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Killing Me Softly

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By: Roberta Flack[1]


Chorus
Em Am
Strumming my pain with his fingers
D7 G
Singing my life with his words
Em A
Killing me softly with his song
D C
Killing me softly with his song
G C
Telling my whole life with his words
Am7 Am7 E E
Killing me softly with his song
 
Am7 D G C
I heard he sang a good song, I heard he had a style
Am7 D Em Em
And so I came to see him and listen for a while
Am7 D7 G B7
And there he was this young boy, a stranger to my eyes
 
Chorus
 
Am7 D G C
I felt all flushed with fever, embarrassed by the crowd
Am7 D Em Em
I felt he found my letters, and read each one out loud
Am7 D7 G B7
I prayed that he would finish, but he just kept right on
 
Chorus
 
Am7 D G C
He sang as if he knew me, in all my dark despair
Am7 D Em Em
And then he looked right through me, as if I wasn't there
Am7 D7 G B7
And he just kept on singing, singing clear and strong
 
Chorus

Created 2009 Sep 14 09:04

This is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.

Page last modified on 2010 Nov 21 03:33

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