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Gm                      Bb
Once I was seven years old,
              Eb
my momma told me,             
                      F
go make yourself some friends or you'll be lonely
Gm                      Bb           Eb
once I was Seven years old
Gm       F        Bb
It was a big big world,
               Eb
but we thought we were bigger.
                           F
Pushing each other to the limits,
         
we were learning quicker.
Gm          F      
By eleven smoking herb
             Bb
and drinking burning liquor
Eb                            F
Never rich so we were out to make that steady figure

Verse:
Gm                F       Bb
Once I was eleven years old,
              Eb
my daddy told me,
                  F
go get yourself a wife or you'll be lonely.

Gm                F      Bb          Eb
Once I was eleven years old


Gm            F       Bb
I always have that dream
                     Eb 
like my Daddy before me
                       F
So I´m started writing songs

I´ll starting writing stories
Gm          F        Bb
Something about the glory,  
                      Eb
just always seemed to bore me,
                          F
Cause only those I really love 
   
will ever really know me

Verse:
Gm                F       Bb
Once I was twenty years old,
              Eb
my story got told,
                   F
before the morning sun, when life was lonely.
Gm                F       Bb          Eb
Once I was twenty years old
Gm             F
I only seek my goals,
          Bb
I don't believe in failure.
Eb                         F
Cause I know the smallest voices,

they can making major,
Gm                 F            Bb
I got my boys with me at least those in favour
Eb                            F
and if we don´t see before I leave,
          
I hope to see you later.

Verse:
Gm            F       Bb
Once I was 20 years old
              Eb
my story got told
                        F
I was writing about everything,

I saw before me
Gm             F      Bb          Eb
Once I was 20 years old
Gm               F       Bb
Soon we´ll be 30 years old
                      Eb
our songs have been sold
                        F
we´re travel around the world
              
and we´re still rolling
Gm               F       Bb         Eb
Soon we´ll be 30 years old

Verse:
Gm          F              Bb
I´m still learning about life

my woman brought children for me
Eb
so I can sing them all my songs
           F
and I can tell them storys
Gm           F           Bb
Most of my boys are with me
                              Eb
some are still out seeking glory

And some I had to leave behind
             F
my brother I´m still sorry

Verse:
Gm                 F    Bb
Soon I´ll be 60 years old
                   Eb   
my daddy got sixty-one
                            F
remember life and then your life
                 
becomes a better one
Gm         F         Bb
I make the man so happy

when I wrote the letter once
Eb                           F
I hope my children come and visit
              
once ore twice a month

Verse:
Gm                F     Bb    
Soon I´ll be 60 years old

when I think the world is cold
Eb
when I have a lot of children
        F
who can bore me
Gm               F      Bb       Eb
Soon I´ll be 60 years old
Gm              F      Bb    
Soon I´ll be 60 years old

will I think the world is cold
Eb
when I have a lot of children
        F
who can warm
Gm                 F    Bb       Eb
Soon I´ll be 60 years old

Verse:
Gm                 F     Bb
Once I was seven years old,
              Eb
my momma told me,             
                      F
go make yourself some friends or you'll be lonely
Gm                      Bb           Eb
once I was seven years old


Gm           F           Bb
once I was seven years old
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