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Live Like You Were Dying Ukulele Chords by Tim McGraw

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Live Like You Were Dying Ukulele Chords by Tim McGraw

Live Like You Were Dying Ukulele Chords by Tim McGraw. The chords used in this song are G, Cadd9, Emin, D, B7, and C5. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.

“Live Like You Were Dying” is a profound and emotionally resonant country song by American artist Tim McGraw, released in 2004 as the lead single from the album of the same name. Written by Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman, the song explores themes of mortality, redemption, and making the most out of life in the face of its impermanence.

The song’s lyrics tell the story of a man who receives a life-changing diagnosis and decides to live his remaining days to the fullest, embracing experiences he had previously put off and mending relationships. McGraw’s heartfelt vocal delivery and the song’s powerful narrative struck a chord with listeners, making it an instant classic in the country genre and beyond.

“Live Like You Were Dying” achieved significant commercial success, reaching the top of the Billboard country music charts and winning the Country Music Association Award for Song of the Year in 2004. It also earned McGraw a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance, highlighting the song’s widespread acclaim and McGraw’s skillful interpretation.

An interesting aspect of “Live Like You Were Dying” is its universal message, which transcends the boundaries of country music to resonate with a broad audience. The song’s themes of living fully and embracing the moment have inspired many to reflect on their own lives and priorities, making it more than just a song but a powerful reminder of life’s fragility and the importance of living with purpose.

Over the years, “Live Like You Were Dying” has remained one of Tim McGraw’s most popular and impactful songs. Its enduring popularity is a testament to its emotional depth, relatable message, and McGraw’s ability to convey complex feelings through music. The song continues to be celebrated for its inspirational message and has become a motivational anthem for many, encouraging listeners to live life to the fullest.

 

Live Like You Were Dying Ukulele Chords by Tim McGraw

VERSE 1:

He said I was Gin my early forties with a Cadd9lot of life before meWhen a Eminmoment came that stopDped me on a Cadd9dimeI spent Gmost of the next days Cadd9looking at the x-raysAnd Emintalkin’ ’bout the Doptions and Ctalkin’ ’bout sweet time”EminI asked him when it sank in B7/D#if this might really be the real endHow’s it G/Dhit you when you get that kind of C5news?Man, what’d you do?”
And he said
CHORUS 1
I went GskydivingI went C5Rocky Mountain climbingI went Emin2.7     Dseconds on a C5bull named FumanchuAnd I Gloved deeperAnd I B7spoke sweeterAnd I Emingave forDgiveness I’d been deG/CnyingAnd he CsaidSomeday I hope you get the DchanceTo live like you were Gadd9dying    Cadd9                Emin                Cadd9 
VERSE 2:
He said I was Gfinally the husbandCadd9That most of the time I wasn’tAnd I beEmincame a friend a Dfriend would like to C5haveAnd all of a Gsudden going fishin’ wasn’t Cadd9such an impositionAnd I Eminwent three times that Dyear I lost my C5dadWell I, I Eminfinally read the Good Book, and IB7/D#Took a good, long, hard lookAt what I’d G/Ddo if I could do it all C5againAnd then
CHORUS 2:
I went GskydivingI went C5Rocky Mountain climbingI went Emin2.7     Dseconds on a C5bull named FumanchuAnd I Gloved deeperAnd I B7spoke sweeterAnd I Emingave forDgiveness I’d been deG/CnyingAnd he CsaidSomeday I hope you get the chanDceTo live like you were Emindying  
Like B7/D#tomorrow was a gift and you’ve got eG/DternityTo think about what you’d Cmaj7do with itWhat could you D(add11)do with itWhat did I Cmaj7do with it?What would I C5do with it?
CHORUS 3:
ASkydivingI went D5Rocky mountain climbingI went F#min2.7       Eseconds on a D5bull named FumanchuMan, I Aloved deeperAnd I C#7spoke sweeterAnd I F#minwatched an Eeagle as it was A/Dflying”And he Dsaid“Someday I hope you get the EchanceTo live like you were Adying   D5 To live like you were Adying   D5  To live like you were Adying   D5   To live like you were Adying   D5   To live like you were Adying   D5   
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