When she was my girl    (video)

 

    C - Am    - C - Am   - Dm - G -   C - Am

 

       C              Am C                  Am

1. She used to be everything to me,

                            Dm              G                                 C          - Am

    when she was my girl, oh, my girl, when she was my girl.

   C                Am   C                             Am

    I held her near, told her how much I cared,

                            Dm              G                                 C         - Am

    when she was my girl, oh, my girl, when she was my girl.

 

                          F

When she was my girl,

                                                            C

there was laughter and loving in my world, every day.

                          F

When she was my girl,

                                                              Dm

oh, what joy she would bring, now I’ve lost everything,

           G      - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

she’s gone, gone, gone, gone, gone.

 

    C                 Am       C                                    Am

2. I spend the night dreaming how she used to be,

                            Dm        G                                 C          - Am

    when she was my girl, my girl, when she was my girl.

 

+  instrumental = verse 2

 

                          F

When she was my girl,

                                                            C

there was laughter and loving in my world, yes, it was.

                          F

When she was my girl,

                                                              Dm

oh, what joy she would bring, now I’ve lost everything,

            G       - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

she’s gone ! Yeah, yeah yeah, she’s gone !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       C              Am C                  Am

3. She used to be everything to me,

                            Dm         G      C          - Am

    when she was my girl, yeah, my girl.

     Dm   G     C          - Am

    She, she, my girl.

                    Dm                                          G

    She’s so foxy, can’t you see ? And this girl belongs to me,

               C          - Am

    she’s my girl.

               Dm                                                   G

    When we walked down the street, I would tell everyone we meet,

                C

    this is my girl …

 

 

(orig. = capo 5th)    (The Four Tops)