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


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


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


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


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


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


Dm    F     C       
Carry on my wayward son
Dm          F          C
There'll be peace when you are done
Dm       F     C       
Lay your weary head to rest
Dm                                       
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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