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Sixteen Going On Seventeen – The Sound Of Music

Difficulty: Medium

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"Sixteen Going On Seventeen" is a song from the 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical stage show "The Sound of Music" and then later used in the 1965 film featuring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.

Another great beginner tune to play, happy practice :)

 

^E   ^D#  ^E-^F  G-G   A    Bb-Bb-B
You are sixteen going on seventeen

^C-^C  ^D  ^D#  ^E     B
Baby   it's   time   to   think

A-^D     A-^D
Better beware

A    G-^C    G    ^C-G
Be canny and careful

^G-^F    ^E    B    B       B
Baby you're on the brink

 

^E   ^D#  ^E-^F   G-G   A    Bb-Bb-B
You are sixteen going on seventeen

^C-^C  ^D  ^D# ^E  B
Fellows will fall in line

A-^D       A     ^D
Eager young lads

A         G - ^C        G     ^C     G
And grueways and cads will

^G-^F  ^E    B      B     ^C
Offer you food and wine

 

^C-B-^C    ^F-A-B     B      B
Totally unprepared are you

^C  ^C# ^C  ^C#  ^C   A
To  face  a  world  of  men

^C-B   ^C   ^F     A         B        B      B
Timid and shy and scared are you

^C    ^E     ^E-^G     ^G     B
Of things beyond your kin

 

^G    ^F#    ^G-^A
You need someone

B - B   ^C  ^C#-^D
Older and wiser

^E-^E   ^F   ^F#   ^G  ^G#-^F
Telling  you  what  to  do   ~

^E ^D#  ^E-^E-^F   G-G    A     Bb-B
I   am   seventeen   going  on  eighteen

^C-^A  ^C    B-^G#   B   ^C
I'll   ~     take   care   of   you!

 

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