difficulty level 4Difficulty level 4/5
 

Chords in this song

Am7 chordC# chordF# chordG# chord

notes

Alternative (maybe easier) version:
      - Use the transposer to turn the chords 1 half step(s) down.
      - Put a capo on fret 1 (if you want to stay in the same key).

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Intro: CC chord  Am7Am7 chord  GG chord  FF chord    
 
 
CC chord
Don't cry when I die
Am7Am7 chord
When it's my time I probably won't die
GG chord    
I'll just lie down and close my eyes
FF chord    
And think about stuff
 
 
CC chord                      
These eyes got too wide 
Am7Am7 chord
seen too much of life's goodbyes
GG chord    
Should have spent less time making loot
FF chord                                            CC chord
And spent more time in my birthday suit with you
 
Interlude: CC chord  Am7Am7 chord  GG chord  FF chord    
 
CC chord                       Am7Am7 chord
And everybody upstairs, everybody down stairs
GG chord                       FF chord    
I'm not gonna have time to hang out with them
FF chord                                CC chord
'cause I'll be hanging out with you
 
 
    CC chord                         Am7Am7 chord
Not Jimi Hendrix, Jesus or the dude
               FF chord                   GG chord    
Who played the sherriff in Blazing Saddles
CC chord             CC chord                Am7Am7 chord               FF chord    
You not Chris Farley Mr Rodgers oh I've waited so long
        GG chord               CC chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
Interlude: CC chord  Am7Am7 chord  GG chord  FF chord
 
CC chord                 
Life is good, but love it's better
Am7Am7 chord
Even Bieber ain't forever
GG chord    
We all got to go you know
FF chord    
So you might as well go in style
 
 
CC chord                 Am7Am7 chord
Everybody prayin, everybody singing
GG chord                          FF chord    
I'm not gonna have time to hang out with them
FF chord                                CC chord
'cause I'll be hanging out with you
 
 
    CC chord                          Am7Am7 chord
Not Gilda Radner, Buddha or the dude
        FF chord             GG chord    
Who had pop rocks and soda at the same time
CC chord        CC chord                           Am7Am7 chord               FF chord    
You, not Jesse James, Paul Newman and oh I've waited so long
        GG chord               FF chord    
You can finally meet my Mom.
 
 
Am7Am7 chord
I'm not making light of things
    GG chord                                         FF chord    
But who's to say who's right with things like this
 
There's so much that we miss
                    Am7Am7 chord
Tryin so hard to be rich and famous
GG chord    
Pretty and thin, to win
       FF chord    
It's a shame that youth is wasted on the young
          CC chord                              CC chord  
So forget everything and just be with me here now
                  FF chord    
For as long as we can and whoever goes first save a spot
 
 
CC chord        CC chord                            Am7Am7 chord             FF chord            GG chord    
You, not Etta James, Bob Marley or the girls who won my heart along the way
CC chord        CC chord                    Am7Am7 chord                  FF chord    
You, not Sitting Bull, Ella or Bach and I almost forgot
        GG chord               CC chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
CC chord                      Am7Am7 chord
You can finally meet my Mom
FF chord       GG chord               CC chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
CC chord                      Am7Am7 chord
You can finally meet my Mom
FF chord       GG chord               CC chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
CC chord                           CC chord      
No Steve Jobs, or Ty Cobbs, Al Capone or any other mobs
Am7Am7 chord                             FF chord                      GG chord    
No Whitney Houston, Chet Baker, André the Giant or the Undertaker
 
 
     CC chord    CC chord                      Am7Am7 chord
Just you, you can finally meet my Mom
FF chord       GG chord               CC chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
CC chord                      Am7Am7 chord
You can finally meet my Mom
FF chord       GG chord               CC chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
CC chord                      Am7Am7 chord
You can finally meet my Mom
FF chord       GG chord               CC chord
You can finally meet my Mom

This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.

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