Standard Tuning: EADGBE Intro: C#, Bb, F#, Ab *A/Bb e|---5------| B|---5------| G|---5------| D|---7------| A|---8------| E|---5------| C# Bb By the time I was your age I'd give anything to fall in Love truly Was all I could think, F# That's when I met your mother The girl of my dreams, Ab The most beautiful woman that I'd ever seen. C# She said boy can I tell you a wonderful thing? Bb "I can't help but notice you staring at me, F# I know I shouldn't say this, but I really believe, Ab I can tell by your eyes that you're in love with me." F# Ab *A/Bb Bb F# Now son, I'm only telling you this because life can do Ab C# Terrible things. C#, Bb, F#, Ab C# Now most of the time we'd have too much to drink Bb And we'd laugh at the stars and share everything. F# Too young to notice and too dumb to care, Ab Love was a story that couldn't compare. C# I said girl can I tell you a wonderful thing? Bb "I made you a present with paper and string, F# Open with care now, I'm asking you please, Ab You know that I love you, Will you marry me?" F# Ab *A/Bb Bb F# Now son, I'm only telling you this because life can do Ab Terrible things. F# Ab *A/Bb Bb F# You'll learn one day, and I hope and I pray that God Ab Shows you differently. C# She said boy can I tell you a terrible thing? Bb "It seems that I'm sick and I've only got weeks. F# Please don't be sad now, I really believe, Ab You were the greatest thing that ever happened to me." C#, Bb, F#, Ab C# Bb F# Ab Slow, so slow, I fell to the ground on my knees. C# So don't fall in love there's just too much to lose Bb If you're given the choice, I'm begging you choose to F# Walk away, walk away, Ab Don't let it get you, I can't bare to see the same Happen to you. F# Ab *A/Bb Bb F# Now son, I'm only telling you this because life can do Ab C# Terrible things.