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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:

        piano arr. for guitar [4X]; 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
                  first time substitute G chord [xx222x]
[Note: piano plays above part, which implies alternating D and G
chords; guitar plays D throughout (backbeats on 2 and 4]

        I've been l[D]onely too long
I've been lonely too long
Chorus 1:
        In the p[Bm]ast days come and g[Em]one
        I f[Bm]eel like I can't go [Em]on with[F#m]out l[G]ove[A]
        I've been l[D]onely too long (he been lonely too long)
I've been lonely too long (he been lonely)
Verse 1:
        [D]  As I look b[Bm]ack
        [D]  I can see me l[Bm]ost and searchin'
        [D]Now I find that[F#m] I can choose, I'm f[G]ree  [Em] oh[F#m],  y[G]eah[A]
        [Bm]So funny I j[Em]ust have to laugh
        [Bm]'Cause all my trouble's been t[Em]orn[F#m] in h[G]alf[A]
|      I've been l[D]onely 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:
        piano as per intro [4X; organ enters 3rd time, bass enters 4tb]
        organ solo over D chord [4 bars on single; 8 bars on LP]
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:
        F[D]ind myself somebody (he been lonely)
Don't have to be alone no more (he been lonely)
        I've been lonely so l[D7]ong (he been lonely)
        Don't have to be alone no more, no more (he been lonely) [fade]
-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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