Chapin Harry - Cats In The Cradle tab

From: clarkin@sage.cc.purdue.edu (Clark Case)
Subject: Tab: Cats in the Cradle

Here is Cats in the Cradle as I found it in Nevada. There are some pretty weird
chords in it and I don't know what they are. Could someone post them or mail   
them to me? It is much appreciated. 
 Is there a list somewhere of weird chords?
Thanks
Clark Case
clarkin@sage.cc.purdue.edu


Cat's In The Cradle                                Words and music by
                                                   Harry Chapin and Sandy Chapin

As published in "Harry Chapin: A Legacy in Song"
                 (c) 1987 Cherry Lane Music Co., Inc.
IMHO, this is a better version that the simplified version that was/is on
ftp.nevada.edu.

TAB: each space represents an eigth note

The music says CAPO 8 (key of F) but I usually play it CAPO 5 (key of D),
since that's in my range.

INTRO: A(no 3rd)e|--0-0---|20------|--------|----|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|B|--------|--0-3---|0----0--|--0-|--------|--------|------0-|--------|--------|G|2-------|---2----|---2----|0---|2-------|20------|----0---|2-------|--------|D|--------|--------|--------|----|----2---|--2-0---|--------|--------|--------|A|--------|--------|--------|----|--------|---3--3-|0-------|--------|--------|E|--------|--------|--------|----|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A C My child arrived just the other day; D A he came into the world in the usual way. A C But there were planes to catch, and bills to pay. D A He learned to walk while I was away. G G/F# Em7 Em/D And he was talkin' 'fore I knew it. And as he grew C Em/B A C Em/B A he'd say, "I'm gonna be like you, Dad. You know I'm gonna be like you." A G And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon, C D little boy blue and the man in the moon. A G "When you comin' home Dad?" "I don't know when, C Em/B A C Em/B A but we'll get together then, Son. You know we'll have a good time then."
A(no 3rd)e|--0-0---|20------|--------|----|--------|B|--------|--0-3---|0----0--|--0-|--------|G|2-------|---2----|---2----|0---|2-------|D|--------|--------|--------|----|--------|A|--------|--------|--------|----|--------|E|--------|--------|--------|----|--------|
A C My son turned ten just the other day. D A He said, "Thanks for the ball, Dad. Come on, let's play. A C Can you teach me to throw?" I said, "Not today. D A I got a lot to do." He said, "That's okay." G G/F# Em7 Em/D And he walked away, but his smile never dimmed. C Em/B A C Em/B A It said, "I'm gonna be like him, yeah. You know I'm gonna be like him." A G And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon, C D little boy blue and the man in the moon. A G "When you comin' home Dad?" "I don't know when, C Em/B A C Em/B A but we'll get together then, Son. You know we'll have a good time then."
A(no 3rd)e|--0-0---|20------|--------|----|--------|B|--------|--0-3---|0----0--|--0-|--------|G|2-------|---2----|---2----|0---|2-------|D|--------|--------|--------|----|--------|A|--------|--------|--------|----|--------|E|--------|--------|--------|----|--------|
A C Well, he came home from college just the other day, D A so much like a man I just had to say, A C "Son, I'm proud of you. Can you sit for a while?" D A He shook his head and he said with a smile, G G/F# Em7 Em/D "What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys. C Em/B A See you later. Can I have them please?" A G And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon, C D little boy blue and the man in the moon. A G "When you comin' home Son?" "I don't know when, C Em/B A C Em/B A but we'll get together then, Dad. You know we'll have a good time then." F G Em A F G Em A (Slower) A C I've long since retired, my son's moved away. D A I called him up just the other day. A C I said, "I'd like to see you if you don't mind." D A He said, "I'd love to, Dad, if I could find the time. G G/F# Em7 Em/D You see, my new job's a hassle and the kids have the flu, C Em/B A C Em/B A but it's sure nice talkin' to you, Dad. It's been sure nice talkin' to you." G G/F# Em7 Em/D And as I hung up the phone it occured to me, C Em/B A(no 3rd) C Em/B A he'd grown up just like me. My boy was just like me. (Tempo I) A G And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon, C D little boy blue and the man in the moon. A G "When you comin' home Son?" "I don't know when, C Em/B A C Em/B A but we'll get together then, Dad, we're gonna have a good time then."
A(no 3rd) Ae|--0-0---|20------|--------|----|0-------|--------|B|--------|--0-3---|0----0--|--0-|2-------|--------|G|2-------|---2----|---2----|0---|2-------|--------|D|--------|--------|--------|----|2-------|--------|A|--------|--------|--------|----|0-------|--------|E|--------|--------|--------|----|0-------|--------|
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