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The Only Living Boy in New York  Simon & Garfunkel

by: Paul Simon
[C]Tom-, get your plane right on [F]time.
[C]I know your part'll go [F]fine.
[C]Fly- down to Mexic[F]o-[Am7]--[Dm7] [F]
[G] [F]  
 
 Do-n-da-da-n-da-da-n-da-da and here I am-

The [C]only living boy in New[F] York.[C] [F] [C] [Dm7]
I [C]get the news I need from the weather re[F]port-
I can [C]gather all the news I need from the weather re[F]port-
[C]Hey- I've got nothing to [F]do [C]to-[Dm]day but [Dm7]smile
[G] [F]  
 
 Do-n-da-da-n-da-n-da-da-n here I am-

The [C]only living boy in New [F]York.[Am]
[Dm]Half of the time we're gone,[G7] but we don't know [C]where
And we don't know [F]where-
[C]Tom- , get your plane right on [F]time.
[C]I know that you've been eager to fly[F] now-
[C]Hey- , let your honesty [F]shine, [C]shine, [Dm]shine [F]now,
[G] [Fmaj7] [Dm7] [F]  
 
 Do-n-da-da-n-da-da-n-do- like it shines on me.

[C]The only living boy in New [F]York.
[C]The only living boy in New [F]York.[C]
 
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Spencer Christensen schriste@east.east-slc.edu
Salt Lake City, Utah
"I'm in shape! Round's a shape isn't it?" -A. Alyosha Efros
The Only Living Boy In New York - Simon & Garfunkel
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From "Bridge Over Troubled Water".
Transcribed by John Kean (keanj@agresearch.cri.nz).
Capo 4th fret.
4/4 time.
INTRO:
|G |G |
VERSE 1:
|G |G |C |C |
Tom, get your plane right on time
|G |G |C |C |
I know your part'll go fine
|G |G |C C/B |C/A C/G |
Fly down to Mexico
|D/F# |D/F# |C |C |
 
 Do-n-da-da-n-da-da-n-da-da and here I am

|C |G |G |
The only living boy in New York.
VERSE 2: (two bars of C to lead in)
I get the news I need from the weather report
I can gather all the news I need from the weather report
Hey, I've got nothing to do to-day but smile
 
 Do-n-da-da-n-da-n-da-da-n here I am

The only living boy in New York.
CHORUS:
|E |Esus4 E |
|Am |D7/F# |
Half of the time we're gone, but we don't know
|G |C |C |
Where, and we don't know where
VERSE 3:
Ah....
Here I am.
CHORUS
VERSE 4:
Tom, get your plane right on time
I know that you've been eager to fly now
Hey, let your honesty shine, shine, shine now,
 
 Do-n-da-da-n-da-da-n-do like it shines on me

The only living boy in New York
The only living boy in New York.
BRIDGE:
|G |G |G |G |
(hammer on and pull off at the second fret on the A and D strings)
|G |C |E |Esus4 E |
|Am |D7/F# |G |C |
VERSES 5 & 6: (as for Verse 3)
CODA:
|G |G |G |G |G ||Fine.
\\\\ John Kean
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< ) (keanj@agresearch.cri.nz)
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