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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-----|--------------|


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


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


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


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


Bm -mute-
Carry on
         D      A
You will always remember
Bm -mute-
Carry on
        D          A
Nothing equals the splendor
Em       D                C     C D
Now your life's no longer empty
Em     D                A
Surely Heaven waits for you


Bm    D     A       
Carry on my wayward son
Bm          D          A
There'll be peace when you are done
Bm       D     A       
Lay your weary head to rest
Bm                                       
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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