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Intro -x2-: BbBb chord BbBb chord GmGm chord FF chord EbEb chord FF chord BbBb chord BbBb chord BbBb chord

BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord
Slow down,
FF chord         EbEb chord                FF chord   
we've got time left to be lazy
        BbBb chord        BbBb chord           GmGm chord FF chord     EbEb chord                FF chord
All the kids have bloomed from babies into flowers in our eyes.
          BbBb chord    BbBb chord    GmGm chord    FF chord      EbEb chord                FF chord
We've got fifty good years left to spend out in the garden
         EbEb chord              DmDm chord
I don't care to beg your pardon,
           CmCm chord    FF chord
We should live
           BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord FF chord EbEb chord FF chord BbBb chord BbBb chord   BbBb chord
until we die.


        BbBb chord         BbBb chord              GmGm chord                   DmDm chord EbEb chord FF chord
We were barely eighteen when we'd crossed collective hearts.
        EbEb chord               DmDm chord            CmCm chord                 FF chord
It was cold, but it got warm when you'd barely crossed my eye.
             BbBb chord           BbBb chord      GmGm chord
and then you turned, put out your hand,
   FF chord   EbEb chord            FF chord
and you asked me to dance.
        EbEb chord          DmDm chord                 CmCm chord             FF chord
I knew nothing of romance, but it was love at second sight.


  EbEb chord                FF chord                           BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord FF chord
I swear when I grow up, I won't just buy you a rose.
       EbEb chord              FF chord                             BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord FF chord
I will buy the flower shop, and you will never be lonely.
EbEb chord                     FF chord
Even if the sun stops waking up over the fields
             BbBb chord               BbBb chord              GmGm chord
I will not leave, I will not leave 'till it's our time.
         EbEb chord                         FF chord                        BbBb chord BbBb chord 
So just take my hand, you know that I will never leave your side.


GmGm chord FF chord EbEb chord FF chord BbBb chord BbBb chord BbBb chord
BbBb chord BbBb chord GmGm chord FF chord EbEb chord FF chord BbBb chord BbBb chord BbBb chord


           BbBb chord         BbBb chord              GmGm chord                DmDm chord EbEb chord FF chord
It was the winter of '86, and all the fields had frozen over.
        EbEb chord        DmDm chord        CmCm chord           FF chord
So we moved to Arizona to save our only son
             BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord FF chord
and now he's turning to a man,
            EbEb chord                    FF chord
although he thinks just like his mother,
      EbEb chord                   DmDm chord              CmCm chord          FF chord
he believes we're all just lovers he sees hope in everyone.


         BbBb chord          BbBb chord    GmGm chord
And even though she moved away,
    FF chord         EbEb chord              FF chord
we always get calls from our daughter.
        EbEb chord                 DmDm chord
She has eyes just like her father's
         CmCm chord                  FF chord
they are blue when skies are grey
              BbBb chord        BbBb chord     GmGm chord   FF chord
And just like him, she never stops,
       EbEb chord                FF chord
Never takes the day for granted,
EbEb chord                           DmDm chord
works for everything that's handed to her,
CmCm chord             FF chord
Never once complains.


EbEb chord                 FF chord      BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord FF chord
You think that I nearly lost you
          EbEb chord               FF chord         BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord FF chord
When the doctors tried to take you away.
              EbEb chord               FF chord                BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord FF chord
But like the night you took my hand beside the fire
        EbEb chord       FF chord
thirty years ago 
         BbBb chord
to this day
EbEb chord                               FF chord     
You swore you'd be here 'til we decide that it's our time
               BbBb chord                 BbBb chord             GmGm chord
Well it's not time, you've never quit in all your life.
         EbEb chord                         FF chord                      BbBb chord BbBb chord   GmGm chord
So just take my hand, you know that I'll never leave your side.
            EbEb chord                            FF chord                      BbBb chord BbBb chord  
You're the love of my life, you know that I'll never leave your side.

GmGm chord FF chord EbEb chord FF chord BbBb chord BbBb chord   BbBb chord

Interlude:
BbBb chord BbBb chord GmGm chord FF chord EbEb chord FF chord BbBb chord BbBb chord BbBb chord
BbBb chord BbBb chord GmGm chord FF chord EbEb chord FF chord BbBb chord BbBb chord BbBb chord
BbBb chord BbBb chord GmGm chord FF chord EbEb chord FF chord BbBb chord BbBb chord BbBb chord
EbEb chord DmDm chord CmCm chord DmDm chord EbEb chord FF chord
EbEb chord DmDm chord CmCm chord FF chord

          BbBb chord        BbBb chord   GmGm chord FF chord
You come home from work
         EbEb chord             FF chord
and you kiss me on the eye
              EbEb chord                DmDm chord              CmCm chord                FF chord
You curse the dog you say that I should never feed them what is ours
           BbBb chord      BbBb chord      GmGm chord    FF chord
and so we move all to the garden
        EbEb chord                FF chord
look at everything we've owned
        EbEb chord              DmDm chord
now the kids are coming home
   CmCm chord              DmDm chord EbEb chord FF chord
so I set the table
                  BbBb chord
You can make the fire.
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