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Intro -no chords-:
Carry on my wayward son
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry no more
  
Riff:
xA|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
xE|-----------3--|-----------5--|----------5-3-|--5-----5-----|
xC|--4--2--4-----|--4--2--4-----|-----2--------|-----2-----1--|
xG|--------------|--------------|--4-----4-----|--------------|


Am     G              F         G
Once I rose above the noise and confusion
Am      G             F           G
Just to get a glimpse beyond this illusion
Dm    C            Bb        Bb C  
I was soaring ever higher
Dm    C        G
But I flew too high
Am        G                F           G
Though my eyes could see I still was a blind man
Am        G                F           G
Though my mind could think I still was a mad man
Dm         C               Bb           
I hear the voices when I'm dreaming
Dm    C         G
I can hear them say


Am    C     G       
Carry on my wayward son
Am          C          G       
There'll be peace when you are done
Am       C     G       
Lay your weary head to rest
Am
Don't you cry no more


Am    G           F          G
Masquerading as a man with a reason
Am    G           F            G
My charade is the event of the season
Dm       C             Bb           Bb C
And if I claim to be a wise man
Dm        C                  G
It surely means that I don't know
Am   G             F      G
On a stormy sea of moving emotion
Am     G                F           G
Tossed about I'm like a ship on the ocean
Dm    C                 Bb         Bb C
I set sail for winds of fortune
Dm    C               G
But I hear the voices say


Am    C     G       
Carry on my wayward son
Am          C          G
There'll be peace when you are done
Am       C     G       
Lay your weary head to rest
Am
Don't you cry no more


Am -mute-
Carry on
         C      G
You will always remember
Am -mute-
Carry on
        C          G
Nothing equals the splendor
Dm       C                Bb     Bb C
Now your life's no longer empty
Dm     C                G
Surely Heaven waits for you


Am    C     G       
Carry on my wayward son
Am          C          G
There'll be peace when you are done
Am       C     G       
Lay your weary head to rest
Am                                       
Don't you cry no more
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140 Comments

  1. Supernatural67

    YOU FIGHT THOSE FAIRIES!

  2. spnaturallyawkward

    NOW SALSA YOU MITTENS!!! FIGHT THOSE FAIRIES!!!

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