Helpless Uke tab by Lin-Manuel Miranda

4 Chords used in the song: F, Bb, Dm, C

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F F                     Bb Bb
Ooh, I do I do I do I do, hey
F F Bb Bb
I do I do I do
Boy you got me


F F Bb Bb
Helpless, look into your eyes and the skys the limit
F F Bb Bb
Im helpless, down for the count and Im drowning in em


F F
I have never been the type to try and grab the spotlight
Bb Bb
We were at a revel with some rebels on a hot night
F F
Laughing at my sister as shes dazzling the room
Bb Bb
Then you walked in and my heart went Boom!
F F
Trying to catch your eye from the side of the ballroom
Bb Bb
Everybodys dancing and the bands top volume
F F
Grind to the rhythm as we wine and dine
Bb Bb
Grab my sister and whisper Yo, this ones mine.
Dm Dm Bb Bb
My sister made her way across the room to you
Dm Dm
And I got nervous, thinking Whats she gonna do?
C C
She grabbed you by the arm Im thinking Im through
Then you look back at me and suddenly Im


F F Bb Bb
Helpless, look into your eyes and the skys the limit
F F Bb Bb
Im helpless, down for the count and Im drowning in em
F F Bb Bb
Helpless, look into your eyes and the skys the limit
F F Bb Bb
Im helpless, down for the count and Im drowning in em

F F
One week later, Im writing a letter nightly
Bb Bb
Now my life gets better, every letter that you write me
F F
Laughing at my sister cause she wants to form a harem
n/a
I'm just saying if you really loved me you would share him

Ha!

F F
Two weeks later in the living room stressin'
Bb Bb
My fathers stone faced while youre asking for his blessin'
F F
Im dying inside as you wine and dine
Bb Bb Dm Dm
And Im trying not to cry cause theres nothing that your mind cant do
Bb Bb
My father makes his way across the room to you
Dm Dm
I panic for a second thinking were through
C C
But then he shakes your hand and says Be true
And you turn back to me, smiling, and Im


F F Bb Bb
Helpless, look into your eyes and the skys the limit
F F Bb Bb
Im helpless, down for the count and Im drowning in em
F F Bb Bb
Helpless, look into your eyes and the skys the limit
F F Bb Bb
Im helpless, down for the count and Im drowning in em


F F
Eliza, I dont have a dollar to my name
Bb Bb
An acre of land, a troop to command, a dollop of fame
F F
All I haves my honor, a tolerance for pain
Bb Bb
A A couple of college credits and my top-notch brain
F F
Insane, your family brings out a different side of me
Bb Bb
Peggy confides in me, Angelica tried to take a bite of me
F F
No stress, my love for you is never in doubt
Bb Bb
Well get a little place in Harlem and well figure it out
Dm Dm
Ive been livim without a family since I was a child
Bb Bb
My father left, my mother died, I grew up buckwild
Dm Dm
But Ill never forget my mothers face, that was real
C C
And long as Im alive, Eliza, swear to God
Youll never feel so


F F Bb Bb
Helpless, look into your eyes and the skys the limit
F F Bb Bb
Im helpless, down for the count and Im drowning in em
F F Bb Bb
Helpless, look into your eyes and the skys the limit
F F Bb Bb
Im helpless, down for the count and Im drowning in em

 

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sofiaa32 avatar
flag for CA(ISO2) (Markham)
im hiplesssss ohwoah yeeeeeee, um sorry for that...
25 Nov 2018
FloorNoodle avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Wesley Chapel)
b0Om hehehe
23 Nov 2018
DatAssSenpai avatar
Why the hell are some of the words just Xs?
18 Jun 2018
AphPruAme avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Menasha)
Not all the bridges are the same
Some say “helpless, look into your eyes and the sky’s the limit.”
Some say “helpless, oh look at those eyes,”
There’s different ones for each line. Otherwise a very good tab
29 May 2018
YourUnicorn avatar
Love this song! So goood!
23 Feb 2018
lynndaplayer avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Fayetteville)
Does anyone know the strumming pattern
24 Sep 2017
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