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Make It Easy On Yourself Lyrics

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"Make It Easy On Yourself" is track #11 on the album Now. It was written by David, Hal / Bacharach, Burt.
"Make It Easy On Yourself" is track #11 on the album Now. It was written by David, Hal / Bacharach, Burt.

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Make It Easy On Yourself
Dionne Warwick
(Burt Bacharach - Hal David)

[Note: This arrangement is from the Walker Brothers' 1965 hit. Yes, I know
that Jerry Butler and Dionne Warwick both recorded it earlier...]

Intro:

(strings):

C#m7 F#m7 Dmaj7 Bm7/E
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Dmaj7 Bm7 E7 Amaj7 B13 B7 1
Oh, breaking up is so very hard to do [797897] [79780x]

Verse 1:

E C#m
If you really love him
E C#m C#
And there's nothing I can do
E E+
Don't try to spare my feelings
C#m7 Bm7/E
Just tell me that we're through

Chorus 1:

Bm7 Bm7/E C#m7 F#m7
And make it easy on yourself
Dmaj7 Bm7/E C#m7 F#m7
Make it easy on yourself
Dmaj7 Bm7 E7 Amaj7
'Cause breaking up is so very hard to do

[1: B13 B7 2: Bm7/E 3: to coda 4: to string tag]

Verse 2:

And if the way I hold him
Can't compare to his caress
No words of consolation
Will make me miss you less

Chorus 2:

My darling, if this is goodbye
I just know I'm gonna cry
So run to him
Before you start crying too

[repeat chorus 1]

Coda:

(Amaj7) C#m7 Dmaj7 C#m7/E Amaj7 Bm7/E
Oh, baby, it's so hard to do

[repeat chorus 1; ritard. on final line]

String tag:

Amaj7 Bm7/E Amaj7
/ / / / / / / / / / / / /

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

Songwriters
DAVID, HAL / BACHARACH, BURT

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