Cats In The Cradle

Ugly Kid Joe

 EG
 A child arrived just the other day
 AE
Came to the world in the usual way
 EG
 There were planes to catch, bills to pay
 AE
He learned to walk while I was away
 D
 He was talking 'fore I knew it and when he could, he said
 GE
"I'm gonna be like you, dad,
 GE
You know I'm gonna be like you"
CHORUS
 EG
 The cats in the cradle and the silver spoon
 DA
Little boy blue and a man on the moon
 EG
 When you comin' home son, I don't know when
 DE
 We'll get together then,
 GE
 You know we'll have a good time then
VERSE 2
 EG
 My son turned ten just the other day
 AE
 He said "Thanks for the ball dad, come on, let's play
 EG
 Could you teach me to throw?", I said "Not today
 AE
 I got a lot to do", he said "That's OK"
 DG
 He walked away with a smile on his face, he said
 E
"I'm gonna be like him, yeah,
 GE
 you know I'm gonna be like him"
CHORUS
 EG
 The cats in the cradle and the silver spoon
 DA
Little boy blue and a man on the moon
 EG
 When you comin' home son, I don't know when
 DE
 We'll get together then,
 GE
 You know we'll have a good time then
VERSE 3
 EG
 Well he came from college just the other day
 AE
 So much like a man I just have to say
 EG
I'm proud of you, could you sit for a while
 AE
 He shook his head and he said with a smile
 D
What I'm feeling like, dad, is to borrow the car keys
 GE
 see you later, can I have them please
CHORUS
 EG
 The cats in the cradle and the silver spoon
 DA
Little boy blue and a man on the moon
 EG
 When you comin' home son, I don't know when
 DE
 We'll get together then,
 GE
 You know we'll have a good time then
BRIDGE - Three parts simultaneously
Electrical guitar
VERSE 4
 EG
 I've long since retired, my son moved away
 AE
 I called him up just the other day
 EG
 I'd like to see you, if you don't mind
 AE
He said: I'd love to, dad, if I could find the time.
 D
You see, my new job's hassle and the kids got the flu,
 GE
but it's sure nice talking to you dad,
 GE
 it was sure nice talking to you.
VERSE 5
 D
And as I hung up the phone is occurred to me
 GE
He'd grown up just like me
 GE
 My boy was just like me!
CHORUS - twice, play this part over the above chorus
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macavoy (report comment to admin):
Good, sounds like the second G in the chorus should be a C though instead of 2 Gs in a row.
abirch (report comment to admin):
not sure about the c in the chorus but the A should be an E
monty_0706 (report comment to admin):
second G in chorus should be D
ovationboy (report comment to admin):
Chorus.

E,D,G,A. not egda.
shayalon (report comment to admin):
Lyrics Correction (from Ugly Kid Joe Version): 


INSTEAD OF:
"He was talking 'fore I knew it and when he could he said..."
IT SHOULD BE:
"He was talkin' 'fore I knew it, and as he grew he said.."

ALSO

INSTEAD OF:
"He walked away with a smile on his face..."
IT SHOULD BE:
"He walked away with a smile and he said 'ya know..."

Harry Chapin version was "He walked away but his smile never dimmed and said..."
geekmomba (report comment to admin):
No transpose.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBcdBQM01pE
geekmomba (report comment to admin):
No transpose.


Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s5r2spPJ8g
geekmomba (report comment to admin):
No transpose

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiuJFlhqaNI