Roy Orbison – Oh Pretty Woman

Guitar chords and lyrics of Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison
Published 1964
Original key A

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.            A                            F#m
Pretty woman, walking down the street,
.            A                                F#m                              D
pretty woman, the kind I’d like to meet, pretty woman.
.              E
I don’t believe you, you’re not the truth,
.                                                     E7
no one could look as good as you.


.              A                             F#m
Pretty woman, won’t you pardon me,
.            A                              F#m
pretty woman, I couldn’t help but see,
.            D                                     E
pretty woman, that you look lovely as can be,
.                                          E7
are you lonely just like me.


Dm                      G                    C                        Am
Pretty woman, stop a while, pretty woman, talk a while,
Dm                     G                              C
pretty woman give your smile to me.
Dm                      G                          C                       Am
Pretty woman, yeah yeah yeah, pretty woman look my way,
Dm                     G                                C        A
pretty woman say you’ll stay with me.

.              F#m          Dm                  E
‘Cause I need you, I’ll treat you right.
A                        F#m Dm             E           E7
Come with me baby, be mine tonight.

.            A                     F#m
Pretty woman, don’t walk on by,
.            A                      F#m
pretty woman, don’t make me cry,
.            D                        E                    E7
pretty woman. Don’t walk away, hey.
E           E                                          E7
OK. If that’s the way it must be, OK.
.                   E
I guess I’ll go on home, it’s late,
.                                                         E7
there’ll be tomorrow night, but wait !
.                   E     E7    E    E7
What do I see ?

.           E             E7          E E7 E E7
Is she walking back to me,
E E7            E           E7            E E7 E E7
Yes, she’s walking back to me.
E E7 E   E7            A
Oh, woh, pretty woman.