(Maxwell Anderson & Kurt Weill)
Fº Fº * C Am When I was a young man a-courtin' the girls, Fº Fº * C I played me a waitin' game; Fº Fº * C Am If a maid refused me with a toss of her curls, F G C Am I'd let the ol' world take a couple of twirls, F Fº * C Am And I'd ply her with tears instead of pearls, Fº Fº * C Am And as time came around she came my way, Fº Fº * G G7 As time came around, she came.F Fm7/6 Fm7 Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few... Dm7 Fº * G Sep-tem-ber...No-vem-ber... G7 F Fm7 Fº C C/B Am And these few precious days I'll spend with you, Am/G D Dm7 Fº C These precious days I'll spend with you. F Fm7/6 Fm7 Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few... Dm7 Fº * G Sep-tem-ber...No-vem-ber... G7 F Fm7 Fº C C/B Am And these few precious days I'll spend with you, A/G D These precious days Dm7 Dm7/5- C F Fº * Fº Dm7/5- C I'll spend with you. Fº Fº * C Am When you meet with the young men in the early Spring Fº Fº * C They'll count you with wine and with song Fº Fº * C Am They'll woo you with words and a clover ring F G C Am But if you examine the goods that they bring F Fº * C Am They have little to offer but the songs that they sing Fº Fº * C Am And a plentiful waste of time of day Fº Fº * G G7 A plentiful waste of time (Repeat Refrain) Colaboração de Roberto Crescioni - email@example.comF Fm7 Fº C C/B Am But it's a long, long time from May to December, Am/G D7 Dm7 G7 C Fº C And the days grow short when you reach September; F Fm Fº C C/B Am When the autumn weather turns the leaves to flame, Am/G D Dm7 G7 C Fº C One hasn't got time for the waiting game.
See also:Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle Neil Young - Heart of Gold Kansas - Carry On My Wayward Son John Denver - Annie's Song Neil Young - Harvest Moon Paul Simon & Garfunkel - Sound Of Silence
Other versions:Frank Sinatra - September Song June Christy - September Song Kate Wolf - September Song Jo Stafford - September Song Doris Day - September Song Eartha Kitt - September Song