Corey Hart Chippin' Away ------------- Chords by Dan Clegg, Chilliwack, BC, Nov, 2011 Capo 2 F 11230x Gm 333553 Bb x3331x C/G 01023x Dm 13200x Intro (spoken): --------------- Are you ready? Thumbs are up. One, two, three, four. Verse 1 ------- F Hey mister take a-load-off let-me-explain, F I'm not hidin' from-'y-carry-the-blame, F Have-yourself a good-look from the Sa-ska-toon plain F Nothing's that clear in life I swear by the-claim. Bb I rack my conscience for the will to achieve; Bb [guitar pause] [F; see below] I could lie, die, cry and to this day not receive. e|----1------| B|-0s3-------| G|-----2-0---| D|---------3-| Chorus 1 -------- F C F C F C F C Cause I'm not steady like Eddy. ...I may not smile for a while. F C F C Got-a-little-of-the-devil and a mean streak. F C F 'cz-I-hope to one, day, be, com-plete. C [guitar pause] F [stop] In-the-meantime, yes..... We're just chippin'-away. Verse 2 ------- [gets fuller now] F Eh, got-'ole Michael-Hehir playin'-on-guitar. F Sometimes we go-for-months, not talk at-all. F No crumblin' wall here, the journey's come-too-far. F 'O rocket spaceship, take us to-the-stars! C They're building castles straight up to the sky, C [guitar pause] But the Empire States still looks to me like it's high... Chorus 1 (again) ---------------- [Sing once with inserted bridge below. Sing again with first two lines quiet Sing again with ohno's and yea's all over] F C F C F C F C I'm not steady like Eddy. I may not smile for a while. F C F C Got-a-little-of-the-devil and a mean streak. F C F 'cz-I hope-to one, day, be, com-plete, yea [After first iteration only: C [guitar pause] F 'n-in the meantime, yes... we're just chippin'-away. O yea ] Chorus 2 -------- F C F C F C F C (God) I'm not steady like Eddy, 'o oh. I may not smile for a-while. F C God, bless, the poor man, who knoooows what-he-seeks. F 'cz-I hope to one day be complete. C [guitar pause] F In the meantime, yea, ... ... ... we're just ... chippin'-away. F F F Woo-o-o-oo, Woo-o-o-oo, Woo-o-o-oo.