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Blackbird Chords

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BLACKBIRD - LENNON & MCCARTNEY
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the chords seem a little weird but once you get your head round them it's actually
quite a simple and great song to play


G        (3,2,0,0,0,3)
Am7      (x,0,2,0,1,0)
G/B      (x,2,0,0,3,x)
G*       (x,10,12,0,12,x)
C        (x,3,x,0,5,0)
C#dim    (x,4,x,0,5,3)
D        (x,5,x,0,7,x)
D#dim    (x,6,x,0,7,5)
Em       (x,7,x,0,8,x)
Em(maj7) (x,6,x,0,8,x)
Cm       (x,3,x,0,4,x)
A7       (x,0,2,0,2,0)
D7       (x,x,0,2,1,2)
D7sus4   (x,x,0,0,1,x)
F        (x,8,x,0,10,x)
C/E      (x,7,x,0,8,x)
Dm       (x,5,x,0,6,x)
Bb6      (x,1,x,0,3,x)




INTRO:       | G  Am7  G/B | G*          |




             G         Am7            G/B      G*
VERSE 1:     blackbird singing in the dead of night
             C          C#dim   D        D#dim     Em   Em(maj7)
             take these broken wings and learn to fly
             D   C#dim  C  Cm  G/B           A7               D7          G
             all your life,    you were only waiting for this moment to arise



LINK 1:      | C  G/B  A7  | D7sus4  G   |




             G         Am7            G/B      G* 
VERSE 2:     blackbird singing in the dead of night
             C          C#dim    D      D#dim     Em   Em(maj7)
             take these sunken eyes and learn to see
             D   C#dim  C  Cm  G/B           A7               D7             G
             all your life,    you were only waiting for this moment to be free



             F   C/E   Dm  C    Bb6  C
BRIDGE 1:    black - bird    fly____
             F   C/E   Dm     Bb6  A7
             black - bird    fly
                       D7sus4              (G)
             into the light of a dark black night



LINK 2:      |(G) Am7  G/B | G*          | C  C#dim  D  D#dim | Em  Em(maj7) |

             | D  C#dim    | C  Cm       | G/B  A7  D7sus4  G |



             F   C/E   Dm  C    Bb6  C
BRIDGE 2:    black - bird    fly____
             F   C/E   Dm  C  Bb6  A7
             black - bird    fly
                       D7sus4              (G)
             into the light of a dark black night



LINK 3:      |(G) Am7  G/B | G*    | G     | G     |

             | G  Am7  G/B | C  G/B  A7  | D7sus4 |



             G         Am7            G/B      G*
VERSE 3:     blackbird singing in the dead of night
             C          C#dim   D        D#dim     Em   Em(maj7)
             take these broken wings and learn to fly
             D   C#dim  C  Cm  G/B           A7               D7          G
             all your life,    you were only waiting for this moment to arise



             C        G/B  A7               D7sus4     G
CODA:        you were only waiting for this moment to arise
             C        G/B  A7               D7sus4     G
             you were only waiting for this moment to arise



-rigs-
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aron444 wrote on April 26 2005, 12:00 am

Come on man. You gotta pick this tune ah.

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ste_rigs wrote on May 23 2007, 08:41 am

the chords are a base - not everyone finds it easy to pick. it took me a while. i used these chords as a root to learning to pick the song and it helped me loads. Appreciated, chords and this song don't really go together but i reckon they help for beginners.

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