Leave me lonely    (video)

 

    C ~ ~

 

       C

1. Leave me lonely, leave me alone,

 

    I got somebody special waitin' back home,

                            F                                               C

    she saves her love for me. I save my love for her.

                 C

    You're awful pretty, so pretty, girl,

 

    I'd love to talk to you, but I don't wanna

                    F                                                                           C

    lead you on to somewhere, I don't wanna go, don't wanna go.

 

           Em                F               Em                  F

    So please understand, I'm doing the best I can

F                               C   - Dm - F              G            C          Dm   - F

    to be faithful and true                and it matters to me and her.

              G           C   Dm  Em                F

    The matter is one man faithful and true

     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   C

    to me, to her, and to you

 

      C

2. Somewhere else, girl, some other time,

 

    I might take you home, I might make you mine,

          F                                             C

    I'd do for you, what I'm doing for her.

         C

    If things were different, oh, but they’re not,

                                                                         - F

    I can't give to you what I haven't got to give       anymore,

                           F                     C

    I've given my love, given my love.

            Em                 F             Em                     F

    So, please, understand, I'm doing the best I can.

 

+  F - Bb - F (2x)

 

      Am                 Bb           Am                    Bb     

+  Please, understand, I'm doing the best I can.       + F

 

 

 

 

 

             C

+  Just leave me lonely, leave me alone,

        C

    I got somebody special waitin' back home,

                            F                                                C

    she saves her love for me, I save my love for her.

           Em                F               Em                  F

    So please understand, I'm doing the best I can

F                               C   - Dm - F              G            C          Dm   - F

    to be faithful and true                and it matters to me and her.

              G           C   Dm  Em                F

    The matter is one man faithful and true

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    to me, to her, and to you.

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)   (Gary Morris)