Darling Lorraine Chords & Lyrics Artist: Paul Simon
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VERSE 1 Dm The first time I saw her Dm I couldn´t be sure Dm But the sin of impatience Dm C Said She´s just what you´re looking for Gm So I walked right up to her Gm F And with the part of me that talks Gm I introduced myself as Frank F From New York, New York Bb She´s so hot F She´s so cool C I´m not C Dm C Bb C Dm I´m just a fool in love with darling Lorraine VERSE 2 Dm All my life I´ve been a wanderer Gm Not really, I mostly lived near my parents´ home Gm Anyway Lorraine and I got married F And the usual marriage stuff Gm Then one day she says to me Gm From out of the blue, she says F "Frank, I´ve had enough Bb F Romance is a heartbreaker C Dm I´m not meant to be a homemaker C Bb C Dm And I´m tired of being darling Lorraine" CHORUS 1 G C F C What - You don´t love me anymore? G C F C What - You´re walking out the door? G C F C What - You don´t like the way I chew? G C F C Hey let me tell you G C F C You´re not the woman that I wed G C F C You say you´re depressed but you´re not; you just like to stay in bed G C F C G I don´t need you darling Lorraine C F C C F Darling Lorraine C F Lorraine Bb I long for your love Dm Am Dm VERSE 3 Dm Financially speaking Dm I guess I´m a washout Dm Everybody´s buy and sell Dm And sell and buy and Dm And that´s what the whole thing´s all about Gm If it had not been for Lorraine F I´d have left here long ago Gm I should have been a musician F I love the piano Bb She´s so light, F She´s so free C Dm I´m tight, well, that´s me C Bb But I feel so good with C Dm Darling Lorraine BRIDGE Dm A D On Christmas morning Frank awakes D A D To find Lorraine has made a stack of pancakes D G Em Bm They watch the television, husband, and wife Bm A D Fm All afternoon "It´s A Wonderful Life" CHORUS 2 G C F C What - You don´t love me anymore? G C F C What - You´re walking out the door? G C F C What - You don´t like the way I chew? G C F C Hey let me tell you G C F C You´re not the woman that I wed G C F C Gimmie my robe, I'm going back to bed G C F C G I'm sick to death of you Lorraine C F Darling Lorraine C F Lorraine Bb Her hands like wood Dm Am The doctor was smiling Dm But the news wasn´t good Dm Am Dm VERSE 4 Dm Darling Lorraine Dm Please don´t leave me yet Dm I know you´re in pain Dm pain you can´t forget Dm C Your breathing is like an echo of our love Gm Maybe I´ll go down to the corner store F And buy us something sweet Gm Here´s an extra blanket honey F To wrap around your feet Gm F C Dm All the trees were washed with April rain C Bb And the moon in the meadow C Dm Took darling Lorraine
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