Father and son.crd

Father and Son - Cat Stevens

Father:
 G   C         G               D              C           Am7
      It's not time to make a change, just relax, take it easy
                  G                   Em                Am               D
      you're still young, that's your fault, there's so much you have to know
          G               D            C             Am7
      Find a girl, settle down, if you want, you can marry
              G       Em           Am      C  D
      Look at me, I am old, but I'm happy

           G                  Bm7        C                   Am7
      I was once like you are now, and I know that's it's not easy
           G                Em                     Am   C  D
      to be calm when you've found something going on
                   G              Bm7              C                 Am7
      But take your time, think a lot, why think of everything you've got for
              G                Em                D          G   C  D
      you will still be here tomorrow, but your dreams may not

Son:
             G            Bm           C           Am7
      How can I try to explain, when I do he turns away again
          G              Em               Am    C  D
      It's always been the same, same old story.
              G               Bm         C             Am7
      From the moment I could talk, I was ordered to listen now
                G         Em         D        G          D      C       G  C D
      there's a way and I know that I have to go away. I know I have to go

Father:
              G              D                  C           Am7
      It's not time to make a change, just sit down, take it slowly
                  G                  Em                Am                D
      you're still young, that's your fault, there's so much you have to go through
            G             D            C             Am7
      Find a girl, settle down, if you want, you can marry
             G        Em           Am     C  D
      Look at me, I am old, but I'm happy

Son:
             G                D             C                Am7
      All the times that I've tried keeping all the things I knew inside
           G            Em         Am        C  D
      It's hard but it's harder to ignore it
                  G            D              C                 Am7
      If they were right, I'd agree, but it's them they know not me now
                G         Em          D       G          D      C       G
      there's a way and I know that I have to go away. I know I have to go.


By Flavio Maraston