Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs Guitar Chords

Barry Manilow

adult standards, bubblegum pop, christmas, disco

Song versions: 1 2
Chords: F7, Bbm/F, F, Gb, Ab/C, Eb, D7sus, D7, Gm7, Gm7/C, FM7, A7sus, A7, Dm, Dm/C, G7sus, G7, C7, Am7/E, DmM7, Dm7, E7sus, E7, Em7, A, A/G#, F#m, A/E, C, AM7, Bm7, E/G#, F#mM7, F#m7, A/B, B7, Bm7/E, F#, B, BM7, C#m7, F#7, F#/A#, G#m, G#mM7, G#m7, B/C#, C#7, C#m7/F#
transcribed by: Maestro Aleks
song requests: email me at aleksnowel@gmail.com

[Intro]
F7 Bbm/F F
F7 Bbm/F
Gb Ab/C F

[Verse 1]
Eb           D7sus      D7
  I've been alive forever,
Gm7                Gm7/C       FM7 F
   And I wrote the very first song.
A7sus          A7            Dm         Dm/C
     I put the words and the melodies together,
    G7sus      G7           Gm7/C   C7
I am music and I write the songs.

[Chorus]
F              FM7                Gm7      
  I write the songs that make the whole world sing.
C7              Gm7/C   C7       F             Am7/E
  I write the songs of love and special things.
Dm            DmM7       Dm7      G7sus      G7
  I write the songs that make the young girls cry,
Gm7/C                                   F7 Bbm/F F
     I write the songs, I write the songs.

[Verse 2]
Eb         D7sus            D7
  My home lies deep within you,
Gm7                Gm7/C             FM7  F     
   And I've got my own place in your soul.
A7sus            A7        Dm         Dm/C
      Now when I look out through your eyes,
    G7sus             G7              C7
I'm young again, even though I'm very old

[Chorus]
F              FM7                Gm7      
  I write the songs that make the whole world sing.
C7              Gm7/C   C7       F             Am7/E
  I write the songs of love and special things.
Dm            DmM7       Dm7      G7sus      G7
  I write the songs that make the young girls cry,
Gm7/C                                  F
     I write the songs, I write the songs.

[Bridge]
       E7sus            E7
Oh, my music makes you dance,
              Em7               E7
And gives you spirit to take a chance.
A                  A/G#             F#m       A/E
  And I wrote some rock 'n' roll so you can move.
G7sus            G7                    G7sus              G7
Music fills your heart, well, that's a real fine place to start.
          Gm7/C         C
It's from me, it's for you.
          Gm7/C          C
It's from you, it's for me.
         Gm7/C  C   Gm7/C  C
It's a world - wide symphony

[Chorus]
A              AM7                Bm7      
  I write the songs that make the whole world sing.
E7                               A             A E/G#            
  I write the songs of love and special things.
F#m            F#mM7      F#m7      A/B      B7
   I write the songs that make the young girls cry,
Bm7/E                                  A  F#
     I write the songs, I write the songs.
B              BM7                C#m7      
  I write the songs that make the whole world sing.
F#7                               B            B F#/A#
  I write the songs of love and special things.
G#m            G#mM7      G#m7      B/C#      C#7
   I write the songs that make the young girls cry,
C#m7/F#                                G#m G#mM7 G#m7 B/C# C#7
      I write the songs, I write the songs.
     C#m7/F#                  B  BM7  C#m7  E7  B 
I am music and I write the songs.             (fade out)

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