Slow DownWords & Music by Red Evans
Recorded by Nat King Cole, 194
D D6 D E7-9 Say sis - ter, oh sister, G Em7 Cdim A7 You've been traveling too fast; D D6 D E7-9 I warn you, yes, warn you -- G Em7 Bm7-5 A7 Say how long will it last? A7+5 D6 G Gdim D You'd better slow down G Edim D6 Before there is a showdown, B7 E7-9 A7 Or else our love is gonna break down G Em7 Edim D6 G E7-9 A7 If you don't slow down. A7+5 D6 G Gdim D Ba - by, I've told you -- G Edim D6 I do not wanna scold you. B7 E7-9 A7 These arms of mine just wanna hold you G Em7 Edim D6 G6 D Until you slow down. D7 G5 You see a handsome face, G G5 Fdim Edim D DM7 D7 Then you for - get your place here beside me; D7 G5 Fdim While all I do is pray that there will come a day Edim A7 Cdim A7 When you're free, free, free A7+5 D6 G Gdim D To love me, G Edim D6 No other loves above me; B7 E7-9 A7 Sweetheart, you know that you can have me G Em7 Edim D6 If you slow down.
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