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(transcribed from an acoustic performance from The Fez on 11-21-99) Standard tuning Capo: 4 E: 022100 D: XX0232 A: X02220 C: X32010 G: 320003 E D A D (2X) E D A D E D A D I went back to Boston, back to the city you're lost in E D A D E D A D I went back to the place without your face in the stone E D A D E D A Walked around Harvard Square, the runaway kids were still hanging out there A D E D A D E D A D And I took the Red Line all the way across the River Charles C G D C Some things try and try and they never fly and they never fly C G D C E D A D You reach up from the waves to find that you're only waving goodbye I went back to Boston over a bridge I used to walk on I was looking for my heart that I'd flung into that sea of stone Boston said, "You need not apply for your license to fly Hey, young lady, don't look so surprised, you know you're not alone" Some things try and try and they never fly and they never fly You reach up from the waves to find that you're only waving goodbye C G D C (2X) It was Memorial Day, I went to where you lay There were thousands of people just like you in a giant graveyard You came all of that way looking for the sky, and got a slap in the face You had a desperate need to be loved, you just got put in that place You better know your place boy Some things try and try and they never fly and they never fly You reach up from the waves and find that you're only waving goodbye E D A D E D A D E D A D E D A Only waving, you're only waving, you're only waving, you're only waving C G D C C G D Goodby - y - y - y - y - y - y - y - y - y - y - ye


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