C Walter, remember when the world was young Eb Bb And all the girls knew Walter's name? F Cm F Bb Walter, isn't it a shame the way our little world has changed? Cm7 D G Do you remember, Walter, playing cricket in the thunder and the rain? Cm7 D G Do you remember, Walter, smoking cigarettes behind your garden gate? Ab Eb Yes, Walter was my mate, G F C But Walter, my old friend, where are you now? Eb Bb Walter's name F Cm F Bb Walter, isn't it a shame the way our little world has changed? Cm7 D G Do you remember, Walter, how we said we'd fight the world so we'd be free. Cm7 D G We'd save up all our money and we'd buy a boat and sail away to sea. Ab Eb But it was not to be. G F C I knew you then but do I know you now? C Eb Bb Walter, you are just an echo of the world we knew so long ago F Cm7 F Bb If you saw me now you wouldn't even know my name. Cm7 I bet you're fat and married and D G you're always home in bed by half-past eight. Cm7 And if I talked about the old times D G you'd get bored and you'll have nothing left to say. Ab Eb G F C Yes people often change, but memories of people can remain.