Cat's in the Cradle chords

Ugly Kid Joe



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    My child arrived just the other day,
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    he came to the world in the usual way.
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    But there were planes to catch and bills to pay.
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    He learned to walk while I was away.
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    And he was talkin' for I knew it, and as he grew
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    he said I'm gonna be like you dad
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    you know I'm gonna be like you
Eb Db And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon Gb Ab little boy blue and the man in the moon Eb Db When're you coming home dad, I don't know when Gb Bbm Eb but we'll be together then son, Gb Bbm Eb you know we'll have a good time then
ver. 2: My son turned ten just the other day, He said thanks for the ball Dad, come on let's play Can you teach me to throw, I said not today I got a lot to do, he said thats okay And he walked away but his smile never dimmed it said I'm gonna be like him yeah, You know I'm gonna be like him. REFRÂO Ver. 3: Well he came from college just the other day So much like a man I just had to say Som I'm proud of you. Can you sit for a while He shook his head and he said with a smile What I'd really like Dad is to borrow the car keys See you later, can I have them please. Chor ends with: B Db-Bbm Eb B Db-Bbm Eb Ver. 4: I've long since retired, my son's moved away I called him up just the other day I said I'd like to see you if you don't mind He said I'd love to Dad, if I can find the time you see my new job's a hassle and the kids have the flu but it's sure nice talking to you Dad, It's been sure nice talking to you. Db Db/C Bbm Eb And as I hung up the phone it occurred to me Gb Bbm Eb He'd grown up just like me Gb Bbm Eb My boy was just like me REFRÂO