Words & Music:

John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival)


G   C   D   G  [3x]   C   Bm   Am   D7


      G                                     C            G

Well, beat the drum and hold the phone, the sun came out today.

G                         Em               D   D7

We're born again, there's new grass on the field.

  G                                          C                   G

A-roundin' third and headed for home, it's a brown-eyed handsome man.

   C            D               G

Anyone can understand the way I feel.



G                              C      G

Put me in, Coach, I'm ready to play today.

G                              C      Bm

Put me in, Coach, I'm ready to play today.

        Am        D7       G

Look at me, I can be centerfield.


Well, I spent some time in the Mudville Nine

Watchin' it from the bench.

You know, I took some lumps when the Mighty Case struck out.

So, Say Hey Willie, tell The Cobb

And Joe DiMaggio, don't say it ain't so.

You know the time is now.


CHORUS:  [then repeat intro chords]


Got a beat-up glove, a homemade bat & a brand new pair of shoes.

You know I think it's time to give this game a ride.

Just to hit the ball and touch 'em all -- a moment in the sun.

It's gone and you can tell that one goodbye.




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