Baby’s got a new baby    (video)

 

     C - Em - F - G (2x)

 

     C  Em                 F                      G              C      - Em - F - G

1.      Baby's been coming home wearing a smile,

C   Em                     F                   G         C      - Em - F - G

    dressing up and buying all the latest styles.

C         Em                  F               G           C  - Em - F - G

    she never looked better, everyone agrees,

                   Dm        Em         F

    but when we get alone, I know something's wrong,

                   G                  - F

    and it's worrying me.

 

                          C                 - Em

Baby's acting strange lately,

                                 C              - F

I think baby's got a new baby,

                                Dm                                  Am     

see through her disguise, something's in her eyes,

             F         G

she's afraid to tell me.

   F                     C                - Em

Baby's coming home late,

                                    C                     - F

going places I would never take her,

                     Em            - F         G         C

baby's got a new baby,        and it ain't me.

 

+  C - Em - F - G (2x)

 

     C Em                F                      G                C      - Em - F - G

2.     Baby's been talking ‘bout a place of her own,

C       Em                        F                G       C      - Em - F - G

    it's funny cause she never likes being alone.

       C             Em     F            G                     C      - Em - F - G

    driftin’ and driftin’ farther apart while we sleep.

                    Dm        Em      F            

    If I could read her mind, who would I find.

                G                               - F

    when she starts dreaming.

 

+  CHORUS (ending in F)

 

 

 

 

 

 

                         C

+ ... that baby really loves,

                F                       Dm              - G - F

    it ain't me that baby's dreaming of.

 

(original moves up 3 half notes to capo 7th here)

 

                          C                 - Em

Baby's acting strange lately,

                                 C              - F

I think baby's got a new baby,

                                Dm                                  Am     

see through her disguise, something's in her eyes,

             F         G

she's afraid to tell me.

   F                     C               - Em

Baby's coming home late,

                                    C                     - F

going places I would never take her,

                     Em            - F         G         C

baby's got a new baby,        and it ain't me...

 

     Em                F      G     C   - Em - F    G         C

+  Baby’s got a new baby,     n.............o, it ain’t me.

     Em        F              G     - C  Em                 F               G   

    Baby’s got a new baby,        baby’s got a new baby now....

 

 

(orig. = capo 4th)    (Schuyler, Knobloch & Overstreet)