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Intro - single notes -: G Gb B, E D G, C B E, A D


     G        D 
When I was a young boy
    Em         G            C
My father took me into the city
    G              Am  -  D
To see a marching band
           G               D
He said, "Son, when you grow up
        Em         G               C 
Would you be the savior of the broken
      G              Am  -  D
The beaten and the damned??
           G          D
He said, "Will you defeat them
      Em           G           C
Your demons and all the non-believers
      G                   Am  -  D
The plans that they have made?
        G              D 
Because one day, I'll leave you
    Em          G               C
a phantom to lead you in the summer
    G                Am  -  D
To join the Black Parade

Interlude: G D Em G C G Am D


     G        D 
When I was a young boy
    Em         G            C
My father took me into the city
    G              Am  -  D
To see a marching band
           G               D
He said, "Son, when you grow up
        Em         G               C 
Would you be the savior of the broken
      G              Am  -  D  -  G
The beaten and the damned? 

Interlude: G D Em G C  D 

Verse:
     G               D
Sometimes I get the feeling
       Dm            C
She's watching over me
                     G                 D
And other times I feel like I should go
     G                      D
And through it all, the rise and fall
     Dm              C
The bodies in the streets
                         G                D
And when you're gone we want you all to know

Chorus:
             G         D        Em
We'll carry on, we'll carry on
   G               C             
And though you're dead and gone, believe me
      D                  G        D       Em
Your memory will carry on, we'll carry on
   G       C        
And in my heart, I can't contain it
    D
The anthem won't explain it

Verse:
   G                    D
a world that sends you reeling
      Dm            C
From decimated dreams
                  G                 D
Your misery and hate will kill us all
    G                     D
So paint it black and take it back
         Dm                C
Let's shout it loud and clear
                 G                D
Defiant to the end, we hear the call

Chorus:
          G         D      Em
to carry on, we'll carry on
      G            C
And though you're dead and gone, believe me
      D                 G       D        Em
Your memory will carry on, we'll carry on
   G               C         
And though you're broken and defeated
      D               
Your weary widow marches

Bridge:
B                                  Em
On and on we carry through the fears. - Ahh Ahh Ahh -
B                             Em 
Disappointed faces of your peers. - Ahh Ahh Ahh -
 C          
Take a look at me
                           G
'Cause I could not care at all
          D
Do or die, you'll never make me
Em                G                     C 
 Because the world, will never take my heart.
          G  
Go and try, you'll never break me
C              D                     G
 We want it all, we wanna play this part.
               D                Em
I won't explain or say I'm sorry
             G                    C
I'm unashamed, I'm gonna show my scar
             G
Give a cheer, for all the broken.
C           D                      A - KEY CHANGE -
 Listen here, because it's who we are.
              E               Gbm
I'm just a man, I'm not a hero
          A                      D
Just a boy who had to sing this song
          A
Just a man, I'm not a hero
E 
I   don't   care!

Chorus:
             A       E        Gbm
We'll carry on, we'll carry on
  A                D         
And though you're dead and gone, believe me
      E                  A      E        Gbm
Your memory will carry on, we'll carry on
  A                D      
And though you're broken and defeated
        E                   A
You're weary widow marches on- do or die, -
E
 you'll never make me
Gbm               A                     D
 Because the world, will never take my heart.

Go and try, you'll never break me
E                                    A
 We want it all, we wanna play this part
- We'll carry on -
         E    
Do or die, you'll never make me
Gbm               A                     D
 Because the world, will never take my heart
                
Go and try, you'll never break me
E                                    A
 We want it all, we wanna play this part
                        - We'll carry on -    
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100 Comments

  1. Chicken Noodle

    Intro:
    A: 10-9-14-7-5-10-3-2-7-0-5

    You’re welcome

  2. *hears g note*
    U know what? I’ll just go cry in a dark corner now…

  3. i think the intro is more like
    G D Bm Em D G C Bm Em Am D

  4. oh god the pain

  5. Wesley Smith

    here’s the intro:
    G:—0————————————0
    C:———————————2
    E:———-2—————0—————————————0
    A:——————2——————————3——2————0
    (then just repeat this twice)

  6. SportUkulele

    When you have to g-note yourself to play the song ._.

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