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Intro:
    Dm  Dm  A7  A7
    Dm  Dm  A7  A7 

Verse:
     Dm                C  
The tax man's taken all  my dough
     F            C
And left me in my statley home.
A7                         Dm
Lazing on a sunny afternoon. 
              C    
And i can't sail my yacht,
     F          C       
He's taken everything i've got,
A7                      Dm
All i've got this sunny afternoon. 

Chorus:
D7                                      G7
Save me, Save me, Save me from this squeeze,
         C                            F   A7
I got a big fat mama trying to break me.    
       Dm             G7
And i love to live so pleasantly,
Dm                    G7  C
Live this life of luxury,  
F            A7             Dm
Lazing on a sunny afternoon, 
       A7
In the summertime,
       Dm                  A7
In the summertime, In the summertime.

Verse:
    Dm                    C
My girlfriends run off with my car
    F                C
And gone back to her ma and pa
A7                                    Dm
Telling tales of drunkenness and cruelty.
         C
Now i'm sitting here,
F              C    
Sipping on my ice cold beer,
A7                        Dm  
Lazing on a sunny after noon.

Chorus:

Help me, Help me, Help me sail away,

Well, give me two good reasons why i oughta stay.

'Cause i love to live so pleasantly
Dm                    G7  C
Live this life of luxury,  
F            A7             Dm
Lazing on a sunny afternoon, 
       A7
In the summertime,
       Dm                  A7
In the summertime, In the summertime.

Chorus:
D7                                      G7
Save me, Save me, Save me from this squeeze,
         C                            F   A7
I got a big fat mama trying to break me.    
       Dm             G7
And i love to live so pleasantly,
Dm                    G7  C
Live this life of luxury,  
F            A7             Dm
Lazing on a sunny afternoon, 
       A7
In the summertime,
       Dm                  A7
In the summertime, In the summertime.

Outro:
       Dm                 A7           Am - fading -
In the summertime, In the summertime,    
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5 Comments

  1. -5 is the easiest

  2. Bob the Person

    It would be super helpful if the chords were present on *every* chorus.

  3. Love this song. When our Uke group of 40+ play this, is sounds so wonderful and is great. Thanks.

  4. Love this song

  5. Nice site

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