City Lights Mickey Gilley
INTRO: D Em G
[G]A bright array of city lights, as [C]far as
I can see.
The '[D]Great White Way' shines through the night,
on [C]lonely [D]guys like [G]me.[D]
The [G]cabaret's and honky tonks, their [C]flashing
signs and lights.
The [D]broken heart can lose itself in the glow
of city [G]lights[Gb].[C] [D]
[D]Lights that say forget her now, in a [G]glass [D]of
[D]Lights that offer other girls, for [G]empty [D]hearts
like [G]mine..[C]they [G]paint a pretty picture, of a
[C]world that's gay and bright.
And it's [D]just a mask for loneliness, behind
those city [G]lights.
INTERLUDE: G D Am7 G Em7
The [G]world was dark, God made the stars to [C]brighten
up the night.
But the [D]God who put those stars above, I don't
be[C]lieve he [D]made those [G]lights[D].
It's [G]just a place for me to cry, when [C]things don't
turn out right.
Just a [D]place to run away and hide, behind those
[D]Lights that say, forget her [Am7]love, in a [G]different
[D]Lights that lure are nothing but a [G]masquerade [D]for
[G]They paint a pretty picture, but my [C]arms can't hold
And I [D]just can't say that I love you to a street of
No, I [D]just can't say that I love you, to a street of