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Black Is Black
Los Bravos
Written by Steve Wadey and Tony Hayes; released as a single with "I Want A 
Name" as the B-side, and on the album "Black Is Black"

Intro:
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Verse:
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A|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|--------5---7-----------5---7--|
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                  Black is    black,


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E|----5---7-----------5---7------|----5---7-----------5---7------|
              I   want my     ba  -   by      back.


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             It's grey, it's  grey,


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                  since she   went    a   -   way,    oh,     oh,


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              What can I      do,                            'cause


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  I,      I,      I,  I,      I,                  I'm feeling blue.


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Verse:
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              If  I   had my  way,


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                  she'd be    back    to- day.


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              But she don't intend


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              to  see me  a - gain,                   oh,     oh,


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              What can I      do,                            'cause


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  I,      I,      I,  I,      I,                  I'm feeling blue.


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Bridge:
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  I   can't   choose,        it's too much to lose,   my


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  love's  too     strong,


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  Maybe   if  she           would come    to  me,         then it
                                      back

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  can't   go      wrong.

Verse:
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                  Bad is      bad,


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              oh, that I      feel    so      sad.


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              It's    it's    time,
                  time,

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              oh, that I found peace  of      mind,       oh, oh,


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              What can I      do,                            'cause


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A|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|----7---------------7----------|
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  I,      I,      I,  I,      I,                  I'm feeling blue.


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Bridge:
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D|--------9---------------9------|--------11--------------11-----|
A|7---7-------7-------7-------7--|9---9-------9-------9-------9--|
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  I   can't   choose,        it's too much to lose,   my


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A|10--10------10------10------10-|----10------10--9-------8------|
E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  love's  too     strong,


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A|7-----------7-------7-------7--|7---7-------7-------7-------7--|
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  Maybe   if  she           would come    to  me,         then it
                                      back

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D|-------------------------------|7------------------------------|
A|--------7---------------7------|--------9----------------------|
E|5---5-------5-------5-------5--|----------------7--------------|
  can't   go      wrong.

Verse:
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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|--------5---7-----------5---7--|
E|----7---------------7----------|----7---------------7----------|
                  Black is    black,


G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|5-----------5---------------5--|------------5---------------5--|
E|----5---7-----------5---7------|----5---7-----------5---7------|
              I   want my     ba  -   by      back.


G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|--------5---7-----------5---7--|
E|----7---------------7----------|----7---------------7----------|
             It's grey, it's  grey,


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D|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|--------5---7-----------5---7--|
A|----7---------------7----------|----7---------------7----------|
E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                  since she   went    a   -   way,    oh,     oh,


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A|5-----------5---------------5--|------------5---------------5--|
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              What can I      do,                            'cause


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D|-------------------------------|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|
A|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|----7---------------7----------|
E|----7---------------7----------|-------------------------------|
  I,      I,      I,  I,      I,                  I'm feeling blue,


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|5-----------5---------------5--|------------5---------------5--|
E|----5---7-----------5---7------|----5---7-----------5---7------|
                                                             'Cause

Outro:
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D|-------------------------------|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|
A|7-------5---7-----------5---7--|----7---------------7----------|
E|----7---------------7----------|-------------------------------|
  I,      I,      I,  I,      I,                  I'm feeling blue.


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D|-------------------------------|3---------------5--------------|
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E|----5---7-----------5---7------|-------------------------------|
 


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A|5------------------------------|-------------------------------|
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bass69 5,068 Feb 18, 2010 03:55 PM

great song and great tab... you should hear the Ventures' version too, it's awesome 5*

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