He Didnt Have to Be chords

by Brad Paisley
72.9 bpm
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Brad Paisley - He Didn't Have To Be (Official Video) chords
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F#m
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Brad Paisley - He Didnt Have to Be chords with lyrics

C#m _ A Stop.
Please turn around.
D One more.
_ A _ _ _ _ D _ _ _ .
A When a single mom goes out on a D date with somebody A new, D E it always winds up feeling more like.
a job A interview.
My mama used to wonder if D she'd ever meet someone E that wouldn't find out about me and.
then turn A around and run.
_ D A I met the man I call my D dad when I was five years old.
He E took my mom out to a movie and for once I A got to go.
D A A few months later I D remember lying there in bed.
I E overheard him pop the question and I prayed that A she'd say yes.
Bm And then all of a sudden, E oh, it seemed so strange to me A how we went from something's.
missing to D a family.
_ A _ Bm Looking back, all I can E say about all the things he F#m did for me _ A _ D _ .
_ A is Bm I hope I'm at least.
E half the dad that he didn't have A to be.
_ _ D _ .
_ _ A I met the girl that's now my D wife about three years ago.
E We had a perfect marriage but we wanted something A more.
Now here I stand surrounded by D our family and friends.
E Crowded around the nursery window as they bring the A baby in.
And Bm now all of a sudden, oh, E it seems so strange to me how A we've gone from something's missing.
to D a family.
_ A _ Bm Looking through the glass I E think about the man standing F#m next to A me.
D _ .
_ _ A Bm And I hope I'm at F#m least E half the dad that he didn't have A to be.
_ _ _ D _ .
_ _ _ Bm _ _ _ _ E _ .
_ _ _ Bm Looking back, all I can E say about all the things he F#m did for _ E A me D _ .
_ A is Bm I hope I'm at least.
E half the dad that he didn't have A to be.
_ _ D _ .
Because he didn't have A to be.
_ _ D.
You know he didn't A have to be.
_ _ _ D _ _ _ _ A _ _ _ _ D _ .
_ _ _ A _ _ _ _ _ .
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How can I learn He Didnt Have to Be chords by Brad Paisley?

To get a grip on "He Didnt Have to Be" by Brad Paisley:
  1. To truly resonate with the song, hone in on these chords: Bm, E, A, D, A, Bm.
  2. A strategic approach would be to train at 36.0 BPM initially, and then accelerate to the song's natural tempo of 72.9.
  3. Configure the capo to your vocal range and chord preference, remembering the key of A.

What chords are used in He Didnt Have to Be by Brad Paisley?

For the song 'He Didnt Have to Be' by Brad Paisley, in the key of A, the primary chords are:
  • A (Guitar: x02220, Ukulele: 2100)
  • D (Guitar: xx0232, Ukulele: 2220)
  • E (Guitar: 022100, Ukulele: 1402)
  • Bm (Guitar: x24432, Ukulele: 4222)
  • F#m (Guitar: 244222, Ukulele: 2120)
You can diversify your chords with E-7, A-maj7, F#-min7, D-maj7.

What's the BPM of He Didnt Have to Be by Brad Paisley?

The track primarily runs at 72.90 BPM.

Who penned He Didnt Have To Be?

Kelley Lovelace, and Brad Paisley are the songwriters behind 'He Didnt Have To Be'.

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