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Folk Song

X:1 T:I just Can't Wait T:The Old Man's Tale C:Ian Campbell C:John Dunkerley Z:Webmaster M:4/4 L:1/4

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K:G P:verse GGcc|GAcG|GAcc|Bc2z:|| w:I took this job when I left school I thought it might be fun, w:I signed the pa-pers bind-ing me 'til I was twen-ty-one. P:chorus c/2c/2d^A^A|c/2d/2cGG|c d^A^A|d c2 B2| w:But I just can't wait to col-lect my cards, I just can't wait to go-- A c/2c/2 G A/2A/2 | ^E G C, A,/2E/2 | B c c A | c || w:Can't get a-long with the peo-ple here and the work it bores me so. % W:1 W:I took this job when I left school and I thought it might be fun, W:I signed the papers binding me 'til I was twenty-one. W:. W:(chorus) W:But I just can't wait to collect my cards, I just can't wait to go, W:I can't get along with the people here and the work it bores me so. W:. W:2 W:So I learned the trade for what it's worth and the time has gone so slow, W:But soon my birthday's coming up and I'll be free to go. W: W:3 W:Well, I think I'll wait 'til the wedding's over before I say goodbye, W:For the girlfriend tells me that we must save if a house we hope to buy. W: W:4 W:Now I'll have to wait 'til the baby's born before I can be free, W:For I understand a pregnant wife must have security. W: W:5. W:Well, I think I'll wait 'til the kids leave school before I break away, W:For growing kids eat money and I need the steady pay. W: W:6 W:Now I think I'll wait 'til the house is mine before I break the tie, W:For the interest rates keep rising and the car it bleeds me dry. W: W:7 W:Well I think I'll wait 'til retiring age before I risk a break, W:'Cos the pension scheme insures the wife and it's mainly for her sake. W: W:8 W:Well, thank you for the gold watch, Sir, the silver collection too, W:But are you sure I have to go for I won't know what to do. W: W:(chorus) W:And I just can't bear to collect my cards, I just can't bear to go. W:For I shall miss the people here and my life it bores me so. % % % % %

					
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