Far Away Eyes

The Rolling Stones

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Intro: | F | F | Bb | C | F | F |

Bb                  C                            F
 I was driving home early Sunday morning through Bakersfield
                                                Bb
Listening to gospel music on the coloured radio station
                      C                               F
And the preacher said, "You know you always have the Lord by your side"
          Bb                             C                         F                    Bb
And I was so pleased to be informed of this that I ran twenty red lights in his honour
          F     C                F
Thank you Jesus, thank you lord

Bb                              C                           F
 I had an arrangement to meet a girl, and I was kind of late and I thought
                                               Bb
By the time I got there she'd be off, she'd be off
                                        C       F
With the nearest truck driver she could find
                                   Bb
Much to my surprise, there she was, sittin' in the corner
C                 F                       Bb
 A little bleary, worse for wear and tear
       F         C             F
Was a girl with far away eyes

             Bb           C            F          Bb
So if you're down on your luck and you can't harmonize
       F         C        F
Find a girl with far away eyes
              Bb           C          F                  Bb
And if you're downright disgusted and life ain't worth a dime
      F         C        F
Get a girl with far away eyes

Guitar solo: | Bb | C | F | Bb | F | C | F | F |

Bb                                      C                        F
 Well, the preacher kept right on saying that all I had to do was send
                                                  Bb
Ten dollars to the church of the sacred bleeding heart of Jesus
                    C
Located somewhere in Los Angeles, California
        F
And next week they'd say my prayer on the radio and all my dreams would come true
Bb        C              F              Bb      F
 So I did, the next week, I got a prayer with a girl
          C                              F
Well, you know what kind of eyes she got, I'll tell you

             Bb           C            F           Bb
So if you're down on your luck I know you all sympathize
       F         C        F
Find a girl with far away eyes
              Bb           C          F                  Bb
And if you're downright disgusted and life ain't worth a dime
      F         C        F
Get a girl with far away eyes
             Bb           C               F        Bb
So if you're down on your luck I know you all sympathize
      F         C        Bb   F C F
Get a girl with far away eyes