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Sonny Charles And The Checkmates - Black Pearl chords

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Black Pearl:Sonny Charles And The Checkmates.
#13 on BB Hot 100 on A&M Records in 1969.

INTRO: D
  D
 (Ooooo-oooo-oooo-oooo..hey, hey, hey..my-my-

  my-my)

CHORUS:
D            G                     Em
Black pearl, precious little girl, let me put 
                   D
you up where you belong.
D            G                   Em
Black pearl, pretty little girl, you been in 
               D
the background way too long.

#1.
A               D          Gbm       Bm
Ohhhh, you been working so hard your whole life 
                 D              Gbm
through, tending other people's houses..
        Bm
raisin' up their children, too.
     G         D             G      D
Hey, how about something for me and you.

#2.
Bm
Here in my arms you're gonna reign supreme..
G
no more serving, baby..they're gonna serve my queen.
E
It's our turn for happiness and our day has come.
G                      A
Living for each other, answering to no one.

CHORUS:
D            G                     Em
Black pearl, precious little girl, let me put 
                   D                   A
you up where you belong..(cause I love you.)
D            G                   Em
Black pearl, pretty little girl, you been in 
               D
the background way too long.

#3.
D              Gbm      G               D
Together we'll stand so straight and so tall..
           Gbm      G            D
created by love, to love one and all.
     G        D     G       D     Bm
Hey, heart to heart soul to soul..no other woman

could ever take your place.

BRIDGE:
G
My world is built around the very smile that's on 

your face.
E
You'll never win a beauty show, no, they won't pick 
         G                       A      
you, but you're my Miss America..I love you.

CHORUS:
D            G                     Em
Black pearl, precious little girl, let me put 
                   D
you up where you belong.
D            G                   Em
Black pearl, pretty little girl, you been in 
               D
the background way too long.

OUTRO:
D
Woooo-oooo-oooo-yeah-yeah-yeah-my-my-my-my..
D                    G                    Em
You know I need you, you know I want you, want you 
      D
for myself.
D                               G         E               
You know I love you, you know I need you, got to, 
        A                           
got to, have you..
D
Come on, baby, come on..
                G            Em    A  D
be my baby, and nobody else..oooooo..
                      G               Em        
I want you, need you, baby, love you..na-na-na-na-na-
         D
na-na-na-na..(Fade.)



A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.


            
            
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