Only Sixteen

Sam Cooke

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 D7(2GEm7CD
  She was only six-teen, Only six-teen,
 Am7D7GGEm
   I loved her so.But she was too young,
 CAmCD7G
To fall in love,And I was too young to know.

Verse 2:

 D7(2GEm
  We'd laugh and we'd sing,
 CD
and do the little things,
 Am7D7G
  That made my heart glow.]Em]
 GEm
But she was too young,
 CAm
To fall in love,
 CD7G
And I was too young to know.

Bridge 1:

 Am7D7GEm7
  Why did I give my heart so fast?
 Am7D7G
It never will happen a-gain.
 Am7D7GEm
But I was a mere lad of six-teen;
 A7D7
  I've aged a year since then.

Verse 3:

 D7(2GEm7
  She was only six-teen,
 CD
  Only six-teen,
 Am7D7GEm
  with eyes that would glow.
 GEm
But she was too young,
 CD
To fall in love,
 Am7D7G
And I was too young to know.

Bridge 2:

 Am7D7
(Then why did you give,
 GEm7
Your heart so fast)?
 Am7D7G
It never will happen a-gain.
 Am7D7GEm
(But you were a mere lad of six-teen);
 Am7D7
Oh, I've aged a year since then.

Verse 4:

 D7(2GEm7
  She was only six-teen,
 CD
  Only six-teen,
 Am7D7GEm
  and I loved that girl so.
 GEm
But she was too young,
 CAm
To fall in love,
 CD7G
And I was too young to know.

 GEm
But she was too young,
 CD
To fall in love,
 Am7D7
And I was too young,
 G
I was much too young to know.

(Repeat To Fade)

CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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 D7(2GEm7CDAm7D7
                                     
 EADGBEEADGBEEADGBEEADGBEEADGBEEADGBEEADGBE
 xo5435  320003  022030  x32010  xx0232  x02013  xx0212

Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)


Corrected by Hank Santiago. View original
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