Smokie Songs Lyrics And Chords
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Smokie Songs Lyrics And Chords For The Acoustic Guitar

Here on my Smokie songs lyrics and chords page are several great Smokie tunes you can easily learn on the acoustic.

There are demos, free pdf chords and lyrics sheets below as well as some rhythm tips on playing and if you need more help, a full tutorial lesson is available for a small fee.

The Best Of Smokie Songs Lyrics and Chords

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A Few More Dollars
If You Think You Know How To Love Me
Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone
Living Next Door To Alice - Mexican Girl
Oh Carol

1. A Few Dollars More

In early 1978 Smokie released their very first single from their album entitled "The Montreux Album". Later in the fall the album came out. The song was a top 5 in Germany, Norway and Switzerland. 

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down up stop up down up stop up and repeat
  • Picking = yes a little
  • Chords = G, Am, C, D
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2. If You Think You Know How To Love Me

This was a giant song for Smokie in 1975 reaching the top 10 in several European countries when it was released. 

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = a little arpeggio with some up down up down up rhythm and eventually just root up down up down up down up
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = G, Am, D, C
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3. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone

Another huge song by Smokie in 1977 but this one hit #1 in several European countries and was a top 10 in several others.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes a little
  • Chords = G, D, A, Bm, Em
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4. Living Next Door To Alice

Even though this song was written by two members of the Smokie band, the song was recorded by an Australian duo in 1972 first. Later in 1976 the band decided to record it and became a huge #1 in Europe and even peaked at #5 in the US.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret = original key
  • Rhythm = use arpeggio until you get into it then a root up down up down up will work
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = G, C, D
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5. Mexican Girl

This song was the final single from "The Montreux Album" and reached the top 20 in most European countries and hit #1 in Germany.  The Smokie Mexican Girl chords are below.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 3rd
  • Rhythm = up stroke with some arpeggio ... root down up down up root up down up -- using a quick shuffle on the first part of the chord in the chorus
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, G, A7, D7
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6. Oh Carol

Another release from 1978 that reached the top 10 in several European countries.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, D, D7, C
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