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Time

Tom Waits

 DD
Well the smart money's on Harlow and the moon is in the street
 GA7D
And the shadow boys are breaking all the laws
 GA7D
And you're east of East Saint Louis and the wind is making speeches
 GA7sus4-A7
And the rain sounds like a round of applause     
 DD
And Napoleon is weeping in a carnival saloon
 GA7D
His invisible fiancee's in the mirror
 GA7D
And the band is going home, it's raining hammers, it's raining nails
 GA7sus4-A7
And it's true there's nothing left for him down here

Chorus:

 DA7DGBm/EA7sus4-A7
   And it's time time  time, and it's time  time   time      
 DF#mGEm
   And it's time  time  time that you love
(Repeat)

And they all pretend they're orphans and their memory's like a train
You can see it getting smaller as it pulls away
And the things you can't remember tell the things you can't forget
That history puts a saint in every dream

Well she said she'd stick around until the bandages came off
But these mama's boys just don't know when to quit
And Mathilda asks the sailors "Are those dreams or are those prayers?"
So close your eyes, son, and this won't hurt a bit

Oh it's time time time, and it's time time time
And it's time time time that you love
And it's time time time

 DD
Well things are pretty lousy for a calendar girl
The boys just dive right off the cars and splash into the street
And when they're on a roll she pulls a razor from her boot
And a thousand pigeons fall around her feet
So put a candle in the window and a kiss upon his lips
As the dish outside the window fills with rain
Just like a stranger with the weeds in your heart
And pay the fiddler off 'til I come back again

Oh it's time time time, and it's time time time
And it's time time time that you love
And it's time time time
And it's time time time, and it's time time time
And it's time time time that you love
And it's time time time

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The above is solely MY INTERPRETATION of this great song, in a format aimed at learning guitarists.
No attempt has been made to copy or reproduce the artist's or publisher's sheet music for the song,
if such exists.

It can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. To play the song as it should be played, you should
purchase the official sheetmusic for the song. You should also purchase and listen to the song to learn
the rhythm and timing of the song - this is essential if you wish to play the song with any degree of accuracy

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