Lyrics/chords to "Now Is The Time"

Now Is The Time

(Ian Hunter)

(Intro)
C F C F
C F C F
C F C F
I can smile - on a warm summer day
C F C F
I can laugh - I can listen to the children play
Am G
But I'm gonna miss - the killer with the kiss
F G
He was a friend of mine
C F
Now is the time
C F
Now is the time
C F C F
It's gonna rain - hope it don't rain on you
C F C F
There's gonna be a lot of pain - before this thing is through
Am G
If Jesus was alive, he'd be standing on the M5
F G
Holding up a neon sign
C F
And screaming now is the time
C F
Now is the time
C F
Now is the time
G C ^C/E F
'nd now is the time so many people can't see
G C F F
They think love is blind but it ain't free
G C ^C/E F
And there's a line for so many people to cross
G C F F
And now their love is lost say good bye
F F F F
My funny valentine now is the time
C F
Now is the time
C F
Now is the time
C F
Now is the time
(bridge)
Am Em Am Em
Am Em Am Em
Am Em Am Em
Am Em G G G G
C F C F
Well I can run - just as far as my eyes can see
C F C F
And I'm free, yeah - just as free as I want to be
Am G
But I will never forget that crazy little planet
F G
He was a friend of mine
C F
Now is the time
C F F F
Now is the time, yeah
C F
Now is the time
C F
Now is the time
C F
Now is the time
C F
Now is the time
(fade)

Notation

A letter indicates guitar chord; a letter with a slash and another letter indicates a guitar chord with a different bass note, eg Am/F#=Am chord with F# bass (*Note ^C/E means C chord in higher position with low E bass.)

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Transcribed by Greg Luker

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Adrian Perkins