Jimmy Buffett – The Captain And The Kid chords

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The Captain And The Kid
By Jimmy Buffett
Transcribed by John McKeon

Intro: D - G - D - G

D G D GI never used to miss the chance to climb up on his knee
D G E AAnd listen to those many tales of life upon the sea
F#m G F#m GWe'd go sailing back on Barkentines and talk of things he did
F#m G E A D Tomorrow just a day away for the Captain and the kid
(same chords) His world had gone from sailing ships to raking mom's backyard He never could adjust to land although he tried so hard We both were growing older then and wiser with our years That's when I came to understand the course his heart still steers Bridge:F#m - G - F#m - G -F#m - G - E - A - D (same chords as other verses) He died about a month ago while winter filled the air And though I cried I was so proud to love a man so rare He's somewhere on the ocean now that place he oughta be With one hand on the starboard rail he's wavin' back at me (same chords as other verses) I never used to miss the chance to climb up on his knee And listen to the many tales of life upon the sea We'd go sailing back on Barkentines and talk of things he did The world was just a day away for the Captain and the kid
E A D For the Captain and this kid
D - Dsus4 - D - Dsus4
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