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First Of May

Year: 1969 - Album: Odessa

(Barry/ Robin/ and Maurice Gibb)

  		
Intro:   

	(piano, harp, and strings):   

	D        G        D        A   
	  

Verse 1:   

	(piano):   

	     D                         F#m/Gbm   
	When I was small and Christmas trees were tall   
	    G                  D              A   
	We used to love while others used to play   

	(strings enter)   

	 D                             F#mGbm   
	Don't ask me why, but time has passed us by   
	 G                 D             A   
	Someone else moved in from far away   
	    G                           D   
	Now we are tall and Christmas trees are small   
	    Em                         D    D7   
	And you don't ask the time of day   
	     G                         D   
	But you and I, our love will never die   
	     Em              A                A   (band enters)   
	But guess who'll cry   come First of May   

Verse 2:   

	     D                         F#m/Gbm   
	The apple tree that grew for you and me   
	    G                  D              A   
	I watched the apples falling one by one   
	 D                             F#m/Gbm   
	And I recall the moment of them all   
	 G                 D             A   
	The day I kissed your cheek and you were gone   
	    G                           D   
	Now we are tall and Christmas trees are small   
	    Em                         D    D7   
	And you don't ask the time of day   
	     G                         D   
	But you and I, our love will never die   
	     Em             G               D   
	But guess who'll cry come First of May   

Coda:   

	(piano, acoustic guitar, and strings):   

	     D                         F#m/Gbm   
	When I was small and Christmas trees were tall   
	G               D            A   
	Do-do-do-do-do  do-do-do  do-do   

	(acapella):   

	Don't ask me why    but time has passed us by   
	Someone else moved in   from far away (fade)   


	  

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