First of May       (Listen to midi)

 

    C - F - C - G

 

              C                                          Em

1. When I was small, and Christmas trees were tall,

F                                        C                     G

    we used to love, while others used to play.

               C                                      Em

    Don't ask me why, the time has passed us by,

F                                     C                   G

    someone else moved in from far away.

 

  F                                                 C

Now we are tall and Christmas trees are small,

        G7                                    C      - C7

and you don't ask the time of day.

        F                                   C

But you and I, our love will never die,

   G                                            C       - G

guess who'll cry come first of May.

 

             C                                  Em

2. The apple tree that grew for you and me,

F                                     C                    G

    I watched the apples falling one by one.

           C                             Em

    And I recall the moment of them all,

F                                        C                            G

    the day I kissed your cheek and you were gone.

 

+ CHORUS

 

              C                  - Em

3. When I was small,           and Christmas trees were tall.

F                                 C                           G     - - -

    doo doo doo, doo doo, doo doo, doo doo.

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    Don't ask me why the time has passed us by,

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    someone else moved in from far away….

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Bee Gees)