Cats In The Cradle Chords

Home ] Up ] [ Cats In The Cradle Chords ] Harry Chapin DVDs ]

 

 

Cats In The Cradle Chords By Harry Capin For Guitar


Harry Chapin - Cats in the Cradle

(Intro) --> [E](7th fret) [D](1st position) [E](1st position)
For the Intro I play a simple chord melody using these chords with a lot of
ornimentation -- not seen here. Listen to the original song to hear the intro 
melody. I don't play this version with a capo as it fits my voice better,
however use a capo if needed. Most of the chords used are basic 1st position.
The A/C# Chord is an "A" chord with a C# (A-string-4th fret) in the bass
X42220. All of the other chords are played in 1st position, unless you want to 
play them elsewhere (I shouldn't have to tab out basic 1st position chords).
Questions/Comments . . . Ian C.T. vom Saal - ianvomsaal@cs.com

(Verse 1)
My [E] child arrived just the [G] other day, He [A]came to the world in the [E] usual way
But there were [E] planes to catch and [G] bills to pay, He [A] learned to walk while I [E] was away 
And he was [D] talking 'for I [A/C#] knew it, and [Bm] as he grew
He said [G] "I'm gonna [Bm] be like [E]you, dad, you [Bm]know I'm gonna [D]be like [E]you"
-------------------------------------------------------------------
(Chorus)

And the [E] cat's in the cradle and the[D] silver spoon,

[G] Little boy blue and the [A] man in the moon

[E] "When you commin' home dad?" "I [D] don't know when,

But [G] we'll get [Bm]together then[E], You [G] know we'll have a [Bm]good time [E]then"
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
(Verse 2)
My [E] son turned ten just the [G] other day, He said [A] "Thanks for the ball dad, come [E] on let's play
Can you [E] teach me to throw", I said [G] "Not today I got a [A] lot to do", He said [E]"Thats OK"
He [D] walked [A/C#] away but his [Bm] smile never dimmed, 
He said [G] I'm gonna [Bm] be like [E] him, yeah, You [Bm] know I'm gonna [D] be like [E]him
----------------
*(Chorus)*
----------------
*(Intro)*
----------------
(Verse 3)
Well he [E]came from college just the [G]other day, So [A] much like a man I just [E]had to say
"Son I'm [E]proud of you can you [G]sit for a while?" He [A]shook his head and he[E] said with a smile,
"What I'd [D]really like [A/C#] dad is to [Bm] borrow the car keys, 
[G]See you [Bm] later can I [E]have them please?"
--------------------------
*(Chorus)*
--------------------------
*(Instrumental Bridge)*
[C] - [D] - [Bm] - [E] 2X
--------------------------
*(Intro)*
--------------------------
(Verse 4)
I've [E] long since retired, my [G]son's moved away, [A] I called him up just the [E] other day
I said "I'd [E]like to see you if [G]you don't mind", He said "I'd[A] love to dad if I could[E]find the time,
You see the my [D]new job's a[A/C#]hassle and the [Bm]kids have the flu 
But it's [G]sure nice [Bm]talkin' to [E]you dad - It's [G]sure nice [Bm]talkin' to[E] you"

And as I [D]hung up the [A/C#]phone it [Bm]occurred to me,
He'd [G]grown up [Bm]just like [E]me
My [G]boy was[Bm] just like [E]me
-----------------------------------------
(Chorus)
And the [E]cat's in the cradle and the [D]silver spoon, [G]Little boy blue and the [A]man in the moon
[E]"When you commin' home son?" "I [D]don't know when, But [G]we'll get [Bm]together then[E], Dad,
(slowly) . . . We're [G]gonna have a [Bm]good time [E]then"
-----------------------------



Music Concerts On DVD

Site Map ] Christian Tablature ] Country Tablature ] Classical Tablature ] Tablature Sites ] Tablature By Instrument ] Rock Guitar Tab ] Flash Tablature ] Jazz Tab and DVDs ] Top Quality Instruments For Cheap ] Guitar Method DVDs ] Music Videos On CDs And DVDs ]

 

For Guitar Lessons on DVD click on Guitar Lessons

For other violin flute keyboard and other tab and notes visit Instruments and Sheet Music

To purchase new and used instruments go to www.musicalinstrumentsonsale.com

A couple of great guitar tabliture sites are You Never Listen.com and Pro Guitar 

A great resource for acustic gutar players is a site called Acoustic Guitar Site

To see the best Canadian Musicians click Canadian Musicians

for violin brands go to violin brands 

Wondering which one of your favorite Actors are Canadian click Canadian Actors

For Top Quality but Cheap Guitars or Guitar Accessories click Guitar Brands and Manufacturers

The two best places for drums are Drum Heaven for drum brands and drum manufacturers and drum sets and drum tab at drumsetsandtab.com 

For the #1 spot to all your Timpani Brands or Timpani Accessories

For country music check out Country Chords and Tab

For Christian and Gospel Sheet Music try Christian and Gospel Sheet Music

Having a hard time finding Ipods?  Click here for Cheap IPods and I PodAccessories

For Trumpets, Trumpets, and more Trumpets, Click Trumpets & Trumpet Accessories

Guitar - uitar - Guiter - Guitir - Guitat - Guitare - Gutar - Gitar - Tabliture - Tablature - Tableture - Tabiture - Song Notes - Song Chords - Lyrics - Song Lyrics - Notes - Songs - Biography - Tab - Bio - Pics - Pic's - Pics' - Pictures - Picture's - Artist Info - Information - Free Guitar Tab - Jazz Music - Jazz - Jazz Tab - Jazz Chords - Jazz Notes - Rock Music - Rock - Rock Tab - Rock Chords - Rock Notes - Country Music - Country - Country Tab - Country Chords - Country Notes - Classical Music - Classical - Classical Tab - Classical Chords - Classical Notes - Heavy Metal Music - Heavy Metal - Heavy Metal Tab - Heavy Metal Chords - Heavy Notes - Rock N Roll Music - Rock N Roll - Rock N Roll Tab - Rock N Roll Chords - Rock N Roll Notes

Hosting by Web Oshawa