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Intro: F Dm Bb F C

            F  
I paint my nails black,
         Dm                     Bb 
I dye my hair a darker shade of brown,
                     F
'Cause you like your women,
               C
Spanish, dark, strong and proud.


              F
You paint the sky black,
            Dm
You said if you could have your way,
             Bb
You'd make a nighttime world today,
                 F            C
So it'd suit the mood of your soul.


Bb             Dm
Oh, what can I do?
Bb                  C
Nothing my sparrow, blue.


F    Am        Dm
Oh, what can I do?
C       Bb
Life is beautiful,
                      Dm        C
But you don't have a clue.
F       Am     Dm             
Sun and ocean, blue,
C    Bb        
That magnificence,
                       Dm       C
It don't make sense to you.
         Bb         Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh,
C       Bb          Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh.


            F
I paint the house black,
           Dm                  Bb
My wedding dress black leather too.
            F
You have no room for light,
        C            
Love is lost on you.


          F
I keep my lips red,
             Dm              Bb
To seem like cherries in the spring.
             F
Darling, you can't let everything,
     C
Seem so dark blue.


Bb             Dm
Oh, what can I do,
Bb                            C
To turn you on or get through you?


F    Am        Dm
Oh, what can I do?
C       Bb
Life is beautiful,
                     Dm         C
But you don't have a clue.
F       Am     Dm             
Sun and ocean, blue,
C    Bb        
That magnificence,
                       Dm       C
It don't make sense to you.
         Bb         Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh,
C       Bb          Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh.


      F             Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh,
      F             Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh.
      F             Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh,
      F                   Dm
Black beauty, baby, black beauty, baby.


F    Am        Dm
Oh, what can I do?
C       Bb
Life is beautiful,
                     Dm         C
But you don't have a clue.
F       Am     Dm             
Sun and ocean, blue,
C     Bb        
That magnificence,


                       Dm       C
It don't make sense to you.
       Bb           Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh,
C     Bb            Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh.
C     Bb            Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh,
C     Bb            Dm
Black beauty, oh-oh-oh-oh.
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one Comment

  1. -5 transpose is easier. i love the song! :)

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