Watching The Wheels chords & lyrics
by John Lennon
- Watching The Wheels was written by John Lennon.
- Recorded: 1980
- Released: March 13, 1981 in the US, and March 27, 1981 in the UK.
- Album: Double Fantasy.
- Music: Key of C Major in 4/4 time at 84 bpm (♩)
- Chords: C, F, G, G/F, Dm, Dm7, Dm7/C, Am, Am/G, D7/F#, Fm, Ab
Watching The Wheels by John Lennon
Intro: 4/4 | C | F | C | F | C F C 1. People say I'm cra-zy___ Do-in' what I'm do-in' C F C Well, they give me all kinds of warn-ings___ To save me from ru-in F Dm G When I say that I'm o-kay, well they look at me kind-a strange F Dm G Sure-ly you're not hap-py now, you no lon-ger play the game C F C 2. People say I'm lazy___ Dream-ing my life a-way C F C Well, they give me all kinds of ad-vice___ de-signed to en-ligh-ten me F Dm G When I tell them that I'm do-ing fine watch-ing sha-dows on the wall F Dm G Don't you miss the big time, boy. You're no lon-ger on the ball F G C Dm F Chorus: I'm just sit-ting here watch-ing the wheels go round and round Am Dm7 Dm7/C I real-ly love to watch them roll G G/F Am Am/G | D7/F# | No lon-ger ri-ding on the mer-ry-go-round F Fm | C | F | C | F | I just had to let it go C F C 3. Ahhh, people ask me quest-ions___ Lost in con-fu-sion C F C Well, I tell them there's no prob-lem___ only sol-u-tions F Dm G Well they shake their heads and they looked at me as if I've lost my mind F Dm G I told them there's no hur-ry, I'm just sit-ting here do-ing time F G C Dm F Chorus: I'm just sit-ting here watch-ing the wheels go round and round Am Dm7 Dm7/C I real-ly love to watch them roll G G/F Am Am/G | D7/F# | No lon-ger ri-ding on the mer-ry-go-round F Fm C - D7/F# I just had to let it go F Fm C - D7/F# I just had to let it go F Ab |2⁄4 C |4⁄4 C | I just had to___ let it go... (adlib)
Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note
B: Bass Note
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