Intro -x4-: C Em F G
 
Verse 1:
      C           Em         F        G
I was eight years old with a furry animal
    C Em F G
Oh-oh
       C       Em          F           G
Had to say goodbye to the fuzzy little guy
    C  Em F
Oh no
 
Chorus:
       F
Asked my neighbours
           G            C     Em       F   G
“Would you please take care of him for me?”
       C       Em        F    G
Don’t let him know we’re goin’
      C       Em     F  G
Take care of him for me
     C       Em      F  G
Take care of him for me
 
Verse 2:
      C             Em         F              G
I was thirteen years old with a heart made of gold
   C Em F G
Oh-oh
         C          Em
Tried to make some friends,
       F              G
almost killed myself instead
   C Em F
Oh no
 
Chorus:
              G
They said the meds will
      C       Em        F   G
Take care of things for me
   C          Em          F    G
I don’t think they were working
     C        Em        F    G
Take care of things for me
     C        Em        F    G
Take care of things for me
 
Verse 3:
C              Em
Today I felt scared
           F               G
Thinking 'bout your empty bed
    C Em F G
Oh-oh
       C              Em
But I know you’ll be fine
              F            G
Yeah, you’ve got to stay alive
 
Oh-oh

Interlude: C Em F G
 
Chorus:
            G
Just don’t forget to
      C      Em      F  G
Take care of you for me
      C         Em       F   G
I’ve been where you are goin'
      C      Em      F   G
Take care of you for me
      C       Em     F   G
Take care of you for me
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