Verse 1: Hamilton: Gm F Mr. President, you asked to see me? Washington: Gm I know you’re busy Hamilton: F What do you need, sir? Sir? Washington: Gm I wanna give you a word of warning Hamilton: Sir, I don’t know what you heard F But whatever it is, Jefferson started it Washington: Eb D5 Thomas Jefferson resigned this morning Hamilton: You’re kidding Washington: Gm F I need a favor Hamilton: Whatever you say, sir, Jefferson will pay for his behavior Washington: Gm Shh. Talk less Hamilton: I’ll use the press F Gm I’ll write under a pseudonym, you’ll see what I can do to him— Washington: I need you to draft an address Hamilton: F Yes! He resigned. You can finally speak your mind— Washington: Eb D5 No, he’s stepping down so he can run for President Hamilton: Eb Ha. Good luck defeating you, sir Washington: D5 I’m stepping down. I’m not running for President Hamilton: I’m sorry, what? Chorus: Washington Bb Ab One last time Eb F Relax, have a drink with me Bb Ab One last time Eb F Let’s take a break tonight Bb F And then we’ll teach them how to say goodbye Eb To say goodbye F Bb F Eb You and I Hamilton: No, sir, why? Verse 2: Washington Gm I wanna talk about neutrality Hamilton: F Sir, with Britain and France on the verge of war, is this the best time— Washington: Gm I want to warn against partisan fighting Hamilton: But— Washington: F Pick up a pen, start writing Gm I wanna talk about what I have learned F The hard-won wisdom I have earned Hamilton: Eb7 As far as the people are concerned D7sus4 D7 You have to serve, you could continue to serve— Chorus: Washington Bb Ab No! One last time Eb F The people will hear from me Bb Ab One last time Eb F And if we get this right Bb F We’re gonna teach ‘em how to say Eb Goodbye F Bb F Ab You and I— Interlude: Hamilton Eb Mr. President, they will say you’re weak Washington: Db Eb No, they will see we’re strong Hamilton: Your position is so unique Washington: Db So I’ll use it to move them along Hamilton: Eb Why do you have to say goodbye? Washington: Db Eb If I say goodbye, the nation learns to move on Ab B It outlives me when I’m gone Db Like the scripture says: Dm F Ebsus2 Bb Bb Everyone shall sit under their own vine and fig tree F Gm And no one shall make them afraid.” F Eb Bb F Gm They’ll be safe in the nation we’ve made F Eb Bb I wanna sit under my own vine and fig tree F Gm a moment alone in the shade F Eb At home in this nation we’ve made Bb One last time Hamilton: Ab Bb One last time Hamilton: & Washington: Eb Bb Ab Though, in reviewing the incidents of my administration, Abm Eb I am unconscious of intentional error, I am nevertheless Bb Ab Too sensible of my defects not to think it probable that Abm I may have committed many errors. Eb Bb Ab I shall also carry with me the hope that my country will Abm View them with indulgence; And that Eb Bb Ab Abm After forty-five years of my life dedicated to its service with an upright zeal Eb The faults of incompetent abilities will be Bb Consigned to oblivion, as I myself must soon be to the mansions of rest Eb Db I anticipate with pleasing expectation that retreat in which I promise myself Eb Db To realize the sweet enjoyment of partaking, in the midst of my fellow-citizens, Eb Db The benign influence of good laws Under a free government, the ever-favorite object Ab Eb Db Of my heart, and the happy reward, as I trust Ab B Db Of our mutual cares, labors, and dangers. Eb One last time Outro: all women Db George Washington’s going home! Hamilton: Eb Teach ‘em how to say goodbye Company: Db George Washington’s going home! Washington & Company: Eb Db Ab You and I -George Washington’s going home- Eb Db Ab Going home -George Washington’s going home- Eb Db Ab History has its eyes on you -George Washington’s going home- Cm We’re gonna teach ‘em how to say goodbye! -Teach them how to say goodbye- Bb Teach ‘em how to say goodbye! -Teach them how- Ab To say goodbye! -Say goodbye!- Say goodbye! -Say goodbye!- B Eb Ebsus4 Db Ab Eb One last time!