Pearl Jam – Black Ukulele Chords

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Voice Range: EG (1 octave + 4 half tones) – how to use this?

 

Verse:
ESheets of empty canAvas        Asus4               A
Untouched sEheets of claAy         Asus4               A
WereE laid spread out befAore me         Asus4               A
As heEr body once did.

 

EAll five hoArizons    Asus4                A
Revolved aEround her soul Aas the earth to theAsus4 sun            A
ENow the air I tasteAd and breathed         Asus4               A
Has Etaken a turn

 

Pre-Chorus:
OohC, and all I taught her
Was everEmything
Ooh, CI know she gave me
All that shEme wore

 

Chorus:
And now my Dbitter hands
Chafe benCeath the clouds
Of what was everytEmhing.
Oh, the Dpictures
have all been washCed in black
Tattooed everythEming…

 

Verse:
EI take a Awalk outsiAsus4de                A
I’m suErrounded by some Akids at plaAsus4y                A
EI can feel their lAaughter         Asus4               A
So Ewhy do I sear?

 

Pre-Chorus:
OhC, and twisted thoughts that spin
Round my hEmead, I’m spinning
OhC, I’m spinning
How quick the sun can drop aEmway

 

Chorus:
And now myD bitter hands
CradleC broken glass
Of what was everytEmhing
All the Dpictures have
All been wasChed in black
Tattooed everyEmthing…

 

All thDe love gone bad
Turned mCy world to black
Tattooed aDll I see
All that CI am
All I’ll beeEmeeeeeeeeeDee… yeah…  C

 

Em   D   C

 

Bridge:
I Emknow someday you’ll have a beautiful life,
I Dknow you’ll be a star
In sComebody else’s sky,
But Emwhy, why, wDhy
Can’t iCt be, can’t it be miEmne?
DAah… uuCh..

 

 

Em   D   C     x5
D    C
Em   D   C     (fade)