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Mickey & Sylvia - Love Is Strange (Tab)
Submitter: aussief (197) on 11/2/12 3 comments
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     Mickey "Guitar " Baker also played on recordings by Ray Charles, 
     Ike and Tina Turner, The Drifters and Ivory Joe Hunter....

   Words and Music by Ethel Smith, Mickey Baker and Sylvia Robinson
INTRO
   C                       F                 G
E|----------------------|-13--13-13--13-13--15--15-|
B|----------------------|-13--13-13--13-13--15--15-|
G|----------------------|-14--14-14--14-14--16--16-| PLAY THREE TIMES
D|-10----------10-------|-13--13-13--13-13--15--15-| 
A|----12-10-12----12-10-|--------------------------|
E|----------------------|--------------------------|
           (       RIFF ONE     )
         C                     F7
E|-------------------11-|-13b-(15)-r13--11---------|
B| slide-13--13--13-----|-------------------13--11-|
G|----------------------|--------------------------|
D|----------------------|--------------------------|
A|----------------------|--------------------------|
E|----------------------|--------------------------|
            (       RIFF TWO       )

C             F
Love (mmm-mmm-mmmm),
G7       C            F
Love is strange (yay-yay).
G7      C              F
Lot of people (mmm-mmm-mmmm),
G7            C
Take it for a game.
G7        C              F
Once you get it (mmm-mmm-mmmm),
       G7           C        F
You'll never wanna quit (no, no).
G7           C           F
After you've had it (yay-yay),
       G7           C
You're in an awful fix.  (PLAY RIFF TWO)

G7    C              F
Many people (mmm-mmm-mmmm),
G7          C         F
Don't understand (no, no).
G7          C           F
They think loving (yay-yay),
   G7            C
Is money in the hand.
G7          C              F
Your sweet loving (mmm-mmm-mmmm),
    G7           C         F
Is better than a kiss (yay-yay).
G7        C                F
When you leave me (mmm-mmm-mmmm),
      G7       C
Sweet kisses I miss.

Instrumental break.

   C                      F                 G         C           F  Gm
E|----------------------|-13--13-13--13-13--15--15-|------------ |--------------|
B|----------------------|-13--13-13--13-13--15--15-|-13-13-13-13-|--13-13----11-|
G|----------------------|-14--14-14--14-14--16--16-|-------------|--------12----|
D|-10----------10-------|-13--13-13--13-14--15--15-|-------------|--------------|
A|----12-10-12----12-10-|--------------------------|-------------|--------------|
E|----------------------|--------------------------|-------------|--------------|

  C7                        F7       G7         C               F              
E|------------------------|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|
B|13-11-------------------|----------------13-|---------------|-------13--------|
G|------12----12----------|----------10-12----|---------------|-12-12-----------|
D|---------15----15-13----|----10-13----------|13-10-14-10-10-|-----------13-10-|
A|---------------------15-|-13----------------|---------------|-----------------|
E|------------------------|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|

     C                  Fm7                 C               F          G7   
E|------------11-|-13b-(15)-r-13-11-------|--------10-9-8-|-----------15-14-13-|
B|-s-13-13-13----|------------------13-11-|------8--------|-----12-15----------|
G|---------------|------------------------|----9----------|-12-----------------|
D|---------------|------------------------|-10------------|--------------------|
A|---------------|------------------------|---------------|--------------------|
E|---------------|------------------------|---------------|--------------------|

    C              F         G7        C               F          G7
E|--------10-9-8-|----------15-14-13-|--------10-9-8-|----------15-14-13-|
B|------8--------|----12-15----------|------8--------|----12-15----------|
G|----9----------|-12----------------|----9----------|-12----------------|
D|-10------------|-------------------|-10------------|-------------------|
A|---------------|-------------------|---------------|-------------------|
E|---------------|-------------------|---------------|-------------------|

      C             Fm7
E|------------11-|-13b-(15)-r-13-11--------|
B|-s-13-13-13----|-------------------13-11-|
G|---------------|-------------------------|
D|---------------|-------------------------|
A|---------------|-------------------------|
E|---------------|-------------------------|

         C
MICKEY: Sylvia...
         G7
SYLVIA: Yes Mickey?
         C
MICKEY: How do you call your loverboy?
         G7
SYLVIA: Come 'ere loverboy!!
         C
MICKEY: And if he doesnt answer?
         G7
SYLVIA: Oh, loverboy!
         C
MICKEY: And if he STILL doesnt answer?

SYLVIA:
               C   F    G7    C     F
I simply say, "Baby,    oohh, baby.
G7       C      G7         C
My sweet baby, you're the one.

TOGETHER:
C             F       G7   C         F
Baby (mmm-mmm-mmmm), oohh, baby (yay-yay).
G7        C            F       G7        C
My sweet baby (mmm-mmm-mmmm), you're the one.

Instrumental to end.
   C                           F7
E|----------------------------------------|
B|-13-13-------|-----13-------------------|
G|-------12-12-|--12-----12-10------------|
D|-------------|----------------13-10-----| NOW PLAY THE LAST EIGHT BARS
A|-------------|-----------------------13-| OF THE INSTRUMENTAL BREAK
E|-------------|--------------------------|

An F. K. Tab,,,Enjoy!!!!!! 
 Comments (click here to add a non-facebook comment)
Always liked M&S. Excellent job. KK.
-kraziekhat | 11/3/2012
Classic song and an excellent tab !!!
-microsysinc | 11/3/2012
Mickey died this fri 11-30-12, I used this tab to play love is strange at a gig sat, thanks..
-leftykc | 12/3/2012
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