empty garden Elton John
David Waller has submitted this song already, with a specific reguest for an update. Trish Leblanc has supplied the complete lyrics. The following is in the key of E, the same as EJ's performance. transcribed by Lorne Chisholm Empty Garden - Elton John A What happened here E As the New York sunset disappeared B C#m I found an empty garden among the flagstones there A Who lived here E He must have been a gardener that cared a lot B Who weeded out the tears and grew a good crop C#m And now it all looks strange B/A A B E It's funny how one in- sect can damage so much grain A And what's it for E This little empty garden by the brownstone door B C#m And in the cracks along the sidewalk nothing grows no more A Who lived here E He must have been a gardener that cared a lot B Who weeded out the tears and grew a good crop C#m B/A A And we are so amazed we're crippled and we're dazed B E A gardener like that one no one can replace A E And I've been knocking but no one answers A C#m (G#m C#m) And I've been knocking most all the day F#m C#m Oh and I've been calling oh hey hey Johnny A B E Can't you come out to play A And through their tears E Some say he farmed his best in younger years B C#m But he'd have said that roots grow stronger if only he could hear A Who lived there E He must have been a gardener that cared a lot B Who weeded out the tears and grew a good crop C#m B/A A Now we pray for rain, and with every drop that falls B E We hear, we hear your name REPEAT CHORUS TWICE F#m A B E Johnny, can't you come out to play in your empty garden (repeat last line and fade)
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