Summer of 69 - Chords

(Original chords on ultimate-guitar.com)


Verse 1
D
   I got my first real six-string
A
   Bought it at the five-and-dime
D
   Played it 'til my fingers bled
A
   It was the summer of '69
 
Verse 2
D
   Me and some guys from school
A
   Had a band and we tried real hard
D
   Jimmy quit, Joey got married
A
   I shoulda known we'd never get far
   
Instrumental
(D)   A
 
Verse 3
D
    Ain't no use in complainin'
A
    When you got a job to do
D
    Spent my evenin's down at the drive in
A
    And that's when I met you
 
Chorus 2
Bm                   A
    Standin' on your mama's porch
D                          G
    You told me that you'd wait forever
Bm                   A
    Oh, and when you held my hand
D                      G
    I knew that it was now or never
Bm                 A               D
    Those were the best days of my life
(D)            A                               D       A
         Oh yeah        Back in the summer of '69     Ohhh
 
Bridge
F               Bb
   Man, we were killin' time
        C
We were young and restless
   Bb
We needed to unwind
F          Bb                  C
   I guess nothin' can last forever, forever no
 
Instrumental
D    A    x2
 
Verse 4
D
   And now the times are changin'
A
   Look at everything that's come and gone
D
   Sometimes when I play that old six-string
A
   I think about you, wonder what went wrong
 
Chorus 3
Bm                   A
    Standin' on your mama's porch
D                         G
    You told me that it'd last forever
Bm                   A
    Oh, and when you held my hand
D                      G
    I knew that it was now or never
Bm                 A               D
    Those were the best days of my life
 
Outro
(D)            A                               D         A
         Oh yeah        Back in the summer of '69     Uh-huh
 
D  -  A
All the way to the end