Sail Away, Sweet Sister

(To The Sister I Never Had)

Words & Music:

Brian May


Bm                                                        F#m7

Hey, little babe, you're changing.  Babe, are you feeling sore?

    G/B            A/E    E       G           F#sus2  Bm

It ain't no use in pretending you don't wanna play no more.

It's plain that you ain't no baby, what would your mother say?

You're all dressed up like a lady.  How come you behave this way?



D                D/F#    G               E/G#

Sail away, sweet sister, sail across the sea.

D/A                   G/A     A                        D/A

Maybe you'll find somebody to love you half as much as me.

   D               D/F# G      E/G#

My heart is always with you no matter what you do.

D/A              G/A          A            D         F#    Bm

Sail away, sweet sister, I'll always be in love with you.




Forgive me for what I told you, my heart makes a fool of me.

You know I'll never hold you, I know that you gotta be free.


CHORUS:  [last two lines are:]

Take it the way you want it, but when they let you down, my friend,

Sail away, sweet sister, back to my arms again.



D                    Em7

Hot child, don't you know you're young,

             D/F#                G

You got your whole life ahead of you?

    E7/G#   A          F#7/A#      Bm    D/C    D7/C    G/D

And you can throw it away too----- soon, way--- too---- soon!

G/B  E7/G#     Bdim/F   D

Ahh---------!  Ahh---------!




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