20 Miles – Ray Brown – chords and words

Twenty Miles – Ray Brown and the Whispers
Ray Brown & The Whispers burst onto the Australian charts in January 1965 with their debut single, a revival of “20 Miles”
(also recorded by Chubby Checker – #15 in 1963.)

Intro:
|A    D    |A        D             |
Twenty

A                  D                     A                     D
miles from my house to your house.          Twenty
A                       D                        A                    D
miles and I’m walking all the way.                 Twenty
A                   D                          A                     F#m
miles when you’re in love is nothing,                  and I
B7                    E7                A
got to see my baby every day. I walk a-

Chorus:
E7                                                                   A
-long,         (whistle)                        sing a song.   (whistle)            Twenty
D                                  A     C#7 F#m
miles is a long long way  ay    ay  and I
B7                    E7                A
got to see my baby every day.

|A       D        |A       D           |
Lots of
A             D                 A                       D
girls live near by to my house.              Pretty
A                     D             A           D
girls walking past my way all day. Lots of
A              D                     A              F#m
girls, but I don’t even see ‘em,        ‘cause the
B7                      E7                      A
girl I love lives twenty miles away.
Repeat chorus + A D A D

Repeat chorus +
D                                                A        C#7  F#m
Twenty miles is a long long way  – ay  –  ay and I
B7                    E7               A
got to see my baby every day.
D           A       C#7     F#m
Twenty miles
D       A        C#7       F#m
Twenty miles                and I
B7                    E7                A
got to see my baby every day.

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