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San Francisco Is A Lonely Town chords


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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.

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  • Difficulty: Novice

San Francisco Is A chord diagramAA Lonely Town
Glen Campbell
1976 Album Bloodline

Intro  Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7  Dm chord diagramDmDm Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7 Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7  F chord diagramFF  Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7

          C chord diagramCC     Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7  F chord diagramFF                C chord diagramCC  Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7   F chord diagramFF
Two happy people         on a Greyhound bus
Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7          Em chord diagramEmEm      Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7       D chord diagramDD        G chord diagramGG  Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7 G chord diagramGG
We came here lookin`     for a life for us
G7 chord diagramG7G7         F chord diagramFF                   E chord diagramEE
Oh but the night life   is her new life
E7 chord diagramE7E7      Am chord diagramAmAm   G6 chord diagramG6G6         F chord diagramFF    Fm chord diagramFmFm
And the only thing I`ve found
   C chord diagramCC             Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7  Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7      G chord diagramGG      C chord diagramCC    F chord diagramFF  Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7
Is San Francisco          is a lonely town

Dm chord diagramDmDm             Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7       F chord diagramFF              C chord diagramCC  Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7 F chord diagramFF
Now there were good times    for a little while
C chord diagramCC           Em chord diagramEmEm          Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7 C chord diagramCC     Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7       G chord diagramGG     Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7 G chord diagramGG
But now her new friends     say I cramp her style
  G7 chord diagramG7G7        F chord diagramFF              E chord diagramEE       E7 chord diagramE7E7
I guess I`m only    in the way now
          Am chord diagramAmAm      G chord diagramGG       F chord diagramFF     Fm chord diagramFmFm
She don`t need me hangin` round
     C chord diagramCC             Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7  Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7      G chord diagramGG      C chord diagramCC   C7 chord diagramC7C7   Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7
This San Francisco          is a lonely town....

                    Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7      F chord diagramFF
Now she`s out there somewhere
                     C chord diagramCC Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7  Am chord diagramAmAm
across San Francisco Bay
              Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7             Em chord diagramEmEm    F chord diagramFF
And she`ll be wondering where I am
                 G chord diagramGG    C#6 chord diagramC#6C#6 C#maj7 chord diagramC#maj7C#maj7
when she gets in today

                          F# chord diagramF#F#
She`ll find I`ve left her
                        C#maj7 chord diagramC#maj7C#maj7  F# chord diagramF#F#
Bought a one-way ticket home
              Fm7 chord diagramFm7Fm7        Bbm7           D#m7 chord diagramD#m7D#m7   G#7 chord diagramG#7G#7
And while she sits there     cryin` all alone
               F# chord diagramF#F#                 F chord diagramFF       F7 chord diagramF7F7
And while this Greyhound keeps on rollin`
      Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm          G# chord diagramG#G#         F# chord diagramF#F# F#m chord diagramF#mF#m
I`ll just pray the Lord she`s found
         C# chord diagramC#C#    Bbm7 D#m7 chord diagramD#m7D#m7      F# chord diagramF#F#     C# chord diagramC#C#   C#maj7 chord diagramC#maj7C#maj7 F# chord diagramF#F# C#maj7 chord diagramC#maj7C#maj7 F# chord diagramF#F# C#maj7 chord diagramC#maj7C#maj7
That San Francisco       is a lonely town......    (fade)

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