San Francisco Is A Lonely Town chords by Glen Campbell
San Francisco Is a Lonely Town, is a song written in 1969 by Nashville songwriter Ben Peters. Two versions of the song charted in 1969, one by Ben Peters himself #46 country, Peters only charting hit, and the single by Joe Simon, which reached #79 on the US pop charts, #29 on the R&B charts.
Other versions of the song released in 1969 were by Roberta Sherwood single, Mel Carter single, Eddy Arnold on his album The Warmth of Eddy, Fred Hughes on his album Baby Boy, Charlie Rich on his album The Fabulous Charlie Rich, and O. C. Smith on his album O. C. Smith at Home. African American country artist Linda Martell covered the song on her 1970 album Color Me Country. Vicki Carr put the tune on her 1971 album The Ways to Love a Man. Glen Campbell covered it on his 1976 album Bloodline and Jimmy Orion Ellis on his 1979 album Sunrise. The most recent version to chart was that of Nick Nixon, a country musician whose cover hit #86 on the country charts in 1979. The Charlie Rich version was remixed by the French group Nouvelle Vague on the 2007 remix album Late Night Tales: Nouvelle Vague.
- Tuning: Standard tuning
- Difficulty: Novice
San Francisco Is AA Lonely Town Glen Campbell 1976 Album Bloodline Intro Cmaj7Cmaj7 DmDm Dm7Dm7 Cmaj7Cmaj7 FF Dm7Dm7 CC Cmaj7Cmaj7 FF CC Cmaj7Cmaj7 FF Two happy people on a Greyhound bus Dm7Dm7 EmEm Am7Am7 DD GG Dm7Dm7 GG We came here lookin` for a life for us G7G7 FF EE Oh but the night life is her new life E7E7 AmAm G6G6 FF FmFm And the only thing I`ve found CC Am7Am7 Dm7Dm7 GG CC FF Dm7Dm7 Is San Francisco is a lonely town DmDm Cmaj7Cmaj7 FF CC Cmaj7Cmaj7 FF Now there were good times for a little while CC EmEm Am7Am7 CC Dm7Dm7 GG Dm7Dm7 GG But now her new friends say I cramp her style G7G7 FF EE E7E7 I guess I`m only in the way now AmAm GG FF FmFm She don`t need me hangin` round CC Am7Am7 Dm7Dm7 GG CC C7C7 Fmaj7Fmaj7 This San Francisco is a lonely town.... Cmaj7Cmaj7 FF Now she`s out there somewhere CC Cmaj7Cmaj7 AmAm across San Francisco Bay Am7Am7 EmEm FF And she`ll be wondering where I am GG C#6C#6 C#maj7C#maj7 when she gets in today F#F# She`ll find I`ve left her C#maj7C#maj7 F#F# Bought a one-way ticket home Fm7Fm7 Bbm7 D#m7D#m7 G#7G#7 And while she sits there cryin` all alone F#F# FF F7F7 And while this Greyhound keeps on rollin` BbmBbm G#G# F#F# F#mF#m I`ll just pray the Lord she`s found C#C# Bbm7 D#m7D#m7 F#F# C#C# C#maj7C#maj7 F#F# C#maj7C#maj7 F#F# C#maj7C#maj7 That San Francisco is a lonely town...... (fade)