Songbook - May-June 2020
Chillin' Mary Moore (2020)
Don't Stop Believin' Journey (1981)
The Garden Song (Inch By Inch) Various Artists (David Mallett, 1975)
I'm Still Standing Elton John (w/Bernie Taupin, 1983)
I Won't Back Down Tom Petty (w/Jeff Lynne, 1989)
Rise Again Rankin Family (as sung by Anne Murray) (Leon Dubinsky, 1984)
Some Days Are Diamonds John Denver (1981)
Somewhere Over The Rainbow (IZ) Israel Kamakawiwo`ole’s Version (1990)
Speed of the Sound of Loneliness John Prine (1986)
Stay With Me Sam Smith (Smith, Napier, Phillips & Petty, Lynne (2014)
Try A Little Kindness Glen Campbell (Curt Sapaugh, Bobby Austin, 1969)
Up On the Roof Carole King w/James Taylor (King/Goffin, 1962)
Youll Never Walk Alone Gerry and the Pacemakers (Rodgers & Hammerstein, 1945)



Chillin'
Mary Moore (2020)


| [Gmaj7] | [C7] | [Gmaj7] | [C7] |

| [Gmaj7] The buzz of bumblebees | [C7] fills the air |
| [Gmaj7] I'm on my porch in my | [Bm7] Muskoka [E7] chair
Just | [Am7] chillin'... |
| [D7] I seem to be un- | [Am7] willin'... to | [D7] go anywhere |

| [Gmaj7] My honey brings me something | [C7] tall and cool |
| [Gmaj7] I dip my toes into the | [Bm7] backyard [E7] pool
Just | [Am7] chillin'... |
| [D7] Definitely un- | [Am7] willin' [Ab7] I'd be a | [G6] fool | [G6] |

| [Am7] Hot summer haze clouding | up my brain |
| [G6] And my resistance swirling | down the drain |
| [Am7] A list of things to do is | nudging me |
| [Bm7] But there's no [E7] place that I would | [Am7] rather [D7] be |

| [Gmaj7] Marshmallow clouds drift a- | [C7] cross the sky |
| [Gmaj7] No sense resisting, I don't | [Bm7] even [E7] try
Just | [Am7] chillin'... |
| [D7] Happy to be un- | [Am7] willin' [Ab7] and that's no | [G6↓] lie |

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Don't Stop Believin'
Journey (1981)


Pianistic Fingerpicking    Strum (Swiss Army Strum)
                                    
A|-I---I---I---I---|       4/4 | D - D u - u d u |
E|-M---M---M---M---|             1   2 &   & 4 &
C|---T---T---T---T-|
G|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  

Intro - Pianistic Fingerpicking
| [C] | [G] | [Am] | [F]
| [C] | [G] | [Em] | [F]

| [C] Just a | [G] small town girl | [Am] living in a | [F] lonely world |
| [C] She took the | [G] midnight train going | [Em] any- | [F] where |
| [C] Just a | [G] city boy | [Am] born and raised in | [F] south Detroit |
| [C] He took the | [G] midnight train going | [Em] any- | [F] where |

| [C] | [G] | [Am] | [F] |
| [C] | [G] | [Em] | [F] |

| [C] A singer in a | [G] smoky room |
| [Am] A smell of wine and | [F] cheap perfume |
| [C] For a smile they can | [G] share the night
It goes | [Em] on and on and | [F] on and on |

Strum (Swiss Army Strum) until the end
Chorus
| [F] Strangers | waiting | [C] up and down the | boulevard
Their | [F] shadows | searching in the | [C] night | [C] |
| [F] Streetlight | people | [C] living just to | find emotion |
| [F] Hiding | somewhere in the | [G↓] night [C↓] | [G↓] [C↓] [F↓]

| [C] | [G] | [Am] | [F] |

| [C] Working hard to | [G] get my fill | [Am] everybody | [F] wants a thrill |
| [C] Payin' anything to | [G] roll the dice just | [Em] one more | [F] time |

| [C] Some will win | [G] some will lose |
| [Am] Some were born to | [F] sing the blues |
| [C] Well, the movie | [G] never ends
It goes | [Em] on and on and | [F] on and on |

Chorus
| [F] Strangers | waiting | [C] up and down the | boulevard
Their | [F] shadows | searching in the | [C] night | [C] |
| [F] Streetlight | people | [C] living just to | find emotion
| [F] Hiding | somewhere in the | [G↓] night [C↓] | [G↓] [C↓] [F↓]

| [C] | [G] | [Am] | [F]
| [C] | [G] | [Em] | [F]

| [C] Don't stop, be- | [G] lievin' | [Am] hold on to that | [F] feelin' |
| [C] Streetlight | [G] people | [Em] | [F] |
| [C] Don't stop, be- | [G] lievin' | [Am] hold on | [F] |
| [C] Streetlight | [G] people | [Em] | [F] |
| [F↓] Don't | [C↓] stop

#Capo on 4th fret to play with original.

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The Garden Song (Inch By Inch)
Various Artists (David Mallett, 1975)


Intro
| [D] | [D] | [D] | [D] |

Chorus
| [D] Inch by inch, | [G] row by [D] row, | [Em] gonna [A] make this | [D] garden grow. |
| [Em] All it [A] takes is a | [D] rake and a [Bm7] hoe and a | [Em] piece of fertile | [A] ground. |
| [D] Inch by inch, | [G] row by [D] row, | [Em] Someone [A] bless the | [D] seeds I sow. |
| [Em] Someone [A] warm them | [D] from be- [Bm7] low, 'til the | [Em] rain comes [A] tumbling | [D] down. |
| [D] | [D] | [D] |


| [D] Pulling weeds | [G] and picking [D] stones, | [Em] we are [A] made of | [D] dreams and bones |
| [Em] Feel the [A] need to | [D] grow my [Bm7] own 'cause the | [Em] time is close at | [A] hand. |
| [D] Grain for grain, | [G] sun and [D] rain, | [Em] I find my [A] way in | [D] nature's chain |
| [Em] I tune my [A] body | [D] and my brain to the | [Em] music [A] from the | [D] land. |
| [D] | [D] | [D] |   

So | [D] plant your rows | [G] straight and [D] long, | [Em] temper [A] them with | [D] prayer and song |
| [Em] Mother [A] Earth will | [D] make you [Bm7] strong if you | [Em] give her love and | [A] care
Now | [D] old crow watching | [G] hungri- [D] ly, | [Em] from his [A] perch in | [D] yonder tree. |
| [Em] In my [A] garden | [D] I'm as [Bm7] free as that | [Em] feathered [A] thief up | [D] there. |
| [D] | [D] | [D] |

Chorus
| [D] Inch by inch, | [G] row by [D] row, | [Em] gonna [A] make this | [D] garden grow. |
| [Em] All it [A] takes is a | [D] rake and a [Bm7] hoe and a | [Em] piece of fertile | [A] ground. |
| [D] Inch by inch, | [G] row by [D] row, | [Em] Someone [A] bless the | [D] seeds I sow. |
| [Em] Someone [A] warm them | [D] from be- [Bm7] low, 'til the | [Em] rain comes [A] tumbling | [D] down. |
| [D] | [D] | [D] | [D↓]

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I'm Still Standing
Elton John (w/Bernie Taupin, 1983)


4/4 | d - D - d u D u |
      1   2   3 & 4 &


Intro
| [Am]   | [Dm]   | [E7]   | [E7] [F↓][G↓] |
| [Am]   | [Dm]   | [E7]   | [E7] [F↓][G↓] |   

| [A] You could never know | [D] what it's like
your | [E7] blood like winter freezes | [A] just like ice
and there's | [D] cold lonely light that | [D] shines from [E7] you
you'll | [F#m] wind up like the wreck you | [D] hide
behind that | [A] mask you use   | [A]   |

| [A] And did you think this fool could | [D] never win
Well, | [E7] look at me I'm comin' | [A] back again
I got a | [D] taste of love in a | [D] simple [E7] way
and if you | [F#m] need to know while I'm still | [D] standing,
you just | [A] fade away   | [A]  


Chorus
Don't you know | [Am] I'm still | standing better than I | [Em7] ever did   | [Em7]    
Lookin' like a | [Dm] true survivor, | ...feelin' like a | [F] little kid   | [G]   |
| [Am] I'm still | standing after | [Em7] all this time   | [Em7]    
Pickin' up the | [Dm] pieces of my | life without you | [E7] on my mind   | [E7]  
I'm still | [Am] standing, | [Dm] yeah, yeah, | [E7] yeah   | [E7]  
I'm still | [Am] standing, | [Dm] yeah, yeah, | [E7] yeah   | [E7] [F↓][G↓] |   


| [A] Once I never could've | [D] hope to win
you | [E7] staring down the road leaving | [A] me again
The | [D] threats you made were meant to | [D] cut me [E7] down
and if our | [F#m] love was just a | [D] circus,
you'd be a | [A] clown by now   | [A]  


Chorus
You know | [Am] I'm still | standing better than I | [Em7] ever did   | [Em7]    
Lookin' like a | [Dm] true survivor, | feelin' like a | [F] little kid   | [G]   |   
| [Am] I'm still | standing after | [Em7] all this time   | [Em7]    
Pickin' up the | [Dm] pieces of my | life without you | [E7] on my mind   | [E7]  
I'm still | [Am] standing, | [Dm] yeah, yeah, | [E7] yeah   | [E7]  
I'm still | [Am] standing, | [Dm] yeah, yeah, | [E7] yeah   | [E7] [F↓][G↓] |   


Instrumental
| [A]     | [D]   | [E7]   | [A]  
| [Bm7]   | [E7]   | [F#m]   | [D]  
| [A]     | [A]  


Chorus
Don't you know | [Am] I'm still | standing better than I | [Em7] ever did   | [Em7]    
Lookin' like a | [Dm] true survivor, | ...feelin' like a | [F] little kid   | [G]   |
| [Am] I'm still | standing after | [Em7] all this time   | [Em7]    
Pickin' up the | [Dm] pieces of my | life without you | [E7] on my mind   | [E7]  
I'm still | [Am] standing, | [Dm] yeah, yeah, | [E7] yeah   | [E7]  
I'm still | [Am] standing, | [Dm] yeah, yeah, | [E7] yeah   | [E7] [F↓][G↓] |   
I'm still | [Am] standing, | [Dm] yeah, yeah, | [E7] yeah   | [E7] [F↓][G↓] | [Am↓]    


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I Won't Back Down
Tom Petty (w/Jeff Lynne, 1989)


     Palm muted chords   (or short down strums)
4/4 | d d d d d d d d |
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


Intro
| [Em] [D] | [G]   | [Em] [D] | [G]          

Well, I | [Em] ...won't [D] back | [G] down
No, I | [Em] ...won't [D] back | [G] down
You can | [Em] stand me [D] up at the | [C] gates of hell
But I | [Em] ...won't [D] back | [G] down

No, I | [Em] ...stand [D] my | [G] ground
Won't be | [Em] ...turned [D] a- | [G] round
And I | [Em] keep this | [D] world from | [C] draggin' me down
Gonna | [Em] ...stand [D] my | [G] ground
And I | [Em] ...won't [D] back | [G] down (I [C↓] won't [G↓] back)

Chorus
| [C] He- [G]-ey | [D] baby [G]... |
| [C] there ain't no ea- [G] sy way | [D] out (I won't [G] back) |
| [C] He- [G]-ey   | [D] I...  will | [Em] stand [D] my | [G] ground
And I | [Em] won't [D] back | [G] down

Well, I | [Em] know [D] what's | [G] right
And I got | [Em] just [D] one | [G] life
In a | [Em] world that [D] keeps on | [C] pushin' me around
But I | [Em] stand [D] my | [G] ground
And I | [Em] won't [D] back | [G] down (I [C↓] won't [G↓] back)

Chorus
| [C] He- [G]-ey | [D] baby [G]... |
| [C] there ain't no ea- [G] sy way | [D] out (I won't [G] back) |
| [C] He- [G]-ey   | [D] I...  will | [Em] stand [D] my | [G] ground
And I | [Em] won't [D] back | [G] down

Solo
| [Em] [D] | [G]   | [Em] [D] | [G]   |   
| [Em] [D] | [C]   | [Em] [D] | [G]   |   
| [Em] [D] | [G] (I [C↓] won't [G↓] back)      

Chorus
| [C] He- [G]-ey | [D] baby [G]... |
| [C] there ain't no ea- [G] sy way | [D] out (I won't [G] back) |
| [C] He- [G]-ey   | [D] I...  will | [Em] stand [D] my | [G] ground
And I | [Em] won't [D] back | [G] down (I [C↓] won't [G↓] back)

Chorus
| [C] He- [G]-ey | [D] baby [G]... |
| [C] there ain't no ea- [G] sy way | [D] out (I won't [G] back) |
| [C] He- [G]-ey   | [D] I...  will | [Em] stand [D] my | [G] ground
And I | [Em] won't [D] back | [G] down
No I | [Em] won't [D] back | [G↓] down

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Rise Again
Rankin Family (as sung by Anne Murray) (Leon Dubinsky, 1984)


Intro
| [D] | [A] | [D] | [A]

When the | [D] waves roll on, | [A] over the waters |     
| [Em] ...and the ocean | [Bm7] cries   |
| [D] ...We look to, | [A] our sons and daughters |         
| [Em] ...To explain our | [Bm7] lives   |
| [D] As if a | [Bm7] child could tell us | [E7] why

That as | [D] sure as the sunrise, as | [A] sure as the sea
As | [D] sure as the wind in the | [A↓] trees [A↓]  

Chorus
We rise a- | [D] gain, in the [G] faces of our | [A] children
We rise a- | [D] gain, in the [G] voices of our | [A] song
We rise a- | [D] gain, in the [G] waves out on the | [A] ocean
And | [G] the- [A] en we rise a- | [D] gain... | [G] [D]  

Key Change
When the | [G] light goes dark with the | [D] forces of creation   |
| [Am] ...Across a stormy | [Em] sky   |
| [G] We look to | [D] reincarnation   |     
| [Am] ...to explain our | [Em] lives   |
| [B7] ...As if a | [G] child could tell us | [A] why

That as | [G] sure as the sunrise, as | [D] sure as the sea
As | [G] sure as the wind in the | [D↓] trees [D↓]  

Chorus
We rise a- | [G] gain, in the [C] faces of our | [D] children
We rise a- | [G] gain, in the [C] voices of our | [D] song
We rise a- | [G] gain, in the [C] waves out on the | [D] ocean
And | [C] the- [D] en we rise a- | [G] gain [E7]  

Chorus
We rise a- | [A] gain, in the [D] faces of our | [E7] children
We rise a- | [A] gain, in the [D] voices of our | [E7] song
We rise a- | [A] gain, in the [D] waves out on the | [E7] ocean
And | [D] the- [E7] en we rise a- | [A] gain    

Chorus
We rise a- | [A] gain, in the [D] faces of our | [E7] children
We rise a- | [A] gain, in the [D] voices of our | [E7] song
We rise a- | [A] gain, in the [D] waves out on the | [E7] ocean
And | [D] the- [E7] en we rise a- | [A] gain   | [A↓]  

#Play along with the Anne Murray and Friends version in this key.

#Check out the Rankin Family's version in the key of G.

#Check out the Voices Rock Women Choir version.

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Some Days Are Diamonds
John Denver (1981)


      Swing
4/4 | d u D u d u D u |
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


Intro
| [G] | [Gsus4] | [G] | [Gsus4]

When you | [G] ask how I've | [D] been here with- | [Em] out you | [Em]
I [D↓] like to | [C] say I've been | fine and I | [G] do | [G]
But we both | [C] know the | truth is hard to | [G] come by
And if | [Em] I told the | [A] truth that's not quite | [D] true | [D↓]

Chorus
Some days are | [G] diamonds | [C] ...some days are | [G] stones | [G]
Sometimes the | [Em] hard times | [A] won't leave me a- | [D] lone | [D]
Sometimes the | [G] cold wind | [C] blows a chill in my | [G] bones [D↓] |
|   [Em]... [C] Some days are | [G] diamonds | [D] ...some days are |
| [G] stones [G7] | [C] [C#dim7] | [G] | [D] |

Instrumental
| [G] | [Gsus4] | [G] | [Gsus4]


Now the | [G] face that I | [D] see in my mir- | [Em] ror | [Em]
[D↓] More and | [C] more is a | stranger to | [G] me | [G]
More and | [C] more... I can | see... there's a | [G] danger   | [G]
In be- | [Em] coming what I | [A] never thought I'd | [D] be | [D↓]

Chorus
Some days are | [G] diamonds | [C] ...some days are | [G] stones | [G]
Sometimes the | [Em] hard times | [A] won't leave me a- | [D] lone | [D]
Sometimes the | [G] cold wind | [C] blows a chill in my | [G] bones [D↓] |
|   [Em]... [C] Some days are | [G] diamonds | [D] ...some days are |
| [G] stones | [D] | [A] | [E7]

Key Change (with connectors)
Chorus
| [A] | [E7]
Some days are | [A] diamonds | [D] ...some days are | [A] stones | [A]
Sometimes the | [F#m] hard times | [B7] won't leave me a- | [E7] lone | [E7]
Sometimes the | [A] cold wind | [D] blows a chill in my | [A] bones |
|   [F#m]... [D] Some days are | [A] diamonds | [E7] ...some days are |
| [A] stones | [E7] | [A↓]

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow (IZ)
Israel Kamakawiwo`ole's Version (1990)


    Strong 2 & 4 Accents
4/4  | d - D u - u D u |
       1   2 &   & 4 &

Intro
| [C]   | [Em]   | [Am]   | [F]   |
| [C]   | [Em]   | [Am]   | [Am7]   | [F]   | [F]

| [C]  Ooh...   | [C]   | [Em]   | [Em]   | [F]   | [F]   | [C]   | [C]   |
| [F]  Ooh...     | [F]   | [E7]   | [E7]   | [Am]   | [Am]   | [F]   | [F]   |

| [C]  Some- | where   |   [Em] over the   |   rainbow   |   [F] ... | way up   |   [C] high   |   [C]
| [F]  And   |   the   |   [C]  dreams that you   |   dream of
| [G]  Once in a   |   lulla- | [Am] by   |   [Am]   |   [F]   |   [F]   |

| [C]  Some- | where   |   [Em] over the   |   rainbow   |   [F] ... |   blue birds   |   [C] fly   |   [C]
| [F]  And   |   the   |   [C]  dreams that you   |   dream of
| [G]  Dreams really   |   do come   |   [Am] true   |   [Am]   |   [F]   |   [F]

Some- | [C] day I'll wish u- | pon a star
And   | [G]  wake up where the   |   clouds are far be- | [Am] hind   |   [Am]   |   [F] me |   [F]
Where   |   [C] trouble melts like   |   lemon drops   |
| [G]  High above the   | chimney tops that's   |   [Am]  where   | [Am]  you'll   |   [F] find   | [F] me   |

| [C]  Some- | where   |   [Em] over the   |   rainbow   |   [F] ... |   blue birds   |   [C] fly   |   [C]
| [F]  And   |   the   |   [C]  dreams that you   |   dream of
| [G]  Why... oh   |   why...  can't   |   [Am] I   |   [Am] I   |   [F]   |   [F]

| [C]  Ooh...   | [C]   | [Em]   | [Em]   | [F]   | [F]   | [C]   | [C]   |
| [F]  Ooh...     | [F]   | [E7]   | [E7]   | [Am]   | [Am]   | [F]   | [F]   |   [C↓]


#A ukulele standard. Essential strumming feel to learn. Play along in this key (C).
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Speed of the Sound of Loneliness
John Prine (1986)


4/4 | t3 - D u t4 - D u |
      1    2 & 3    4 &

Intro
| [G]   | [G]   | [C]   | [C]   | [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |
| [G]   | [G]   | [C]   | [C]   | [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |

| [G] ...You come home | late and you come home | [C] early   | [C]  
| [D] ...You come on | big when you're feeling | [G] small   | [G]  
| [G] ...You come home | straight and you come home | [C] curly   | [C]  
| [D] ...Sometimes you | don't come home at | [G] all   | [G]  

Chorus
| [G] ...So what in the | world's come | [C] over you | [C]  
| [D] ...and what in | heaven's name have you | [G] done | [G]  
| [G] ...You've broken the | speed of the sound of | [C] loneliness   | [C]  
| [D] ...You're out there | running just to be on the | [G] run | [G]  

| [G] ...Well, I got a | heart that burns with a | [C] fever | [C]  
| [D] ...And I got a | worried and a jealous | [G] mind   | [G]  
| [G] ...How can a | love that'll last for- | [C] ever   | [C]  
| [D] ...Get | left so far be- | [G] hind   | [G]  

Chorus
| [G] ...So what in the | world's come | [C] over you | [C]  
| [D] ...and what in | heaven's name have you | [G] done | [G]  
| [G] ...You've broken the | speed of the sound of | [C] loneliness   | [C]  
| [D] ...You're out there | running just to be on the | [G] run   | [G]  

Instrumental
| [G]   | [G]   | [C]   | [C]   | [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |
| [G]   | [G]   | [C]   | [C]   | [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |   

| [G] ...It's a mighty | mean and a dreadful | [C] sorrow | [C]  
| [D] ...It's crossed the | evil line to- | [G] day   | [G]  
| [G] ...How can you | ask about to- | [C] morrow | [C]  
| [D] ...When we ain't | got one word to | [G] say   | [G]  

Chorus
| [G] ...So what in the | world's come | [C] over you | [C]  
| [D] ...and what in | heaven's name have you | [G] done | [G]  
| [G] ...You've broken the | speed of the sound of | [C] loneliness   | [C]  
| [D] ...You're out there | running just to be on the | [G] run   | [G]  

Chorus
| [G] ...So what in the | world's come | [C] over you | [C]  
| [D] ...and what in | heaven's name have you | [G] done | [G]  
| [G] ...You've broken the | speed of the sound of | [C] loneliness   | [C]  
| [D] ...You're out there | running just to be on the | [G] run   | [G]  
| [D] ...You're out there | running just to be on the | [G] run   | [G]  
| [D] ...You're out there | running just to be on the | [G] run   | [G↓]

#Play along with John Prine original in this key (G).

#Nancy Griffith plays this song in key of C.

#Last Updated 5/25/20 JJ
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Stay With Me
Sam Smith (Smith, Napier, Phillips & Petty, Lynne (2014)


      Am      F     C      
4/4 | D - - - D - - U | - u d u d u d u |
      1   2   3   4 &     & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Intro
| [Am↓] [F↓] [C↑] | [C]   |
| [Am↓] [F↓] [C↑] | [C]   |

[Am] Guess it's true, I'm not [F] good at a one [C] night stand
[Am] But I still need [F] love cause I'm just [C] a man
[Am] These nights never [F] seem to go [C] to plan
[Am] I don't want you to [F] leave, will you hold [C] my hand?

Chorus
Won't you [Am] stay [F] with [C] me?
Cause you're [Am] all [F] I [C] need
This ain't [Am] love it's [F] clear to [C] see
But darling, [Am] stay [F] with [C] me

[Am] Why am I so e- [F] motio- [C] nal?
[Am] No it's not a good [F] look, gain some self [C] control
[Am] And deep down I [F] know this never [C] works
[Am] But you can lay with [F] me so it doesn't [C] hurt

Chorus
Won't you [Am] stay [F] with [C] me?
Cause you're [Am] all [F] I [C] need
This ain't [Am] love it's [F] clear to [C] see
But darling, [Am] stay [F] with [C] me


Oh-oh-oh [Am] oh-oh- [F] oh-oh- [C] oooh
Oh-oh-oh [Am] oh-oh- [F] oh-oh- [C] oooh
Oh-oh-oh [Am] oh-oh- [F] oh-oh- [C] oooh
Oh-oh-oh [Am] oh-oh- [F] oh-oh- [C] oooh

Chorus
Won't you [Am] stay [F] with [C] me?
Cause you're [Am] all [F] I [C] need
This ain't [Am] love it's [F] clear to [C] see
But darling, [Am] stay [F] with [C] me


Chorus
Won't you [Am] stay [F] with [C] me?
Cause you're [Am] all [F] I [C] need
This ain't [Am] love it's [F] clear to [C] see
But darling, [Am] stay [F] with [C] me


#Play along in this key.
#Last Updated 11/05/17 JJ
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Try A Little Kindness
Glen Campbell (Curt Sapaugh, Bobby Austin, 1969)

As performed by Jann Arden w/Doane USchool

Intro (Play 4x)
    A                         G↓  D↓
  |-----0-----0-----|-0-----0-2---0---|
4 |---0-----0-----0-|-----0---3---2---|
4 |-----------------|---------2---2---|
  |-2-----2-----2---|---2-----0---2---|
    1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Intro (Play tab above or chords below)
| [A] ... | [A] [G↓] [D↓] | [A] ... | [A] [G↓] [D↓] |
| [A] ... | [A] [G↓] [D↓] | [A] ... | [A] [G↓] [D↓] |

If you | [A] see your brother | [D] standing by the | [A] road | [A]
With a heavy | [E7] load | [D] from the seeds he's | [A] sowed | [A]
And if you | [A] see your sister | [D] falling by the | [A] way | [A]
Just stop and | [E7] say, | [D] you're going the wrong | [A] way | [A↓]

Chorus
You got to | [E7] try a little | kindness |
| [D] Show a little | [A] kindness
Just | [D] shine your light for | [A] everyone to | [E7] see | [E7↓]
[A↓] And [A↓] if [A↓] you | [D] try a little | kindness
Then you'll | [A] overlook the | [F#m] blindness
Of a | [D] broken-hearted | [E7] people on the | [D] broken [E7] hearted

Instrumental (Play like Intro)
| [A] streets | [A] [G↓] [D↓] | [A] ... | [A] [G↓] [D↓] |
| [A] ...     | [A] [G↓] [D↓] | [A] ... | [A] [G↓] [D↓] |

| [A] Don't you walk a- | [D] round down and | [A] out | [A]
Lend a helping | [E7] hand | [D] instead of | [A] doubt | [A]
And the | [A] kindness that you | [D] show every | [A] day | [A]
Will help some- | [E7] one | [D] along their | [A] way | [A↓]

Chorus
You got to | [E7] try a little | kindness |
| [D] Show a little | [A] kindness
Just | [D] shine your light for | [A] everyone to | [E7] see | [E7↓]
[A↓] And [A↓] if [A↓] you | [D] try a little | kindness
Then you'll | [A] overlook the | [F#m] blindness
Of a | [D] broken-hearted | [E7] people on the | [D] broken [E7] hearted |
| [A] streets [A↓] You [A↓] got [A↓] to |

| [E7↓] Try a little | kindness |
| Show a little | kindness
Just | shine your light for | everyone to | [E7] see | [E7↓]
[A↓] And [A↓] if [A↓] you | [D] try a little | kindness
Then you'll | [A] overlook the | [F#m] blindness
Of a | [D] broken-hearted | [E7] people on the | [D] broken [E7] hearted |

Outro (Play like Intro)
| [A] streets | [A] [G↓] [D↓] | [A] ... | [A] [G↓] [D↓] |
| [A] ...     | [A] [G↓] [D↓] | [A] ... | [A] [G↓] [D↓] | [A↓]

#Play along with Jann Arden and Doane USchool in this key (Key of A).

#Here is the original Glen Campbell version in the key of E.

#Last Updated 05/05/20 JJ
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Up On the Roof
Carole King w/James Taylor (King/Goffin, 1962)



Carole (Key of C)
| [F↓] ...When | [C] this old world starts | [Am] getting me down
And | [F] people are just too | [Dm] much for me to | [C] face  [F↓] [G↓] | [C]  
I | [C] climb way up to the | [Am] top of the stairs
And | [F] all my cares just | [Dm] drift [G7] right in to | [C] space [F↓] [G↓] | [C]  

| [F] On the roof it's | [F] peaceful as can | [F] be   | [F]  
And | [C] there the world be- | [Am] low can't bother | [Dm] me   | [C7↓]    

James (Key of F)
So then | [F] I come home feelin' | [Dm] tired and [Am] beat
Come on | [Bb] go up where the | [C7] air is fresh and | [F] sweet | [Bb] [C] |
I | [F] get far away from the | [Dm] hustling [Am] crowd
And | [Bb] all that rat race | [C7] noise down in the | [F] street | [Bb↓] [C↓] [F↓↓] |   


| [Bb] On the [C] roof, | [Bb] that's the only [C] place I | [Gm] know  [C]   | [Bb] [C]  
Where | [F] you just have to | [Dm] wish to make [C↓] it | [Bb] so-oh-oh-oh
Let's | [C7] go, up on my |

Instrumental (Key of F)
| [F] roof   | [Dm]   | [Bb] [C]   | [Bb] [C] |   
| [F] ...   | [Bb↓] [C↓] [F↓↓]

Carole (Key of C)
At | [F] night the stars put | [F] on a show for | [F] free   | [F]  
And | [C] darling, you can | [Am] share it all with | [Dm] me   | [C7↓]    

James (Key of F)
I keep a-telling you
| [F] Right smack dab in the | [Dm] middle of [Am] my town
I | [Bb] found a para- | [C7] dise that's just about trouble | [F] proof   | [Bb] [C]  
And | [F] if this old world starts | [Dm] getting you [Am] down
there's | [Bb] room enough for | [C7↓] two
Up on my | [F] roof...
| [Dm] ...Up on the | [Bb] roof [C] | [Bb] [C]  
Up on my | [F] roof...
| [Dm] ...Up on the | [Bb] roof [C] | [Bb] [C] | [F↓]  

#Play along in this key.

#Last Updated 5/18/20 JJ
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You'll Never Walk Alone
Gerry and the Pacemakers (Rodgers & Hammerstein, 1945)


   Fingerpicking
  |-------R-----|
6 |-----M---M---|
8 |---I-------I-|
  |-T-----------|
    1 2 3 4 5 6


When you | [C] walk... | ...through a | storm   | [C]  
Hold your | [G] head... | ...up | high   | [G]  
And | [F] don't... | ...be a- | [C] fraid... | ...of the |
| [G] dark   | [G] | [Gm] | [Gm]  

At the | [Dm] end... | ...of the | [Bb] storm   | [Bb]  
There's a | [F] go- | -olden | [Dm] sky | [Dm]  
And the | [Bb] sweet | [Am] silver | [Gm] song | [F]
...of a | [E7] lark | [E7] | [C7] | [C7]  

Walk | [F] on... | ...through the | [E7] wind | [E7]  
| [C] Walk on... | ... | [Fm] through the rain | [Fm]  
For your | [C] dreams... | ...be | [Em] tossed... | ...and |
| [F] blo- | ... | [G] -own | [G]

| [C] Walk on... | ...walk | [Caug] on... | [Caug]
With | [F] hope... | ...in your | [D] heart   | [D]  
And you'll | [C] ne-   | [Caug] ver   | [Am] walk... | [C7]
a- | [Em] lone | [Em] | [G] | [G]  
You'll | [C] ne-   | [Caug] ver   | [F] walk... | [G]
a- | [C] lone | [C] | [G] | [G]  

Walk | [C] on... | ...walk | [Caug] on | [Caug]    
With | [F] hope... | ...in your | [D] heart   | [D]  
And you'll | [C] ne-   | [Caug] ver   | [Am] walk... | [C7]
a- | [Em] lone | [Em] | [G] | [G]
You'll | [C↓] ne-  ever | [F↓] walk | [G↓] a- | [F] lone   | [F] | [C↓]  

#Play along with original in this key.

#Last Updated 05/05/20 JJ
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