Words & Music:



Am                                          Em

I can see you in the morning when you go to school.

G                                                        Dm

Don't forget our books, you know you've got to learn the golden rule.


Teacher tells you, "Stop your play and go on with your work.

    G                                          F

And be like Johnnie Toogood, don't you know he never shirks.

             Am   D   Am   G   Am   D   Am   G

He's coming along."


After school is over, you're playing in the dark,

Don't be out too late.  Don't let it get too dark.

They tell you not to hang around and learn what life's about,

And grow up just like them, won't let you work it out.

           C       E

And you're full of doubt.


E     E/F#  E/G#     Am    Am/B  Am/C

Don't do--- this and don't do--- that!

Am                           Dm

What are they tryin' to do?  Make a good boy of you.

C            Dm         E

Do they know where it's at?

Don't criticise they're old and wise

Do as they tell you to.  Don't want the devil to

C        Dm   E        A   B   E   A   B   E

Come and pull out your eyes.


Maybe I'm mistaken, expecting you to fight.

Or maybe I'm just crazy, I don't know wrong from right.

But while I'm still living, I've just got this to say,

It's always up to you, if you want to be that,

F                 C                   E                    Am

Want to see that, want to see it that way.  You're coming along.


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