Folds Ben - The Luckiest Chords & Tabs

 

The Luckiest Chords & Tabs

Folds Ben Chords & Tabs

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The Luckiest Tab

   
The Luckiest
Ben Folds
Dropped D Tuning

*This is as close as I could come to the piano part on guitar...it's not
exactly the same, but it sounds pretty good, I think.

E  ----------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------7-----------------3--------------7-----------------5-------
G -------------7-----------------4--------------7-----------------6----
D -------7--------7-----------------------7--------7-----------------7-
A ----5--------------0-----5-----------5--------------5-----7----------
D -0--------------------5-----------0---------------------7-------------

E ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------12--------12--10--------7--------10--8--------8--------8--7--------7--5-
G -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D -------9---------9--------------7--------7-------------5--------5------------4--4----
A ----9---------9--------------7--------7-------------5--------5------------4----------
D -9------------------------7--------7----------7--5--------5--------5--4-----------2-

E ------------------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------10--------------------8-
G ----------7-----------6--9---------11------11------------7----
D -------7-----------7------------------------------------5-------
A ----5-----------7---------------9-------------------5----------
D -0-----------7--------------9--------------------5-------------
   I        don’t get        many things right the first time    In

E
B ----------------------------------------------------------
G ----------7---------------------------0--2------------0-
D -------7------------9--9---------0----------------0----
A ----5-----------9-------------2----------------2-------
D -0-----------9------------5-----------------5----------
   fact,     I am told    that a lot			Now I

E ---------------------------------------------------------
B ----------2-----------2---------------------------------
G -------2-----------0--------------7------------------0-
D ----2-----------2--------------9-----9-----------5----
A -0-----------0--------------9-----------9-----5-------
D --------------------------9-----------------5----------
    know all the wrong turns, the stumbles and falls brought me here

E --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G ----------7------------4--------4-------------------2-------------------6----
D -------7-----7--4--7--------4-----4--4---------4------------5------------7-
A ----5---------------------2-------------------4------------5---------7-------
D -0-----------------------------------------4------------5---------7----------

E ----------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------------------
G ---------------7------------------------7----------------------
D ------------9---------5--------------9---------2-----4-----5-
A --------9----------------5--------9----------------------------
D -9--9-------------5--------9--9-----------2------4-----5----
         And where was I before the day that I first saw your lovely

E -------------------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------------------------------
G ----------6-----------7-----------0-----------0-----------
D -------7-----------7-----------0-----------0-----0-----0-
A ----7-----------5-----------2-----------2-----------2----
D -7-----------0-----------5-----------5--------------------
    face?    Now I see it everyday		       And

E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G -7-----6-----7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--2--2--4--4--2-
D -7-----7-----7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
A -5-----7-----5--5--5--5--5--4--4--5--5--4--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
D -0-----7-----0--0--0--0--0--7--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
     I   know that I	          am,	          I		        am,

E ----------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------------------------
G -4--4--4--4--4--7--7--6--6--6--7--7--7--7--7------------------
D -5--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---------------
A -5--5--5--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--7--7--5--5--7-
D -5--5--5--5--5--0--0--7--7--7--0--0--0--0--0--7--7--7--7--7-
     I		     am               the luckiest		   

E  ----------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------7-----------------3--------------7-----------------5-------
G -------------7-----------------4--------------7-----------------6----
D -------7--------7-----------------------7--------7-----------------7-
A ----5--------------0-----5-----------5--------------5-----7----------
D -0--------------------5-----------0---------------------7-------------
								What if
E ------------------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------10--------------------8-
G ----------7-----------6--9---------11------11------------7----
D -------7-----------7------------------------------------5-------
A ----5-----------7---------------9-------------------5----------
D -0-----------7--------------9--------------------5-------------
     I’d     been born            fifty         years before you   in a
E
B ----------------------------------------------------------
G ----------7---------------------------0--2------------0-
D -------7------------9--9---------0----------------0----
A ----5-----------9-------------2----------------2-------
D -0-----------9------------5-----------------5----------
    house  on the street where you live		    Maybe

E ---------------------------------------------------------
B ----------2-----------2---------------------------------
G -------2-----------0--------------7------------------0-
D ----2-----------2--------------9-----9-----------5----
A -0-----------0--------------9-----------9-----5-------
D --------------------------9-----------------5----------
     I’d be outside as you passed on your bike Would I know?

E ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------------2---------------------------------------
G ----------7------------4--------4--4--4-----2--------2--------------------------
D -------7-----7--4--7--------4----------------------------4--5----------5--4--0-
A ----5---------------------2-------------------------4----------------7------------
D -0-----------------------------------------------4----------------7----------------
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/f/folds_ben/the_luckiest_tab_ver_2.html ]
E ----------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------------------
G ---------------7------------------------7----------------------
D ------------9---------5--------------9---------2-----4-----5-
A --------9----------------5--------9----------------------------
D -9--9-------------5--------9--9-----------2------4-----5----
         And in a       wide sea of eyes, I see one pair that 

E -------------------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------------------------------
G ----------6-----------7-----------0-----------0-----------
D -------7-----------7-----------0-----------0-----0-----0-
A ----7-----------5-----------2-----------2-----------2----
D -7-----------0-----------5-----------5--------------------
    I           recognize

E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G -7-----6-----7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--2--2--4--4--2-
D -7-----7-----7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
A -5-----7-----5--5--5--5--5--4--4--5--5--4--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
D -0-----7-----0--0--0--0--0--7--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
     I   know that I	          am,	          I		        am,

E ----------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------------------------
G -4--4--4--4--4--7--7--6--6--6--7--7--7--7--7------------------
D -5--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---------------
A -5--5--5--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--7--7--5--5--7-
D -5--5--5--5--5--0--0--7--7--7--0--0--0--0--0--7--7--7--7--7-
     I		     am               the luckiest		   

E ----------------------------------
B ----------------------------------
G -7-----------7--6---------7--9-
D ----------7----------------------
A -------5---------------7---------
D ----0---------------7------------

E -------------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------------------------
G ----0-----0-----0-----0------0------0------0-----0-
D -------2------------2-------------2-------------2----
A --------------2---------------------------2-----------
D -2-------------------------2--------------------------
            I         love you     more than   I        have

E --------------------------------------------------------
B --------------------------------------------------------
G ----7-----7------7-----7------7-----7------7------7-
D -------9-------------9------------9-------------9-----
A --------------9---------------------------9------------
D -9--------------------------9--------------------------
	           ever            found a      way   to

E -------------------------------------------------------------------
B --------------------------------------------7----------------5----
G -----------7------------4---------------------7----------------6-
D -------7------------5------5-----------7--------7----------------
A ----5------------5------------5-----5------------------7---------
D -0------------5------------------0------------------7------------
    say         to you						Next
E ------------------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------10--------------------8-
G ----------7-----------6--9---------11------11------------7----
D -------7-----------7------------------------------------5-------
A ----5-----------7---------------9-------------------5----------
D -0-----------7--------------9--------------------5-------------
    door    there’s an old man who lived to his nineties and one
E
B ----------------------------------------------------------
G ----------7---------------------------0--2------------0-
D -------7------------9--9---------0----------------0----
A ----5-----------9-------------2----------------2-------
D -0-----------9------------5-----------------5----------
	     passed away in his sleep		      And his

E ---------------------------------------------------------
B ----------2-----------2---------------------------------
G -------2-----------0--------------7------------------0-
D ----2-----------2--------------9-----9-----------5----
A -0-----------0--------------9-----------9-----5-------
D --------------------------9-----------------5----------
    wife    she stayed for a couple of days and passed away

E ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------------2---------------------------------------
G ----------7------------4--------4--4--4-----2--------2--------------------------
D -------7-----7--4--7--------4----------------------------4--5----------5--4--0-
A ----5---------------------2-------------------------4----------------7------------
D -0-----------------------------------------------4----------------7----------------

E ----------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------------------
G ---------------7------------------------7----------------------
D ------------9---------5--------------9---------2-----4-----5-
A --------9----------------5--------9----------------------------
D -9--9-------------5--------9--9-----------2------4-----5----
          I’m sorry    I know that’s a strange way to tell you that I

E -------------------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------------------------------
G ----------6-----------7-----------0-----------0-----------
D -------7-----------7-----------0-----------0-----0-----0-
A ----7-----------5-----------2-----------2-----------2----
D -7-----------0-----------5-----------5--------------------
    know   we belong

E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G -7-----6-----7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--2--2--4--4--2-
D -7-----7-----7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
A -5-----7-----5--5--5--5--5--4--4--5--5--4--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
D -0-----7-----0--0--0--0--0--7--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--9--4--4--4--4--4-
     I   know that I	          am,	          I		        am,

E ----------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------------------------
G -4--4--4--4--4--7--7--6--6--6--7--7--7--7--7------------------
D -5--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---------------
A -5--5--5--5--5--5--5--7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--7--7--5--5--7-
D -5--5--5--5--5--0--0--7--7--7--0--0--0--0--0--7--7--7--7--7-
     I		     am               the luckiest		   

E --------------------------------------------------------------------------------5
B --------------------------------------------------------------------------------5
G -4--------4--4---------2---------2-------------------------------------------7-
D -------4---------4-------------------4--5---------5--5--4--------4--2------7-
A ----2---------------2---------4----------------5---------------4------2-----5-
D ----------------------------4---------------5----------------4---------2-----0-

Enjoy!
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