Only Sixteen Chords by Sam Cooke

...ONLY SIXTEEN... by Sam Cooke
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*CAPO 1st FRET*

(Original Key: Ab)

Verse 1:

D13      G        Em7       
 She was only six-teen, 
C         D
 Only six-teen 
Am7 D7        G
  I loved her so 
    G           Em       C       D
But she was too young to fall in love 
    Am7       D7       G
And I was too young to know 

Verse 2:

D13   G              Em
 We'd laugh and we'd sing 
    C             D
and do the little things 
Am7   D7            G
 That made my heart glow 
    G           Em       C       D
But she was too young to fall in love 
    Am7       D7       G
And I was too young to know 

Bridge 1:

Am7        D7      G        Em7
 Why did I give my heart so fast 
   Am7        D7       G
It never will happen a-gain 
    Am7     D7   G          Em
But I was a mere lad of six-teen 
Am7                     D7
 I've aged a year since then 

Verse 3:

D13      G        Em7       
 She was only six-teen, 
C         D
 Only six-teen 
Am7   D7              G
 With eyes that would glow 
    G           Em       C       D
But she was too young to fall in love 
    Am7       D7       G
And I was too young to know 

Bridge 2:

      Am7         D7        G        Em7
(Then why did you give your heart so fast) 
        Am7        D7       G
Boy, it never will happen a-gain 
     Am7        D7   G          Em
(But you were a mere lad of six-teen) 
    Am7                    D7
Oh, I've aged a year since then 

Verse 4:

D13      G        Em7       
 She was only six-teen, 
C         D
 Only six-teen 
Am7   D7              G
 With eyes that would glow 
    G           Em       C       D
But she was too young to fall in love 
    Am7       D7       G
And I was too young to know 
    G           Em       C       D
But she was too young to fall in love 
    Am7       D7       G
And I was too young to know 

(Repeat To Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   D13     G       Em7     C       D       Am7     D7 
 
 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  
 xx7757  320003  022030  x32010  xx0232  x02013  xx0212  


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005 (clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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