Presentation on theme: "Seventeen Janis Ian 1 C9 C CM7 Am7 I learned the truth at seventeen Dm Dm7 Dm6 Dm7 That love was meant for beauty queens G7s4 G7 G7s2 G7 And high school."— Presentation transcript:
Seventeen Janis Ian 1 C9 C CM7 Am7 I learned the truth at seventeen Dm Dm7 Dm6 Dm7 That love was meant for beauty queens G7s4 G7 G7s2 G7 And high school girls with clear skinned smiles C9 C CM7 Am7 Who married young and then retired |C9 C |CM7 Am7 | C9 C CM7 Am7 The valentines I never knew Dm Dm7 Dm6 Dm7 The Friday night charades of youth G7s4 G7 G7s2 G7 Were spent on one more beautiful C9 C CM7 Am7 At seven teen I learned the truth |C9 C |CM7 Am7 | C9 0005 0204 C 0003 CM7 0002 Dm 2215 Dm7 2213 Dm6 2212 G7s4 0213 G7 0212 G7s2 0210
Eb And those of us with ravaged faces Dm G7 Lacking in the social graces Cm Fm Desperately remained at home Cm Fm Inventing lovers on the phone AbM7 G7 Who called to say come dance with me Cm Fm And murmured vague obscenities Dm | | It isnt all is seems, at G7 | | seventeen Eb 0331 Dm 2210 G7 0212 Cm 0333 Fm 1013 AbM7 0343 At Seventeen 2
C9 C CM7 Am7 A brown eyed girl in hand me downs Dm Dm7 Dm6 Dm7 Whose name I never could pronounce G7s4 G7 G7s2 G7 Said pity please the ones who serve C9 C CM7 Am7 The only get what they deserve |C9 C |CM7 Am7 | C9 C CM7 Am7 And the rich re lationed home town queen Dm Dm7 Dm6 Dm7 Marries into what she needs G7s4 G7 G7s2 G7 A guarantee of company C9 C CM7 Am7 And haven for the elderly |C9 C |CM7 Am7 | Seventeen 3 C9 0005 0204 C 0003 CM7 0002 Dm 2215 Dm7 2213 Dm6 2212 G7s4 0213 G7 0212 G7s2 0210
Eb Re member those who win the game Dm G7 Lose the love they sought to gain Cm Fm In debentures of quality Cm Fm And dubious integrity AbM7 G7 Their small town eyes will gape at you Cm Fm In dull surprise when payment due Dm | | Exceeds accounts received at G7 | | seventeen |C9 C |CM7 Am7 | Seventeen 4 Eb 0331 Dm 2210 G7 0212 Cm 0333 Fm 1013 AbM7 0343
C9 C CM7 Am7 To those of us who knew the pain Dm Dm7 Dm6 Dm7 Of valentines that never came G7s4 G7 G7s2 G7 And those whose names were never called C9 C CM7 Am7 When choosing sides at basketball |C9 C |CM7 Am7 | C9 C CM7 Am7 It was long ago and far away Dm Dm7 Dm6 Dm7 The world was younger than today G7s4 G7 G7s2 G7 And dreams were all they gave for free C9 C CM7 Am7 To ugly duckling girls like me |C9 C |CM7 Am7 | Seventeen 5 C9 0005 0204 C 0003 CM7 0002 Dm 2215 Dm7 2213 Dm6 2212 G7s4 0213 G7 0212 G7s2 0210
Eb We all play the game and when we dare Dm G7 To cheat ourselves at solitaire Cm Fm In venting lovers on the phone Cm Fm Repenting other lives unknown AbM7 G7 That call and say come dance with me Cm Fm And murmur vague obscenities Dm | | At ugly girls like me at G7 / / / |G7!... | seventeen |C9 C |CM7 C | |C9 C |CM7 C! Seventeen LAST Eb 0331 Dm 2210 G7 0212 Cm 0333 Fm 1013 AbM7 0343
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.