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


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


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


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


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


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


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