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The other 2 are not actually all the right chords or lyrics. Ver. 1 is very basic, but incomplete (as is Ver. 2), and Ver. 2 tried to get most of the right chords, but put them in wrong places. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams (Bryan Adams/Jim Vallance, 1984)
Chorded By: Skidaddy, Esq., G.Q.

4/4 TIME @ 136 BPM (3 Min. 32 Sec. or 3 Min. 36 Sec.) in 'D' & 'F'.

Chords Used:
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              GUITAR            KEYBOARDS
         E  A  D  G  B  e     Bass| Chord
        ------------------    -------------
D     -  x  x  0  2  3  2      D    A-D-F#
A     -  x  0  2  2  2  0      A    A-C#-E
Bm    -  x  2  4  4  3  2      B    B-D-F#
G     -  3  2  0  0  3  3      G    B-D-G
Ds2   -  x  x  0  2  3  0      D    A-D-E
Ds4   -  x  x  0  2  3  3      D    A-D-G
As2   -  x  0  2  2  0  0      A    A-B-E
As4   -  x  0  2  2  3  0      A    A-D-E
F     -  1  3  3  2  1  1      F    A-C-F
Bb    -  x  1  3  3  3  1      Bb   Bb-D-F
C     -  x  3  2  0  1  0      C    G-C-E
Bb/D  -  x  x  0  3  3  1      D    Bb-D-F

INTRO: [10 M] ** KEY = 'D' -
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|D       |D       |D            |D                          |
                        I got my first… real… six-… string,…

|A                   |A                   |D                    |
…   bought… it at the five… and… dime,…       played… it 'til my

|D                  Ds2  |A                    |A                 |
 fin-… gers… bled,…       was the sum-mer of… six-… ty… nine…

VERSE #1: [22 M]
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|D               |D                     |A                   |
     Me and… some guys… from… school…      had a band… and we

|A                    |D                   |D                     |
 tried… real… hard…      Jim-my quit,…  and Jo-dy got… mar-… ried…

|A                       |A                  |Bm             |
… I should-a known…  we'd nev-er get… far…         Oh, when I

|A                   |D                         |G                    |
 look back… now,…       that sum-… mer seemed to last… for-… ev-… er,…

|Bm           |A                    |D                    |G                   |
    and… if… I had… the choice,…        yeah,… I'd al-ways wan-… na… be… there…

|Bm                 |A                  |Ds2   D  Ds4 |… D Ds2 D |
…   Those… were… the best… days… of… my… life…

|As2  A  As4 |… A As2 A |

VERSE #2: [22 M]
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|D                |D                     |A                 |A              |
    Ain't… no… use in… com-plain-… in'…      when you got… a job… to… do…

|D                         |D                    |A                   |
   Spent my eve-nin's… down… at… the drive-… in,…    and that's when…

|A              |Bm                  |A                  |
 I… met… you…       Stand-in' on your ma-ma's… porch,…

|D                        |G                   |Bm                  |
   you told… me that you'd wait… for-… ev-… er…    Oh,… and when you

|A                  |D                    |G                 |
 held… my hand,…       I knew… that it was now… or… nev-… er…

|Bm                 |A                  |Ds2   D  Ds4 |… D Ds2  D    |
…   Those… were… the best… days… of… my… life…              Oh,… yeah…

|As2  A  As4 |…     A      As2     A  |
               Back in the sum-mer of…

CHORUS #1: [4 M]
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|Ds2      D     Ds4 |… D Ds2 D |As2  A  As4 |… A As2 A |
 six-… ty nine…                 Oh…

BRIDGE: [8 M] ** KEY = 'F' -
------

|F                |Bb                       |C                          |
    Man,… we were… kil-lin'… time,… we were… young… and rest-… less,… we

|Bb/D                 |F            |Bb                          |
 need-ed… to… un-wind…      I guess… noth-in' can last… for-… ev-…

|C                 |C            |
…-er,…    for-… ev-… er,…   no…

INTERLUDE: [8 M] ** KEY = 'D' -
---------

|Ds2  D  Ds4 |… D Ds2 D    |As2  A  As4 |… A As2 A |Ds2  D  Ds4 |… D Ds2 D |
                      Yeah…

|As2  A  As4 |… A As2 A |

VERSE #3: [22 M]
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|Ds2 D       Ds4  |…      D    Ds2     D   |As2    A         As4         |
     And… now… the times… are… chang-… in'…   look at ev-'ry-thing that's

|…     A    As2  A |Ds2 D           Ds4   |…         D    Ds2   D      |
 come… and… gone…        Some-times when I play that old… six-… string…

|As2      A           As4    |…     A     As2   A |Bm                  |
  I think a-bout you, won-der what… went… wrong…      Stand-in' on your

|A                  |D                       |G                   |
 ma-ma's… porch,…      you told… me that it'd last… for-… ev-… er…

|Bm                  |A                  |D                    |
    Oh,… and when you held… my hand,…       I knew… that it was

|G                 |Bm                 |A                  |Ds2   D  Ds4 |
 now… or… nev-… er…    Those… were… the best… days… of… my… life…

|… D Ds2  D    |As2  A  As4 |…     A      As2     A  |
      Oh,… yeah…              Back in the sum-mer of…

CHORUS #2: [24 or 26 M] 'CODA' (Since the Orig. fades out, you can end it on
---------                       the last 'A', or come back around to the 'D'.)

|Ds2      D     Ds4 |… D Ds2  D   |As2  A  As4 |…   A       As2     A  |
 six-… ty nine…           Uh,… huh…              It was the sum-mer of…

|Ds2      D     Ds4 |… D Ds2  D    |As2  A  As4 |…      A    As2   A  |
 six-… ty nine…           Oh,… yeah…             Me and my ba-… by in…

|Ds2      D     Ds4 |… D Ds2 D |As2  A  As4 |… A As2 A  |
 six-… ty nine…                 Oh…                  Oh…

|Ds2  D  Ds4 |… D Ds2 D      |As2      A  As4 |…       A     As2     A  |
 …                 It was the sum-mer,…        sum-mer,… the sum-mer of…

|Ds2      D     Ds4 |… D Ds2 D |As2   A  As4 |… A As4 A |
 six-… ty nine…                  Hey…

|Ds2  D  Ds4 |… D Ds2 D |A       |A       |D       |D       |


            
            
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