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A# chordD# chordD chordF chordGm chord

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Verse:
GmGm chord   EbEb chord
I wrote this song for my father
BbBb chord           FF chord                        GmGm chord   EbEb chord    BbBb chord   FF chord
Sometimes I feel he never gave a damn about me
      GmGm chord       EbEb chord        BbBb chord
Though he raised me like he should
 FF chord              GmGm chord     EbEb chord            BbBb chord   FF chord
Did he understand me? No, no, I don't think so.

Verse -same as first-:
I wrote this song for my mother 
She had to leave me, when I was younger 
She said son, seek this life, and keep an open mind
But in my mind's eye... 

Chorus:
      EbEb chord   GmGm chord
I am free now
          BbBb chord               FF chord
Free to live without my fears
      EbEb chord   GmGm chord
I believe now
    BbBb chord               FF chord
There's a reason why I'm here.
                   GmGm chord  EbEb chord  BbBb chord
It's to try and do good
FF chord                    GmGm chord      EbEb chord   BbBb chord  FF chord
It's to try and do better. -ooh oh-

Verse -same as first-:
Who will I be for my daughter?
This little baby, she means the world to me
Will I relive their mistakes?
Or do things the right way
For her sake.

Chorus:
      EbEb chord   GmGm chord
I am free now
          BbBb chord               FF chord
Free to live without my fears
      EbEb chord   GmGm chord
I believe now
    BbBb chord               FF chord
There's a reason why I'm here.
      EbEb chord
Can I be a man?
         GmGm chord
One that understands
         BbBb chord               FF chord 
How to love more patiently 
         EbEb chord   GmGm chord
I'll be free now
         BbBb chord    FF chord
I'll be free now.

Bridge:
         EbEb chord                         BbBb chord               
And we dream of the day, when our kids can play
          FF chord
In the streets with no fear of them being taken away
          EbEb chord                      BbBb chord
Fathers raise their sons with respect and love 
         FF chord
Handle anger and pain with no need for no guns
       EbEb chord                        BbBb chord
If we hope to be free it takes you and me
         FF chord                
To start over here and now
        EbEb chord                  BbBb chord               FF chord
'Cause this world is, the way it is, it's how we raise our kids.


GmGm chord   EbEb chord         BbBb chord   FF chord
I wrote this song for my mother, wrote this song for our father
So hopefully we can come together 
And hopefully make things a little better.

Chorus:
      EbEb chord   GmGm chord
I am free now
          BbBb chord               FF chord
Free to live without my fears
      EbEb chord   GmGm chord
I believe now
    BbBb chord               FF chord
There's a reason why I'm here.
      EbEb chord
Can I be a man?
         GmGm chord
One that understands
         BbBb chord               FF chord 
How to love more patiently 
         EbEb chord   GmGm chord
I'll be free now
         BbBb chord    FF chord
I'll be free now.

Outro: DD chord

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