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


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


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


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


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


Cm -mute-
Carry on
         Eb      Bb
You will always remember
Cm -mute-
Carry on
        Eb          Bb
Nothing equals the splendor
Fm       Eb                Db     Db Eb
Now your life's no longer empty
Fm     Eb                Bb
Surely Heaven waits for you


Cm    Eb     Bb       
Carry on my wayward son
Cm          Eb          Bb
There'll be peace when you are done
Cm       Eb     Bb       
Lay your weary head to rest
Cm                                       
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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