Who Lives Who Dies Who Tells Your Story Uke tab by Lin-Manuel Miranda

13 Chords used in the song: D,A,Bm,Em,G,Em/B,F#,Gm,Bb,Eb,Cm,Ab,G7

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[INTRO]
D D A A

[WASHINGTON]
Bm Bm D D
Let me tell you what I wish I’d known
Em Em
When I was young and dreamed of glory

You have no control:
[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]

G G
Who lives
Who dies
Em/B Em/B
Who tells your story?

[BURR]
Bm Bm
President Jefferson:

[JEFFERSON]
D D
I’ll give him this: his financial system is a
Em Em
Work of genius. I couldn’t undo it if I tried
And I tried

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
G G
Who lives
Who dies
Em/B Em/B
Who tells your story?

[BURR]
Bm Bm
President Madison:

[MADISON]
D D
He took our country from bankruptcy to prosperity
Em Em
I hate to admit it, but he doesn’t get enough credit
For all the credit he gave us

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
G G
Who lives
Who dies
Em/B Em/B
Who tells your story?

[ANGELICA]
Bm Bm
Every other founding father story gets told
D D
Every other founding father gets to grow old

[BURR]
Em Em
But when you’re gone, who remembers your name?
G G
Who keeps your flame?


[BURR AND MEN]
F# F#
Who tells your story? [ANGELICA AND WOMEN]

Who tells your story?
Who tells your story? Bm Bm
Your story?
[WOMEN]
D D
Eliza

[ELIZA]
F# F#
I put myself back in the narrative

[WOMEN]
D D
Eliza

[ELIZA]
Bm Bm
I stop wasting time on tears
G G Gm Gm
I live another fifty years
It’s not enough

[COMPANY]
D D
Eliza

[ELIZA]
D D F# F#
I interview every soldier who fought by your side


[MULLIGAN/LAFAYETTE/LAURENS]
She tells our story

[ELIZA]
Bm Bm G G
I try to make sense of your thousands of pages of writings
Gm Gm
You really do write like you’re running out of—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
D D
Time


[ELIZA]
I rely on—


[ELIZA AND ANGELICA]
D D
Angelica

[ELIZA]
F# F#
While she’s alive—

[ELIZA AND ANGELICA]
We tell your story

[ELIZA]
Bm Bm
She is buried in Trinity Church

[ELIZA AND ANGELICA]
G G
Near you

[ELIZA]
Gm Gm
When I needed her most, she was right on—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
D D
Time

[ELIZA]
D D
And I’m still not through
F# F#
I ask myself, “What would you do if you had more—”

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Bm Bm
Time

[ELIZA]
D D
The Lord, in his kindness
G G Bb Bb
He gives me what you always wanted
He gives me more—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Eb Eb
Time

[ELIZA]
Gm Gm
I raise funds in D D.C. for the Washington Monument

[WASHINGTON]
G G Cm Cm
She tells my story

[ELIZA]
Eb Eb
I speak out against slavery
Ab Ab G7 G7
You could have done so much more if you only had—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Eb Eb
Time

[ELIZA]
G G
And when my time is up, have I done enough?

[ELIZA]
Cm Cm
Will they tell our story?

[ELIZA]
Ab Ab
Oh. Can I show you what I’m proudest of?

[COMPANY]
Eb Eb
The orphanage

[ELIZA]
Gm Gm G G
I established the first private orphanage in New York City

[COMPANY]
Cm Cm
The orphanage

[ELIZA]
Ab Ab
I help to raise hundreds of children
G7 G7
I get to see them growing up

[COMPANY]
Eb Eb
The orphanage

[ELIZA]
Bb Bb
In their eyes I see you, Alexander
I see you every—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Eb Eb
Time

[ELIZA]
Eb Eb
And when my time is up
G G
Have I done enough?
G7 G7 Cm Cm [COMPANY]
Will they tell my story? Will they tell your story?

[ELIZA]
Ab Ab
Oh, I can’t wait to see you again
G7 G7
It’s only a matter of—

[ELIZA AND COMPANY]
Eb Eb G G
Time

[COMPANY]
G G Cm Cm
Will they tell your story?
Ab Ab
Who lives, who dies,
Eb Eb
who tells your story?
G G Cm Cm
Will they tell your story?
Ab Ab
Who lives, who dies—

[FULL COMPANY]
Bb Bb Eb Eb
Who tells your story?

 

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jrk399 avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Chicago)
Believe me cxry, we are all crying
15 Jun 2018
cxry avatar
I'd say the intro is a little weird when you first start but the more you play it the better it sounds. Eliza's part sounds amazing. I'm not crying. You're crying!
03 Jun 2018
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