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I'D JUST LOVE TO LAY YOU DOWN

THERE'S A (G)LOT OF WAYS OF SAYIN WHAT I WANNA SAY TO YOU
THERE'S (D7)SONGS AND POEMS AND PROMISES AND (C)DREAMS
THAT MIGHT COME (G)TRUE
BUT I WON'T TALK OF STARRY SKIES OR MOONLIGHT ON THE GROUND
I'LL (D7)COME RIGHT OUT AND TELL YA
I'D JUST (C)LOVE TO LAY YA DOWN

CHO:
(N.C.) LAY YA (G)DOWN AND SOFTLY WHISPER
PRETTY LOVE WORDS IN YOUR EAR
LAY YA (D7)DOWN AND TELL YA ALL THE THINGS
A (C)WOMAN LOVES TO (G)HEAR
I'LL LET YOU KNOW HOW MUCH IT MEANS
JUST HAVIN YOU AROUND
OH (D7)DARLIN HOW I'D (C)LOVE TO LAY YA (G)DOWN

(N.C.) THERE'S SO (G)MANY WAYS YOUR SWEET LOVE'S
MADE THIS HOUSE INTO A HOME
YOU'VE (D7)GOT A WAY OF DOIN LITTLE (C)THINGS THAT TURN ME (G)ON
LIKE STANDIN IN THE KITCHEN, IN YOUR FADED COTTON GOWN
WITHY YOUR (D7)HAIR ALL UP IN CURLERS
I'D STILL (C)LOVE TO LAY YOU (G)DOWN
REPEAT CHO:

(N.C.) WHEN A (G)WHOLE LOT OF DECEMBERS
ARE SHOWIN IN YOUR FACE
YOUR (D7)AUBURN HAIR HAS FADED AND (C)SILVER TAKES IT'S (G)PLACE
YOU'LL BE JUST AS LOVELY, AND I'LL STILL BE AROUND
AND IF I CAN I (D7)KNOW THAT I'LL STILL (C)LOVE TO LAY YOU (G)DOWN
REPEAT CHO: 3X'S & FADE



I've Already Loved You In My Mind

Performed By Conway Twitty
Written By Conway Twitty
Album: I've Already Loved You In My Mind
Transcribed by Kenneth Wilber (jsenter@wpe.com)

D G Em
I thought I'd never seen a girl like her in here before
A7 D
And I could see her watching me as I walked across the floor
G Em
I asked her if she's like to dance when the band starts up again
A7 D
She said I never dance with strangers I don't even know your name


D Em
I said we're not exactly strangers you and I
A7 D
My thoughts were running wild and free as I watched you tonight
Em
Just think about it and you'll find
A7 D
We're not exactly strangers, I've already loved you in my mind


(same as 1st verse)
The band started playing a slow moving song
She got up and easily moved into my arms
I kept on saying the things a girl likes to hear
And when the dance was over she whispered in my ear


(Same as 2nd verse)
She said we're not exactly strangers you and I
My thoughts were running wild and free while you held me tight
I thought about it and I find
We're not exactly strangers, I've already loved you in my mind

No we're not exactly strangers, I've already loved you in my mind


Linda On My Mind

Performed By Conway Twitty
Written By Conway Twitty
Album: Linda On My Mind
Transcribed By: Kenneth Wilber (jsenter@wpe.com)


(or use capo at 2nd fret and play G, C, Am7, A7, D)

Chorus:
C C7
Now I'm lying here with Linda on my mind
F C
And next to me might soon to be the one I left behind
C7
And lord it's killing me to see her crying
F Dm7 G7
She know's I'm lying here beside here beside her
C
with Linda on my mind


C C7
Yes I know that I once loved her and I placed no one above her
F C
And I never thought I'd ever set her free
F C
But it just wasn't in my plan, the way Linda squeezed my hand
D7 G7
The first time that I held her close as she danced with me


G7 C
She said I've loved you for a long time,
C7
But you're married to a friend of mine
F C
And I try hard to never let it show,
F C C7 F
But my love for you is stronger, I can't hide it any longer
C Dm7 G7 C
And so I thought I'd better let you know


Repeat Chorus:



It's Only Make Believe
Conway Twitty, Jack Nance

Intro:
Bb
People see us everywhere
Gm
They think you really care
Eb Eb-E-F
But myself I can't deceive
Bb (Eb-F-Eb-Bb)
I know it's only make believe

Verse 1:
Bb
My one and only prayer
Gm
Is that someday you'll care
Eb
My hopes, my dreams come true
F
My one and only you
Eb
No one will ever know
F
How much I love you so
Bb
My only prayer will be
Eb
Someday you'll care for me
F Eb Bb (Eb-F-Eb-Bb)
But it's only make believe


Verse 2:
Bb
My hope, my dreams come true
Gm
My life I'd give for you
Eb
My heart, the wedding ring
F
My all, my everything
Eb
My heart I can't control
F
You rule my very soul
Bb
My only prayer will be
Eb
Someday you'll care for me
F Eb Bb (Eb-F-Eb-Bb)
But it's only make believe


Verse 3
(same progression modulated up 1/2 step)

My one and only prayer
Is that someday you'll care
My hopes, my dreams come true
My one and only you
No one will ever know
How much I love you so
My prayers my hopes my schemes
You are my every dream
But it's only make believe



Rest Your Love On Me


Performed By Conway Twitty
Written By: Barry Gibb
Album: Rest Your Love On Me/A Bridge That Just Won't Burn
Transcribed By: Kenneth Wilber (Jsenter@wpe.com)


Eb
Maybe you don't know me anymore than I know you
Bb7
And I wouldn't blame you if you walked away
Fm Bb7 Fm Bb7
I've been watching you all evening with those teardrops in your eyes
Fm Bb7 Eb
And it touches me much more than I can say


Eb
You Know I'd hate to think that someone

Could have hurt someone like you
Eb7
And if I was him
Ab
I'd be right by your side


Chorus:
Ab Bb7 Eb Gm Ab
Lay your troubles on my shoulder, put your worries in my pocket
Bb7 Eb Eb7
Rest your love on me awhile
Ab Bb7 Eb Gm Ab
Lay your troubles on my shoulder, put your worries in my pocket
Bb7 Eb
Rest your love on me awhile


Saw you in the corner from the moment I walked in,
Saw your lonely face across the room,
No I won't forget it and the way it could've been
Why'd you have to leave so soon

You know I'd hate to think that someone
Could have loved you more than me
And at times like this
I'd be right by your side


Repeat Chorus:


(additional verses from the original version that conway did not record)


Bridge:
Bb7
How long must I wait for that last train to be here
Ab
And the last chance to come
Eb Bb7 Eb
Just to think that I was born too soon
Bb7
How long honey, when the lovin' don't come
Ab Eb
I was there when you left
Bb7 Eb
Just didn't know how to begin


Repeat Chorus:

Instrumental Solo using chorus chords


Repeat Chorus:

Ab Bb Eb Gm Ab
Lay your troubles on my shoulder, put your worries in my pocket
Bb7 Eb
Rest your love on me awhile



You've Never Been This Far Before


Performed By Conway Twitty
Written By Conway Twitty
Album: You've Never Been This Far Before/Baby's Gone
Transcribed By: Kenneth Wilber (jsenter@wpe.com)


C
I can almost hear the stillness
F C
as it yeilds to the sound of your heart beating (Bum, Bum, Bum)
F
And I can almost hear the echo of the thoughts
C
that I know you must be thinking (Bum, Bum, Bum)
G
And I can feel your body tremble
F G
as you wonder what this moment holds in store (Bum, Bum, Bum)
C
And as I put my arms around you
G7 F
I can tell You've never been this far before


I don't know what I'm saying
As my trembling fingers touch forbidden places (Bum, Bum, Bum)
I only know I've waited
For so long for this chance that we are taking (Bum, Bum, Bum)
I don't know and I don't care
What made you tell him you don't love him anymore (Bum, Bum, Bum)
And as I taste your tender kisses
I can tell you've never been this far before


Bridge:
G
And as I take the love you're giving
C
I can feel the tension building in your mind
G
And you're wondering if tomrrow
C
I'll still love you like I'm loving you tonight


F
You have no way of knowing,
G
but tonight will only make me love you more
C
And I hope that you'll believe me,
G7 C
'Cause I know you've never been this far before


C
Bum, Bum, Bum
F G C F, G, C
Bum, Bum, Bum


Hello Darling as performed by Conway Twitty. Done in 3/4 time.
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Hello Darlin'

C G7 C C7
Hello darling nice to see you It's been a long time
F C
Your just as lovely as you used to be
G7
How's your new love, are you happy
C C7 D
G7
Hope your doing fine just to know it means so much to me
C G7
What's that darling how am I doing?
C C7 F
I'm doing all right exept I can't sleep
C
and I cry all night till dawn.

C7 F C
What I'm trying to say is that I love you and I miss you
F G7 C
and I'm so sorry that I did you wrong.

G7 C C7
Look up darling let me kiss you just for old times sake
F C
Let me hold you in my arms one more time
G7
thank you darling may god bless you
C C7 D
and each step you take brings you closer
G7
to the things you seek to find.
C G7
Good bye darling I got to go now.
C C7
I got to try to find a way
F C
to lose these memories of a love so warm and true.
C7 F
and if you should ever find it in you heart
C F
to forgive me comback darling
G7 C F C G7 C
I'll be waiting for you.




THE ROSE


Some say [C] love it is a [G7] river
That [F] drowns the [G] tender [C] reed
Some say love it is a [G7] razor
That [F] leaves the [G] soul to [C] bleed
Some say [Cmaj7] love it is a [Fadd9] hunger
An [F] endless aching [G7sus] need
[G7] I say [C] love it is a [G] flower
And [F] you itās only [C] seed

Itās a heart afraid of [G] breaking of breaking
That [F] never [G] learns to [C] dance
Itās a dream afraid of [G] waking
That [F] never [G] takes the [C] chance
Itās the [Em] one who wonāt be [Am7] taken
Who [F] cannot seem to [G] give
And the [C] soul afraid of [G] dying
That [F] never [G] learns to [C] live

When the night has been so [G] lonely
And the [F] road has [G] been too [C] long
And you think that love is [G] only
For the [F] lucky [G] and the [C] strong
Just [E] remember in the [A7] winter
Far [F] beneath the bitter [G] snows
Lies the [C] seed that with the [G] sunās love
In [F] spring [G] becomes the [C] rose



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DON T CRY, JONI
Conway Twitty

(Chorus 1)
(D) Jimmy, please say you ll (A) wait for me
(A7) I ll grow up some (D) day you ll see
(D7) Saving all my kisses (G) just for you
(A) Signed with love for (A7) ever (D) true.

(D) Joni was the girl who (A) lived next door
I ve known her, I guess, ten (D) years or more
(D7) Joni wrote me a (G) note one day
(A) And this is what she (A7) had to (D) say

(Chorus 1)

(D) Slowly I read her (A) note once more
Then (A7) I went over to the (D) house next door
Her (D7) teardrops fell like (G) rain that day
When (A) I told Joni what I (A7) had to (D) say.

(Chorus 2)
(D) Joni, Joni, (A) please don t cry
(A7) You ll forget me (D) by and by
You re (D7) just fifteen, I m (G) twenty-two
And (A) Joni, I just can t (A7) wait for (D) you.

(D) Soon I left our (A) little hometown
(A7) Got me a job and tried to (D) settle down
But the (D7) words kept haunting my (G) memory
(A) The words that Joni (A7) said to (D) me

(Chorus 1)

(D) I packed my clothes and I (A) caught a plane
I (A7) had to see Joni, I (D) had to explain
How my (D7) heart was filled with her (G) memory
(A) And ask my Joni if she d (A7) marry (D) me

(D) I ran all the way to the (A) house next door
But (A7) things weren t like they (D) were before.
My (D7) teardrops fell like (G) rain that day
When (A) I heard what Joni (A7) had to (D) say

(Chorus 3)
(D) Jimmy, Jimmy, (A) please don t cry
(A7) You ll forget me (D) by and by
It s (D7) been five years since (G) you ve been gone
(A) Jimmy, I married your (A7) best friend (D) John.



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Conway Twitty

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