You don’t have to be a star    (video)    (midi)

 

    Dm - G - C - Am      - Dm - G - C - F - C

 

      C                            F                           G                               C

1. Baby, come as you are with just your heart, and I'll take you in,

                                      F                           G                                  C

    you're rejected and hurt, to me you're worth what you have within.

 

                           F                  Dm                      C           E         Am

    Now, I don't need no superstar ‘cause I'll accept you as you are,

                               F                             G

    you won't be denied ‘cause I'm satisfied

                  G7

    with the love that you inspire.

 

                                         Dm           - G                       C

2. You don't have to be a star, baby,      to be in my show,

                                        Dm            - G                       C     - F - C

    you don't have to be a star, baby,      to be in my show.

                                      Dm                            G                                 C

    Somebody nobody knows could steal the tune that you want to hear,

                                        Dm                                    G

    so stop your running around ‘cause now you've found

                                      C

    what was cloudy is clear, oh, honey.

 

                               F                        Dm

    There'll be no cheering from the crowds,

            C                 E             Am

    just two hearts beating out loud,

                              Dm                   G             G7

    there'll be no parade, no tv or stage, only me till your dying day.

 

                                         Dm             G                             C

3. You don't have to be a star, baby, no no, to be in my show,

                                         Dm              G                                   C - F - C

    you don't have to be a star, baby, yeah yeah, to be in my show.

 

+  Dm - G - C - Am     +  Dm - G - C - F - C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      C                                         Dm                         G

4. Don't think your star has to shine for me to find out

                                        C

    where you're coming from,

                                  Dm                     G                                C

    what is a beauty queen if it don't mean I'm your number one?

 

                         F                  Dm                      C           E         Am

    And I don't need no superstar ‘cause I'll accept you as you are.

                               F                            G

    you won't be denied cause I'm satisfied

                  G7

    with the love that you inspire.

 

                                          Dm         - G                      C  - Am

+  You don't have to be a star, baby,    to be in my show !       (4x) …

 

(orig. = capo 4th)    (Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr)