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cat stevens
school is out
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                ...SCHOOL IS OUT... by Cat Stevens

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*from 'Matthew & Son' (1967)*

Intro:

G                   F                     D

School is out now; we're gonna have some fun.

G                       F               D    D7

We're gonna make like, we are the only ones.

Verse 1:

G          F   G  G            C   Bb  G    F   G    D7

I'm gonna buy a, piece of the sky and sell pas-sing clouds.

C          Bb C  C        F    Eb     C        Bb  C   D7

I'm gonna be a, Mayor of some small, town and tax the crowds.

G          F  G  G         C   Bb     G         F    G   D7

I'm gonna be a, local sur-vey-or and study the Fore-man guilds.

C          Bb   C   C           F   Eb  C              Bb C   D7

I'm gonna line up, some of the fin-est girls that are in the world!

Chorus 1:

      G                       F                 C             D

We're coming out of school to-day, and we're so happy to be a-live.

     C                          D               G  C D7

It's gonna be the best day, the best day of our li-i-ives.

(Instrumental Chorus):

G  F  C  D, C  D,  G  C  D7, G  F

Interlude:

G, C  D  C (x3), G

Break:

G               F             G               F

Mmmm-mm-mm-mm, mmmm-mm-mm-mm, mmmm-mm-mm-mm, mmm-mm-mm-mm.

G               F             G               F

Mmmm-mm-mm-mm, mmmm-mm-mm-mm, mmmm-mm-mm-mm, mmm-mm-mm-mm.

G  F, G

Verse 2:

G          F  G  G       C  Bb        G           F    G       D7

I'm gonna be a, history ma-ker; I'll call myself Rich-ard the Third.

C          Bb  C   C     F  Eb     C           Bb   C   D7

I'm gonna buy an, ampli-fi-er and shout out: "have you heard?"

Chorus 2:

      G                       F                 C             D

We're coming out of school to-day, and we're so happy to be a-live.

     C                          D               G  C D7

It's gonna be the best day, the best day of our li-i-ives.

(Instrumental Chorus):

G  F  C  D, C  D, G  C  D7, G  F

Interlude:

G, C  D  C (x2)

Coda:

      G                       D

We're coming out of school to-day, baby,

      G                       D

We're coming out of school to-day, baby.

      G                       D

We're coming out of school to-day...

(Fade)

CHORD DIAGRAMS:

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   G       F       D       D7      C       Bb      Eb

EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE

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