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I Dont Wanna Grow Up  Tom Waits



When I'm ly[D]in' in my bed at night,[A] I don't wanna grow [D] up
Nothin' ever see[D]ms to turn out right,[A] I don't wanna grow[D] up
[Bm]How do you move in a [F#]world of fog that's[G] always changing things [A]
[Bm]Makes me wish that I could be[F#] a dog             [G]    [A]
(chord pattern repeats)
When I see the price that you pay I don't wanna grow up
I don't ever want to be that way I don't wanna grow up
Seems like folks turn into things that they'd never want
The only thing to live for is today

I'm gonna put a hole in my tv set I don't wanna grow up
Open up the medicine chest and I don't wanna grow up
[Bm]I don't wanna have to shout it [F#]out  (repeat Bm F# for next section)
I don't want my hair to fall out
I don't wanna be filled with doubt
I don't wanna be a good boy scout
I don't wanna have to learn to count
I don't wanna have the biggest amount
[G]I don't wa[A]nna grow up       [D]
Well when I[D] see my parents fight I don't wanna grow up
They all go out and drinkin' all night and I don't wanna grow up
[Bm]I'd rather stay here in my r[F#]oom
Nothin' out there but sad and gloom
[Bm]I don't wanna live in a big old [F#]tomb on Grant Street   [G]         [A]
When I[D] see the 5 o'clock news I don't wanna grow up
Comb their hair and shine their shoes I don't wanna grow up
[Bm]Stay around in my old home[F#]town
I don't wanna put no money down
I don't wanna get me a big old loan
Work them fingers to the bone
I don't wanna float a broom
=3D46all in love and get married then boom
How the hell did it get here so soon
[G]I don't wa[A]nna grow up       [D]
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The question Tom Waits is asked most is:
"Can a women become pregnant whithout intercourse?"


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Netfang: Pjesta@ismennt.is.

Pjetur St. Arason
Hei=F0m=F6rk 15
755 St=F6=F0varfir=F0i S. 475 8947

Netfang: Pjesta@ismennt.is.


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TheRoody (report)

After the first full strum patter on the D, if you switch to A for just a measure before going back into the D on the second line, it sounds pretty good. That's just personal preference. Try it out.