Loco in Acapulco    (video)

 

    D - G - Em - A (4x)           +  D - G - Em - A (4x)

 

D             G     Em               A      - D             G         Em     - A

    Going loco down in Acapulco,       if you stay too long,

               - D            G     Em                A

you’ll be        going loco down in Acapulco,

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the magic down there is so strong.

 

    D                    G                   Em                         A

1.      Feel the pressure, your back’s against the wall,

                  D              G              Em                A

    love is gaining on you, you’re just about to fall.

                      D        G        Em                    A

    If you’re afraid to love, afraid to take a chance,

                       D             G                Em                  A

    you better hide your feelings, get out while you can.

 

    ‘Cause you’ll be ....

 

+  CHORUS

 

    D                         Bm                                           Em              A

+      You can hear voices bleeding through those warm Latin nights,

D                         Bm                   Em                              A

    memories are lost and found, leaving broken hearts all over town.

 

+  CHORUS

 

                     D                      G     Em                     A

2. You’ll be pulling out your hair, drowning in despair,

                   D              G                       Em              A

    with a whole lot of nothing, on your way to nowhere.

                D                    G          Em               A

    Your search for paradise will come to an end,

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    when you realize what a fool you’ve been.

 

      Dm                                 C                           Dm   

+  You’ll be haunted by her face, missing her warm embrace,

Dm                    C                                  Gm             Am

    memories of loving her, holding her tight, every night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                          Am                    Gm                                             Am

    Was that the best part of your life, hearing her voice, soft and low,

                               Am                         Gm           A            A7

    begging you to please, please, don’t go, don’t go, don’t go, don’t go.

 

+  D - G - Em - A (4x)           +  D - G - Em - A (4x)

 

    D                         Bm                                           Em              A

+      You can hear voices bleeding through those warm Latin nights,

D                         Bm                   Em                              A

    memories are lost and found, leaving broken hearts all over town,

    A7

    all over town.

 

D             G     Em               A      - D             G         Em     - A

    Going loco down in Acapulco,       if you stay too long,

               - D            G     Em                A

you’ll be        going loco down in Acapulco,

          D                 G       Em   A

the magic down there is so strong.

 

+  repeat CHORUS ....

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (The Four Tops)