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Tears of a clown  Smokey Robinson

If there's a sm[C]ile [F]on my f[Bb]ace
I[F]t's only th[C]ere tryin' to f[F]ool the p[Bb]ublic
But when it comes down to foolin' you
Now honey, that's quite a different subject
Don't let my glad expression give you the wrong impression
Baby I'm s[C]ad (sad, s[F]ad, s[Bb]ad, s[C]ad)
So much sadder than sad (sad, sad, sad, sad)
Like a clown I appear to be glad (sad, sad, sad, sad)
You're gone and I'm hurtin' so bad (sad, sad, sad, sad)
Now there's some s[G]ad things known to[E7/GBut aint Am]too much sadder[Fmaj7] than
The tears of a clo[C]wn
When there's noone around
From: Harlan L Thompson
THE TEARS OF A CLOWN- Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
Now if there's a s[D]mile on m[C]y fa[G]ce
It's only th[D]ere trying to fo[C]ol the pu[G]blic
But w[C]hen it co[D]mes down to fo[C]oling y[G]ou
C D C G C (etc...)
Now honey that's quite a different subject
But don't let my glad expression
Give you the wrong impression
Cos really I'm sad, Oh I'm sadder than sad
Well I'm hurt and I want you so bad
Like a clown I appear to be glad ooh yeah
Well they're some s[A]ad things known to [FBut aint tBm]oo much sadder th[G]an
The tears of a c[D]lo[C]wn[G] when there's n[C]oone aro[D]und[C]
Oh yeah, b[D]aby bab[C]y,[G]  o[C]h yeah ba[D]by bab[C]y
Now if I appear to be carefree
It's only to camouflage my sadness
And honey to shield my pride I try
To cover this hurt with a show of gladness
But don't let my show convince you
That I've been happy since you
Cos I need to go, oh I need you so
Look I'm hurt and I want you to know
For others I put on a show ...CHORUS
Just like Pagliacci did
I try to keep my surface hid
Smiling in the crowd I try
But in a lonely room I cry
The tears of a clown
When there's noone around, oh yeah, baby baby
Now if there's a smile on my face
Don't let my glad expression
Give you the wrong impression
Don't let this smile I wear
Make you think that I don't care
Cos really I'm sad...

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