**Growth Spurt** C C/B 3 3 3 3 0 0 2 0 3 2 x x G C C/B G C C/B There’s been a strange change come over Danny G C C/B These last few summer months G C C/B School’s in and all at once G C C/B G C C/B He’s got a good three inches on any G C C/B Forward in our city G Bm Am C He’s playing varsity D C G C C/B Daniel’s having a growth spurt, where’s mine? D C G C C/B Daniel’s having a growth spurt, where’s mine? Bm Em(7) Ninth grade, they chose us last, Tenth grade, he’s lithe and fast Am D /C /B /A While I’m still in line I used to stand and smile next to Sandy In pictures arranged by height Said cheese and overnight I guess that diet full of chips and candy Stopped being nourishing Meanwhile she’s flourishing Sandra’s having a growth spurt, when’s mine? D C G C G C Sandra’s having a growth spurt, when’s mine? Once we would walk for blocks, Now she gets rides from jocks While I wave and whine Ebm B Youth is not a sweatshirt F# And hope is not a watch Ebm B F# G#m Bb And they’ll never turn up in the lost and found Ebm B But someone’s going to get hurt F# B Just as sure as whisky’s Scotch G#m D /C /B /A And I don’t want to be the one to wait around See all the downtown store windows boarded The shops have moved or closed Meanwhile the strip malls rose ‘Til all The Daily Report reported Was our swelling density Hot nineties edge city Upland’s having a growth spurt, where’s mine? Upland’s having a growth spurt, where’s mine?