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The Closer I Get to You  Roberta Flack

Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
Capo 2
G C G/B Em (Repeat x 3)
Female Solo 1:
[G]The closer I get [G/B]to y[C]ou[G/B] [Em]
[G]The more you make [G/B]me s[C]ee[G/B] [Em]
[G]By giving me all y[G/B]ou've g[C]ot[G/B] [Em]
[G]Your love has cap[G/B]tured m[C]e[G/B] [Em]
Male Solo 1:
[C]Over and over a[G/B]gain
I tried to t[Am]ell my[G]self that w[C]e
Could never be more than f[G/B]riends
And all the w[Am]hile in[G]side
I kn[C]ew it was r[G/B]eal
The way you m[Am]ake me f[D]eel
Female Solo 2:
[G]Lying here next [G/B]to y[C]ou[G/B] [Em]
[G]Time just seems [G/B]to f[C]ly[G/B] [Em]
[G]Needing you more [G/B]and m[C]ore[G/B] [Em]
[G]Let's give love [G/B]a t[C]ry[G/B] [Em]
Male Solo 2:
[C]Sweeter and sweeter love g[G/B]rows
And He[Am]aven's th[G]ere for t[C]hose
Who fooled the tricks of [G/B]time
With the h[Am]earts of l[G]ove they f[C]ind
True l[G/B]ove in a sp[Am]ecial w[D]ay
(Repeat Female Solo 1)
(Repeat Male Solo 1)
Female Voice:
[G]The closer I get [G/B]to y[C]ou[G/B] [Em]
[G]The more you make [G/B]me s[C]ee[G/B] [Em]
[G]By giving you all I[G/B]??ve[C] go[G/B]t[Em]
[G]Your love has ca[G/B]ptured m[C]e[G/B] [Em]
Male Voice:
[G] [G/B] [C] The c[G/B]loser I [Em]get to y[G]ou
[G/B] [C] The f[G/B]eeling comes o[Em]ver m[G]e
[G/B]Me too[C] (Female-speaking)
Pulling c[G/B]loser s[Em]weet as the gr[G]avity
Instrumental Coda:
[G/B] [C] [G/B] [Em] [G]  

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