Songbook - January & February 2021
Comes A Time Neil Young (1978)
High Hopes Frank Sinatra (James Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn, 1959)
Make You Feel My Love (Key of C) Bob Dylan (1997)
Make You Feel My Love Adele (Bob Dylan, 1997)
Old Town Road Lil Nas X (2018) (remix with Billy Ray Cyrus 2019)



Comes A Time
Neil Young (1978)


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

[G] Comes a time [G] ... [Bm] ...when you're [Bm] driftin'
[D] ...Comes a time [D] ...when you [Am] settle down [C] ...
[G] ...Comes a [G] light [Bm] ...feelin's [Bm] liftin'
[D] ....Lift that [D] baby right up [Am] off the ground [C] ...

Chorus
[G] Oh... [G] ...
[F] This old [C] world keeps [G] spinnin' round [G] ...
It's a [F] wonder tall [C] trees ain't [G] layin' down [G] ...
There comes a [Dm] ti- [Dm] -ime [G] ... [G!]

[G] ...You and [G] I... [Bm] ...we were [Bm] captured
[D] ..We took our [D] souls and we [Am] flew away [C] ...
[G] ...We were [G] right... [Bm] ... We were [Bm]  giving
[D] ...That's how [D] we kept what we [Am] gave away [C] ...

Chorus
[G] Oh... [G] ...
[F] this old [C] world keeps [G] spinnin' round [G] ...
It's a [F] wonder tall [C] trees ain't [G] layin' down [G] ...
There comes a [Dm] ti- [Dm] -ime [G] ... [G] ...

Instrumental over Verse Chord Progression

Chorus
[G] Oh... [G] ...
[F] this old [C] world keeps [G] spinnin' round [G] ...
It's a [F] wonder tall [C] trees ain't [G] layin' down [G] ...There comes a
[Dm] time [Dm] ... [G] ... [G] ...There comes a
[Dm] time [Dm] ... [G] ... [G] ...There comes a
[Dm] time [Dm] ... [G] ... [G!]

#Play along with original in this key.

#Play along with original in this key.

#Last Updated 13/11/20 JJ
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High Hopes   
Frank Sinatra (James Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn, 1959)


Intro
| [C] [Gdim7] | [Dm] [G7] |
| [C] [Gdim7] | [Dm] [G7] |   

| [C↓] Next time you're found  
With your | [Gdim7↓] chin on the ground  
There's a | [Dm↓] lot to be learned [Dm↓] | [G7↓]
So look a- | [C] round [Am] | [Dm] [G7] |

| [C] Just what makes that | [F] little old ant |   
| [G7] Think he'll move that | [C] rubber tree plant |     
| [C] Anyone [Gdim7] knows an | [Dm↓] ant, [Cdim7↓] can't |   
| [G7↓] Move a rubber tree | [C] plant but [C7] he's got |

Chorus
| [F] high | hopes, he's got |   
| [C] high | hopes, he's got |     
| [D7] high apple | pie in the |   
| [G7] ...sky | hopes  

So any | [C↓] time you're gettin' low |   
| [C7↓] 'Stead of lettin' go, |
| [F↓] just remember that | [Cdim7↓] ant... |   
| [C] Oops, there [Gdim7] goes an- | [Dm] other [G7] rubber tree |
| [C] (plant) Oops, there [Gdim7] goes an- | [Dm] other [G7] rubber tree |
| [C] (plant) Oops, there [Gdim7] goes an- | [Dm] other [G7] rubber tree |
| [C] plant [Gdim7] | [Dm] [G7] |

| [C↓] When troubles call and your |
| [Gdim7↓] back's to the wall  
There's a | [Dm] lot to be learned [Dm↓] | [G7↓]
That wall could | [C] fall [Am] | [Dm] [G7] |
  
| [C] Once there was a | [F] silly old ram |   
| [G7] Thought he'd punch a | [C] hole in a dam |     
| [C] No one could make that | [Dm↓] ram, [Cdim7↓] scram |   
| [Dm↓] He kept buttin' that | [C] dam 'cause [C7] he had |

| [F] high | hopes, he had |   
| [C] high | hopes, he had |     
| [D7] high apple | pie in the |   
| [G7] ...sky | hopes  

So any | [C↓] time you're feelin' bad |   
| [C7↓] 'Stead of feelin' sad |
| [F↓] just remember that | [Cdim7↓] ram... |   
| [C] Oops, there [Gdim7] goes a | [Dm] billion [G7] kilowatt |
| [C] (dam) Oops, there [Gdim7] goes a | [Dm] billion [G7] kilowatt |
| [C] (dam) Oops, there [Gdim7] goes a | [Dm] billion [G7] kilowatt |
| [C↓] dam... | [C7↓]... |

Instrumental (Whistle Chorus)
| [F]   | [F]   |   
| [C]   | [C]   |     
| [D7] | [D7] |   
| [G7] | [G7↓]

A problem's | [C↓] just a toy balloon |   
| [C7] They'll be bursting soon |
| [F] they're just bound to go | [Cdim7↓] pop... |
  
| [C] Oops, there [Gdim7] goes an- | [Dm] other [G7] problem ker- |
| [C] (plop) Oops, there [Gdim7] goes an- | [Dm] other [G7] problem ker- |   
| [C] (plop) Oops, there [Gdim7] goes an- | [Dm] other [G7] problem ker- |     
| [C] (plop) Oops, there [Gdim7] goes an- | [Dm] other [G7] problem ker- | [C↓] plop
Ker-plop!

#Capo on 3rd fret to play with original. Still not perfectly in tune.

#Also try playing along with this version.

#Last Updated 01/18/21 JJ
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Make You Feel My Love (Key of C)
Bob Dylan (1997)

                        
4/4 | d d d d d d d |
      1   2   3   4

Intro
| [C]     | [G]   | [Bb]       | [F]     |   
| [Fm]   | [C]   | [D7] [G7]   | [C]     |

| [C] When the rain is blowing | [G] in your face |
| [Bb] And the whole world is | [F] on your case |
| [Fm] I could offer you a | [C] warm embrace |
| [D7] To make you [G7] feel my love. | [C]   |

| [C] When evening shadows and the | [G] stars appear |
| [Bb] And there is no one there to | [F] dry your tears |
| [Fm] I could hold you for a | [C] million years |
| [D7] To make you [G7] feel my love. | [C]   |


Bridge 1
| [F] I know you haven't made your | [C] mind up yet |
| [E7] But I would [F] never do you | [C] wrong.   |
| [F] I've known it from the moment | [C] that we met |
| [D7] No doubt in my mind where | [G7] you belong |

| [C] I'd go hungry, I'd go | [G] black and blue |
| [Bb] and I'd go crawling down the | [F] avenue. |
| [Fm] No, there's nothing that I | [C] wouldn't do |
| [D7] To make you [G7] feel my love. | [C] |


Instrumental
| [C]     | [G]   | [Bb]       | [F]     |   
| [Fm]   | [C]   | [D7] [G7]   | [C]     |

Bridge 2
| [F] The storms are raging on the | [C] rollin' seas |
| [E7] And on the [F] highway of re- | [C] gret. |
| [F] The winds of change are blowing | [C] wild and free. |
| [D7] You ain't seen nothing like me | [G7] yet. |

| [C] I could make you happy, make your | [G] dreams come true. |
| [Bb] There's nothing that I | [F] wouldn't do. |
| [Fm] Go to the ends of this | [C] earth for you |
| [D7] To make you [G7] feel my love. | [C] |
| [D7] To make you [G7] feel my... | ... [C↓] love  

#Capo on 1st fret to play with Bob Dylan's original.

#Last Updated 01/11/21 JJ


Make You Feel My Love
Adele (Bob Dylan, 1997)

                            2 beat chords
4/4 | D - - D - - D - |        | D - - - D - - - |
      1   2 & 3   4              1   2   3   4

Intro
| [G]     | [D]   | [F]         | [C]     |   
| [Cm]   | [G]   | [A7] [D7]   | [G]     |

| [G] When the rain is blowing | [D] in your face |
| [F] And the whole world is | [C] on your case |
| [Cm] I could offer you a | [G] warm embrace |
| [A7] To make you [D7] feel my love. | [G]   |

| [G] When evening shadows and the | [D] stars appear |
| [F] And there is no one there to | [C] dry your tears |
| [Cm] I could hold you for a | [G] million years |
| [A7] To make you [D7] feel my love. | [G]   |


Bridge 1
| [C] I know you haven't made your | [G] mind up yet |
| [B7] But I would [C] never do you | [G] wrong.   |
| [C] I've known it from the moment | [G] that we met |
| [A7] No doubt in my mind where | [D7] you belong |

| [G] I'd go hungry, I'd go | [D] black and blue |
| [F] and I'd go crawling down the | [C] avenue. |
| [Cm] No, there's nothing that I w | [G] wouldn't do |
| [A7] To make you [D7] feel my love. | [G] |


Instrumental
| [G]     | [D]   | [F]         | [C]     |   
| [Cm]   | [G]   | [A7] [D7]   | [G]     |

Bridge 2
| [C] The storms are raging on the | [G] rollin' seas |
| [B7] And on the [C] highway of re- | [G] gret. |
| [C] The winds of change are blowing | [G] wild and free. |
| [A7] You ain't seen nothing like me | [D7] yet. |

| [G] I could make you happy, make your | [D] dreams come true. |
| [F] There's nothing that I | [C] wouldn't do. |
| [Cm] Go to the ends of this | [G] earth for you |
| [A7] To make you [D7] feel my love. | [G] |
| [A7] To make you [D7] feel my... | ... [G↓] love  

#Capo on 3rd fret to play with original.

#Last Updated 01/11/21 JJ
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Old Town Road
Lil Nas X (2018) (remix with Billy Ray Cyrus 2019)


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

Intro
| [A]   | [C]   |   [G]   | [F]   |
| [A]   | [C]   |   [G]   | [F] Yeah I'm gonna |

Chorus
I'm gonna [A] take my horse to the [C] old town road
I'm gonna [G] ...ride till I [F] cain't no more
I'm gonna [A] take my horse to the [C] old town road
I'm gonna [G] ...ride till I [F] cain't no more

I got the [A] horses in the back [C] horse tack is attached
[G] Hat is matte black, got the [F] boots that's black to match
[A] Ridin' on a horse, ha! [C] You can whip your Porsche
[G] I been in the valley, you ain't [F] been up off that porch now

[A] Cain't nobody tell me [C] nothin'
[G] You cain't tell me [F] nothin'
[A] Cain't nobody tell me [C] nothin'
[G] You cain't tell me [F] nothin'

[A] Ridin' on a tractor [C] lean all in my bladder
[G] Cheated on my baby [F] you can go and ask her
[A] My life is a movie [C] bull ridin' and boobies
[G] Cowboy hat from Gucci [F] Wrangler on my booty

[A] Cain't nobody tell me [C] nothin'
[G] You cain't tell me [F] nothin'
[A] Cain't nobody tell me [C] nothin'
[G] You cain't tell me [F] nothin'
        
Chorus
I'm gonna [A] take my horse to the [C] old town road
I'm gonna [G] ...ride till I [F] cain't no more
I'm gonna [A] take my horse to the [C] old town road
I'm gonna [G] ...ride till I [F] cain't no more

Billy Ray Cyrus Verses
[A] Hat down cross town [C] livin' like a rock star
[G] Spent a lot of money on my [F] brand new guitar
[A] Baby's got a habit diamond [C] rings and Fendi sports bras
[G] Ridin' down Rodeo in my [F] Maserati sports car

[A] Got no stress, I've been [C] through all that
I'm like a [G] Marlboro Man so I [F] kick on back
Wish I could [A] roll on back to that [C] old town road
I wanna [G] ...ride till I [F] can't no more

Chorus
I'm gonna [A] take my horse to the [C] old town road
I'm gonna [G] ...ride till I [F] cain't no more
I'm gonna [A] take my horse to the [C] old town road
I'm gonna [G] ...ride till I [F] cain't no more

Outro
| [A]  [C]   |   [G]  [F]   |
| [A]  [C]   |   [G]  [F]   | [A↓]

#Original is 1 semitone lower than this chart. Can't capo.

#Here's the full video with intro.

#Last Updated 01/18/21 JJ
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