Midnight Café

Something's Been Making Me Blue

Intro solo:  F – Bb/: F – Bb – C

 

Bb                                                   Gmi

Love has shaken me, sometimes mistaken me,

Bb                                         F

This time it's making me hide,

Love has told on me then got a hold on me,

Followed my heart to my pride.

 

Bb                                                         F

But something's been making me blue,

Bb                                         F

And somehow I can't talk it over with you

Bb                                              F

Something's been making me sad,

Bb                                         F

Something I'm missing that I never had,

            Gmi                               Bb

And I know what's making me blue,

     C         F

Is losing you.

 

Love was a game you played, a mistake I made,

Never found it on time,

I thought love was alive again, then it died again,

Leavin' me wondering why.

 

But something's ben making me blue,

And somehow I can't talk it over with you

Something's been making me sad,

Something I'm missing that I never had,

And I know what's making me blue,

Is losing you.

 

Gmi                                                                                  F

What is this feeling that keeps you revealing your pride,

Gmi                                                                              Bb                                                C

Why don't you listen, you can't reminisce on the times that she loved you and lied.

 

I know, but love was so real to me, how does it feel to be

Tellin' yourself it's a lie

But now love's got me wondering, got me fumbling,

Got me stumbling by.

 

But something's ben making me blue,

And somehow I can't talk it over with you

Something's been making me sad,

Something I'm missing that I never had,

And I know what's making me blue,

Is losing you.

 

Wild Wild Angels

 

D

Don't talk to me of shattered dreams,

A

Of course you don't know what it means,

G                                   A                               D

To live for someone else, you can't just take,

And when you're bitten by the truth,

You blame it on your mis-spent youth,

You never seem to learn by your mistakes.

 

                 G                     A              D

So don't talk to me of wild wild angels,

Wild wild angels on the skyways,

Those wild wild angels on the highways of your life,

                 G                A    D                  G

'Cos it's people like you who never knew,

            D              A                       G

What wild wild angels have to face.

 

And I ain't hangin' round to see,

You turn on someone else like me,

I'm still alive and you know the way I live,

But baby that's one way you'll never be,

Such simple things you fail to see,

You take back everything you ever give.

 

So don't talk to me of wild wild angels,

Wild wild angels on the skyways,

Those wild wild angels on the highways of your life,

'Cos it's people like you who never knew,

What wild wild angels have to face.

 

So don't talk to me of wild wild angels,

Wild wild angels on the skyways,

Those wild wild angels on the highways of your life,

'Cos it's people like you who never knew,

What wild wild angels have to face.

 

So don't talk to me of wild wild angels,

Wild wild angels on the skyways,

Those wild wild angels on the highways of your life,

'Cos it's people like you who never knew,

What wild wild angels have to face.

 

Poor Lady (Midnight Baby)

Intro solo:  Hmi – A/: A – D/:

 

   A                  D                     A                              D          

I met a girl in L.A. and she seemed alright to me,

        A                                D                          Hmi                     E

She said she'd give me loving and she said it would be free,

        A                                D                              A                          D

She told me she would call me or leave a message at the door,

       Hmi                            E                     A  (solo – A – D/:)

And left me wondering what I was in for.

 

By the next time that I saw her I had clean forgot her name

And without her fancy make-up she just didn't look the same,

So I totally ignored her and she sadly turned away,

And through sympathy I told her she could stay.

 

                 F#mi                  A

Oh poor lady, midnight baby,

                 C#mi                 E

No one wants your love at all,

Oh poor lady, midnight baby,

Now you're heading for a fall,

                 D

And you really think your're something,

                   A                          E

you know all the things to do

                 F#mi             D

But poor lady, just a baby,

                   E                              A  (solo – A – D/:)

There's a hundred more like you.

 

Now for two weeks more she was at my door,

She would stay with me for days,

As a lover she was frightening in so many different ways,

But when it came to conversation she was totally absurd,

Oh she'd sit for hours and never say a word.

 

Oh poor lady, midnight baby,

No one wants your love at all,

Oh poor lady, midnight baby,

Now you're heading for a fall,

And you really think your're something,

you know all the things to do

But poor lady, just a baby,

There's a hundred more like you.

 

She spends her days in different ways, still trying to be hip,

And at night she'll find she'll lose her mind, at a club along the strip,

When her money goes she always knows she got something she can sell,

It's the one thing that she really can do well.

 

Oh poor lady, midnight baby,

No one wants your love at all,

Oh poor lady, midnight baby,

Now you're heading for a fall,

And you really think your're something,

you know all the things to do

But poor lady, just a baby,

There's a hundred more like you.

 

When My Back Was Against The Wall

Intro:  A7, D, G,

 

                   A7                                             D                G

When my back was against the wall, she called my names,

            A7                          D                 G

When I was feeling small, she called me names,

C                         A7                          C                  G

Molly said she had to go , it don’t seem right,

C                         A7                                C         G

Just when I was feeling low, we had to figt

 

G                         A7-C              G

Don’t you know,      don’t you know,

don’t you know,      don’t you know,

D                                 C                                        G

Gladly I would give peace of mind to live without her,

Gladly I would give peace of mind to live without her.

 

When my sky was turning grey, she’d bring me down,

Couldn’t face another day, she’d bring me down,

Well many times she said she’d go, but she would stay,

I didn’t really think that she would go away.

 

When my confidence was low she’d  turn away,

Didn’t know which way to go, she’d  turn away

 

Make Ya Boogie

 

A

If you're feeling down gonna try and move your soul,

C'mon gather round everybody lose control

          D

So c'mon everybody move it,

                                                                     A

We got the music, so why don't you use it, c'mon and use it,

            E                                                 D

So c'mon, c'mon, c'mon get it right, we're gonna make ya boogie tonight,

                                                                     A

If ya feel alright, y'all gonna boogie all night.

 

Loosen up, feel the music in the air,

For heaven's sake gotty try and keep it there

So c'mon everybody move it,

We got the music, so why don't you use it, c'mon and use it,

So c'mon, c'mon, c'mon get it right, we're gonna make ya boogie tonight,

If ya feel alright, y'all gonna boogie all night.

 

If you're feeling down gonna try and move your soul,

C'mon gather round everybody lose control

So c'mon everybody move it,

We got the music, so why don't you use it, c'mon and use it,

So c'mon, c'mon, c'mon get it right, we're gonna make ya boogie tonight,

If ya feel alright, y'all gonna boogie all night.

 

Stranger

Intro:  Gmi – Gmi7/11

 

Gmi

When the night has fallen

And the moon is high

Cmi

And you get that far away look in your eyes

                                                                  Gmi

Oh can't you see you're acting like a stranger

When your loving feelings are so hard to find

And you can deceive me with your made-up lines

Lord knows you sound just like a stranger

 

       Cmi

So just in case you've changed your mind

                     Gmi

You've got love if you want it and it can't go wrong

          Cmi

And just in case you find the time

                     Gmi

You've got love if you need it and it can't go wrong

 

But stranger you're in danger

Of losing me

Oh stranger you're in danger

Of losing me

 

When the wind is howling and the rain comes down

And you lie awake without a sound

Feel like I'm living with a stranger

When I try to hold you and you turn away

There seems so little left for me to say

Oh Lord knows you look just like a stranger

 

So just in case you've changed your mind

You've got love if you want it and it can't go wrong

And just in case you find the time

You've got love if you need it and it can't go wrong

But stranger you're in danger

Of losing me

Oh stranger you're in danger

Of losing me

Oh stranger you're in danger

Of losing me

Oh stranger you're in danger

Of losing me

 

What Can I Do

Intro solo:  Emi – C – H /:

 

              Emi

Every dream that I dream

                   Ami

Seems to float on by

              C

Like a cloud in the wind

          H

Way up in the sky

Every move that I make

Seems to be the wrong way

Like a cold black night

After a summer day

 

                     Emi

What can I do

                     Ami

What can I do

D

Nothing to say but it used to be

H

Nothing to say but it used to be

                     Emi (Intro solo:  Emi – C – H /:)

What can I do

 

 

You still play my guitar

With a smile on my face

Now everything's changed

My whole life's rearranged

From the day I was born

Sidle Jinks was my name

Though I tried and I tried

That name still remains

 

What can I do

What can I do

Nothing to say but it used to be

Nothing to say but it used to be

What can I do

 

Emi   H      C – H

What can I do

What can I do

What can I do

What can I do

 

I hear voices all singing

But no one is there

It's a ghost of my life

Bringing past tense to mind

Lokin' key inside me

From the freedom and sin

Oh come let me in

I'll start all over again

 

What can I do

What can I do

Nothing to say but it used to be

No no no no no no no no no

What can I do

What can I do

What

 

Little Lucy

Intro solo:   F – C – H – Bb – F – C /:

 

F                                                      C                           H - Bb

You're wasting my time, you're drinking my wine.

Bb                                                   F

So Little Lucy say goodbye,

I've stood quite enough, I'm calling your bluff

The cost of loving's much too high.

 

                 Bb                                                         F

So Little Lucy, Little Lucy don't you cry,

                 Bb                                                F – F - Emi  – Dmi 

Little Lucy, Little Lucy don't you cry,

              C                                   Bb               C                      F     C# - C

We've had a hard time honey, so Little Lucy say goodbye.

 

I'm playing it cool, I ain't such a fool,

You know our love's just one big lie,

We put on a show, but now you must go,

And we can't say we didn't try.

 

So Little Lucy, Little Lucy don't you cry,

Little Lucy, Little Lucy don't you cry,

We've had a hard time honey, so Little Lucy say goodbye.

 

F – F­­7                           Bb

We've had some trouble,

                                               F

Ain't gonna see your face no more,

                     Bb

Now at the double,

                                        C

I'm gonna see ya just go right through that door.

 

You're wasting my time, you're drinking my wine.

So Little Lucy say goodbye,

I've stood quite enough, I'm calling your bluff

The cost of loving's much too high.

 

So Little Lucy, Little Lucy don't you cry,

Little Lucy, Little Lucy don't you cry,

We've had a hard time honey, so Little Lucy say goodbye.

 

So Little Lucy, Little Lucy don't you cry,

Little Lucy, Little Lucy don't you cry,                                 the end:  F# -  F  

We've had a hard time honey, so Little Lucy say goodbye.

 

Going Home

Intro:   D – Dsus2

 

D – Dsus2

Well now that I'm leaving,

Well now that I'm going home,

It's hard for me to believe in,

All those words now that I'm all alone.

 

D/C – D/H – D/G – D/:               D – Dsus2

I'm going home, I'm going home

 

There were times when I had me shaking,

Oh times like I have never known,

Oh you know that I was mistaken,

'Cos you see my ego was overgrown.

 

I'm going home, I'm going home

 

                   A

I'm going home were I can find it,

          G                            D

To a place that I have seen,

            A

It's a place that's been on my mind,

                        G

It seems I've been there before,

   A

I know where I've been,

       Emi                        A                     D

But maybe I've only seen it in my dreams.

 

 

There ain't no reason in my life,

But Lord, there's an answer,

There ain't no reason in my life,

There must be an answer.

 

I'm going home, I'm going home

 

Dazed but still on reflection,

Oh I guess that I was born to roam,

So amazed that my recollection

I know that where I'll be will be my home.

 

I'm going home, I'm going home

 

There ain't no reason in my life, life, I'm going home

Lord there ain't no reason in my life, life, there's an answer

 

D – Dsus4

Midnight dreamer don't understand,

Restless sleeper ain't got no plans,

Ain't no reasons but there's a way

There's an answer find it today.

 

I'm going home, I'm going home

 

I'll meet you at midnight

Intro:   E – F#mi

 

F#mi                                         Hmi

A summer evening on Les Champs Elyses

Hmi                                        F#mi

A secret rendezvous they planned for days

I see faces in the crowded cafe

A sound of Laughter as the music plays.

 

Jeanne-Claude's student at the University

Louise-Marie is just a world away

You recall the night they met was warm with laughter

The words and music as she turned away.

 

E                          F#mi

I'll meet you at midnight

Under the moonlight

I'll meet you at midnight                                    Hmi         F#mi

Oh, but Jeanne-Claude, Louise-Marie will never be

 

Each cigarette will light a thousand faces

The shade is passing like a thousand years

Midnight was turning into empty spaces

The sound of laughter'd disappeared

 

Refrain.

 

A summer morning on Les Champs Elyses

The entertainment in the street cafe

The sunlight melting through an open doorway

Jeanne-Claude has left some other day...