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Neil Sedaka - King Of Clowns Chords

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King Of Clowns Chords
Version #1
Neil Sedaka


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King Of Clowns:Neil Sedaka.
#23 in UK and #45 on BB Hot 100 on
RCA Records in 1962.

INTRO: B

#1.
B                        F#      F#7
Here I come, the king of clowns..as I hide behind 
     F#                  B
this smile and paint the town.
B             B7           E                  B
Though I cry, since you're gone..you'll never know 
            F#           B
because the show must go on.

#2.
B                                       F#
I've been sad (I've been sad) I've been blue (I've been blue)..
     F#7                F#                B
ever since the day that you found someone new (someone new.)
     B7                  E             B              F#
I pretend, but you can't tell..with my broken heart I play 
           B
my part so well.

BRIDGE:
B                                    F#
Step aside, here I come, the king of clowns..as I hide the 
                           B
lonely teardrops that come down.
         B7            E              B                 F#
I make believe, with a smile..but the king of clowns is crying 
        B
all the while.

CHORUS:
E                         B                         F#
Tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..here comes 
            B      B7
the king of clowns.
E                         B                         F#
Tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..here comes 
            B      
the king of clowns.

#3.
B                                              F#
There are tears (there are tears) you'll never see (never see.)
           F#7          F#             B
No, you'll never see my tears and pity me (pity me.)
           B7              E             B             F#
Though I'm hurt, still I'm proud..always laughing as I walk among 
    B
the crowd.

BRIDGE:
B                                    F#
Step aside, here I come, the king of clowns..as I hide the 
                           B
lonely teardrops that come down.
         B7            E              B                 F#
I make believe, with a smile..but the king of clowns is crying 
        B
all the while.

CHORUS:
E                         B                         F#
Tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..here comes 
            B      B7
the king of clowns.
E                         B                         F#
Tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..here comes 
            B      
the king of clowns.

OUTRO:
E                         B                         F#
Tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..here comes 
            B      B7
the king of clowns.
E                         
Tra-la-la-la-la-la-li-lo..(Fade.)


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