Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me

Words & Music:

Elton John & Bernie Taupin


C   C/Bb   F/A   C/G   F   Dm


G       C/G   G7              F/C   C    F/C    C

I can't light no more of your darkness.

F                                         G    C/G    G    C/G

All my pictures seem to fade to black and white.

G           C/G   G7                      F/C      C    C7/E

I'm growing tired and time stands still before me.

F        Bb/F  F                   G    C/G    G7

Frozen here--- on the ladder of my life.


              C/G  G7                  C    F/C    C    C7/E

It's much too late to save myself from falling.

F            Bb/F  F                       G    C/G    G

I took a chance--- and changed your way of life.

G7         C/G G                  F/C    C    C7/E

But you misread my meaning when I met you.

F                           C/G            G    F/G

Closed the door and left me blinded by the light.



C                    C/Bb

Don't let the sun go down on me.

Am7                                   D7/F#

Although I search myself, it's always someone else I see.

C/G                               F/G  G7           C    C/Bb

I'd just allow a fragment of your life--- to wander free.

    F/A                           Dm  C/E F  C/G  F/G   C

But losing everything is like the sun go-ing down on--- me.


C   C/Bb   F/A   C/G   F   Dm


I can't find oh the right romantic line

But see me once and see the way I feel

Don't discard me (baby, no!) just because you think I mean you harm

But these cuts I have, oh they need love to help me heal.  Oh!




C   C/Bb   F/A   Ab   Bb   C


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