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Not The Doctor Chords
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Title: "NOT THE DOCTOR" - Alanis Morissette - album "jagged little pill"

Intro: There are a couple variations sort of like this throughout.

Bass-like, all fingered, as in:

Or, one octave up, played from E and Esus4 chords:

"NOT THE DOCTOR" - Alanis Morissette

(E thru-out verse, with occasional hammer-on to Esus4)
I don't want to be the filler if the void is solely yours
I don't want to be your glass of single malt whiskey
Hidden in the bottom drawer
I don't want to be the bandage if the wound is not mine
Lend me some fresh air

I don't want to be adored for what I merely represent to you
I don't want to be your baby sitter
You're a very big boy now
I don't want to be your mother
I didn't carry you in my womb for nine months
Show me the back door

G                  A               E		
Visiting hours are 9 to 5 and if I show up at 10 past 6, well I
G       A                    E                                
Already know that you'd find some way to sneak me in and oh
G              A               E
Mind the empty bottle with the holes along the bottom, you see it's
F#m                       Am7           D    E   
Too much to ask for and I am not the doctor

(E thru-out verse, with occasional hammer-on to Esus4)
I don't want to be the sweeper of the eggshells that you up walk upon
I don't want to be your other half I believe that 1 and 1 make 2 
I don't want to be your food or the light from the fridge
on your face at midnight
Hey what are you hungry for

I don't want to be the glue that holds your pieces together
I don't want to be your idol
see this pedestal is high and I'm afraid of heights
I don't want to be lived through 
A vicarious occasion, please
open the window

(Repeat chorus)

(E thru-out verse, with occasional hammer-on to Esus4)
I don't want to live on someday when my motto is next week
I don't want to be responsible for your fractured heart
and its wounded beat
I don't want to be a substitute for the smoke you've been inhaling
What do you thank me
What do you thank me for

(Repeat chorus - then end on a slow, upstroked E chord)

Suggested chords:

    E   G   A  F#m  Am7  D  Esus4

btw, high "e" string is pretty sparsely used in strumming.

George Quebbeman
Brighton, MI, USA
"Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world."

Alanis Morissette - Not The Doctor Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Not The Doctor tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Not The Doctor Chords:

Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian-born singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. She has won twelve Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, and has sold more than 55 million albums worldwide.[1][2] Morissette began her career in Canada, and as a teenager recorded two dance-pop albums, Alanis and Now Is the Time, under MCA Records. Her international debut album was the rock-influenced Jagged Little Pill, which is the best-selling debut album by a female artist in the U.S., and the highest selling debut album worldwide in music history.[3][4] According to RIAA and United World Charts, Alanis is defined as the biggest selling female rock artist in music. Her following album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, was released in 1998 and was a success as well. Morissette took up producing duties for her subsequent albums, which include Under Rug Swept, So-Called Chaos and latest release Flavors of Entanglement. Alanis became an American citizen in 2005.[5]

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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