Songbook - September and October 2020
Bare Necessities Jungle Book Movie (Terry Gilkyson, 1967)
Cat's In The Cradle Harry Chapin (w/ Sandra Chapin, 1974)
Come Rain Or Come Shine David Francey (2003)
Count On Me Bruno Mars (Mars, Lawrence, Levine, 2011)
Fearless Heart Lynn Miles (2011)
Fields of Gold Sting (1992)
Never Been To Spain Three Dog Night (1971)
Sunny Bobby Hebb (1966)
What They Say Chris Smithers (2014)



Bare Necessities
Jungle Book Movie (Terry Gilkyson, 1967)


Chorus
Look for the | [C] ...bare ne-   | [C7] cessities, the | [F] simple bare ne-   | [F7] cessities,
For- | [C] get about your | [A7] worries, and your | [D7] strife,   | [G7↓]    
I mean, the | [C] ...bare ne-   | [C7] cessities, ol' | [F] Mother Nature's | [F7] recipes,
That | [C] bring the [A7] bare ne- | [D7] cessi- [G7] ties of | [C] life [F7] | [C↓]  

Wherever I | [G7] wander, | wherever I | [C] roam, |
| [C] ...I couldn't be | [G7] fonder | ...of my big | [C] home,
| [C7] The bees are | [F] buzzin' in the | [Fm] tree to make some | [C] honey just for | [D7] me,
When | [Am↓] you look under the | [A7↓] rocks and plants,
And | [Dm↓] take a glance at the | [D7] fancy [G7] ants,
then | [C] maybe try a | [A7] few, | [A7]   | [A7↓]    
The bare ne-   | [Dm] cessities of | [G7] life will come to | [C] you [Am] |
| [Dm] ... They'll [G7] come to | [C] you [F7] | [C↓]  

Chorus
Look for the | [C] ...bare ne- | [C7] cessities, the | [F] simple bare ne- | [F7] cessities,
For -   | [C] get about your | [A7] worries, and your | [D7] strife, | [G7↓]    
I mean, the | [C] ...bare ne-   | [C7] cessities, that's | [F] why a bear can | [F7] rest at ease,
With | [C] just the [A7] bare ne-   | [D7] cessi- [G7] ties of | [C] life [F7] | [C↓]  

Now, when you pick a | [G7] paw- paw, | or a prickly | [C] pear, |
| [C] And you prick a | [G7] raw paw, | well, next time  be- | [C] ware, |
| [C7] Don't pick the | [F] prickly pear by the | [Fm] paw,
When you pick a | [C] pear try to use the | [D7] claw,
But | [Am↓] you don't need to | [A7↓] use the claw,
When | [Dm↓] you pick a pair of the | [D7] big paw- [G7] paw↓  
| [C] ...Have I given you a | [A7] clue? | [A7]   | [A7↓]    
The bare ne-   | [Dm] cessities of | [G7] life will come to | [C] you [Am] |
| [Dm]... They'll [G7] come to | [C] you [F7] | [C↓]  

Oh, man, this is really living!   [C↓]  

Chorus
Look for the | [C] ...bare ne-   | [C7] cessities, the | [F] simple bare ne-   | [F7] cessities,
For- | [C] get about your | [A7] worries, and your | [D7] strife, (Yeah | [G7] Man!)
I mean, the | [C] ...bare ne-   | [C7] cessities,  that's | [F] why a bear can | [F7] rest at ease,
With | [C] just the [A7] bare ne-   | [D7] cessi- [G7] ties of | [C] life [Am] | [Dm] [G7]  
With | [C] just the [A7] bare ne-   | [D7] cessi- [G7] ties of | [C] life [F7] (Yeah | [C↓] Man!)

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Cat's In The Cradle
Harry Chapin (w/ Sandra Chapin, 1974)


Riff:
               d u               d u                                
A|-----0---0---0-0-|-2p0---------0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-------------2-2-|-----3---3---3-3-|-0-------0-------|-----0-----------|
C|-2-----------2-2-|-------------2-2-|-----------------|-2p0-----2-------|
G|-------------2-2-|-------------2-2-|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Intro (First 4 bars play riff)
| [D] | [D] | [D] | [D] |
| [D] | [D] | [D] | [D]

My | [D] child arrived just the | [F] other day
He | [G] came to the world in the | [D] usual way
But there were | [D] planes to catch and | [F] bills to pay |
| [G] He learned to walk while I | [D] was away  
And he was | [C] talkin' 'fore I [Em7] knew it, and | [Am] as he grew [Em7]  
He'd say | [F] "I'm gonna [Am] be like | [D] you dad
You | [F] know I'm gonna [Am] be like | [D] you" | [D]  

Chorus
And the | [D] cat's in the cradle and the | [C] silver spoon |
| [F] Little boy blue and the | [G] man on the moon |
| [D] "When you comin' home dad?" "I | [C] don't know when,
but | [F] we'll get to- [Am] gether | [D] then
You | [F] know we'll have a [Am] good time | [D] then |

Instrumental (First 4 bars play riff)
| [D] | [D] | [D] | [D] |
| [D] | [D]

My | [D] son turned ten just the | [F] other day
He said, | [G] "Thanks for the ball, Dad, come | [D] on let's play
Can you | [D] teach me to throw", I said | [F] "Not today
I got a | [G] lot to do", he said, | [D] "That's ok"
And he | [C] walked a- [Em7] way but his | [Am] smile never [Em7] dimmed
And said, | [F] "I'm gonna [Am] be like | [D] him, yeah
You | [F] know I'm gonna [Am] be like | [D] him" | [D]  

Chorus
And the | [D] cat's in the cradle and the | [C] silver spoon |
| [F] Little boy blue and the | [G] man on the moon |
| [D] "When you comin' home dad?" "I | [C] don't know when,
but | [F] we'll get to- [Am] gether | [D] then son
You | [F] know we'll have a [Am] good time | [D] then |

Instrumental (First 4 bars play riff)
| [D] | [D] | [D] | [D] |
| [D] | [D]

Well, he | [D] came home from college just the | [F] other day
So | [G] much like a man I just | [D] had to say
"Son, I'm | [D] proud of you, can you | [F] sit for a while?"
He | [G] shook his head and | [D] said with a smile
"What I'd | [C] really like, [Em7] Dad, is to | [Am] borrow the [Em7] car keys |
| [F] See you [Am] later, can I | [D] have them please?" | [D]

Chorus
And the | [D] cat's in the cradle and the | [C] silver spoon |
| [F] Little boy blue and the | [G] man on the moon |
| [D] "When you comin' home son?" "I | [C] don't know when,
but | [F] we'll get to- [Am] gether | [D] then, Dad
You | [F] know we'll have a [Am] good time | [D] then" |

Instrumental Bridge
| [Bb] | [C] [Am] | [D] | [D] |
| [Bb] | [C] [Am] | [D] | [D] | [D] | [D]

I've | [D] long since retired, my | [F] son's moved away |
| [G] I called him up just the | [D] other day   | [D]  
I said, "I'd | [D] like to see you if you | [F] don't mind"
He said, "I'd | [G] love to, Dad, if I can | [D] find the time | [D]  
You see my | [C] new job's a [Em7] hassle and | [Am] kids have the [Em7] flu
But it's | [F] sure nice [Am] talking to | [D] you, Dad
It's been | [F] sure nice [Am] talking to | [D] you" | [D]

And as I | [C] hung up the [Em7] phone it oc- | [Am] curred to [Em7] me
He'd | [F] grown up [Am] just like | [D] me
My | [F] boy was [Am] just like | [D] me | [D]

Chorus
And the | [D] cat's in the cradle and the | [C] silver spoon |
| [F] Little boy blue and the | [G] man on the moon |
| [D] "When you comin' home son?" "I | [C] don't know when,
but | [F] we'll get to- [Am] gether | [D] then, Dad
We're | [F] gonna have a [Am] good time | [D] then" |

Outro (Play intro riff)
| [D] | [D] | [D] | [D] |

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Come Rain Or Come Shine
David Francey (2003)


  Fingerpicking in 3/4
  
  |----------M-------|
3 |----I-----------I-|
4 |-T-----------T----|
  |-------T----------|
    1  &  2  &  3  &


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

| [D] Long road, | [A] dark night, | [D] nothing but | [G] headlights |
| [G] I'll see some | [D] bright lights, when | [Bm7] we get home | [A] to you |
| [D] Framed in your | [G] doorway with your | [D] arms open | [A] wide
I'll | [D] hold you in | [Bm7] my arms, | [G] enfold you in- | [A] side


Chorus
And | [G] I want to | [D] tell you
Come | [Bm7] rain or come | [A] shine
That I'll | [D] always be | [G] your love
If you'll | [A] always be | [D] mine...


Interlude
...(mine) | [G]   | [D]   | [A]   |
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [A]   |

| [D] Sometimes I | [G] wonder what | [D] you see in | [A] me
Is it | [D] someone you're | [Bm7] wishing or | [G] hoping I'll | [A] be? |
| [D] Sometimes I | [G] wonder, I | [D] can't help my- | [A] self
Will | [D] your love go | [Bm7] someplace, with | [G] somebody | [A] else?


Chorus
And | [G] I want to | [D] tell you
Come | [Bm7] rain or come | [A] shine
That I'll | [D] always be | [G] your love
If you'll | [A] always be | [D] mine

And | [G] I want to | [D] tell you
Come | [Bm7] rain or come | [A] shine
That I'll | [D] always be | [G] your love
If you'll | [A] always be | [D] mine |


Instrumental
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [A]   |
| [D]   | [Bm7] | [G]   | [A]   |
| [G]   | [D]   | [Bm7] | [A]   |
| [D]   | [G]   | [A]   |

| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [A]   |
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [A]   |

| [D] Sometimes you | [G] wonder what | [D] I see in | [A] you
Just | [D] picture the | [Bm7] sun on an | [G] ocean of | [A] blue   |
| [D] Picture that | [G] ocean so | [D] deep and so | [A] wide
Feel the | [D] sun on the | [Bm7] water, feel the | [G] pull of the | [A] tide


Chorus
And | [G] I want to | [D] tell you
Come | [Bm7] rain or come | [A] shine
That I'll | [D] always be | [G] your love
If you'll | [A] always be | [D] mine

And | [G] I want to | [D] tell you
Come | [Bm7] rain or come | [A] shine
That I'll | [D] always be | [G] your love
If you'll | [A] always be | [D] mine


Outro
...(mine) | [G]   | [D]   | [A]   |
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [A]   | [D↓]  

#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.

#Last Updated 10/12/20 JJ
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Count On Me
Bruno Mars (Mars, Lawrence, Levine, 2011)


      Let Ring
4/4 | d - D - d - D -  |
      1   2   3   4

Intro
| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C]

If you | [C] ever find yourself stuck | in the middle of the | [Em] sea | [Em]
I'll | [Am] sail the world... | [G] ...to | [F] find you | [F]
If you | [C] ever find yourself lost | in the dark and you can't | [Em] see | [Em]
I'll | [Am] be the light... | [G] ...to | [F] guide you | [F] |
| [Dm]... To | find out what we're | [Em] made of | [Em]
When | [F] we are called to | help our friends in | [G↓] need...

You can | [C] count on | me like | [Em] one two | three
I'll be- | [Am] -e there | [G] ...
And | [F] I know when I | need it I can |
| [C] Count on | you like | [Em] four three | two
And you'll be- | [Am] -e there | [G] ...
Cause | [F] that's what friends are | supposed to do, oh |
| [C] yeah... | Oo oo oo oo | [Em] Ooooo   | Oo oo oo oo |
| [Am] Ooooo | [G] oooo | [F] yeah | [G] yeah

If you're | [C] tossin and you're turnin and you | just can't fall a- | [Em] sleep | [Em]
I'll | [Am] sing a song... | [G] ... be- | [F] side you | [F]
And if you | [C] ever forget how | much you really mean to | [Em] me | [Em]
Every | [Am] day I will... | [G] ... re- | [F] mind you... | ...oh oh oh |
| [Dm] ... To | find out what we're | [Em] made of | [Em] ...
When | [F] we are called to | help our friends in | [G↓] need...

You can | [C] count on | me like | [Em] one two | three
I'll be- | [Am] -e there | [G] ...
And | [F] I know when I | need it I can |
| [C] Count on | you like | [Em] four three | two
And you'll be- | [Am] -e there | [G] ...
Cause | [F] that's what friends are | supposed to do, oh |
| [C] yeah... | Oo oo oo oo | [Em] Ooooo   | Oo oo oo oo |
| [Am] Ooooo | [G] oooo | [F] yeah | [G] yeah

Bridge
You'll | [Dm] always | have my | [Em] shoulder | when you |
| [Am] cry- | [Am] -y   | [G] -y   | [G]
I'll | [Dm] never | let go, | [Em] never | say
good | [F] bye- | [F] -ye | [G↓] You know | you can

| [C] Count on | me like | [Em] one two | three
I'll be- | [Am] -e there | [G] ...
And | [F] I know when I | need it I can |
| [C] Count on | you like | [Em] four three | two
And you'll be the- | [Am] -e-ere | [G] ...
Cause | [F] that's what friends are | supposed to do, oh |
| [C] yeah... | Oo oo oo oo | [Em] Ooooo   | Oo oo oo oo |
| [Am] Ooooo | [G] oooo
You can | [F] count on me 'cause | [G] I can count on | [C↓]

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Fearless Heart
Lynn Miles (2011)


3/4 | d - D - D - |
      1   2   3

Intro
| [F]   | [F]   | [Bb]   | [F]  
| [F]   | [C]   | [F]   | [F]  

| [F] ...I wish I | had a | [Bb] quiet mind   | [F]  
| [F] ... | cool water and | [C] sweet old | time
| [F] ...and the | answer to | [Bb] every- | [F] thing
| [Bb] ...some good | [F] luck... | [C] and pair of | [F] wings   | [F]  

| [C] ...I wish I | knew which | [Bb] way to turn   | [F]  
| [C] I could remember | ...every | [Bb] lesson I've learned | [F]  
| [C] I wish the world | ...was a | [Bb] kinder place   | [F]  
| [Bb] and I could put a smile | [F] ...on | [C] your beauti- | [F] ful face   | [F]  

Chorus
| [Bb] ...I wish I | had a | [F] fearless | heart
| [Bb] ...I wish I | wouldn't | [F] fa-   | [C] all apart
| [F] ...I wish I | knew how to | [Bb] make a start | [F]  
| [Bb] ...I wish I | [F] had | [C] ...a fearless | [F] heart  
| [Fsus4] | [F] | [C]  


| [F] ...I wish that | I could leave the | [Bb] past be- | [F] hind
| [F] ...I wish I | had a | [C] straighter line | [C]  
| [F] ...a better | view and a | [Bb] cleaner | [F] mess
| [Bb] ...new | [F] shoes | [C] ...and a party dress   | [F] | [F]  

| [C] I wish there | was a | [Bb] golden sun   | [F]  
| [C] enough | love for | [Bb] every- | [F] one
| [C] I wish this | didn't have to | [Bb] hurt so bad   | [F]  
| [Bb] ...feel so | [F] crazy | [C] be so | [F] sad


Chorus
| [Bb] ...I wish I | had a | [F] fearless | heart
| [Bb] ...I wish I | wouldn't | [F] fa- | [C] -all apart
| [F] ...I wish I | knew how to | [Bb] make a | [F] start
| [Bb] ...I wish I | [F] had | [C] ...a fearless | [F] heart  
| [Fsus4] | [F]   | [C]  


Instrumental
| [F]   | [F]   | [Bb]   | [F]  
| [F]   | [F]   | [C]   | [C]  
| [F]   | [F]   | [Bb]   | [F]  
| [Bb]   | [F]   | [C]   | [F]   | [F]  

| [C] ...I wish that | I... was | [Bb] brave and | [F] cool
| [C] ...and I could | break | [Bb] ... my own | [F] rules
| [C] I wish that I | ...could | [Bb] face the | [F] truth
| [Bb] ...I wish that | [F] I... | [C] ...was bullet | [F] proof


Chorus
| [Bb] ...I wish I | had a | [F] fearless | heart
| [Bb] ...I wish I | wouldn't | [F] fa-   | [C] all apart
| [F] ...I wish I | knew how to | [Bb] make a | [F] start
| [Bb] ...I wish I | [F] had | [C] ...a fearless | [Dm] heart |
| [Dm] | [Dm] | [Dm] |   
| [Bb] ...I wish I | [F] had | [C] ...a fearless | [F] heart  
| [Fsus4] | [F] | [Fsus4] | [F] | [Fsus4] | [F↓]  

#Capo on 1st fret to play with version 'with Keith Glass'.

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#Last Updated 9/21/20 JJ
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Fields of Gold
Sting (1992)


     Swiss Army Strum
4/4 | d - D u - u d u |
      1   2 &   & 4 &

Intro
| [Am] | [Am] | [Am] | [Am]
                                  
You'll re- | [Am] member me when the | [F] west wind moves
U- | [F] pon the fields of | [C] barley...
You'll for- | [Am] get the sun in his | [F] jealous [C] sky
As we | [F] walk in the [G] fields of | [Am] gold... |
| [Am] [F] | [C] | [C]

So she | [Am] took her love for to | [F] gaze awhile                  
U- | [F] pon the fields of | [C] barley...
In his | [Am] arms she fell as her | [F] hair came [C] down
A- | [F] mong the [G] fields of gold | [C]

Will you | [Am] stay with me, will | [F] you be my love                    
A- | [F] mong the fields of | [C] barley...
We'll for- | [Am] get the sun in his | [F] jealous [C] sky
As we | [F] lie in the [G] fields of | [Am] gold... |
| [Am] [F] | [C] | [C]

See the | [Am] west wind move like a | [F] lover so                  
U- | [F] pon the fields of | [C] barley...
Feel her | [Am] body rise when you | [F] kiss her [C] mouth
A- | [F] mong the [G] fields of gold | [C] |
            
Bridge
| [F] ...I never made | [C] promises lightly |
| [F] ...And there have been | [C] some that I've broken |                   
| [F] But I swear in the | [C] days still left                      
We'll | [F] walk in the [G] fields of | [C] gold...              
We'll | [F] walk in the [G] fields of | [C] gold... | [C] |

Instrumental Solo
| [Am] | [F]   | [F]   | [C]   |
| [Am] | [F] [C] | [F] [G] | [C]
                          
Many | [Am] years have passed since those | [F] summer days                    
A- | [F] mong the fields of | [C] barley...                                
See the | [Am] children run as the | [F] sun goes [C] down
A- | [F] mong the [G] fields of gold | [C]
              
  
You'll re- | [Am] member me when the | [F] west wind moves                  
U- | [F] pon the fields of | [C] barley...                        
You can | [Am] tell the sun in his | [F] jealous [C] sky                              
When we | [F] walked in the [G] fields of gold | [C] ...                            
When we | [F] walked in the [G] fields of gold | [C] ...  
When we | [F] walked in the [G] fields of gold |
| [C] [Csus4↑] [C↓] |   [C] [Csus4↑] [C↓] |   [C↓]

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Never Been To Spain
Three Dog Night (1971)
:Riff : :Riff 2:

    Riff 2                         Riff 1
      Bb                            F
A ||--1--1----5--3--|--1--1------|--0--0----3--1--|--0--0-----||
E ||o-1--1----6--5--|--1--1------|--1--1----5--3--|--1--1----o||
C ||o-2--2----------|--2--2------|--0--0----------|--0--0----o||
G ||--3--3----------|--3--3------|--2--2----------|--2--2-----||


Well I never been to | [Bb] Spain... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...But I kinda like the | [F] music... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...Say the ladies are in- | [Bb] sane there... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...And they sure know how to | [F] use it... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...They don't a- | [C7] buse it
Never gonna | [Bb] lose it
I can't re- | [F] fuse it... [Riff 1]   | [F] ....

Well I never been to | [Bb] England... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...But I kinda like the | [F]  Beatles... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...Well, I headed for Las | [Bb] Vegas... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...Only made it out to | [F] Needles... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...Can you | [C7] feel it
It must be | [Bb] real it
Feels so | [F] good
Oh, feels so | [F↓] good

Well I never been to | [Bb] heaven... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...But I been to Okla- | [F] homa... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...Well they tell me I was | [Bb] born there... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...But I really don't re- | [F] member... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...In Okla- | [C7] homa, not Ari- | [Bb] zona
What does it | [F] matter
What does it | [F↓] matter

Instrumental
| [Bb]   | [Bb]   | [F]   | [F]   |   
| [Bb]   | [Bb]   | [F]   | [F]   |
| [C7]   | [Bb]   | [F]   | [F]   |   

Well I never been to | [Bb] Spain... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...But I kinda like the | [F] music... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...Say the ladies are in- | [Bb] sane there... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...And they sure know how to | [F] use it... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...They don't a- | [C7] buse it
Never gonna | [Bb] lose it
I can't re- | [F] fuse it... [Riff 1]   | [F] ....

Well I never been to | [Bb] heaven... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...But I been to Okla- | [F] homa... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...Well they tell me I was | [Bb] born there... [Riff 2] |
| [Bb] ...But I really don't re- | [F] member... [Riff 1] |
| [F] ...In Okla- | [C7] homa, not Ari- | [Bb] zona
What does it | [F] matter
What does it | [F↓] matter

#Original in key of E. This chart in F.

#Suzie Vinnick plays the tune in G. You could capo at 2nd fret to play with her.

#This guy plays it on uke in this key (Key of F).

#Last Updated 09/10/20 JJ
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Sunny
Bobby Hebb (1966)


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


Riff
    Em      Em#5     Em6     Em#5
A |-2----2--3----3-|-4----4--3----3--||
E |-3----3--3----3-|-3----3--3----3-o||
C |-4-------4------|-4-------4------o||
G |-0-------0------|-0-------0-------||

Intro - Riff x 2
| [Em] Sunny | [G7] yesterday my | [C] life was filled with | [F#m] rain [B7] |   
| [Em] Sunny | [G7] you smiled at me and | [C] really eased the | [F#m] pain [B7] |
Now the | [Em] dark days are done, and the | [G7] bright days are here |
| [C] My sunny one shines | [Cm] so sincere |
| [F#m] Sunny, one so | [B7] true, I love | [Em][Riff] you   | [Em] |

[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for the [C] sunshine bou- [F#m] quet [B7]
[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for the [C] love you brought my [F#m] way [B7]
You [Em] gave to me your [G7] all and all
And [C] now I feel [Cm] ten feet tall
[F#m] Sunny, one so [B7] true, I love | [Em][Riff] you   | [Em] |

[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for the [C] truth you've let me [F#m] see [B7]
[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for the [C] facts from A to [F#m] Z [B7]
[Em] My life was torn, like [G7] windblown sand
Then [C] a rock was formed when [Cm] we held hands
[F#m] Sunny, one so [B7] true, I love | [Em][Riff] you   | [Em] |

[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for that [C] smile upon your [F#m] face [B7] mm-mm-mm
[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you thank you for that [C] gleam that flows with [F#m] grace [B7]
[Em] You're my spark of [G7] nature's fire
[C] You're my sweet com- [Cm] plete desire
[F#m] Sunny, one so [B7] true, yes I love | [Em][Riff] you   | [Em] |

[Em] Sunny [G7] yesterday all my [C] life was filled with [F#m] rain [B7]
And [Em] Sunny, you [G7] smiled at me and [C] really, really eased the [F#m] pain [B7]
Now the [Em] dark days are done, and the [G7] bright days are here
[C] My sunny one shines [Cm] so sincere
[F#m] Sunny, one so [B7↓]  true
I love | [Em] you | [C] [B7]
I love | [Em] you | [C] [B7]
I love | [Em↓] you


#Play with original in this key for 1st & 2nd Verses.
#At the jam we will play all in same key.
#To learn with the video, starting @ 3rd verse, capo 1 fret higher for each verse.
#Last Updated 3/30/18 JJ
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What They Say
Chris Smithers (2014)


      Carter Picking
4/4 | T3 - D u T4 - D u |
      1    2 & 3    4 &

| [D] | [A] | [D] | [D]  

They say the | [D] good die young but | it ain't for certain
I bin | [G] good all day | I ain't hurtin'
Not in | [D] any way...   | I'm too old to die |
| [A] young... | [A] ...
I shouldn't | [D] talk too loud. | Bad luck is preying on the |
| [G] proud ones. There's | nothin' like laying in a |
| [D] graveyard... to | [A] teach you to hold your |
| [D] tongue... | [D] ...

They say the | [D] Devil was an angel back | in the beginnin' |
| [G] So was I... but | nobody's pinnin' any |
| [D] hopes on me | I ain't sayin' that they |
| [A] ought'a...   | [A] ...
I | [D] didn't wanna change but the | road kept slidin' in a |
| [G] funny way. And | I kept ridin' on it   |
| [D] anyway. Some- | [A] times you gotta'do what you gott- |
| [D] -a ... | [D] ... |   

Chorus
| [D] What they say. | [A] What they do
They'll | [G] swear it is. They'll | [D] think it's true |
| [D] When they think at | all but they ain't |
| [A] willin' ... | [A] ...
If they | [D] cain't think of | what to say, they talk |
| [G] anyway.  It's | all cliché. |   
| [D] Fast food for the | [A] brain but not too |   
| [D] fillin' ... | [D] ... |   

Instrumental
| [D] | [A] | [G] | [D] |
| [D] | [A] | [D] | [D] |

They say | [D] time and tide will | wait for no one.
The | [G] time it takes one | tide to go one
| [D] time around the world | ...would leave you                
| [A] spinnin' ... | [A] ...
But now the | [D] race is on be- | tween the tide
And the | [G] people livin' | right beside it |
| [D] No one's drownin' | [A] yet but they ain't |                       
| [D] winnin' ... | [D] ... |

Chorus
If | [D] words were wisdom, | [A] we'd all speak
And | [G] smarten up from | [D] week to week
Just | [D] sayin' "live and | learn".
There's | [A] nothin' to it....   | [A] ... |   
| [D] Friends in need are | friends indeed
But the | [G] friends who think of | what we need
They | [D] hardly talk at | [A] all. They just
| [D] do it... | [D] ...
They | [D] hardly talk at | [A↓] all. They just
| [G] do it... | [G] [D↓]  

#Play along in this key.

#Last Updated 9/14/20 JJ
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