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Shine A Light

Rolling Stones


Strum: D   D DU UD D DU

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Verse 1 (hold each chord):

C                                   C/B

Saw you stretched out in Room Ten O Nine

           Am                                G

With a smile on your face and a tear right in your eye

        F                                   C              G (½)    F (½)          C (½)  G (½)

Woah, couldn't seem to get a line on you, my sweet honey love

 

Verse 2:

C                        C/B

    Berber jew'lry jangling down the street

Am                                              G

Make you shut your eyes at ev'ry woman that you meet

F                                       C              G (½)    F (½)          C (½)  G (½)

   Could not seem to get a high on you, my sweet honey love

 

Chorus:

C                                          G

    May the good Lord shine a light on you

F                                       C (½)                    G (½)

   Make every song you sing your favorite tune

C                                          G

    May the good Lord shine a light on you

F                                  C (½) G (½)                               

Warm like the evening sun

 

Verse 3:

                     C                                    C/B

Well, you're drunk in the alley, baby, with your clothes all torn

              Am                                               G

And your late night friends leave you in the cold gray dawn

        F                                   C              G (½)     F (½)                   C (½)  G (½)

Woah, just seemed too many flies on you, I just can't brush them off

 

Verse 4:

C                                 C/B

Angels beating all their wings in time

           Am                                  G

With smiles on their faces and a gleam right in their eyes

        F                                 C             

Woah, thought I heard one sigh for you

G (½)               F (½)                     C (½)                   G (½)

   Come on up, come on up, now, come on up now

 

Chorus x2


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