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Old Bones
Words and Music By John Hadley - 1980
Performed by George Burns - 1980,  Dean Martin - 1983,  Ernie Carson - 1994
C                 C#dim Dm7 G7
Dm7 G7              G+   C C7
F Fm C             Gm7  A7
D7 - G7 -  (repeat verse 1 time)
C -             C#dim Dm7 G7
Dm7 G7 C C7
F Fm C             Gm7 A7
D7 G7 C         -     (to verse 1 time)
D7 G7 C         -           (End)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Play: Verse, Verse, Chorus, Verse, Chorus, Ending
Old bones inside an old raincoat
Old bones inside of old shoes
Old friends at the hotel
Come by to wish me well
And keep me up to date on all the old news
Sometimes I have an old whiskey
And I fall asleep in my chair
And dream that I'm a man
Much younger than I am
I bet you'd think by now that I wouldn't care
But I love life, I'd like to do it again
Though I might not be much more than I've ever been
Just to have the chance to turn back the hands
And let my life begin
Oh yeah, I'd like to do it again
It's time for takin' it easy
It's time for takin' it slow
Old bones don't move so fast
As they did once in the past
Now if I have to run, I simply don't go

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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