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God Only Knows chords

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GOD ONLY KNOWS
by The Beach Boys
*from 'Pet Sounds' (1966)*

(modified from Andrew Roger's original tab)

CAPO 2nd FRET
Original Key: D


[Intro]

G  D/F#, G  D/F#, G  D/F#  Em7


[Interlude]

    G/D    A/G# A#/F
e|-----------------|
B|--0---0--2----3--|
G|--0---0--2----3--|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|


[Verse 1]

C/G        Am6
 I may not always love you,
Em    Em7           Em6
  But long as there are stars above you;
D/A        A#dim
 You never need to doubt it,
D/A               G#m7b5
 I'll make you so sure about it.


[Chorus 1]

G         D/F#                   Em7    (D)
 God only knows what I'd be with-out you.


[Interlude]

    G/D    A/G# A#/F
e|-----------------|
B|--0---0--2----3--|
G|--0---0--2----3--|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|


[Verse 2]

C/G            Am6
 If you should ever leave me;
Em      Em7              Em6
 Though life would still go on, believe me.
D                     A#dim
 The world could show nothing to me,
D                   G#m7b5
 So what good would living do me?


[Chorus 2]

G         D/F#                   Em7
 God only knows what I'd be with-out you.


[Break]

(*Winds/Keyboard, arranged for Guitar):

e|-----9----5--9---|--7---6-----------------|
B|--5--10---5--10--|--8---5--8--6--5--3-----|
G|--6--------------|------------9--7--6--4--|
D|-----------------|------------------------|
A|-----------------|------------------------|
E|-----------------|------------------------| (x2)


[Interlude]

F/C  Dm6, Am/E  Am7  D/C
G/D  D#dim, G/D  C#m7b5


[Chorus 3]

C             G/B                    Am7
 And God only knows what I'd be with-out you.


[Verse 3]

C/G            Am6
 If you should ever leave me;
Em      Em7              Em6
 Though life would still go on, believe me.
D                     A#dim
 The world could show nothing to me,
D                   G#m7b5
 So what good would living do me?


[Coda]

G         D/F#                   Em7     D/F#
 God only knows what I'd be with-out you.
G         D/F#                   Em7     D/F#
 God only knows what I'd be with-out you.

(Repeat to Fade)



CHORD DIAGRAMS:
---------------

   G      D/F#     Em7     G/D    A/G#    A#/F     C/G     Am6

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 320003  2x0232  022030  xxx003  xxx22x  xxx33x  332010  x02212

   Em      Em7     Em6     D/A    A#dim  G#m7b5    D       F/C

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 022000  022030  022020  x00232  x12020  4544xx  xx0232  x3321x

   Dm6    Am/E     Am7     D/C    D#dim  C#m7b5    C       G/B

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx0201  001220  x02013  x30232  xx1212  x4545x  x32010  x20033


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2004 (clumsyband@hotmail.com)

            
            
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wolfey89 159 Sep 24, 2006 04:58 PM

It looks good, except the Bbdim chord should be x1232x and the Abm7b5 is actually either an Abdim7 or Bm#6/Ab

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