Passenger – Let Her Go

On March 1, 2014

A very popular song from recent times and the song only uses a few chords

STANDARD TUNING version

[Intro]
C D Em D (3x)
C D Em

[Long intro]
C G
Well you only need the light when its burning low
D Em
Only miss the sun when its starts to snow
C G D(sus4)
Only know you love her when you let her go
C G
Only know you’ve been high when youre feeling low
D Em
Only hate the road when youre missin home
C G D(sus4)
Only know you love her when youve let her go

And you let her go

[Song start-up]
Em C D Bm
Em C D(sus4)

[Verse 1]
Em C
Staring at the bottom of your glass
D Bm
Hoping one day you will make a dream last
Em C D(sus4)
The dreams come slow and goes so fast
Em C
You see her when you close your eyes
D Bm
Maybe one day you will understand why
Em C D(sus4)
Everything you touch all it dies

[Chorus]
C G
But you only need the light when its burning low
D Em
Only miss the sun when its starts to snow
C G D(sus4)
Only know you love her when youve let her go
C G
Only know youve been high when youre feeling low
D Em
Only hate the road when youre missin home
C G D(sus4)
Only know you love her when youve let her go

[Verse 2]
Em C
Staring at the ceiling in the dark
D Bm
Same ol empty feeling in your heart
Em C D(sus4)
Love comes slow and it goes so fast
Em C
Well you see her when you fall asleep
D Bm
But to never to touch and never to keep
Em
Because you loved her too much
C D(sus4)
And you dive too deep

[Chorus]
C G
But you only need the light when its burning low
D Em
Only miss the sun when it starts to snow
C G D(sus4)
Only know you love her when youve let her go
C G
Only know youve been high when youre feeling low
D Em
Only hate the road when youre missin home
C G D(sus4)
Only know your love her when youve let her go
Em
And you let her go
C D
Ooooo ooooo oooooo
Em
And you let her go
C D
Ooooooo ooooo ooooo
Em
And you let her go

C D
Em C D

[Chorus]
C G
Cause you only need the light when its burning low
D Em
Only miss the sun when its starts to snow
C G D(sus4)
Only know you love her when you’ve let her go
C G
Only know youve been high when youre feeling low
D Em
Only hate the road when youre missin home
C G D(sus4)
Only know you love her when youve let her go

[Chorus]
C G
Cause you only need the light when its burning low
D Em
Only miss the sun when it starts to snow
C G D (gentle stroke)
Only know you love her when youve let her go

[Guitar fading out]

Elvis Presley – Hound Dog

On March 1, 2014

Elvis Presley – Hound Dog

Guitar Chords

Who doesn’t know this song?

A
You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog

Cryin’ all the time
D
You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog
A
Cryin’ all the time
E
Well, you ain’t never caught a rabbit
D A
And you ain’t no friend of mine

A
When they said you was high classed

Well, that was just a lie
D
When they said you was high classed,
A
Well, that was just a lie
E
Well, you ain’t never caught a rabbit
D A
And you ain’t no friend of mine

there you go! :)

Monkees – I’m a believer

On March 1, 2014

A simple song using only 4 chords G D C F which repeat throughout the song
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Monkees – I’m a believer
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Tuning: E A D G B E (standard)

Chords:
G: 3 2 0 0 0 3
D: X X 0 2 3 2
C: X 3 2 0 1 0
F: X 0 3 2 1 0

Intro:
 Guitar 1
 e|------1---1---0---0--------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------3---3---1---1--------------------------------------------------------|
 G|--0---0---0---0---0--------------------------------------------------------|
 D|-----------------------------3---------3--------3--------------------------|
 A|----------------------3-h--5-----3-h-5-----3-h--5--------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

When picking the end riff of guitar intro one pick down on both strings for the first for the third pick down then up to account for the smaller gap between the last two notes (listen to the song for exact timing)

Guitar 2 – not necessary unless you are playing as a duo

e|--13---13---12---12---10---------------------------------------------------|
B|--15---15---13---13---12---------------------------------------------------|
G|--12---12---12---12---12---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 1:
G D G
I thought love was only true in fairy tales

G D G
Meant for someone else but not for me.

C G
Love was out to get me

C G
Thats the way it seemed.

C G D Stop.
Disappointment haunted all my dreams.

Chorus:
For the chorus the strumming pattern is simply down, down-up, down (V V^V). so you play
first chord (G) on the first down strum, and hit the C on the final down strum, and

change chords on the upstroke.

During the chorus Guitar two should play the guitar 2 inro riff over each line of the chorus.

G C G
Then I saw her face,

C G C G
now Im a believer

C G C G
Not a trace

C G C G
of doubt in my mind.

C G(one stroke then mute) C(one stroke)
Im in love, ooh

G(one stroke) F(one stroke) (Riff below)
Im a believer! I couldnt leave her if I tried.

e|--------------------------------------|
 B|-----------3---------3-------3~-------|
 G|--3-h--5-----3-h-5-----3-h--5---------|
 D|--------------------------------------| X2

Play this Riff exactly the same as the end of the beggining riff except repeat twice (as indicated).

Verse 2:
G D G
I thought love was more or less a given thing,

G D G
Seems the more I gave the less I got.

C G
Whats the use in tryin?

C G
All you get is pain.

C G D Stop.
When I needed sunshine I got rain.

Chorus:

Solo:
The solo for this song is very simple even for a begginer and sounds great when played
the song’s chords.
G D G G

e|-------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
D|---5--5~--3~--------------3--4--5--5--3--------3--4--5-|-5--3--------3--4---|
A|-------------5--5--5~--5-----------------5--5----------|-------5--5---------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|--------------------| X2

on the second time round the end part is played;

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-V The gap here is smaller-------------------------------------------------|
D|--5-3----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------5--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 3
C G
Love was out to get me

C G
Thats the way it seemed.

C G D Stop.
Disappointment haunted all my dreams.

Chorus:

Ending:
G C G
Yes I saw her face,

C G C G
now Im a believer

C G C G
Not a trace

C G C G
of doubt in my mind.

C G C G
Said Im a believer

C G C G
I’m a believer

C G C G
Said Im a believer (Im a believer)

C G C G
Said Im a believer (Im a believer)

| / slide up
| \ slide down
| H hammer-on
| p pull-off
| ~ vibrato
| + harmonic
| x Mute note

Bob Dylan – Knocking On Heaven’s Dooor

On March 1, 2014

This song will introduce you to four major chords; G D Am C. The song will only use this chords and the tempo of the song is nice and slow which is perfect for learning a new song as a beginner.

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Knockin On Heavens Door – Bob Dylan *

 

Guitar Chords

G D C 4x G D Am Oo – oo – oo oo G D C Oo – oo – oo oo G D Am Oo – oo – oo oo G D C Oo – oo – oo oo G D Am Mama take this badge off of me G D C I can’t use it any-more G D Am It’s getting dark, too dark for me to see G D C I feel I’m knockin on heaven’s door G D Am Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door G D C Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door G D Am Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door G D C Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door G D Am Mama put my guns in the ground G D C I can’t shoot them any-more G D Am That long black cloud is comin’ down G D C I feel I’m knockin’ on heaven’s door G D Am Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door G D C Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door G D Am Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door G D C Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door G D Am Oo – oo – oo oo . . . * Alternates: Capo II G = F D = C Am = Gm C = Bb Capo III G = E D = B Am = F#m C = A Set8

The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army

On February 28, 2014

The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army

Standard tuning
(listen for correct timing)

Main tune
 Verse
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 |------------------|
 |------------------|
 |------------------|
 |-7--7-10-7-5-3--2-|
 |------------------| X 12
Post Chorus
 |---------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------|
 |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
 |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
 |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
Chorus (2x)
 |------------------|
 |------------------|
 |-9--9-12-9-7-5--4-|
 |-9--9-12-9-7-5--4-|
 |-7--7-10-7-5-3--2-|
 |------------------|

|---------------------|
|---------------------|
|-9--9-12-9-7-5-7-5-4-|
|-9--9-12-9-7-5-7-5-4-|
|-7--7-10-7-5-3-5-3-2-|
|---------------------|

Post Chorus x1

Verse

Post Chorus x1

Chorus (played with solo)

Solo

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|-9~-------12~-11~----9--9-12-9-7-12-14-12-11~-|
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|-9--9-12-9-7-12~-11~----9--9-12-9-7-12-14-12-11~-|
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|-12--12-15-12-10-15~-14~----12--12-15-12-10-15-17-15-14-|
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|-12--12-15-12-10-15^-14~----12--12-14-12-12-14-12--------|
|--------------------------------------------------13-12~-|
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Post Chorus x1

Verse

Post Chorus x1

Chorus

End on

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|-9-----1-|
|-9-----2-|
|-7-----2-|
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