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The Gambler chords

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Fun. - The Gambler
capo 3 (original key Bb)

Intro
G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# G
G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# G

G G/F# Em
Slow down,
D         C                D  
we've got time left to be lazy
        C                      G/B         Am             D
All the kids have bloomed from babies into flowers in our eyes.
          G    G/F#  Em    D      C                D
We've got fifty good years left to spend out in the garden
         C              Bm
I don't care to beg your pardon,
           Am        D
We should live
           G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# G
until we die.

        G         G/F#            C                  G-Am-Bm   
We were barely eighteen when we'd crossed collective hearts.
        C               Bm            Am                 D
It was cold, but it got warm when you'd barely crossed my eye.
             G           G/F#    Em
and then you turned, put out your hand,
   D   C            G
and you asked me to dance.
        C          Bm                 Am             D
I knew nothing of romance, but it was love at second sight.

  C                D                           G G/F# Em D
I swear when I grow up, I won't just buy you a rose.
       C              D                             G G/F# Em D
I will buy the flower shop, and you will never be lonely.
C                     D
Even if the sun stops waking up over the fields
             G               B7            Em
I will not leave, I will not leave 'till it's our time.
         C                         D                        G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# G
So just take my hand, you know that I will never leave your side.

[Interlude] G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# G

           G         D            C                G-Am-Bm   
It was the winter of '86, and all the fields had frozen over.
        C        Bm        Am           D
So we moved to Arizona to save our only son
             G G/F# Em D
and now he's turning to a man,
            C                    G
although he thinks just like his mother,
      C                   Bm              Am          D
he believes we're all just lovers he sees hope in everyone.

         G          G/F#  Em
And even though she moved away,
    D         C              G
we always get calls from our daughter.
        C                 Bm
She has eyes just like her father's
         Am                  D
they are blue when skies are grey
              G        G/F#   Em   D
And just like him, she never stops,
       C                G
Never takes the day for granted,
C                           Bm
works for everything that's handed to her,
Am             D
Never once complains.

C                 D      G G/F# Em D
You think that I nearly lost you
          C               D         G G/F# Em D
When the doctors tried to take you away.
              C               D                G G/F# Em D
But like the night you took my hand beside the fire
        C       D
thirty years ago 
         G
to this day
C                               D     
You swore you'd be here 'til we decide that it's our time
               G                 B7/F#           Em
Well it's not time, you've never quit in all your life.
         C                         D                      G  B7/F#  Em
So just take my hand, you know that I'll never leave your side.
            C                            D                      G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# 
You're the love of my life, you know that I'll never leave your side.

[Interlude]
G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# G
G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# G
G G/F# Em D C D G G/F# G
C  Bm  Am  G-Am-G/B 
C Bm  A7    D

          G        G/F# Em D
You come home from work
         C             G
and you kiss me on the eye
              C                Bm              Am                D
You curse the dog you say that I should never feed them what is ours
           G      G/F#    Em    D
and so we move all to the garden
        C                G
look at everything we've owned
        C              Bm
now the kids are coming home
   Am              Bm C D
so I set the table
                  G
You can make the fire.

            
            
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agustin_siempre 54 Aug 23, 2017 07:21 PM

G G/F# Em
Slow down,
D C D
we've got time left to be lazy
G G/F# Em D C D
All the kids have bloomed from babies into flowers in our eyes.
G G/F# Em D C D
We've got fifty good years left to spend out in the garden

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