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"LYIN' EYES" by The Eagles eagles.com
From the 1975 album One of These Nights
Words and music by Don Henley and Glenn Frey 1975
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net

        G               Gmaj7            C
        City girls just seem to find out early
        Am          Am7               D
        How to open doors with just a smile
          G             Gmaj7             C
        A rich old man, she won't have to worry
               Am              D              G
        She'll dress up all in lace and go in style

            Late at night a big old house gets lonely
            I guess every form of refuge has its price
            And it breaks her heart to think her love is only
            Given to a man with hands as cold as ice

                So she tells him she must go out for the evening
                To comfort an old friend who's feelin' down
                But he knows where she's goin' as she's leavin'
                She is headed for the cheatin' side of town

          G  D            G
You can't hide your Lyin' Eyes
         Em Bm              Am   D
And your smile is a thin disguise
             G Gmaj7      C  A
I thought by now you'd realize
      Am              D              G
There ain't no way to hide your lyin eyes

        On the other side of town a boy is waiting
        With fiery eyes and dreams no one could steal
        She drives on through the night anticipating
        'Cause he makes her feel the way she used to feel

            She rushes to his arms; they fall together
            She whispers that it's only for awhile
            She swears that soon she'll be comin' back forever
            She pulls away and leaves him with a smile

                She gets up and pours herself a strong one
                And stares out at the stars up in the sky
                Another night, it's gonna be a long one
                She draws the shade and hangs her head to cry

        She wonders how it ever got this crazy
        She thinks about a boy she knew in school
        Did she get tired or did she just get lazy
        She's so far gone she feels just like a fool

            My oh my, you sure know how to arrange things
            You set it up so well, so carefully
            Ain't it funny how your new life didn't change things
            You're still the same old girl you used to be

Transcribed 2018-03-30 by T-rev
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