Intro: Gb
 
Verse 1:
Gb                                  B             Gb
My Grandpa gave a wheat penny and I kept it in my pocket
Gb                                 Db
I had big plans in my back yard to build me a space rocket
Gb                                         B                   Gb
I talked to my brother on a fake cb that I made from a tic-tac box
Gb                                              Db            Gb
I packed my snowballs nice and tight but in the middle I put rocks
 
Pre-Chorus:
B                                                          Gb
Don't trade in your tic-tac box for a ball on the end of a chain
                                                        Db
And don't go spending Grandpa's pennies buying into the game
 
Chorus:
          B               Gb
You gotta keep your heart young
Db                     Ebm
Don't go growing old before your time has come
               B                  Gb
You can't take back what you have done
             Db              Gb
You've gotta keep your heart young
 
Verse 2:
Gb                                        B                Gb
Dad took the wheels off of my bike and he pushed me down a hill
                                 Db
But speed got the best of me and I took my first spill
Gb                             B            Gb
That was back when alcohol was only used on cuts
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It stung like hell so I jerked my leg and momma said it'd give me guts
 
Pre-Chorus:
B                                                          Gb
Don't trade in your tic-tac box for a ball on the end of a chain
                                                        Db
And don't go spending Grandpa's pennies buying into the game
 
Chorus:
          B               Gb
You gotta keep your heart young
Db                     Ebm
Don't go growing old before your time has come
               B                  Gb
You can't take back what you have done
             Db              Gb
You've gotta keep your heart young
 
Verse 3:
                                          B           Gb
So take a picture of the one you love and put it in a locket
                                    Db
Go dig up your time capsule and the blue prints for your rocket
Gb                               B                Gb
Keep in touch on a fake cb, that same old tic-tac box
                                                   Db               Gb
Pack your snowballs a little less tight but in the middle still put rocks
 
Chorus:
    B               Gb
And keep your heart young
Db                     Ebm
Don't go growing old before your time has come
               B                  Gb
You can't take back what you have done
             Db              Gb
You've gotta keep your heart young
 

          B               Gb
You gotta keep your heart young
    Db
Sometimes you don't die quick
     Ebm
Just like you wished you'd done
    B                Gb
The love is a loaded gun
             Db              Gb
You've gotta keep your heart young
               B                  Gb      Ebm
You can't take back what you have done is done
             Db              Gb
You've gotta keep your heart young
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