Summer Of '69 Uke tab by Bryan Adams

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D D                              A A
I got my first real six-string bought it at the five-and-dime
D D A A
Played it 'til my fingers bled it was the summer of '69

D D A A
Me and some guys from school had a band and we tried real hard
D D A A
Jimmy quit and Jody got married I shoulda known we'd never get far

Bm Bm A A
Oh when I look back now
D D G G
That summer seemed to last forever
Bm Bm A A
And if I had the choice
D D G G
Ya - I'd always wanna be there
Bm Bm A A D D A A
Those were the best days of my life

D D A A
Ain't no use in complaining when you got a job to do
D D A A
Spent my evenings down at the drive-in and that's when I met you yeah

Bm Bm A A
Standing on your mama's porch
D D G G
You told me that you'd wait forever
Bm Bm A A
And when you held my hand
D D G G
I knew that it was now or never
Bm Bm A A
Those were the best days of my life
D D A A D D A A
Oh yeah back in the summer of 69 OOOOHHHH!

F F Bb Bb
Man we were killing time
C C
We were young and restless
Bb Bb
We needed to unwind
F F Bb Bb C C C C
I guess nothing can last forever, forever, no

D D A A
And now the times are changing look at everything that's come and gone
D D A A
Sometimes when I play that old six-string I think about you, wonder what went wrong

Bm Bm A A
Standing on your mama's porch
D D G G
You told me that you'd wait forever
Bm Bm A A
And when you held my hand
D D G G
I knew that it was now or never
Bm Bm A A
Those were the best days of my life
D D A A D D
Oh yeah back in the summer of 69

A A D D
Uh huh it was the summer of 69
A A D D A A
Oh yeah! Summer of 69
D D
It was the summer, summer, summer of 69


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About this song

"Summer of '69" is a rock song written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance for Adams' fourth studio album Reckless (1984). It was the fourth single released from the album Reckless. It is one of Adams' most recognizable and popular songs. The song peaked at 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and 40 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The song has appeared on all of Adams' compilation albums.