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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: January 21, 1999
Album:
Written by:
Note:  This is in the key of the recording.  Hate the key\chords?
 You can capo the first fret, play the chords ignoring the sharps,
 and you will still be able to play along with the recording.

                 ORDINARY LIFE   CHAD BROCK
D#                             G#
Shelly's at the kitchen table, A cup of coffee, the morning paper
         D#                                G#                    A#
When he walks in and she's so surprized to see the tears in his eyes
    D#                             G#                   
He says I love you. I'm so sorry.  But bigger dreams are waiting for me
D#               A#  G#   A#
I can't do this any more -ore

go to chorus 1.)

CHORUS:
1.)              D#          G#              D#                   A#
Pay the        bills, watch t.v.  Day in day out, the same rou - tine
2.)
They pay their bills, watch t.v.  Day in day out is all that they need
3.)
To Pay the     bills, watch t.v.  Day in day out, the same rou - tine
            D#              A#          G#       A# 
1.)Mow the grass, fix the leak just to fix it a-gain
2.)Mow the grass, fix the leak,just to fix it a-gain
3.)Mow the grass, fix the leak,just to fix it a-gain

              D#             G#                D#             G#   
1.)We go to church Go to    work So picture perfect that it hurts
2.)They go to church, go to school Every       day something new
3.) We go to church Go to   work I can't believe how this hurts
      D#                            A#                   D#
1.)I feel like I'm trapped        inside   this ordinary life
2.)Precious are the days as they go by In their ordinary lives
3.)I miss my son, I miss my wife and         my ordinary life


D#                               G#
Shelly's at the kitchen table, crayons, construction paper
D#                        G#                      A#
Hey mom look what I drew It's a picture of me and you
     D#                  
And later when he says his prayers
G#                                     D#               A#  G#  A#
She runs her fingers through his hair So thankful for every day

Go to chorus 2.)

G#                  A#               G#
Phone rings, he's calling from the airport
       A#           G#         D#
It's midnight he's all alone again
G#          A#               D#        A#
He says I can't believe how much I've missed
     G#               A#
And what I wouldn't give 

go to chorus 3.)



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