The Living Years Chords

The Living Years Chords (Transposable):

 
Intro
Ab Ab Db Dbsus Db
Woah Wo---ah

Verse 1
Ab Db
Every generation blames the one before
Ab Db Dbsus Db
And all of their frustrations come beating on my door
Bbm
I know that I'm a prisoner, to all my father held so dear
Db
I know that I'm a hostage to all his hopes and fears
Eb Db Ab
I just wish I could have told him, in the living years

Chorus
Ab Db
Say it loud, say it clear
Bbm Eb Ab
You can listen as well as you hear
Ab Db
It's too late when we die
Bbm Eb Ab
To admit we don't see eye to eye

Verse 2
Ab Db
Crumpled bits of paper, filled with imperfect thought
Ab Db Dbsus Db
Stilted conversations, I'm afraid that's all we've got
Bbm
You say you just don't see it, he says it's perfect sense
Db
You just can't get agreement in this present tense
Eb Db Ab
We all talk a different language talking in defense

[Chorus]

[Intro]

Verse 3
Ab Db
I wasn't there that morning when my father passed away
Ab Db Dbsus Db
I didn't get to tell him all the things I had to say
Bbm
I think I caught his spirit later that same year
Db
I'm sure I heard his echo in my baby's new born tears
Eb Db Ab
I just wish I could have told him in the living years

[Chorus]

[Intro]

Ending
Ab Ab Db Dbsus Db Ab
Woah Wo---ah in the living years