Candle In The Wind

Elton John

 EA
 Goodbye Norma Jean, though I never knew you at all
 EADA
You had the grace to hold yourself while those around you crawled--------
 EA
They crawled out of the woodwork and they whispered into your brain
 EADA
They sent you on a treadmill and they made you change your name--------

Chorus:
 BB7
 And it seems to me you lived your life
 EA
 Like a candle in the wind
 EB
 Never knowing who to cling to when the rain set in
 AE
 And I would have liked to've known you but I was just a kid
 BAE
 Your candle burned out long before your legend ever did------

Loneliness was tough, the toughest role you ever played
Hollywood created a superstar and pain was the price you paid
And even when you died, oh, the press still hounded you
All the papers had to say was that Marilyn was found in the nude

Goodbye Norma Jean, though I never knew you at all
You had the grace to hold yourself while those around you crawled
Goodbye Norma Jean, from a young man in the twenty second row
Who sees you as something more than sexual, more than just our Marilyn Monroe

 BB7
 And it seems to me you lived your life
 EA
 Like a candle in the wind
 EB
 Never knowing who to cling to when the rain set in
 AE
 And I would have liked to've known you but I was just a kid
 BAE
 Your candle burned out long before your legend ever did------ 

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dannyg77 (report comment to admin):
After '...while those around you crawled' there is a chord change between A and D and back to A again.