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Midnight Lullaby  Tom Waits

...MIDNIGHT LULLABY... by Tom Waits

*from 'Closing Time' (1973)*
(Original Key: G#)
Gmaj7, Cmaj7 (x4)
Verse 1:
[Gmaj7] Sing a song of [Cmaj7]sixpence, [Gmaj7]pocket full of [Cmaj7]rye,
[Gmaj7] Hush-a bye, my [Cmaj7]baby; no [Gmaj7]need to be [Cmaj7]crying.
Bridge 1:
[Bm] You can burn the midnight [A7]oil with me, as [Am7]long as you [D]will.
[Bm] Stare out at the [A7]moon upon the [Am7]window-[D+]sill and[(Gmaj7)] dream...
Verse 2:
[Gmaj7] Sing a song of [Cmaj7]sixpence, [Gmaj7]pocket full of [Cmaj7]rye,
[Gmaj7] Hush-a bye, my [Cmaj7]baby; no [Gmaj7]need to be [Cmaj7]crying.
Bridge 2:
There's [Bm]dew drops on the [A7]window-sill, [Am7]gumdrops in your [D]head.
[Bm] Slipping into [A7]dream land; you're [Am7]nodding your [D+]head, so[(Gmaj7)] dream...
Gmaj7, Cmaj7 (x4)
Bm A7, Am7 D, Bm A7, Am7 D+
Gmaj7, Cmaj7 (x2)
Verse 3:
[Gmaj7] Dream of West Vir-[Cmaj7]ginia, or [Gmaj7]of the British [Cmaj7]Isles.
[Gmaj7] 'Cos when you are [Cmaj7]dreaming, you see for [Gmaj7]miles and [Cmaj7]miles.
Bridge 3:
[Bm] When you are much [A7]older, re-[Am7]member when we [D]sat.
At [Bm]midnight on the [A7]window-sill and [Am7]had this little [D]chat...
And [Gmaj7]dream..[Cmaj7].
Come on and [Gmaj7]dream,[Cmaj7]
Come on and [Gmaj7]dream.[Cmaj7]
And [Gmaj7]dream..[Cmaj7].
And [Gmaj7]dream..[Cmaj7].
Come on and [Gmaj7]dream.[Cmaj7]
Gmaj7 Em7, C Am7 (x3), Gmaj7

[Gmaj7] [Cmaj7] [Bm] [A7] [Am7]  
[EADGBE]3x443x [EADGBE]x32000 [EADGBE]x24432 [EADGBE]x02223 [EADGBE]x02013
[D] [D+] [Em7] [C]  
[EADGBE]xx0232 [EADGBE]xx4332 [EADGBE]022030 [EADGBE]x32010
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2007

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A7 Am7 Bm C Cmaj7 D D+ Em7 Gmaj7
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