Best UB40 Songs

16 Best UB40 Songs (list with chords & lyrics)

If you are seeking out the top UB40 songs ever released, you’re on the correct place. Here’s our picks for the top UB40 tracks for you to listen to right now.

We have listed the top tracks with words and chords – so you can play & sing along with these legendary songs too.

I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You

I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Verse]
 
D    A   D  A      G     D    A   A
Wise men say, only fools rush in 
    G A     Bm   G          D    A    D
But I can't help falling in love with you 
 
 
[Instrumental]
 
F#m  B   F#m  B   F#m B    G     A
 
 
[Verse]
 
D    A   D  A      G     D    A   A
Wise men say, only fools rush in 
    G A     Bm   G          D    A    D
But I can't help falling in love with you 
D     A D   A          G  D A   A
Shall I stay, would it be a sin 
   G A     Bm    G          D    A    D
If I can't help falling in love with you 
 
 
[Chorus]
 
F#m         B       F#m       B
As the river flows, gently to the sea 
F#m        B      G                         A
Darling so we go, some things were meant to be 
 
D    A  D   A         G     D     A   A
Take my hand, take my whole life too 
      G A     Bm   G          D    A    D
Cause I can't help falling in love with you 
 
 
F#m         B       F#m       B
As the river flows, gently to the sea 
F#m        B      G                         A
Darling so we go, some things were meant to be 
 
D    A  D   A         G     D     A   A
Take my hand, take my whole heart too 
      G A     Bm   G          D    A    D
Cause I can't help falling in love with you 
 
 
[Outro]
 
G A     Bm    G          D    A    D
I can't help falling in love with you 
G A     Bm    G          D    A    D
I can't help falling in love with you 
G A     Bm    G          D    A    D
I can't help falling in love with you
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The Way You Do The Things You Do

The Way You Do The Things You Do Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Original key: bA (all notes a half step down)
 
[verse 1]
                        A
   You got a smile so bright
 D                                 A
   You know you could have been a candle
                       A
   I'm holding you so tight
 D                                 A
   You know you could have been a handle
                                D
   The way you swept me off my feet
                                  A
   You know you could've been a broom
                           A
   And baby you smell so sweet
 D                                  A
   You know you could've been some perfume
 
[Chorus]
                      E                      D                 E
   Well you could of been anything that you wanted to – I can tell
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do –   Alright!
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do
 
[Verse 2]
                    A
   As pretty as you are
 D                                A
   You know you could've been a flower
                       A
   If good looks were minutes
 D                                  A
   You know you could have been an hour
                         D
   The way you stole my heart
                                    A
   You know you could have been a crook
                      A
   And baby your so smart
 D                                   A
   You know you could have been a school book
 
[Chorus]
                      E                      D                 E
   Well you could of been anything that you wanted to – I can tell
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do –   Alright!
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do
 
 
[Interlude]
 
|A    |
|A    |D    |A    |A    |
|A    |D    |A    |A    |
|*short pause*|
 
[Verse 3]
                        A
   You make my life so rich
 D                                  A
   You know you could've been some money
                        A
   And baby you're so sweet
 D                                    A
   You know you could have been some honey
 
[Chorus]
                      E                      D                 E
   Well you could of been anything that you wanted to – I can tell
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do –   Alright!
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do
 
 
[Verse 2 – again]
                    A
   As pretty as you are
 D                                A
   You know you could've been a flower
                       A
   If good looks were minutes
 D                                  A
   You know you could have been an hour
                         D
   The way you stole my heart
                                    A
   You know you could have been a crook
                      A
   And baby your so smart
 D                                   A
   You know you could have been a school book
 
 
[Chorus]
                       E                     D                 E
   Well you could of been anything that you wanted to – I can tell
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do –   Alright!
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do
 
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do –   Alright!
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do
 
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do –   Alright!
   (You make my life so sweet)
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do –   Alright!
   (You make my life so sweet)
 D                                A
   The way you do the things you do
 D                                A
   You make my life so sweet        –   Alright!       \
 D                                A                     *Fade out*
   The way you do the things you do                    /
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Red Red Wine

Red Red Wine Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 6th fret

Play it using upstrokes only and picking the 3th, 4th and 5th strings only in your guitar:
 
[Hook]
 
             G C D
  Red red wine,
             G  C  D
  Go to my head,
                    G  C  D
  Make me forget that I
             G  C  D
  Still need her so,
              G  C  D
  Red red wine,
             G  C  D
  It's up to you,
                G  C  D
  All I can do I've done,
                   G C D
  But memories won't go,
       D             C D
  No, memories won't go..
 
 
[Bridge]
 
  G C D
             D
  I have sworn,
              G
  That with time,
              C                 G
  Thoughts of you would leave my head,
          D          G
  I was wrong and I find,
             C                 D
  Just one thing makes me forget...
 
 
[Hook]
 
          G C D
  Red red wine,
                 G C D
  Stay close to me,
                  G C D
  Don't let me be alone,
                  G C D
  It's tearin' apart
     D              C D
  My blue, blue heart.
 
 
[Bridge]
 
  G C D
            D
  I have sworn,
              G
  That with time,
              C                 G
  Thoughts of you would leave my head,
            D         G
  I was wrong and I find,
             C                D
  Just one thing makes me forget...
 
 
[Hook]
 
             G C D
  Red red wine,
                 G C D
  Stay close to me,
                G C D
  Don't let me be alone,
                G C D
  It's tearin' apart
      D           C D
  My blue, blue heart.
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Kiss And Say Goodbye

Kiss And Say Goodbye Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Esus4 E (...) = Esus4 E Esus4 E Esus4 E Esus4 E]
 
 
                       B                                  E
I had to meet you here today There's just so many things to say
                               B                              Esus4 E (...)
Please don't stop me 'til I'm through This is something I hate to do
 
                           A                                    E
We've been meeting here so long I guess what we've done, oh was wrong
                          B                           Esus4 E (...)
Please darlin', don't you cry Let's just kiss and say goodbye 
 
                           B                              E
Many months have passed us by I'm gonna miss you, I can't lie
                          B                                    Esus4 E (...)
I've got ties, and so do you I just think this is the thing to do
 
                            A                                     E
It's gonna hurt me, I can't lie Maybe you'll meet, you'll meet another guy
                 B
Understand me, won't you try, try, try, try, try, try, try 
                           Esus4 E (...)
Let's just kiss and say goodbye
 
    B
Ohoh yeah (I'm gonna miss you) 
                      E
Let's just kiss and say good-bye (I'm gonna miss you)
   B                          Esus4 E (...)
Yeah! (I'm gonna miss you)
 
                            A                                     E
It's gonna hurt me, I can't lie Maybe you'll meet, you'll meet another guy
                             B
Understand me, won't you try, try, try, try, try, try, try 
                           Esus4 E (...)
Let's just kiss and say goodbye
 
     B                                                  E
Uhhhh yeah (I'm gonna miss you) I'm gonna miss you, I can't lie
                         B
Understand me, won't you try (I'm gonna miss you) 
                            E
It's gonna hurt me, I can't lie (I'm gonna miss you)
                                  B
Take my hankerchief and wipe your eyes 
                                    E
Maybe you'll find, you'll find another guy
     B                                      E   (N.C.)
Oh oh oh oh (I'm gonna miss you) Let's just kiss and say goodbye
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Many Rivers To Cross

Many Rivers To Cross Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro Play Twice]
Db    Db/F    Gb    Gbm    Gb    Ab    Db
 
[Verse]
Db             Db/F    Gb      Gbm           Gb   Ab       Db
Many rivers to cross     but I can`t seem to find   my way over,
               Db/F    Gb      Gbm     Gb   Ab                    Db
Wandering i am lost       as I travel along   the white cliffs of Dover,
               Db/F    Gb         Gbm     Gb    Ab             Db
Many rivers to cross     and it`s only my will    that keeps me alive,
                               Db/F    Gb      Gbm      Gb     Ab
I`ve been licked washed up for years     and I merely survive
              Db
because of my pride.
 
[Verse 2 Repeat With Below Lyrics, Then Enter Below Bridge/Chorus]
 
[Bridge]
Gb                           Db
   And this loneliness won`t leave me alone,
Gb                        Db
   It`s such a drag to be on your own,
Gb                       Db             Gb/Db  Db  Gb
   My woman left and she didn`t say why?             Well I guess I've
       Ab
got to cry.        (I've got)
 
[Verse 3 Repeat The Above Pattern With Additional Lyrics Below]
 
[Verse 2]
Many rivers to cross but just where to begin
I'm playing for time,
There`ve been times when I find myself
thinking of committing some dreadful crime,
I`ve got many rivers to cross but I can`t seem to find, My way over,
Wandering I am lost as I travel along, The white cliffs of Dover.
 
[Verse 3]
I`ve got many rivers to cross but I can`t seem to find, My way over,
Wandering I am lost as I travel along the white cliffs of Dover,
I`ve got many, Many rivers to cross,
Oh,
Wandering I am lost,
Oh, Oh, Oh.
 
[Outro Till Fade]
Db    Db/F    Gb    Gbm    Gb    Ab    Db
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Higher Ground

Higher Ground Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Optional Intro/Break Riff Chords] a * will indicate the Riff,if used
C         G/B       G
 
[Intro Chorus]
* C   G/B  C  G/B   G  G/B
(D)
Every hour of every day I'm learning more
 
The more I learn the less I know about before
   (G)                            (C)
The less I know the more I want to look around
* C   G/B  C  G/B   G  G/B
Digging deep for clues on higher ground,
 
[Verse 1]
D                                 A                D
The moon and stars sit way up high, Earth and trees beneath them lie
                               A                  D
The wind blows fragrant lullaby to cool the night for you and I
                               A          D
On the wing the birds fly free, Leviathan tames angry sea
                             A              D
The flower waits for honeybee, Sunrise wakes new life in me,
 
[Chorus 1]
D                             A         D
Every hour of every day I'm learning more
                                    G
The more I learn the less I know about before
                                   C
The less I know the more I want to look around
                        G
Digging deep for clues on higher ground.
 
[Verse 2]
D                               A                        D
The fishes swim while rivers run through fields to feast my eyes upon
                         A               D
Intoxicated drinking from the loving cup of burning sun
                                   A                  D
In dreams I'll crave familiar taste of whispered rain on weary face
                                A            D
Of kisses sweet and warm embrace, Another time another place,
 
[Chorus 2]
D                             A         D
Every hour of every day I'm learning more
                                    G
The more I learn the less I know about before
                                   C
The less I know the more I want to look around
                        G
Digging deep for clues on higher ground,
 
[Saxophone Middle]
D    A  D  D    G    G    D    A  D  D    G    G
 
[Chorus 3]
D                             A         D
Every hour of every day I'm learning more
                                    G
The more I learn the less I know about before
                                   C
The less I know the more I want to look around
* C   G/B  C  G/B   G  G/B
Digging deep for clues on higher ground,
 
[Verse 3]
D                                 A                D
The moon and stars sit way up high, Earth and trees beneath them lie
                               A                  D
The wind blows fragrant lullaby to cool the night for you and I
                               A          D
On the wing the birds fly free, Leviathan tames angry sea
                             A              D
The flower waits for honeybee, Sunrise wakes new life in me,
 
[Chorus 4]
D                             A         D
Every hour of every day I'm learning more
                                    G
The more I learn the less I know about before
                                   C
The less I know the more I want to look around
                        G
Digging deep for clues on higher ground,
 
[Verse 4]
D                               A                        D
The fishes swim while rivers run through fields to feast my eyes upon
                         A               D
Intoxicated drinking from the loving cup of burning sun
N.C.
In dreams I'll crave familiar taste of whispered rain on weary face
N.C.
Of kisses sweet and warm embrace, Another time another place,[break]
 
[Chorus 5]
D                             A         D
Every hour of every day I'm learning more
                                    G
The more I learn the less I know about before
                                   C
The less I know the more I want to look around
                        G
Digging deep for clues on higher ground.
 
[Outro Till Fade]
D    A  D  D    A  D  D
N.C.
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One In Ten

One In Ten Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro Play Twice]
G  F  G  F  G  F  G  F
 
[Chorus 1]
G                     F
I am the one in ten, A number on a list
G                   F
I am the one in ten, Even though I don't exist
G             F
Nobody knows me, But I'm always there
G                 F
A statistic, A reminder of a world that doesn't care,
 
[Saxophone Instrumental]
G  F  G  F  G  F  G  F
 
[Verse 1]
G                                          F
My arms unfold the dole queue, Malnutrition dulls my hair
G                                            F
My eyes are black and lifeless with an underprivileged stare
G                                    F
I`m the beggar on the corner will no one spare a dime?
G                                      F
I`m the child that never learns to read 'cause no one spared the time,
 
[Chorus 2]
G                     F
I am the one in ten, A number on a list 
G                   F
I am the one in ten, Even though I don`t exist 
G             F
Nobody knows me, But I'm always there
G                 F
A statistic, A reminder of a world that doesn't care,
 
[Saxophone Instrumental]
G  F  G  F  G  F  G  F
 
[Verse 2]
G                                      F
I`m the murderer, The victim, I'm the license to a gun
G                                        F
I`m a sad and bruised old lady in an ally in a slum
G                                         F
I`m a middle aged businessman with chronic heart disease
G                          F
I`m another teenage suicide in a street that has no trees,
 
[Chorus 3]
G                     F
I am the one in ten, A number on a list
G                   F
I am the one in ten, Even though I don`t exist
G             F
Nobody knows me, But I'm always there,
G                 F
A statistic, A reminder of a world that doesn't care,
 
[Saxophone Instrumental]
G  F  G  F  G  F  G  F
 
[Verse 3]
G                                             F
I`m a starving third world mother, Refugee with out a home
G                                         F
I`m a housewife hooked on Valium, I`m a pensioner alone
G                                  F
I`m a cancer ridden spectre discovering the earth
G                      F
I`m another hungry baby I'm an accident at birth, 
 
[Chorus 4]
G                     F
I am the one in ten, A number on a list
G                   F
I am the one in ten, Even though I don`t exist
G             F
Nobody knows me, But I'm always there
G                 F
A statistic, A reminder of a world that doesn't care,
 
[Saxophone Instrumental]
G  F  G  F  G  F  G  F
 
[Chorus 5]
G                     F
I am the one in ten, A number on a list
G                   F
I am the one in ten, Even though I don`t exist
G             F
Nobody knows me, But I'm always there
N.C
A statistic, A reminder of a world that doesn't care.
 
[Outro Till Fade]
G  F  G  F  G  F  G  F
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Kingston Town

Kingston Town Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 1st fret

[Intro]
 
G  Bm  C  D
 
 
[Verse 1]
 
     G             Bm           C                 D
The night seems to fade but the moonlight lingers on
          C           D    G    D
There are wonders for everyone whoa oh
     G             Bm                 C            D
The stars shine so bright but they're fading after dawn
         C        D        G
There is magic in Kingston town
 
 
[Chorus]
 
   Bm       Em       F#m             Bm
Oh Kingston Town the place I long to be
   Em
If I had me the world I would give it away
        Am      A        D
just to see the girls at play
 
 
[Verse 2]
 
G         Bm                 C      D
When I am king surely I will need a queen
      C          D    G     D
And a palace and everything yeah
    G        Bm          C                  D
And now I am king and my queen will come at dawn
          C          D        G
She'll be waiting in Kingston Town
 
 
[Keyboard Solo]
 
G  Bm  C  D  x2
 
 
[Chorus]
 
   Bm       Em       F#m             Bm
Oh Kingston Town the place I long to be
   Em
If I had me the world I would give it away
        Am      A        D
just to see the girls at play
 
 
[Verse 3]
 
G         Bm                 C      D
When I am king surely I will need a queen
      C          D    G     D
And a palace and everything yeah
    G        Bm          C                  D
And now I am king and my queen will come at dawn
          C          D        G    Em
She'll be waiting in Kingston Town
 
          C          D        G    Em
She'll be waiting in Kingston Town
          C          D        G    Em
She'll be waiting in Kingston Town yeah
          C          D        G
She'll be waiting in Kingston Town
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I Got You Babe

I Got You Babe Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
E  A    E   A
E  A    B   A
 
[Verse]
 
E                        A
They say we're young and we don`t know
E                A      B      A
Won't find out until we grow
E                 A
Well I don't know babe if that's true
E                    A          B      A
Cause you got me and baby I got you
 
[Chorus]
E    A       E        A       E         A
Babe,  I got you babe,  I got you, babe.
 
[Verse]
 
E                       A
They say our love won't pay the rent
  E                    A              B       A
Before it's earned our money's always spent
E                     A
I guess that's so, we don't have a lot
       E                 A                 B      A
But at least I'm sure of all the things we got
 
[Chorus]
E     A       E         A       E          A  N.C.
Babe,   I got you babe,   I got you, babe.
 
[Bridge]
 
      F#m7           B
I got flowers in the spring
      F#m7           B
I got you, to wear my ring
             E             A
And when I'm sad, you're a clown
               E                    B     C
And when I get scared you're always arooooound
 
[Verse]
 
F                     Bb
So let them say your hair's too long
F                   Bb            C     Bb
I don`t care, with you I can't do wrong
F                    Bb
Then put your little hand in mine
F                      Bb                C
There ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb
 
[Chorus]
F    Bb      F        Bb      F         Bb      F        Bb
Babe,  I got you babe,  I got you, babe.  I got you babe
 
[Outro]
F               Bb
I've got you to hold my hand
F               C
I've got you to understand
F               Bb
I've got you to walk with me
F               C
I've got you to talk with me
F            Bb
I got you to kiss goodnight
F            C
I got you to hold me tight
F               Bb
I got you and I won't let go
F               C
I've got you to love me so
 
F Bb  F  C   F  Bb   F  C
 
F N.C.
      I got you, babe
 
[Playout]
F  Bb       F        C       F
      I got you babe   I got you babe  ... 
 
(repeat to fade)
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Homely Girl

Homely Girl Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
G  F  G  F  G  F  G
 
G
It must have broke your poor little heart
G                                                 D
When the boys used to say "You look better in the dark"
D
But now they'd give up all they learn't in school
D                                G
To be somewhere in the dark with you
G
Oh homely girl
 
G
The teacher would ask the question
G                                D
And you, would always raise your hand
D
But somehow you never got your chance
D                                        G
My eyes would fill with water inside I'd burn
G
Oh yes I would
 
D
Homely girl, you used to be so lonely
D                  G
You're a beautiful Woman
G
Oh yes you are
D
Homely girl, you used to be so lonely
D                  G
You're a beautiful Woman
G
Oh homely girl
 
G
There was a boy who used to sit beside you
G                                           D
Who'd like to hold that place his whole life through
D
Oh you were beautiful to me
D                                 G
You had a heart no-one could ever see
G
Oh yes you did
 
D
Homely girl, you used to be so lonely
D                  G
You're a beautiful Woman
G
Oh homely girl
 
Em                                           D
I was the only one who offered to carry your books
Em                                             D
Took all the stares and laughter and the dirty looks
             C         D    Bm  G
'Cause I saw then what they see now (They all wanna ask you for a dance)
                Am                    D
They don't know how they don't know how
 
[Instrumental]
G  F  G
 
D
Homely girl, you used to be so lonely
D                  G
You're a beautiful Woman
G
Oh homely girl
 
D
Homely girl, you used to be so lonely
D                  G
You're a beautiful Woman
G
Oh homely girl
 
D
Aha, you used to be so lonely
D                  G
You're a beautiful Woman
G
Oh homely girl
 
D
Aha, you used to be so lonely
D                  G
You're a beautiful Woman
G
Oh homely girl
 
D
Homely girl, you used to be so lonely
D                  G
You're a beautiful Woman
G
Oh homely girl
 
Repeat to fade
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I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight

I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 3rd fret

C
Close your eyes - close the door
                  D         D7
You don't have to worry any more
F       G              C      G
I'll be your baby to - night
 
         C
Shut the light - shut the shade
           D          D7
You don't have to be afraid
F       G              C     C7
I'll be your baby to - night
 
          F
Well, the mockingbird's gonna sail away
C
We're gonna forget it
D7
Big old moon's gonna shine like a spoon
G                    G7
We're gonna let it - you won't regret it
 
           C
Kick your shoes off - do not fear
           D           D7
Bring that bottle over here
F        G             C
I'll be your baby to - night
C
Be my baby   Be my baby
D
Be my baby   Be my baby
F       G              C     C7
I'll be your baby to - night
 
          F
Well, the mockingbird's gonna sail away
C
We're gonna forget it
D7
Big old moon's gonna shine like a spoon
G                     G7
We're gonna let it - you won't regret it
 
           C
Kick your shoes off - do not fear
           D            D7
Bring that bottle over here
F       G              C
I'll be your baby to - night
C
Be my baby   Be my baby
D
Be my baby   Be my baby
F       G              C
I'll be your baby to - night
F       G              C
I'll be your baby to - night
F       G              C
I'll be your baby to - night
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Breakfast In Bed

Breakfast In Bed Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 3rd fret

^ = Emphasise the off-beats
 
[Intro]
  D            G            D            G
| /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |
     ^     ^      ^     ^      ^     ^      ^     ^
 
[Verse 1]
G               D            G         D
    You've been crying, your face is a mess,
G            D     G                D
    Come in, baby, you can dry your tears on my dress,
      C                Bm
She's hurt you again,  I can tell,
      Am                G
Oh, I know that look so well
 
[Verse 2]
         D          G              D
Don't be shy, we've been here be - fore,
G            D              G         D
   Pull your shoes off, lie down, and I will lock the door,
    C
And no one has to know, I've come here again,
Am                                            D     Daug D
Knowing it will be like it's always been be - fore!
 
[Chorus]
G               C     G              C
   Breakfast in bed,      kisses for me,
G      F/A           C                G               C
   You don't have to say you love me,    breakfast in bed,
G                 C        G
Love can make you sing!  | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |
                              ^     ^      ^     ^
  D            G            D            G
| /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |
     ^     ^      ^     ^      ^     ^      ^     ^
 
[Verse 3]
G               D        G                     D
    What's your hurry?   Please, don't hit-and-run,
G          D          G                 D
    We can let her ...wait, my darling, it's been so long,
      C
Since you've had me here, I've returned again,
Am                                             D     Daug D
Darling, it will be like it's always been be - fore 
 
[Chorus]
G                C     G              C
    Breakfast in bed,      kisses for me,
G       F/A           C                G               C
    You don't have to say you love me,    breakfast in bed,
G                 C
Love can make you sing
 
[Coda]
G               D               G    D             G
    Hang on me,    breakfast in bed,    kisses for me,(ee!)
D       G                D          G
    You don't--- have to say--- you love me,
D                G     D          G
    Breakfast in bed,      kisses for me,
D       G                D          G
    You don't--- have to say--- you love me,
D                G    D          G
    Breakfast in bed,     kisses for me, (ee!)
D        G                D          G
     You don't--- have to say--- you love me
 
  D            G            D            G
| /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |
     ^     ^      ^     ^      ^     ^      ^     ^
 
  D            G              D
| /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |   /  ||
     ^     ^      ^     ^     ^
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Here I Am Come And Take Me

Here I Am Come And Take Me Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
Fm Eb Fm
 
 
[Verse 1]
Fm
I can't believe that it's real,
Fm
The way that you make me feel.
Fm
A burning deep down inside,
Fm
A love that I cannot hide.
 
 
[Pre-Chorus]
Fm                     Bbm        Fm
I know it's you and me baby,
     Bbm                 Fm
That makes this world go round.
    Bbm                         Fm
And keepin' you in love with me baby
Bbm                    Fm
Layin' all my troubles down,
 
 
[Chorus]
           Ab    Eb
Here I am, baby
         Ab
Come and take me.
Eb         Ab   Eb
Here I am, baby,
            Ab
Come on and take me.
Eb             Ab
Take me by the hand.
Eb     Ab
  Ooh, show me,
Eb         Ab   Eb Fm
Here I am, baby.
 
 
[Verse 2]
Fm
It always ends up this way,
Fm
Me begging you every day
Fm
For love that I cannot have.
Fm
You broke my heart into half.
 
 
[Pre-Chorus]
Fm                     Bbm        Fm
I know it's you and me baby,
     Bbm                  Fm
That makes this world go round.
    Bbm                           Fm
And keepin' you in love with me, baby
Bbm                    Fm
Layin' all my troubles down,
 
 
[Chorus]
           Ab   Eb
Here I am, baby
         Ab
Come and take me.
Eb         Ab   Eb
Here I am, baby,
                  Ab
Won'tcha come and take me.
Eb             Ab
Take me by the hand.
Eb     Ab
  Ooh, squeeze me,
Eb         Ab   Eb Fm
Here I am, baby.
 
 
[Instrumental]
 
Ab Db Bbm  Bb
Fm Eb Fm
Ab Db Bbm  Bb
Fm Eb Fm
 
 
[Chorus]
                  Ab   Eb
Oh ho, here I am, baby
         Ab
Come and take me.
Eb         Ab   Eb
Here I am, baby,
                     Ab
Oh won'tcha come and take me.
Eb             Ab
Take me by the hand.
Eb     Ab
  Ooh, show me,
Eb               Ab
Show me what you can
Eb         Ab
Here I am, baby
Eb             Ab
  Ooh won'tcha take me
Eb             Ab
Take me by the hand
Eb             Ab
Take me by the hand
Eb     Ab
  Ooh, show me
Eb               Ab
Show me what you can
Eb        Ab    Eb
Here I am ba-by-y
         Ab
Won'tcha take me
Eb             Ab
Take me by the hand
Eb                Ab
Take me while you can
Eb        Ab    Eb     Ab
Here I am ba-by-y
 
Eb  Ab
(fade)
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Food For Thought

Food For Thought Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Am - E/E7 - G - D(D7)
 
Ivory Madonna dying in the dust,
Waiting for the manna coming from the west.
Barren is her bosom, empty as her eyes,
Death a certain harvest scattered from the skies.
 
Skin and bones is creeping, doesn't know he's dead.
Ancient eyes are peeping, from his infant head.
Politician's argue sharpening their knives.
Drawing up their Bargains, trading baby lives.
 
Ivory Madonna dying in the dust,
Waiting for the manna coming from the west.
 
Hear the bells are ringing, Christmas on it's way.
Hear the angels singing, what is that they say?
Eat and drink rejoicing, joy is here to stay.
Jesus son of Mary is born again today.
 
Ivory Madonna dying in the dust,
Waiting for the manna coming from the west.
Ivory Madonna dying in the dust,
Waiting for the manna coming from the west.
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Please Don’t Make Me Cry

Please Don’t Make Me Cry Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
Dbsus4    Db    Eb    Db    Ab
 
[Verse 1]
    Ab                                         Dbsus4    Db
You say your gonna leave me, I`m begging you to stay,
      Eb         Db                  Ab
But ba-by,-I can`t get through an-y-way, And
                                      Dbsus4    Db
when i wake up in the morning you are gone,
Eb                     Db                Ab
Little grief thinking of why we`re all alone, You hear me crying,
 
[Chorus]
Ab                      Dbsus4    Db     Eb
Mm, Please don`t make me cry,         Mm,
       Db               Ab
`Cause I can`t say goodbye,          Mm,
                     Dbsus4     Db               Eb
Please don`t make me cry,           Because I know
            Db               Ab
There`ll be nothing left for me.
 
[Play Four More Times Using Below Lyrics]
 
[Verse 2 Chorus]
All them good good times we stayed together,
You say you`re are with me and no other,
At night you wanna make me feel pain inside,
Darling I know you`re gonna make me cry.
 
[Verse 3  Chorus]
 
[Saxophone Instrumental]
Ab    Dbsus4    Db    Eb    Db    Ab
 
All this pain I can`t stand,
You`re gonna leave, You`re gonna leave this poor man on his own.
 
[Verse 4]
All this pain I can`t stand,
You`re gonna leave, You`re gonna leave this poor man on his own,
Please don`t make me cry, Baby I'm feeling,
O-h,O-h,O-h,O-h.
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Bring Me Your Cup

Bring Me Your Cup Guitar Chords & Lyrics
F        Am      Dm       Bb         C7   F
  Did I ever say,   how I feel about you
        Am       Dm      Bb      C7   F
Did I never find    that easy to do
       Am          Dm       Bb         C7     F
Things that you do,   don¹t need to be heard
            Am            Dm       Bb          C7
I know your actions baby,    speak louder than words
 
Chorus:
F                   Am
I¹ve got the bottle, bring me your cup
Dm               Bb    C7
Pop the cork and try a sup
F                 Am
When you¹re empty I¹ll fill you up
Dm                  Bb          C7        F   Am  Dm  Bb
C7
We¹ll drink it down,   Œtil the sun comes up
 
F       Am          Dm        Bb      C7       F
  I¹m heading north,   like a steaming train
     Am           Dm         Bb      C7     F
Foot to the floor,    in the driving rain
   Am             Dm        Bb       C7    F
My head is aching,   and my mouth is dry
           Am               Dm             Bb-C7
I¹ve got a thirst that only you can satisfy 
 
Chorus:
 
Instrumental:
 
(2nd verse)
 
Chorus:
 
Instrumental:
 
Chorus:
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