than them For the love that they gave and the music we made I'll be proud to have called them my friends -------------------------------------------------------------------- E xx2100 Emaj7 xx2130 B7 xx1202 A xx2220 C#m7 xx6454 Picking: something like strings 4 2 3 2 1 2 3 2 (or 4 3 4 2 1 2 3 2 or 4 3 2 3 1 3 2 3 ?) E E B7 E E A A E E A E B7 C#m7 A B7 E e|------0---------2------------0--------------------4--------22---0---0---| B|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------2-2-2-2--------------5-5-5-5---0-000-000-0-0-0| G|----1---1-----2---2--------2---2--------------------4-----222-2-1-1---1-| D|--2---------1------------2--------------------6---------1-------2-------| A|------------------------------------------------------------------------| E|------------------------------------------------------------------------| Hopefully someone who knows something about bluegrass can verify this or get the picking more exact. tabbed by --Art