Lonely too long

Rascals



[Note: this was edited down from 2:57 on the "Collections" LP
(where, incidentally, it was called "Lonely Too Long") to 2:05
for the single; sections flagged by '|' appear only on the LP.]

Intro:

 4X
        piano arr. for guitar ; band enters 3rd time

v v v v
	(10)---10-------10----10-
	(10)---10----12-12-12-10-
	(11)---11----12-12-12-11-
	(12)---12----12----12-12-
	-------------------------
	-------------------------

^^ 111
 xx222x
                  first time substitute G chord  

[Note: piano plays above part, which implies alternating D and G
chords; guitar plays D throughout (backbeats on 2 and 4]

 D
        I've been lonely too long
I've been lonely too long
Chorus 1:
 BmEm
        In the past days come and gone
 BmEmF#mGA
        I feel like I can't go on without love 
 D
        I've been lonely too long (he been lonely too long)
I've been lonely too long (he been lonely)
Verse 1:
 DBm
          As I look back
 DBm
          I can see me lost and searchin'
 DF#mGEmF#mGA
        Now I find that I can choose, I'm free   oh,  yeah 
 BmEm
        So funny I just have to laugh
 BmEmF#mGA
        'Cause all my trouble's been torn in half 
 D
 |      I've been lonely too long (he been lonely too long)
| I've been lonely too long (he been lonely)
Chorus 2:
| In the past days come and gone
| I feel like I can't go on without love
(I've been lonely) Lonely too long
I've been lonely so long (he been lonely)
Verse 2:
| To see me now
| Makes it worth the time I've waited
| Sure is all I need to make me see oh, yeah
| I keep hopin' with all my might
| Everything's gonna turn out right
| I've been lonely too long (he been lonely too long)
| Lonely so long (he been lonely)
Instrumental:
 4X; organ enters 3rd time, bass enters 4tb
        piano as per intro  
 4 bars on single; 8 bars on LP
        organ solo over D chord  
Verse 3:
Now look at me
Gliding through this world of beauty
Everything I do brings ecstasy oh, yeah
No wonder I could die
I feel like I'm 'bout ten miles high
I've been lonely too long (he been lonely too long)
Lonely too long (he been lonely)
Coda:
 D
        Find myself somebody (he been lonely)
Don't have to be alone no more (he been lonely)
 D7
        I've been lonely so long (he been lonely)
 fade
        Don't have to be alone no more, no more (he been lonely)  
-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers


A Bm D D7 Em F#m G
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