Waiting Place

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‘Waiting Place’ by Ryan Roger O’Toole (capo on F#)

B F#m
How long,
How long must we be made to wait.
To pay down,
Pay down the debt for mistakes they’ve made.

B7 F#m + B7 F#m

B F#m
Never the one to complain.
You know,
You know it wont change a thing at all to complain.

B7 F#m + B7 F#m
No it wouldn't

B F#m
Pray for the sun in your face.
Pray now.
B F#m
Pray you don’t die in this place____
(F# - G# - A)

A E B F#m
‘Cause we can do, is wait.
A E B F#m
All we can do is wait_____.
(F# - G# - A) (A - B - C - C#m)
C#m B F#m
C#m B F#m G#7

(band stops)

B F#m (humming + finger picking)
Mmmmmmmmm (continue under next 2 lines)

Never the one to complain.
B (band builds)
You know, (Harmony again)
F#m (band back in)
You know it wont change a thing at all to complain.

B7 F#m + B7 F#m
No it wouldn't + No it wouldn’t (high harmony)

(solo) B A E B (then quiets down)

This, (no harmony)
This is the place,
The place where we were told to wait.

But how, (harmony)
How long,
E B (hold on whole note)
Will we be made to wait.


from Amateur Blonde, track released June 22, 2012
written/produced/published by Ryan Roger O'Toole copyright © 2012
recorded from Sept 2011 - March 2012 in Phoenix, AZ, Portland, OR, and Brooklyn, NY.
Ryan Roger O'Toole - piano, acoustic guitar, lead electric, voices
Philip Sterk - pedal steel guitar
Matthew O'Toole - electric bass, dobro (lap steel guitar during breakdown)
Jeff Gretz - drums
Brian Speaker - engineer
Timeless Mastering - mastering


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'Amateur Blonde' is the music of LICRYNO (aka, Ryan OToole), writing & recording songs in Long Island City, New York.

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