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Isley Brothers - Behind A Painted Smile tab

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...BEHIND A PAINTED SMILE... by The Isley Brothers
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*Released 1967*


Intro:

C  Em, Dm7  Gsus4  G

Interlude:

Cm  Ab (x2)

Chorus 1:

     G7
When-ever you're near,
I hide my tears,
   Ab     Bb      Eb
Be-hind a painted smile.

G7
 You can't imagine,
The tears and sorrow,
   Ab     Bb      Eb     G
Be-hind a painted smile.

Verse 1:

   C                Em
My life's a masque-rade,
  Dm7                G     G7
A world of let's pre-tend, yeah.
C                    Em
 Since you took your love,
    Dm7           G     G7
Pre-tending never ends, yeah.

Bridge 1:

Am     Em   
 But I can't let you know,
     F                G   G7
That I still need you so, no.

Interlude:

Cm  Ab

           Cm    Ab
(Darling I hide,
                (G7)
The tears that I cry).

Chorus 2:

     G7
When-ever you're near,
I hide my tears,
   Ab     Bb      Eb
Be-hind a painted smile.

G7
 You can't imagine,
The tears and sorrow,
   Ab     Bb      Eb     G
Be-hind a painted smile.

Verse 2:

C                Em
 I can't let you see,
Dm7                G   G7
 All the tears I'm cry-ing.
C               Em
 You would pity me,
Dm7                 G  G7
 That would be like dy-ing.

Bridge 2:

Am    Em 
 If I can't have your love,
F                  G     G7
 I don't need your sympa-thy.

Interlude:

Cm  Ab

           Cm    Ab
(Darling I hide,
                (G7)
The tears that I cry).

Chorus 3:

     G7
When-ever you're near,
I hide my tears,
   Ab     Bb      Eb
Be-hind a painted smile.

G7
 You can't imagine,
The tears and sorrow,
   Ab     Bb      Eb
Be-hind a painted smile.

Middle 8:

  (G)        C
My life is a masquerade,
                    Ab
Since you took your love away.

    G7
Whenever you're near,
I hide my...

             C
I just can't let you see,
             Ab
How much you hurting me.

Coda:

     G7
When-ever you're near,
I hide my tears,
   Ab     Bb      Eb
Be-hind a painted smile.


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   C       Em      Dm7    Gsus4    G       Cm

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 x32010  022000  xx0211  320013  320003  x35543

   Ab      G7      Bb      Eb      Am

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 466544  323000  688766  x68886  x02210


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2007
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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