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Free Mama said tab for the acoustic guitar. Learn to play Metallica with easy chords for beginners

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Chord C (x,3,2,0,1,0)
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Chord D (x,x,0,2,3,2)
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Chord Dm (x,x,0,2,3,1)
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Chord F (1,3,3,2,1,1)
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Chord G (3,2,0,0,3,3)
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Chord Am (x,0,2,2,1,0)
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Chord A# (x,1,3,3,3,1)
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Intro : [Dm Dm][Dm Dm][C C][Am Am] x2


1st verse :
Dm Dm           Dm Dm              C C                 Am Am   
Mama she has taught me well, told me when I was young
Dm Dm                 Dm Dm               C C                   Am Am
Son your life's an open book, don't close it before it's done
    Dm Dm                      Dm Dm             C C               Am Am
The brightest flame burns quickest, that’s what I heard her say
    Dm Dm                      Dm Dm        C C             Am Am>let ring
The son's heart's owed to mother, But I must find my way....



Chorus :
Dm Dm- >let ring  C C- >let ring  Am Am- >let ring    G G    G G
Let            my            heart            go
Dm Dm- C C -  Am Am- G G     G G
Let your son grow
     Dm Dm- C C- Am Am -  G G    G G
Mama let my heart go
     Dm Dm- C C -  A# A# -  G G - Am Am>let ring  (Am Am)
Mama let this heart be still


[Dm Dm][Dm Dm][C C][Am Am] x2


2nd verse :
Dm Dm                   Dm Dm    C C              Am Am
Remember my new last name, wild blood in my veins
Dm Dm                    Dm Dm                C C                Am Am
Draping the strings around my neck, the mark that still remains
Dm Dm              Dm Dm           C C               Am Am
Left home at an early age of what I heard was wrong
  Dm Dm             Dm Dm           C C              Am Am>let ring
I never asked forgiveness for what is said is done




Chorus :
Dm Dm- >let ring  C C- >let ring  Am Am- >let ring    G G    G G
Let            my            heart            go
Dm Dm- C C -  Am Am- G G     G G
Let your son grow
     Dm Dm- C C- Am Am-   G G     G G
Mama let my heart go
     Dm Dm- C C -  A# A# -  G G - Am Am     Am Am
Mama let this heart be still


Bridge :
Dm Dm      G G                C C       F F
Never I asked of you but never I gave
        Dm Dm           G G                   C C          F F
But you gave me your emptiness that I'll take to my grave
Dm Dm      G G                C C       F F
Never I asked of you but never I gave
        Dm Dm           G G                   C C          F F
But you gave me your emptiness that I'll take to my grave
   Dm Dm - C C - A# A# -  G GAm Am     Am Am
So let this heart be still



3rd Verse :
Dm Dm           Dm Dm                   C C               Am Am
Mama now I'm coming home, I'm not all you wished of me
  Dm Dm                Dm Dm           C C          Am Am
A A mother's love for her son was spoken heavily
       Dm Dm                 Dm Dm                  C C                Am Am
yeah I took your love for granted and all the things you said to me 
  Dm Dm                 Dm Dm              C C                 Am Am>let ring
I need your arms to welcome me, that cold stone's all I see.....



Chorus :
(D D-)(C C-)(Am Am-)G G   G G
Let my heart go
Dm Dm- C C -  Am Am- G G     G G
Let your son grow
     Dm Dm- C C- Am Am -  G G     G G
Mama let my heart go
     Dm Dm  -C C - A# A# -  G G - Am Am    Am Am
Mama let this heart be still
Dm Dm- C CAm Am-  Dm Dm    Dm Dm
Let my heart go
     Dm Dm- C C - Am AmDm Dm   Dm Dm
Mama let my heart go
          Dm Dm- C C- Am Am -  Dm Dm   Dm Dm
You never let my heart go
   Dm Dm - C C - A# A# -  G G- Am Am     Am Am
So let this heart be still.


Solo : [Dm Dm][G G][C C][F F]


Ending :
Dm Dm      G G                C C       F F
Never I asked of you but never I gave
        Dm Dm           G G                   C C          F F
But you gave me your emptiness that I'll take to my grave
Dm Dm      G G                C C       F F
Never I asked of you but never I gave
        Dm Dm           G G                   C C          F F
But you gave me your emptiness that I'll take to my grave
   Dm Dm   C C   A# A#    G G  Am Am>let ring
So let this heart be still

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