by Post Malone • Lesson #111 • Dec 8, 2017
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Capo 2nd fret!
This will let you use easy chords while still staying in key with the album version of this song.
The entire song uses only these chords (assuming you have a capo on the 2nd fret):
E –––––0––––––0–––––– B –––––2––––––0–––––– G –––––1––––––1–––––– D –––––2––––––2–––––– A –––––0––––––2–––––– E ––––––––––––0–––––– Amaj7 E
Without a capo on the 2nd fret, these chords would be:
E –––––2––––––2–––––– B –––––4––––––2–––––– G –––––3––––––3–––––– D –––––4––––––4–––––– A –––––2––––––4–––––– E ––––––––––––2–––––– Bmaj7 F#
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + D D D D
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + D D D U D D D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + D D D U U D D U D U
Lyrics with chords
Amaj7 My mama called, seen you on TV E Son... said shit done changed ever since we was Amaj7 On... I dreamed it all ever since I was E Young... they said I wouldn't be nothing, now they always say Amaj7 Congratulations... worked so hard, forgot how to E Vacation... they ain't never had the Amaj7 Dedication... people hatin', say we changed E And look we made it... yeah, we made it (...repeat the Amaj7-E progression for the entire song!) They was never friendly, yeah Now I'm jumping out the Bentley, yeah And I know I sound dramatic, yeah But I knew I had to have it, yeah For the money, I'm a savage, yeah Got me itching like a habit, yeah I'm surrounded twenty bad bitch, yeah But they didn't know me last year, yeah Everyone wanna act like they important But all that mean nothing when I saw my dog Everyone counting on me drop the ball Everything custom like I'm at the border, yeah, yeah If you fuck with winning, put your lighters to the sky How could I make sense when I got millions on my mind? Coming with that bullshit, I just put it to the side Balling since a baby, they could see it in my eyes My mama called, seen you on TV Son... said shit done changed ever since we was On... I dreamed it all ever since I was Young... they said I wouldn't be nothing, now they always say Congratulations... worked so hard, forgot how to Vacation... they ain't never had the Dedication... people hatin', say we changed And look we made it... yeah, we made it I was patient, yeah-oh I was patient, ay-oh Now I can scream that we made it Now everyone, everywhere I go, they say 'gratulations Young nigga, young nigga, graduation I pick up the rock and I ball, baby I'm looking for someone to call, baby But right now I got a situation Never old, been Ben Franklins Big rings, champagne My life is like a ball game But instead I'm in the trap, though Pot so big, call it Super Bowl Super Bowl, call the hoes, get in the Rolls Top floor lifestyle, Honcho and Post Malone, I got a play on my phone, ay You know what I'm on, ay Huncho Houdini is gone, ay (repeat chorus)
Simple lead melodic riff
"My mama called, seen you on TV" E –––4––4––2––4––––0––0––4––4––2––––0––– B –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– G –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– ...repeat 3x D –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– A –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– "They said I wouldn't be nothin..." E –––4––2––0––2––4––2––0––––––– B ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– G ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– D ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– A ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– E ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– "Now they always say congratulations..." E –––/7–7–7–7–7–––7––––9––––––– B ––––––––––––––9–––9–––––9–––– G ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– ...repeat x3 D ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– A ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– E ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– "...looks like we made it" E –––/7–7–––––7–––––––––––––––– B ––––––––9–9–––––9–7–––––––––– G ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– D ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– A ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
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