ARTIST: Barry Mann and Cynthia Weill
TITLE: Shades of Gray
Lyrics and Chords

When the world and I were young, just yesterday
Life was such a simple game a child could play
It was easy then to tell right from wrong
Easy then to tell weak from strong
When a man should stand and fight
Or just go along

/ C - F - Gsus4 - G - / / C - G - / Am - Em - /
   / F - C Am / Dm Em F G / 

But today there is no day or night 
Today there is no dark or light
Today there is no black or white
Only shades of gray

/ F G C Am / F G C - / F G AmG Fmaj7 / C - G - / 

I remember when the answers seemed so clear 
We had never lived with doubt or tasted fear
It was easy then to tell truth from lies 
Selling out from compromise 
Who to love and who to hate
The foolish from the wise


It was easy then to know what was fair 
When to keep and when to share
How much to protect your heart 
And how much to care

/ C - G - / Am - Em - / F - C Am / Dm Em F G /


Only shades of gray

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