Artist Cat Stevens
Album Tea For The Tillerman
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Intro: Bb Eb Ebsus4

         Bb              F              Eb               Cm
It's not time to make a change, just relax and take it easy
             Bb                 Gm
You're still young that's your fault
           Cm               F
there's so much you have to know
       Bb            F            Eb                Cm
Find a girl, settle down, if you want to, you can marry
        Bb        Gm           Cm   Eb  F
Look at me, I am old, but I'm happy
      Bb                 Dm         Eb                 Cm
I was once like you are now, and I know that its not easy
      Bb                 Gm                    Cm  F
to be calm, when you've found something going on
              Bb             Dm                Eb                 Cm
But take your time, think a lot, why think of everything you've got
             Bb               Gm               F          Bb
For you will still be here tomorrow, but your dreams may not

Interlude -x2-: Bb Eb Ebsus4

        Bb          Dm             Eb            Cm
How can I try to explain?  when I do he turns away again
     Bb               Gm             Cm   Eb  F
it's always been the same, same old story
         Bb              Dm         Eb          Cm
From the moment I could talk I was ordered to listen
              Bb         Gm     F       Bb
now there's a way and I know I have to go away
      F      Eb       Bb   Bb Eb Ebsus4
and I know I have to go


         Bb              F              Eb               Cm
It's not time to make a change, just relax and take it easy
             Bb                 Gm
You're still young that's your fault
           Cm               F
there's so much you have to know
       Bb            F            Eb                Cm
Find a girl, settle down, if you want to, you can marry
        Bb        Gm           Cm   Eb  F
Look at me, I am old, but I'm happy


        Bb            Dm             Eb                Cm        
All the times that I cried, keeping all the things I knew inside
     Bb              Gm          Cm   F
It's hard, but it's harder to ignore it
             Bb           Dm             Eb                   Cm
If they were right, I'd agree, but it's them they know, not me
              Bb          Gm          F       Bb
Now there's a way, and I know that I have to go away
  F      Eb       Bb
I know I have to go
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StarFalls

Rip Yondu.. “He may be your father, but he ain’t your daddy.”

carab12

<3

spidermartin

I can’t like this comment hard enough!

Danielll

Best comment on this site :D

TheRedFox

Totally the reason I’m learning this song. Best Ravager funeral ever.

Ella

im glad thats wh yother people came here to

ukelele fan

I’m Mary Poppins y’all

Joe

Very cool.

uke lover

I like to play in the into a G with the strumming D DUDU but on the last up I play a C and then pluck the open C string open G string and then open C open A (I hope it makes sense)

Maer

The lyrics in the second re-versal of verse one is ” it’s not time to make a change just sit down, take it slowly. You’re still young, that’s your fault, there’s so much you have to go through”

Nate

I love it not just because of marvel. it is a great song, very sad and sounds great on ukulele

Spencer

I agree!

Ukuleles 4 eva

This was literally my childhood

RyLasko

I’m glad that Guardians of the Galaxy turned so many people on to such an excellent tune. Check out the Johnny Cash / Fiona Apple Duet Version if you want to have your heart ripped from your chest and presented to you.

cassandra

agreed, +2 is fairly easy and is way easier for my soprano voice to reach

John

some of the Am can be changed to Am7 and it sounds much more dynamic

truststein01

+2

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