Described as a "lush ballad," this song was a best selling single in 1969. It was also included in their 1970 Gold Album.
Words and music by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.
Key of G, 4/4 time and play moderately slow.
- Bee Gees Tab
Verse 1: G Smile an everlasting smile A [2: orchestra implies A6] A smile can bring you near to me D7 Don't ever let me find you gone C/G G 'Cause that would bring a tear to me Chorus 1: Bb This world has lost its glory F Let's start a brand new story now, my love G Right now there'll be no other time A D7 And I can show you how, my love Verse 2: Talk in everlasting words And dedicate them all to me And I will give you all my life I'm there if you should call on me Chorus 2: Bb You think that I don't even mean D [N.C.] A single word I say G D7 It's only words and words are all I have G D7 To take your heart away [repeat verse with wordless vocal] [repeat chorus 2] Coda: (2X, second time acapella): G D7 It's only words and words are all I have G D7 To take your heart away Tag: G D7/F# G D7 G [arpeggiate] / / / / / / / / / / / / /http://www.azchords.com
- Chords to Words (arranged by David Sherman)
G = G/GB Smile an everlasting smile; a smile could bring you
A = C#/EA near to me. Don't
D = F#/DA ever let me find you gone 'cause that would bring a
C = GC/E tear to
G = G/BD me. This
Bb = Bb/BbD world has lost its glory; let's start a brand new story
F = F/AC now my love. Right
G = GB now, there'll be no other time, and I an show you
A = C#/EA how, my
D = C#/EA love
G = GG/DB Talk in everlasting words and dedicate them all to me, And
D = F#/DA I will give you all my life, I'm here if you should
C = CG/E call to
G = G/BD me. You
Bb = BbBb/FD think that I don't evern mean a single word I
D = F#/AD say, It's only
G = G/GB words, and words are all I
D = A/F#A have to take your heart a
G = G/BG way
D = D/AF# It's only
G = G/B words, and words are all I
D/F# = F#/A have, to take your heart a-
G = GB/DG way.
D7 = D/AC
G = G/AB
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