Words & Music:
Eddie Vedder & Stone Gossard (Pearl Jam)
This is fully transcribed in Guitar World.
A5 | A Asus2/4 A Asus2/4 [vamp those two chords] F5 C
A Asus4 A Asus4 [etc.]
"Son," she said, "have I got a little story for you.
What you thought was your daddy was nothin' but a...
While you were sittin' home alone at age thirteen,
Your real daddy was dyin'.
F5 C F C
Sorry you didn't see him; but I'm glad we talked..."
E G5 D A E G D A
Oh, I... ooooh, I'm still alive. Hey, I, ooooh, I'm still alive.
E G D A E G5 D A B5
Hey I, ooooh, I'm still alive. Hey...oh...
Oh, she walks slowly, across a young man's room.
She said, "I'm ready...for you."
I can't remember anything to this very day;
'Cept the look...the look...
Oh, you know where, now I can't see.
I just stare...
INTERLUDE: E G5 D A | B5 F# B5 F# [2x]
A7 A9 Dsus2 A7 A9 D5add6 [etc.]
"Is something wrong?" she said.
Well, of course there is...
"You're still alive," she said.
B7 B9 Esus2 [etc.]
"Oh, and do I deserve to be?"
Is that the question?
And if so..., if so..., who answers? Who answers...?
OUTRO SOLO OVER:
E G5 D A E [vamp solo and out on E]