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Yesterday Chords

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The song is made up of nice simple riffs
I've written riffs in bars because timing is important and i've written the beats 
at the top of the bars.
Keep playing the chord and count out the beats until it changes

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

The song is actually played in F major (capo 5) but it sounds fine without a capo

Chords:
C   : x32010
Bm7 : x20202
E7  : 020130
Am  : x02210
G   : 320033
F   : 133211
D7  : xx0212
E   : 022100
D6m : xx0201
G7  : 320001

Riff 1:
Played in the verses
  1  2  3  4   1  2  3  4
| C          | Bm7   E7   |
| Am       G | F     G*   | *See below
| C          | Am    D7   |
| F     C    |


Riff 2:
Played in the chorus
  1  2  3  4   1  2  3  4
| E     E7   | Am G  F  Am|
| D6m   G7   | C          |


*You may find the G chord after the F chord in the 4th measure in Riff 1 easier as 
a barre chord (355433)
as it only requires you to slide up 2 frets from the F barre chord

Here shows how the riffs fit in with the words:


Intro:

C (for 2 measures)

Verse 1:
[Play Riff 1 twice]
C         Bm7     E7                  Am       G  F
Yesterday, All my troubles seemed so far away,
         G*                    C
Now it looks as though they're here to stay,
    Am   D7       F    C   
Oh, I believe in yesterday.
C        Bm7      E7             Am         G  F             
Suddenly, I'm not half the man I used to be
         G*              C                         
There's a shadow hanging over me,
    Am    D7        F    C              
Oh, yesterday came suddenly.


Chorus:
[Play Riff 2 twice]
E     E7    Am  G  F                                   
Why   she   had to go,
Am Dm6            G7        C        
I don't know, she wouldn't say.
E   E7   Am    G   F                           
I   said something wrong,
Am    Dm6      G7    C                    
Now I long for yesterday.


Verse 2:
[Play Riff 1 once]
C         Bm7       E7           Am          G F
Yesterday, Love was such an easy game to play,
      G*              C
Now I need a place to hide away,
    Am   D7       F    C
Oh, I believe in yesterday.


Chorus:
[Play Riff 2 twice]
E     E7    Am  G  F                    
Why   she   had to go,
Am Dm6            G7       C        
I don't know, she wouldn't say.
E   E7   Am    G   F                           
I   said something wrong,
Am    Dm6      G7    C                    
Now I long for yesterday.


Verse 3:
[Play Riff 1 once + last two measures repeated]
C         Bm7        E7          Am          G F
Yesterday, Love was such an easy game to play,
      G*              C
Now I need a place to hide away,
    Am   D7       F    C
Oh, I believe in yesterday.
        Am       D7      F     C (let ring)
Humm Hum-mm Humm Humm Humm-mm Humm



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can 0f spam wrote on October 29 2009, 12:18 pm

Sorry guys the new UG chords display messed up the spacing X|

Riff 1 should be:
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
| C | Bm7 E7 |
| Am G | F G* |
| C | Am D7 |
| F C |

Riff 2 should be:
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
| E E7 | Am G F Am|
| D6m G7 | C |

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can 0f spam wrote on October 29 2009, 12:19 pm

and again -_- never mind guys

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