“This Old World” — lyrics & chords

Words and music by Andru Bemis

 Bm                                                            Em This old world is breaking my heart again  Bm                                                                                     Em Trouble, I thought you’d drift right out of town          Bm                                                           Em    F#7 But this old world is bringing me down            Bm This boat’s taking on water as fast as I can row                                                       Em                       Bm I don’t know that it will ever find the shore I went to warn the captain I tried to tell the crew              Em                                                                   Bm They sent me to the cynic who simply showed me to the door                                                       Em                       Bm I don’t know that I shall ever see the shore                                                        Em                     Bm I don’t know that I shall ever see the shore When you read your morning paper, please keep an eye for me Boy was swallowed by the never loving sea His boat could not be found Because it could not find the shore All they found was his body, and there’s more He was found with his hand upon the oar He went down with his hands upon the oar  Bm                                                           Em This old world is bringing me down again  Bm                                                          Em   F#7 This old world is bringing me down