Happiness

note: both studio versions are played in a different key,
but this is how he almost always played live at solo acoustic shows.

Standard D tuning DGCFAD

G     320003  F*   131215 (or 1xxx15 if it is too hard)
Bm    x24432  C9   x32013
Eb*   x6xx45  A*   x02225
Am    x02210  D    xx0232
C/G   332010  F    133211
D7/F# 2x0212  G5   320033
Em    022000  G/F* 2x1203
B7/F# 22120x  C#*  x4xx23


intro
D----3-----------2-----------5-----------3-----------5-----------3-----------5-----------3--------------
A---0-----------3-----------4-----------5-----------4-----------3-----------2-----------1---------------
F-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
C-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--0--

     G           Bm          F*          C9          Eb*         G           A*          C9
D----3-----------2-----------5-----------3-----------5-----------3-----------5-----------3--------------
A---0-----------3-----------1-----------1-----------4-----------0-----------2-----------1---------------
F-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
C-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------------0--2--2--2--3--------------3--3--3--3-/6--6--6-----------------0--0--0--2--3--3--3--3-----
D----3--3--3-----------------1--1--1--0-----------------------2--3--3--3--4-----------------------------

G                      Am
activity's killing the actor
      D                         C/G  /B  
and a cop's standing out in the road     
Am               F  D7/F#
turning traffic away
G5                                   Am  
there was nothing she could do until after
         D                    C/G  /B  
when his body'd been buried below
Am              F  D7/F#
way back in the day

Em Am  Em                         C/G     
oh my, nothing else could've been done 
   G        G/F*   Em  D  C/G  B7/F#
he made his life a lie so
Em Am    Em                    C/G  
he might never have to know anyone
G        G/F*     Em  D   C  C#*  Eb*
made his life the lie you know

G                              Am
I told him that he shouldn't upset her
              D                C/G  /B
and that he'd only be makin it worse
Am                 F  D7/F#
involving somebody else
G5                             Am
but I knew that he'd never forget her
          D                  C/G  /B 
while her memory worked in reverse
Am                       F  D7/F#
to keep her safe from herself

    Em Am  Em                         C/G     
and oh my, nothing else could've been done 
    G        G/F*   Em  D  C/G  B7/F#
she made her life a lie so
Em  Am    Em                    C/G  
she might never have to know anyone
G        G/F*     Em  D   C  C#*  Eb*
made her life the lie you know

[the rest is played exactly like the second part of the intro over and over]

G  Bm  F*  C9  Eb*  G  A*  C9  [X2]

what I   used to be will pass away and then you'll see
G    Bm  F*      C9      Eb*  G        A*          C9
that all I want now is happiness for you and me
     G  Bm  F*  C9     Eb*  G        A*      C9

[repeat and end in G]
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