If I never sing another song    (video)

 

     Em - D   - Em - D     - Em - D    - Em

 

               Em                            B7

1. In my heyday young men wrote to me,

               E                                               Am

    everybody seemed to have time to devote to me.

     C                                               Em                              Am    - B7

    Everyone I saw all swore they knew me, once upon a song.

                Em                       B7

    Main attraction, couldn't buy a seat,

               E                                   Am

    the celebrity, celebrities were dying to meet.

      D                                        B7

    I've had every accolade bestowed on me,

                        Em   - Am - Em

    and so you see.

 

                          Am      D                        G        C

If I never sing another song, it wouldn't bother me,

                  Am      B7                            Em      - Am - Em

I had my share of fame, you know my name.

                         Am       D                     G        C

If I never sing another song or take another bow,

                  Am             B7          Em    - C - B7

I would get by, but I'm not sure how.

 

                 Em                    B7

2. Always posing, but you love it all,

                        E                                               Am

    though you have to learn to act like you're above it all.

     C                                            Em                            Am    - B7

    Everything I did the world applauded, once upon a star.

                    Em                     B7

    Framed citations hung on every wall,

                  E                                               Am

    got a scrapbook full of quotes, I can’t recall them all.

        D                                                  B7

    There were times I felt the world belonged to me,

                        Em   - Am - Em

    and so you see.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                          Am      D                        G        C

If I never sing another song, it wouldn't bother me,

                  Am      B7                            Em      - Am - Em

I had my share of fame, you know my name.

                         Am       D                     G        C

If I never sing another song or take another bow,

                  Am             B7          Em     - A

I would get by, but I'm not sure how.

 

           B7                Em  - A        B7                Em    - A - Em

+  But I'm not sure how.       But I'm not sure how.

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Shirley Bassey)