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Ringo Starr – Silent Homecoming chords
[Intro] | D D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 | | D D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 | [Verse 1]D D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 |Patiently she stares down the runwayD D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 |Today's the day that he is coming homeD D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 | Seems like he's been gone a life timeD D7sus4 | D5 D |And a life time is a long time to be gone[Bridge]A D But there are songs that need singingA7 D And there are things that must be doneF Fsus4 F Fsus4 There are thoughts that still need thinkingF Fsus4 | Asus4 | A | And there are wars that must be won (break)[Verse 2]D D7sus4 D5 D7sus4He was just a boy when they sent for himD D7sus4 D5 D7sus4And overnight turned him into a manD D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 | Proudly he had served his countryD D7sus4 | D5 D |In a war he didn't seem to understand[Bridge]A D The flag still waves, his war is overA7 D He'll never have to kill againF Fsus4 F Fsus4 And as she waits, she thinks it overF Fsus4 | Asus4 | A |Is winning worth the prize we pay to win? (break)[Verse 3]D D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 | Her thoughts keep wandering to his childhoodD D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 |When all his hand grenades were merely toysD D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 |And "war" was just a game that he was playingD D7sus4 | D5 D |With plastic guns like other little boys[Bridge]A D And ev'ry day when play was overA7 D He'd put his little toys awayF Fsus4 F Fsus4 And she'd be standing, waiting for himF Fsus4 | Asus4 | A | The way she's waiting here today (break)[Verse 4]D D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 | As the plane stops she starts thinkingD D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 |Will he still look the way he did before?D D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 | Or will his eyes reflect the pain of killingD D7sus4 | D5 D |Like most young men when they come home from war?[Bridge]A D These last few minutes seem like hoursA7 D She tries her best not to cryF Fsus4 F Fsus4 But there's that hearse filled up with flowersF Fsus4 | Asus4 | A | Did he really have to die?[Outro]| D D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 |No, no, no, no - no, no, no, no, no| D D7sus4 | D5 D7sus4 |No, no, no - no, no(repeat and fade)