[Verse 1] F D# A# F Gm Hey lady, you lady, cursing at your life D# F Gm You're a discontented mother and a regimented wife D# F A# F Gm I've no doubt you dream about the things you'll never do C But, I wish someone had talked to me D# F Like I wanna talk to you. [Reff 1] A# F Gm Dm Oh, I've been to Georgia and California and anywhere I could run D# A# Cm F I took the hand of a preacher man and we made love in the sun A# F Gm Dm But I ran out of places and friendly faces because I had to be free D# A# Cm A# I've been to paradise but I've never been to me [Verse 2] F D# A# F Gm Please lady, please lady, don't just walk away D# F Gm 'Cause I have this need to tell you why I'm all alone today D# F A# F Gm I can see so much of me still living in your eyes C D# F Won't you share a part of a weary heart that has lived million lies. [Reff 2] A# F Gm Dm Oh, I've been to Nice and the isle of Greece where I sipped champagne on a yacht D# A# Cm F I moved like Harlow in Monte Carlo and Showed them what I've got A# F Gm Dm I've been undressed by kings and I've seen some things that a woman ain't supposed to see D# A# Cm A# I've been to paradise but I've never been to me. F Gm Dm D# A# Cm A# [Reff 3] A# F Gm Dm Sometimes I've been to crying for unborn children that might have made me complete D# A# Cm F But I.. I took the sweet life I never knew I'd be bitter from the sweet A# F Gm Dm I spent my life exploring the subtle whoring that cost too much to be free, hey lady... D# A# Cm A# I've been to paradise but I've never been to me.