This is Melissa Etheridge's "Silent Legacy" from the LP "Yes I Am". The song is regularly tuned in EADGBe. These are the chords used in the song: E 022100 Asus2 002200 F#m 244222 A 577655 (I decided to play that A in a barre chord, because it sounds better) Verse: E Why did you steal the matches from the one room motel Asus2 Once they gave you answers, now they give you hell E They will never understand, they wonder where did they go wrong Asus2 How could you be so selfish, why can't you get along Chorus: F#m A And as you pray in your darkness E Asus2 For wings to set you free F#m A E Asus2 You are bound to your silent legacy You've seen it in the movies and you've heard it on the street Craving the affection your blood is full of heat They don't listen to your reasons as original as sin Deny all that you feel and they will bring you home again And as you pray in your darkness For wings to set you free You are bound to your silent legacy Your body is alive, but no one told you what you'd feel The empty aching hours trying to conceal The natural progression is the coming of your age But they cover it with shame and turn it into rage And as you pray in your darkness For wings to set you free You are bound to your silent legacy You are digging for the answers until your fingers bleed To satisfy the hunger, to satiate the need They feed you on the guilt to keep you humble keep you low Some man and myth they made up a thousand years ago And as you pray in your darkness For wings to set you free You are bound to your silent legacy Mothers tell your children be quick you must be strong Life is full of wonder, love is never wrong Remember how they taught you, how much of it was fear Refuse to hand it down, the legacy stops here (try to pick the chords here instead of strumming) Oh my child... It's pretty easy to play. If you have any corrections, leave it in the comments. And enjoy playing!