Artist Cat Stevens
Album Tea For The Tillerman
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Intro: Db Gb Gbsus4

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

Interlude -x2-: Db Gb Gbsus4

        Db          Fm             Gb            Ebm
How can I try to explain?  when I do he turns away again
     Db               Bbm             Ebm   Gb  Ab
it's always been the same, same old story
         Db              Fm         Gb          Ebm
From the moment I could talk I was ordered to listen
              Db         Bbm     Ab       Db
now there's a way and I know I have to go away
      Ab      Gb       Db   Db Gb Gbsus4
and I know I have to go


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


        Db            Fm             Gb                Ebm        
All the times that I cried, keeping all the things I knew inside
     Db              Bbm          Ebm   Ab
It's hard, but it's harder to ignore it
             Db           Fm             Gb                   Ebm
If they were right, I'd agree, but it's them they know, not me
              Db          Bbm          Ab       Db
Now there's a way, and I know that I have to go away
  Ab      Gb       Db
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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