Monsoon

Artist: Caroline's Spine

Song: Sullivan (Acoustic)

 

 
In
Em 
tro 
 
In
C 
tro 
 
x4

 

 
It's not  
Em 
hard to reach back to the day under
G 
neath that Iowa sun  
C 
 
Em 
Running to the tower of waterloo 
G 
looking for the Sullivan  
C 
train to come 
 
and  
Em 
his five boys would run to the top and  
G 
salute him as he went  
C 
by
 
Em 
first we'd wave hell
G 
 
 
A 
then we'd wave goodbye
C 
, Daddy goodbye

 

 
Em 
it's not hard to reach back to the days 
G 
after the attack on  
C 
pearl
 
and  
Em 
overnight my buddies turned into men 
G 
running out of time for games and  
C 
girls
 
 and the  
Em 
Sullivan boys were not overlooked 
G 
Uncle Sam callin each by  
C 
name
 
Em 
the very next day they  
G 
left on a myster
A 
y train      
C 
  

Chorus

 

 
Say goodby
Em 
e…..bye, 
 
b
D 
ye, Mrs.  
A 
Sullivan 
 
 
C 
 
and don't you  
Em 
cry….cry 
 
cr
D 
y……cry…cr
A 
y          
C 
 
Em 
"-We regret to inform y
D 
ou the Navy has ta
A 
ken your sons away
C 
-"
 
all  
Em 
five….five 
 
f
D 
ive……five 
 
fi
A 
ve… so put your bl
C 
ue star in the window

 
It's not  
Em 
hard to reach back to her smile  
G 
when she'd receive a  
C 
letter.
 
The let
Em 
ters they sounded generally the same it said if they  
G 
couldn't be home at  
C 
least they were together on a
 
Em 
mighty fighting battleship,  
G 
somewhere in the south pacif
C 
ic.
 
The le
Em 
tters never got much more specific.

Chorus

 
Say goodby
Em 
e…..bye, 
 
b
D 
ye,  Mrs.  
A 
Sullivan 
 
 
C 
 
and don't you  
Em 
cry……cry,cr
D 
y…..cry…cr
A 
y
 
Em 
"…we regret to inform y
D 
ou that the Navy is kee
A 
ping your sons away
C 
"
 
all  
Em 
five….five, f
D 
ive…..five, 
 
fi
A 
ve…..so keep your bl
C 
ue star in the window.

 
It's not  
Em 
hard to reach back to the day the  
G 
war finally came  
C 
Home
 
Uncle  
Em 
Sam will send you a telegram, so he do
G 
esn't have to tell you  
C 
over the phone.
 
Em 
I heard she cracked up when she fo
G 
und what the war had co
C 
st.
 
Em 
All five of her  
G 
boys were  
C 
lost.
 
They were  
A 
 
They were  
A 
 
They were  
A 
 
They were They were They were
A 

Chorus

 
Say good
Em 
bye…..bye 
 
b
D 
ye…… Mrs.  
A 
Sullivan 
 
 
C 
 
don't you  
Em 
cry…oh 
D 
go 
 
ahead….and 
A 
cry….
 
"you see…  
Em 
…we regret to inform y
D 
ou that all your s
A 
ons have passed away.
C 
"
 
all  
Em 
five….five f
D 
ive……five fi
A 
ve… so change your bl
C 
ue star to gold

 
b
Em 
lue star to gol
C 
d
 
oh  
Em 
blue 
 
stars
C 
 
oooh 
Em 
the blue star
C 
s
 
Em 
change them to gol
C 
d
 
Em 
change them to g
C 
old
 
Em 
I said change the
C 
m to gold
 
Em 
change them to go
C 
ld….
 
Em 
ooooo
C 
oold