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Why From Tick Tickboom chords

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In a gentle 3/4 time  
Song is sung by Raúl Esparza on the off-broadway recording of "tick, tick    Boom!"

[Intro]
Bb Bb/Ab X4

[Verse]
Bb        Bb/Ab  Bb         Bb/Ab  Bb       Bb/Ab      Bb         Bb/Ab
When I was nine,   Michael and I        entered a talent show down at the Y 

Eb        Eb/Db     Eb            Eb/Db   Eb          Eb/Db      Eb           Eb/Db
Nine A  M , went to rehearse by some stairs   Mike couldn't sing but I said "No one cares!" We sang

[Pre-Chorus: 4/4, but the 12th bar is one of 2/4]
Ab               Db                   Db                                  Bb/Ab  Ab
"Yellow Bird" and "Let's Go Fly a Kite" over and over and over til we got it right       When

Db2                Ab   Db2                  Ab            Bb
we emerged from the YMCA, Three o'clock sun had made the grass hay  I thought, 

[Chorus: 3/4]
Eb        Ab2              Db  Bb  Eb         Ab2              Db   Bb
Hey, what a way to spend the day      Hey, what a way to spend the day  
Cm      Abmaj9   Cm       B   Db/B   Eb/G    Ab2          Bbsus4      Eb  F
I make a vow, but I wonder now,        Am I cut out to spend my time this way?  When

[Verse]
Bb     Bb/Ab  Bb       Bb/Ab  Bb           Bb/Ab     Bb             Bb/Ab
I was sixteen,  Michael and I      got parts in "West Side" at White Plains High 
Eb           Eb/Db     Eb          Eb/Db Eb           Eb/Db         Eb             Eb/Db
Three o'clock, went to rehearse in the gym    Mike was "Doc" — who didn't sing — fine with him  We sang

[Pre-Chorus: 4/4, but the 12th bar is one of 2/4]
Ab                                    Db                                      Db              
"Got a rocket in your pocket" and "the Jets are gonna have their day — tonight" Over and over and over til we 
      Bb/Ab   Ab
got it right       When
Db2              Ab             Db2                    Ab            Bb
we emerged, wiped out by the play, nine o'clock stars and moon lit the    way  I thought, 

[Chorus: 3/4]
Eb         Ab2             Db  Bb  Eb         Ab2              Db  Bb
Hey, what a way to spend the day      Hey, what a way to spend the day  
Cm      Abmaj9  Cm       B  Db/B  Eb/G     Ab          Bbsus4       Eb  Bb/D
I make a vow,    I wonder now:      Am I cut out to spend my time this way?

[Bridge]
Cm        Ab/C   Bb/C      G/C    Cm           Ab/C     Bb/C     G/C
With only so much time to spend,   don't want to waste the time I'm given 
Cm            Abmaj7/C       Bb       G      Cm         Amaj7       Bb         G
"Have it all — play the game" some recommend   I'm afraid it just may be time to give in 

[Verse: Key change]
C         C/Bb  C           C/Bb  C          C/Bb         C     C/Bb
I'm twenty nine, Michael and I     live on the west side of Soho, NY 
F       F/Eb      F        F/Eb  F              F/Eb        F      F/Eb
Nine AM, I write a lyric or two,   Mike sings his song now on Mad Avenue  I sing,

[Pre-Chorus: 4/4, but the 12th bar is one of 2/4 ]
Bb                       Dm7                    Ebmaj7 Gm  Eb                                 C/Bb  Bb
"Come to your Senses, défenses are not the way to go"       Over and over and over til I get it right     When
Eb2             Bb            Eb2                       Bb        C
I emerge from "B minor" or "A", Five o'clock diner calls, "I'm on my way"    

[Chorus: 3/4]
F          Bb2              Eb   C   F          Bb2              Eb   C
Hey, what a way to spend the day      Hey, what a way to spend the day 
Dm      Bbmaj9  Dm              Db     Eb/Db Db Eb/Db Am
I make a vow,    right here and     now,                  I'm gonna
Bb2  Bb/C         Dm    Am7       Bb2     Bb/C     F  F/Eb F
spend my time this way   I'm gonna spend my time this way  

            
            
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