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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: August 3 2001
Album:
Written by:
Note: Hate sharps? Capo the first fret and play these chords
ignoring the sharps.  n.c. means no chord played

              I'M TRYIN'    Trace Adkins

G#           
This getting up early, pulling double shifts
G#                                         C#                     G#  
Gonna make an old man of me Long before I ever get rich  But I'm tryin'
G#
It's been two years since we finalized
G#                             C#                            G#
Still ain't used to putting ex    in front of wife  But I'm tryin'
 F#              A#m          F#                G#
Send your money right away Pretty much all she has to say
          C#               D# 
When she calls these days And don't you be late

CHORUS:
     G#             C#m                          G#  C#m E
But all I can do Is all I can do And I keep on tryin'
    G#              C#m                          G#   C#m E 
And all I can be is all I can be and I keep on tryin'
         A#                          A#m
Cause *there's always a mountain in front of me
C#m                                                                  F# F# C#
Seems I'm always climbing and falling and climbing
         Ending: climbing and stumbling then falling then climbing
                  then repeat two top lines - make last C# - G# slow one strums

n.c.            G#
Gonna keep on tryin'   1.) to 2nd verse 2.) lead,chorus, chorus* with ending



G#
I remember daddy saying keep your eye on the ball
G#              C#                                    G#
Run like hell, play to win, get up when you fall I'm tryin
G#
Don't say nothing that you can't take back
G#                                     C#                                  G# 
Never do anything you might regret No don't do that (do that)   Daddy I'm tryin'
F#                           A#m 
Know the difference between heaven and hell
F#                        G#           C#          D#
Go easy on the bottle be hard on your-self  And I know he meant well  
go to chorus using 2.)



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