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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date:  June 13, 1999
Album:  Faith
Written by: Diane Warren
Note:  The verses have most of the chords played after the lyrics

      THE SECRET OF LIFE    Faith Hill

Intro chords   B A  B A  B A   B A 

 B         A                           B A                                                                    
Couple of guys sittin' around drinking      Down at the Starlight Bar 
B             A           
  One of 'em says, you know I've been thinking 
B             A              F#m         C#m 
  Other one says, that won't get you too far 
          E            A                     B  A
He says, this is your life and welcome to it 
                                          B A
It's just workin' and drinking and dreams  
                            B A
Ad on TV says "Just do it" 
 A
Hell if I know what that means 
       E                 C#m         G#m  
The secret of life is a good cup of coffee 
      E                         C#m
The secret of life is keep your eye on the ball 
       E                  A
The secret of life is a beautiful woman 
     F#m
And Marilyn stares down from the barroom wall 
B        A                               B A                                B A 
 You and me we're just a couple of zeros     Just a couple of down-and-outs 
                                     B A
But movie stars and football heroes 
                           C#m     F#m
What have they got to be unhappy about?   yeah
          E            A                                  B A
So they turn to the bartender,  "Sam, what do you think? 
                                         B A
What's the key that unlocks that door?" 
                                                B A
Sam don't say nothin',  just wipes off the bar 
A
And he pours them a couple more Cause 
      E                  C#m        G#m   
The secret to life is in Sam's mar-tinis 
       E                   C#m
The secret of life is in Marilyn's eyes 
       E                   A  
The secret of life is in Monday night football 
F#m                         C#m         E
Rolling Stones records and mom's apple pies, lead 
B            A                       B  A                                    B A 
Sam looks up from his Sunday paper      Says, boys you're on the wrong track 
                                            B A
The secret of life is there ain't no secret 
                                    B 
And you don't get your money back (hey) 
      E                 C#m        G#m
The secret of life is gettin' up early 
      E                C#m    
The secret of life is stayin' up late 
       E               A
The secret of life is try not to hurry 
A                 F#m
But don't wait... don't wait 
      E                  C#m         G#m
The secret of life is a good cup of coffee 
      E                         C#m
The secret of life is keep your eye on the ball 
      E                    A
The secret of life is to find the right woman 
      C#m               F#m           E                      C#m     
The secret of life is nothin' at all-all (oh it's nothin' at all) 
C#m
The secret of life 
B          A                            B A
Couple of guys sittin' around drinking       Down at the Starlight Bar 
B           A          
One of 'em says, you know I've been thinking 
B          A               F#m         C#m
Other one says, that won't get you too far 
F#m                    C#m
That won't get you too far


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