I Just Walked Away
Tony Joe White
I Just Walked Away:Tony Joe White. WARNER BROS. Records in 1971. #1. G C I walked out of your apartment, I left you D G sleeping on your bed. D G F C I wanted to look back over my shoulder, but G I did not turn my head. #2. G C We had a good arrangement, yes, we did. G But now I felt the need to move. D Gbm G Em But things had not worked out like I planned, D C G cause I've become attached to you. CHORUS: D G D Em7 There was no way to tell you, baby, all the D Em things I had to say..so, I just walked away. INTERLUDE: Am Em D Em D #3. G C D C Mistin' rain had started falling, the kind Gbm G D that chills you to the bone. G D F C And I had a soulful feeling, but it did not G stay too long. C Oh, I knew I had it coming, but I believe it'd G come and gone. D G Em D And this lonesome feeling inside me, makes me C G know I stayed too long. CHORUS: D G D Em7 There was no way to tell you, baby, all the D Em things I had to say..so, I just walked away. INTERLUDE: Em Bb Em A Em #4. Em D Em D Em I left you baby, ooooo, I hated to go, but I just could not explain the way I felt about it. Am Em Oooo, baby, ooo, I left you, I hated to leave you D Em sleeping on your bed, when you needed me most. Am Em Ooo, I left you. #5. B Em A mistin' rain was falling, the kind that chills Am Em you when you need somebody to lay beside you. E Em And that's the time that I picked to leave you and I hated to go. Em But it just couldn't tell you the way I felt about the situation. OUTRO: Em A Oooo, ooo, baby, I wanted so bad to find some way Em of just coming out and telling you that I did not want to love you so much. Em7 Em Oh, but I just couldn't, so I just walked away. A seventies smash from Kraziekhat.