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From: “School of Rock [2003]”

Edge of Seventeen
by

STEVIE NICKS

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Edge of Seventeen
Words & Music by Stevie Nicks

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N.C. (E)

Just like the white -

(C) (D)

- winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s sing-ing

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(E)

“ooh, ooh, ooh.” Just like the white -

(C) (D)

- winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s sing-ing

(E)

“ooh, ba - by, ooh”, said “ooh.” And the

(C) (D)

days go by like a strand in the wind; in the web

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(E)

that is my own, I be - gin a - gain. I

(C) (D)

said to my friend “Ba - by, noth - ing else mat -

(E)

ters.”

C D
x o o xxo

He was no more than a ba -

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4 Em D/E
o ooo xx

- by then. Well, he

C D
x o o xxo

seemed bro - ken heart - ed, some - thing with - in

Em
o ooo

him. But the mo -

C D
x o o xxo

- ment that I first laid

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Em D/E Em 5
o ooo xx o ooo

eyes on him, all a - lone on

C D
x o o x xo

the edge of sev - en - teen.

Em D/E Em D/E
o ooo xx o ooo xx

Just like the white -

C Dadd9
x o o xxo
2

- winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s sing-ing

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6 Em D/E Em
o ooo xx o ooo

“Ooh, ba - by, ooh,” said “ooh.” Just like the white -

C Dadd9
x o o xxo
2

- winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s sing-ing

Em D/E Em
o ooo xx o ooo

“Ooh, ba - by, ooh,” said “ooh.” Well, I

C D
x o o xxo

went to - day; may - be I will go a - gain to-mor -

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Em D/E 7
o ooo xx

- row, yeah, yeah. Well, the mu -

C Cmaj7 D
x o o x ooo xxo

- sic there, well it was haunt - ing - ly fam - i -

Em
o ooo

- liar. Well, I

C Cmaj7 D
x o o x ooo xxo

see you do - ing what I try to do for me with the

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8 Em D/E
o ooo xx

words of a po - et and a voice of a cho - ir and a

C D
x o o x xo

mel - o - dy, and noth - ing else mat -

Em D/E Em D/E
o ooo xx o ooo xx

tered. Just like the white -

C Dadd9
x o o xxo
2

- winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s sing-ing

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Em D/E Em 9
o ooo xx o ooo

“Ooh, ba - by, ooh,” said “ooh.” Just like the white -

C Dadd9
x o o xxo
2

- winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s sing-ing said

Em D/E Em
o ooo xx o ooo

“ooh, ba - by, ooh,” said “ooh.” The clouds

D/E
xx

nev - er ex - pect it when it rains,

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10 C/E D/E
xx o o xx

but the sea chang - es

C D/C
x o o x x

col - or, but the sea does not change.

C D/C
x o o x x

So,
3

Em Dadd9/E
o ooo xx
2

with the slow grace - ful

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C/E Dadd9/E 11
xx o o xx
2

flow of age, I went forth

C D/C
x o o x x

with an age old de - si -

C D/C
x o o x x

- re to please, on the edge

C D/C
x o o x x

of sev - en - teen.

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12 Cmaj7 D/C
x ooo x x

Ooh.
8va

Em
o ooo

N.C. (E)

(8va)

(C) (D)

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Just like the white -

C D
x o o xxo

- winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s sing-ing

1.
Em D/E Em
o ooo xx o ooo

“ooh, ba - by, ooh,” said “ooh.” Just like the white -

2.
Em D/E C
o ooo xx x o o

“ooh.” Well then sud - den-ly there was

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14 D Em
xxo o ooo

no - one left stand - ing in the hall,

D/E C Cmaj7
xx x o o x ooo

yeah, yeah, in a flood of tears that

D Em
xxo o ooo

no - one real - ly ev - er heard fall at all.

Em7 C
o o o x o o

Well, I went search - ing for an an - swer up the stairs

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D Em 15
xxo o ooo

and down the hall; not to find an an - swer,

Em7 C
o o o x o o

just to hear the call of a night bird

D Em
xxo o ooo

sing-ing “Come a - way.” (Come a - way,

D/E Em D/E C
xx o ooo xx x o o

come a - way.) Just like the white - winged dove sings a song,

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16 D Em D/E
xxo o ooo xx

sounds like she’s sing-ing “ooh, ba - by, ooh,” said

1. 2.
Em Em
o ooo o ooo

“ooh.” Just like the white - “ooh.” Well, I

Dadd9/E
xx
2

hear you in the morn - ing, and I

Em Dadd9/E
o ooo xx
2

hear you at night - fall; and some -

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Em Dadd9/E 17
o ooo xx
2

- times to be near you is to

Em Dadd9/E
o ooo xx
2

be un - a - ble to feel

C D
x o o xxo

you, my love.

Em
o ooo

I’m a few years old -

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18 C D
x o o xxo

- er than you, (I’m a few years old -


my love.

Em D/E Em D/E
o ooo xx o ooo xx

- er than you.) Just like the white -

C Dadd9
x o o xxo
2

- winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s sing-ing

Em D/E Em
o ooo xx o ooo

Repeat to fade

“Ooh, ba - by, ooh,” said “ooh.” Just like the white -

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