Graduation Day

 

Intro: D / E/ E / C - A      x 2

(verse 1)

D              E          E   C A     D        E            E                    C B A

You graduate one day       /     moving on / and leaving everything behind

 

G                                          D   E E C A

Thatís what you had in mind/

 

D                  E      E   C A     D                    E         E                  C  B  A

Much too good to last /            canít be a student forever making all that noise

 

G                                D   E E C C 

Like all the girls and boys

 

 

(chorus)

C#                                 F#      B                                B     A    G

Then again itís just as well / it goes to show you never can tell

 

D                                          A            

Next time we meet Iíll be standing at your shoulder

 

G                          F    C    D       

Looking like a long lost friend

 

 

 

D / E/ E / C - A      x 2

Followed by

G / C /  F / C  x 2  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(middle 8)

 

 

G       C           F  C      G     C        F  C

Talking in cheap    /  dreaming is free

 

G    C         F  C                        G     C        F  C

Iíll do my best / to make you see

 

B                      E            B                     E

It can take so long / to write a simple song

 

A                                                                   A     B            C

By the time you get the music right / the lyrics are long gone

 

 

(verse 2)

D               E   E   C A     D        E                  E                        C    B    A      G

Time can truly heal       /     it moves along no matter what we think or feel

 

G           D    E E   C   A 

Smart deal /

 

D               E         E   C A     D                 E         E                            C   B A      G

And as it marches on /              I come to think / I really know whatís going on

 

G                                  D               E         E   C C   

Although I could be wrong


(chorus)

C#                                 F#      B                                B     A    G

But then again itís just as well / it goes to show you never can tell

 

D                                          A            

Next time we meet Iíll be standing at your shoulder

 

G                          F    C    D       

Looking like a long lost friend x 3