Stevie Wonder - Smile Please Chords & Tabs

 

Smile Please Chords & Tabs

Stevie Wonder Chords & Tabs

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Smile Please Chords

   
...SMILE PLEASE... by Stevie Wonder
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*from 'Fulfillingness' First Finale' (1974)*


*CAPO 4th FRET*

(Original Key: E)


Intro:

Cmaj7  Fm/C

Verse 1:

Cmaj7      Fm/C Cmaj7
 A smiling face is;
Bm7                  Bbm7
 On earth like star.
Am7            Adim  Am7
 A frown can't bring out,
    D13
The beauty that you are.

Fadd9            Bb9
 Love within and you'll begin;
Em7    Am
 Smi...ling.
Eb                 Bb     Dm7   Eb/G  C#/G
 There're brighter days a-head.

Verse 2:

Cmaj7            Fm/C Cmaj7
 Don't mess your face up,
Bm7                Bbm7
 With bitter tears,
Am7            Adim Am7
 'Cos life is  gon -na,
D13
 Be what it is.

Fadd9              Bb9
 It's okay, please don't delay,
     Em7   Am
From smi...ling.
Eb                 Bb     Cmaj7
 There're brighter days a-head.

Chorus 1:

Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
F#m7  B7             Fmaj7
 Bum  bum bum, di ti bum...

Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
F#m7  B7             Fmaj7
 Bum  bum bum, di ti bum...

Verse 3:

Cmaj7      Fm/C Cmaj7
 A smiling face you,
Bm7                  Bbm7
 Don't have to see.
Am7           Adim Am7
 'Cos it's as joy -ful,
D13
 As a Christmas tree.
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/stevie_wonder/smile_please_crd.html ]
Fadd9            Bb9
 Love within and you'll begin;
Em7    Am
 Smi...ling.
Eb                 Bb     Dm7   Eb/G  C#/G
 There're brighter days a-head.

Verse 4:

Cmaj7           Fm/C Cmaj7
 Love's not com-pe  -ting;
Bm7                Bbm7
 It's on your side.
Am7             Adim Am7
 You're in life pic -ture,
D13
 So why must you cry?

Fadd9             Bb9
 So for a friend, please begin,
   Em7          Am
To smile, ple...ase.
Eb                 Bb     Cmaj7
 There're brighter days a-head.

Chorus 2:

Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
F#m7  B7             Fmaj7
 Bum  bum bum, di ti bum...
(Please smile for me).

Coda:

Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
F#m7  B7             Fmaj7
 Bum  bum bum, di ti bum...
(Please smile for me).

Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
Em7   A7
 Bum, bum bum, di ti,
F#m7  B7             Fmaj7
 Bum  bum bum, di ti bum...

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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  Cmaj7   Fm/C     Bm7    Bbm7     Am7     D13

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 x32000  x33111  x24232  x13121  x02013  xx7577

  Fadd9    Bb9     Em7     Am      Eb      Bb

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 x03213  x10111  022030  x02210  6654xx  x13331

   Dm7    Eb/G    C#/G     A7     Fmaj7

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx0211  x68886  3431xx  x02223  x03210


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2004
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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