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The Boys Of Summer  by Don Henley

Chords with lyrics (Ver. 2)

  • Capo on 2nd
Don Henley - Boys of summer

Capo -1 = tune 1/2 down

Chords:

       (Fingering with pimac notation)
Chord diagramE minor 7Em7  020033 (0i00ac)
Chord diagramEm9Em9  020032 (0i00am)
Chord diagramCsus2Csus2 x30033 (0m00ac)
Csus2* x30032 (0m00ai)
Chord diagramDsus4Dsus4 xx0233 (xx0iac)
Chord diagramD MajorD   xx0232 (xx0iam)
Chord diagramG+G   300033 (m000ac)
Chord diagramC majorC   x32010
The chord progession for the verse (Em-C-D-C) is alternated between the chords Em7/Em9, Csus2/Csus2* and
Dsus4/D by lifting the pinky finger while the middle or index finger resides on the second fret of the
high e string.


Intro:

Em7/Em9 Em7/Em9 Csus2/Csus2*   Dsus4/D Dsus4/D Csus2/Csus2*
             Csus2/Csus2            Csus2/Csus2*
|3---2---3---2---|3---2---3---2---|3---2---3---2---|3---2---3---2---|
|3-----3-3-----3-|3-----3-3-----3-|3-----3-3-----3-|3-----3-3-----3-|
|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|0-------0-------|
|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|----------------|3-------3-------|
|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|0-------0-------|


Verse 1:

Em7/Em9    Em7/Em9   Em7/Em9  Em7/Em9
    Nobody on the road,  nobody on the beach.
Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
  I feel it in the air,    the summer's out of reach.
Dsus4/D    Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D     Dsus4/D
  Empty lake, empty streets, the sun goes down alone.
Csus2/Csus2*  Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
  I'm driving by your house, though I know your not home.

  Chorus:

Chord diagramG+G             Chord diagramD MajorD
 But I can see you, your brown skin shining in the sun.
                    Chord diagramC majorC
 You got your hair combed back and your sunglasses on, baby.
Chord diagramG+G          Chord diagramD MajorD
 I can tell you my love for you will still be strong
          Chord diagramC majorC
 After the boys of summer have gone.
Verse 2:

Em7/Em9       Em7/Em9   Em7/Em9  Em7/Em9
  I never will forget those nights.
Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
  I wonder if it was a dream.
Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D     Dsus4/D
 Remember how you made me crazy,
Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
 Remember how I made you scream.

Em7/Em9       Em7/Em9   Em7/Em9  Em7/Em9
 Now I don't understand what
Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
 Happened to our love.
Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D     Dsus4/D
 But, baby, when I get you back,
Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
I'm gonna show you what I'm made of.


Chorus:

Chord diagramG+G             Chord diagramD MajorD
 But I can see you, your brown skin shining in the sun.
                    Chord diagramC majorC
I see you walking real slow, and you're smiling at everyone
Chord diagramG+G          Chord diagramD MajorD
 I can tell you my love for you will still be strong
      Chord diagramC majorC
 After the boys of summer have gone.


Bridge:

Chord diagramE minorEm Chord diagramC majorC C Chord diagramD MajorD Chord diagramC majorC C Chord diagramD MajorD Chord diagramA augmentedA Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramD MajorD Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramE minorEm Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramD MajorD Chord diagramC majorC


Verse 3:

Em7/Em9       Em7/Em9   Em7/Em9  Em7/Em9
  Out on the road today
Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
 I saw a Deadhead sticker on a Cadillaxc
Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D     Dsus4/D
 Chord diagramA augmentedA little voice inside my head said:
Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
 "Don't look back, you can never look back."

Em7/Em9       Em7/Em9   Em7/Em9  Em7/Em9
 I thought I knew what love was.
Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
 What did I know?
Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D      Dsus4/D     Dsus4/D
 Those days are gone forever.
Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2* Csus2/Csus2*   Csus2/Csus2*
 I should just let them go, but


Chorus:
Chord diagramG+G          Chord diagramD MajorD
But I can see you, your brown skin shining in the sun
       Chord diagramC majorC
 You got that top pulled down, and that radio on, baby
Chord diagramG+G            Chord diagramD MajorD
 And I can tell you my love for you will still be strong,
          Chord diagramC majorC
 After the boys of summer have gone

Chord diagramG+G          Chord diagramD MajorD
 But I can see you, your brown skin shining in the sun.
                    Chord diagramC majorC
 You got your hair slicked back and those Wayfarers on, baby.
Chord diagramG+G          Chord diagramD MajorD
 I can tell you my love for you will still be strong
          Chord diagramC majorC

Other versions of The Boys Of Summer

Alternative guitar chords and tabs for The last worthless evening (Ver. 2) by Don Henley

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