Turtles - Let Me Be chords

      
Let Me Be:The Turtles.
#29 in 1965.

INTRO: D A D E(x2)

#1.
D E D EPlease don't mistake me, or try to make me,
D E A D Athe shadow of anybody else.
D E D EI ain't the him or her you think I am,
D E AI'm just trying hard to be myself.
E AThough, society's goal is to be part of the whole,
D E E7that may sound good to you, not to me.
CHORUS:
A D ELet me be, let me be..to think like I want to.
A D ELet me be, let me be..that's all I ask of you.
D C#m Bm D A D EI am what I am and that's all, I ever can be.
#2.
D E D EDon't try to plan me or understand me,
D E A D AI can't stand to be understood.
D E D EI could never give in to, or ever live up to,
D E Abeing like you think I should.
E AI've got some inner need which I'm tryin' to heed,
D E E7I can't take hand-me-down destiny.
CHORUS:
A D ELet me be, let me be..to think like I want to.
A D ELet me be, let me be..that's all I ask of you.
D C#m Bm D A D EI am what I am and that's all, I ever can be.
#3.
D E D EDon't try to change me or rearrange me,
D E A D A to satisfy the selfishness of you.
D E D EI'm not a piece of clay, to mold to your moves, each day..
D E Aand I'm not a pawn to be told how to move.
E AI'm sorry I'm not the fool you thought would play
D E E7by your rules...a 'to-each-his-own' philosophy.
CHORUS:
A D ELet me be, let me be..to think like I want to.
A D ELet me be, let me be..that's all I ask of you.
D C#m Bm D A D EI am what I am and that's all, I ever can be.
OUTRO:
D E A I said, that's all I ever can be.
D E A I said, that's all I ever can be.
D E A I said, that's all I ever can be.(Fade.)
A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.
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