difficulty level 4Difficulty level 4/5
 

Chords in this song

Gbm7 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: AA chord  Gbm7Gbm7 chord  EE chord  DD chord    
 
 
AA chord
Don't cry when I die
Gbm7Gbm7 chord
When it's my time I probably won't die
EE chord    
I'll just lie down and close my eyes
DD chord    
And think about stuff
 
 
AA chord                      
These eyes got too wide 
Gbm7Gbm7 chord
seen too much of life's goodbyes
EE chord    
Should have spent less time making loot
DD chord                                            AA chord
And spent more time in my birthday suit with you
 
Interlude: AA chord  Gbm7Gbm7 chord  EE chord  DD chord    
 
AA chord                       Gbm7Gbm7 chord
And everybody upstairs, everybody down stairs
EE chord                       DD chord    
I'm not gonna have time to hang out with them
DD chord                                AA chord
'cause I'll be hanging out with you
 
 
    AA chord                         Gbm7Gbm7 chord
Not Jimi Hendrix, Jesus or the dude
               DD chord                   EE chord    
Who played the sherriff in Blazing Saddles
AA chord             AA chord                Gbm7Gbm7 chord               DD chord    
You not Chris Farley Mr Rodgers oh I've waited so long
        EE chord               AA chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
Interlude: AA chord  Gbm7Gbm7 chord  EE chord  DD chord
 
AA chord                 
Life is good, but love it's better
Gbm7Gbm7 chord
Even Bieber ain't forever
EE chord    
We all got to go you know
DD chord    
So you might as well go in style
 
 
AA chord                 Gbm7Gbm7 chord
Everybody prayin, everybody singing
EE chord                          DD chord    
I'm not gonna have time to hang out with them
DD chord                                AA chord
'cause I'll be hanging out with you
 
 
    AA chord                          Gbm7Gbm7 chord
Not Gilda Radner, Buddha or the dude
        DD chord             EE chord    
Who had pop rocks and soda at the same time
AA chord        AA chord                           Gbm7Gbm7 chord               DD chord    
You, not Jesse James, Paul Newman and oh I've waited so long
        EE chord               DD chord    
You can finally meet my Mom.
 
 
Gbm7Gbm7 chord
I'm not making light of things
    EE chord                                         DD chord    
But who's to say who's right with things like this
 
There's so much that we miss
                    Gbm7Gbm7 chord
Tryin so hard to be rich and famous
EE chord    
Pretty and thin, to win
       DD chord    
It's a shame that youth is wasted on the young
          AA chord                              AA chord  
So forget everything and just be with me here now
                  DD chord    
For as long as we can and whoever goes first save a spot
 
 
AA chord        AA chord                            Gbm7Gbm7 chord             DD chord            EE chord    
You, not Etta James, Bob Marley or the girls who won my heart along the way
AA chord        AA chord                    Gbm7Gbm7 chord                  DD chord    
You, not Sitting Bull, Ella or Bach and I almost forgot
        EE chord               AA chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
AA chord                      Gbm7Gbm7 chord
You can finally meet my Mom
DD chord       EE chord               AA chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
AA chord                      Gbm7Gbm7 chord
You can finally meet my Mom
DD chord       EE chord               AA chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
AA chord                           AA chord      
No Steve Jobs, or Ty Cobbs, Al Capone or any other mobs
Gbm7Gbm7 chord                             DD chord                      EE chord    
No Whitney Houston, Chet Baker, André the Giant or the Undertaker
 
 
     AA chord    AA chord                      Gbm7Gbm7 chord
Just you, you can finally meet my Mom
DD chord       EE chord               AA chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
AA chord                      Gbm7Gbm7 chord
You can finally meet my Mom
DD chord       EE chord               AA chord
You can finally meet my Mom
 
 
AA chord                      Gbm7Gbm7 chord
You can finally meet my Mom
DD chord       EE chord               AA 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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