A Hazy Shade Of Winter

Words & Music:

Paul Simon


Intro & Outro Tab:

  Dm              C                  Bb              A7

E ----------------------------------|----------------------------------|

B ----------------------------------|----------------------------------|

G ------0-2-0---------0-5-3-----0---|--------1-0-----------2-0-----2---|

D 0-0-3-------3---------------------|----0-3-----3-------2-------------|

A ----------------3-----------------|1-1-------------0-----------------|

E ----------------------------------|----------------------------------|

  ^       ^       ^       ^          ^       ^       ^         ^


Dm                             C

Time, Time, Time, see what's become of me,

        Bb                       Am                 C

While I look around, for my possibilities, I was so hard to please,

Dm               C                        Bb       A7            Dm

But look around, leaves are brown and the sky is a hazy shade of winter.


Hear the Salvation Army band.


Down by the riverside there's got to be a better ride

     Am                                   C

Than what you've got planned.  Carry your cup in your hand,

           Dm               C             Bb       A7            Dm

And look around, leaves are brown and the sky is a hazy shade of winter.


Hang onto to your hopes, my friends.  That's an easy thing to say.

But, if your hopes should pass away then simply pretend

That you can build them again.

       Dm                 C7                   Bb7

Look around, the grass is high, the fields are ripe,

          A7        Dm    Bb

It's the springtime of my life...


Bb                            F   FM7                   C9

Ahh, seasons change with the scenery, weaving time in a tapestry

                     Dm A7  Dm  C

Won't you stop and remember me, at any convenient time?

Bb                                                           Am

Funny while my memory slip while looking over manuscripts of unpublished rhyme,


Drinking my vodka and lime.

         Dm               C7                  Bb7      A7            Dm

I look around, leaves are brown, now, and the sky is a hazy shade of winter.

       C                Bb7               A7                   Dm

Look around, leaves are brown, there's a patch of snow on the ground.  [3x]


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