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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: May 13, 2003   
Album:
Written by:

   HEAVY LIFTIN'   Blake Shelton

Intro beginning bass vamp (S)=slide
 D   G       D       play 4x
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-5(S)7--5(s)7-7-7-5--
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Chord riff for verses Concentrate your strum on the bass strings
 C    C+b    D
-------------2---
-1-----1-----3---
-------------2---
-2-----2--0------
-3-----2---------
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"Yeah"  (Play the verse chords like a vamp)

C           C+b                     D         C C+b D      
I hit the ground running with the morning sun        
          C         C+b     D            C C+b D    
When the job needs doing I get it done
   C      C+b          D            C C+b D    
I show up early and I go home late  
 C         C+b     D             C tension
Everybody knows I pull my weight cause I

CHORUS: (Chords are played like a vamp)
        D         G                   D      G  
Don't mind doing     a little heavy liftin'     
             D    G             D    G
I'm always givin'    my every-thing 
(G)                 D      G             D       G  
And even when I'm hurtin'    I keep on workin' 
        A                         
And as long as I'm still alive and  kickin' 
C                                D     1.) D G D D D G  2.) to lead
I'll be stickin'  to the heavy liftin'    



    C      C+b      D             C C+b D                       
So Baby I heard he done you wrong       
      C        C+b      D            C C+b D                       
The going got tough and he got gone
     C         C+b        D         C C+b D                       
Well he ain't here and I ain't him 
     C           C+b          D       C tension   
And even if the walls come falling in            You know I

to chorus,  "yeah" , to lead
  A                              A                                C
Baby when your heart is achin' Lean on me my back ain't breakin' All I'm saying is I

to chorus, to ending
ENDING: (chords are played like a vamp)
 G               D     G               D               D          G D G DG
Honey I ain't quittin'    I'm always givin' my every-thing "yeah"
    A   
As long as I'm still alive and kickin'
          C               D                          D
I'll be stickin' to the hea-ea-vy liftin' "yeah"



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