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The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night (1964)

1. A Hard Day's Night (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  G7sus4 nc

            G    C     G                   F6             G
It's been a Hard Day's Night and I've been working like a dog.
            /    C     G                  F6              G
It's been a Hard Day's Night. I should be sleeping like a log.
           C                          D7
But when I get home to you I find the things that you do,
             G    C7 G
Will make me feel al-right.

           /    C   G              F6               G
You know I work all day to get you money to buy you things.
          /               C        G                F6           G
And it's worth it just to hear you say you're gonna give me ev'rything.
         C                               D7
So why I love to come home 'cause when I get you alone,
              G    C7 G
You know I'll feel O.-K.

         Bm     Em                     Bm       /
When I’m home,  ev'rything seems to be right.
         G      Em                     C6     D7
When I'm home,  feeling you holding me tight, tight, yeah.

            G    C     G                   F6             G
It's been a Hard Day's Night and I've been working like a dog.
            /    C     G                  F6              G
It's been a Hard Day's Night. I should be sleeping like a log.
           C                          D7
But when I get home to you I find the things that you do,
             G    C7 G
Will make me feel al-right.

Break:   /  C  G    F6    G    /  C  G    F6    G

         C                               D7
So why I love to come home 'cause when I get you alone,
           G    C7 G
You know I feel O.-K.

         Bm     Em                     Bm       /
When I’m home,  ev'rything seems to be right.
         G      Em                     C6     D7
When I'm home,  feeling you holding me tight, tight, yeah.

            G    C     G                   F6             G
It's been a Hard Day's Night and I've been working like a dog.
            /    C     G                  F6              G
It's been a Hard Day's Night. I should be sleeping like a log.
           C                          D7
But when I get home to you I find the things that you do,
             G    C7 G
Will make me feel al-right.
                C7 G                        C7 F6
You know I feel al-right.   You know I feel al-right.

Outtro:  Repeat and fade    
                             F6



2. I Should Have Known Better (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  G   D7   G   D7   G   D7   G   D7

G    D7   G   D7                G             D7         G     D7
I - - - - - - should have known better with a girl like  you,
             G         D7             Em
That I would love everything that you do.
      C             D7         G    D7    G    D7
And I do, hey, hey, hey, and I do.             Whoa, whoa.

G    D7   G   D7       G            D7         G     D7
I - - - - - - never realized what a kiss could be,
           G    D7        Em
This could only happen to me,
          C              B7
Can't you see, can't you see?

Em             C               G         B7
   That when I tell you that I love you, oh.
Em              C               G
   You're gonna say you love me too - oo - oo - oo – oo. Oh-o.
C             D             G        Em
   And when I ask you to be mine.           
C            D7              G   D7   G   D7
You're gonna say you love me too.         So - o - o,

G    D7   G   D7             G              D7       G     D7
I - - - - - - should have realized a lot of things before,
           G                 D7      Em
If this is love you've gotta give me more.
        C               D7           G    D7    G    D7
Give me more, hey, hey, hey, give me more.

Break:  G   D7   G   D7   G   D7   G   D7

        G   D7   Em      C      D7      G   D7   G   D7
                                                     Whoa, woh.

G    D7   G   D7       G            D7         G     D7
I - - - - - - never realized what a kiss could be,
           G    D7        Em
This could only happen to me,
          C              B7
Can't you see, can't you see?

Em             C               G         B7
   That when I tell you that I love you, oh.
Em              C               G
   You're gonna say you love me too - oo - oo - oo – oo. Oh-o.
C             D             G        Em
   And when I ask you to be mine.           
C            D7              G    D7    G
You're gonna say you love me too.
    D7      G    D7    G     D7      G    D7    G     D7      G
You love me too,         you love me too,         you love me too.



3. If I Fell (Lennon/McCartney)

     Ebm                              D
If I fell in love with you, would you promise to be true,
    Db      Bbm                     Ebm
And help me understand. 'Cause I've been in love before,
      D                              Em7          A7
And I found that love was more, than just holding hands.

     D    Em F#m      Em7    A7                    D Em F#m
If I give my heart to you. I must be sure from the very start,
     Em7        A7                D     Gm  A7
That you, would love me more than her.

     D     Em F#m      Em7           A7                 D    Em  F#m
If I trust in you. Oh, please, don't run and hide. If I love you too,
    Em7           A7                 D7
Oh, please, don't hurt my pride like her.
         Am7            D7  G
'Cause I couldn't stand the pain,
    Gm                           D           A7
And I,   would be sad if our new love was in vain.

     D    Em     F#m       Em7     A7                D   Em7  F#m
So I hope you'll see, that I would love to love you. And that she
     Em7       A7                D7
Will cry, when she learns we are two.

         Am7            D7  G
'Cause I couldn't stand the pain,
    Gm                           D           A7
And I,   would be sad if our new love was in vain.

     D    Em     F#m       Em7     A7                D   Em7  F#m
So I hope you'll see, that I would love to love you. And that she
     Em7       A7                D
Will cry, when she learns we are two.
     Gm      C         D     Gm     D
If I fell in love with you.



4. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  C#m    F#m  G#7  C#m    F#m  G#7

            C#m                            F#m      G#7
Before this dance is through, I think I'll love you too.
       A              B7         E    B
I'm so happy when you dance with me.

        E             Gdim(2)   F#m7  B7
I don't wanna kiss or hold your hand.
        E             Gdim  F#m7  B7
If it's funny try and understand.
         A                              E   C#m7
There is really nothing else I'd rather do
           A             B7         E    B
'Cause I'm happy just to dance with you.

        E              Gdim     F#m7  B7
I don't need to hug or hold you tight,
       E                Gdim    F#m7  B7
I just wanna dance with you all night.
        A                                    E   C#m7
In this world there's nothing I would rather do,
           A             B7         E
'Cause I'm happy just to dance with you.

        C#m              F#m   G#7      C#m          F#m   G#7
Just to dance with you.              Is everything I need.
                                                    (Oh,   oh.)
            C#m                            F#m      G#7 
Before this dance is through, I think I'll love you too,
       A              B7         E    B
I'm so happy when you dance with me.

       E             Gdim    F#m7  B7
If somebody tries to take my place,
         E                  Gdim    F#m7  B7
Let's pretend we just can't see his face.
        A                                    E   C#m7
In this world there's nothing I would rather do,
           A             B7         E
'Cause I'm happy just to dance with you.

        C#m              F#m   G#7      C#m          F#m   G#7
Just to dance with you.              Is everything I need.
                        (Oh,   oh.)                 (Oh,   oh.)
            C#m                            F#m      G#7 
Before this dance is through, I think I'll love you too,
       A              B7         E    B
I'm so happy when you dance with me.

       E             Gdim    F#m7  B7
If somebody tries to take my place,
         E                  Gdim    F#m7  B7
Let's pretend we just can't see his face.
        A                                    E   C#m7
In this world there's nothing I would rather do,
        A              B7        C#m       F#m   G#m
I've discovered I'm in love with you.     (Oh,   oh.)
           A             B7         C#m     F#m   G#m   A    B7   E6
'Cause I'm happy just to dance with you.    Oh,   oh.   Oh,  oh.  Oh!



5. And I Love Her (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  F#m7   /   E6   /

F#m          C#m           F#m            C#m
  I give her all my love.    That's all I do.
F#m          C#m           A               B7           E       /
  And if you saw my love.   You'd love her too.       I love her.

F#m            C#m         F#m            C#m
  She gives me ev'rything.    And ten-der-ly.
F#m           C#m           A               B7          E       /
  The kiss my lover brings.   She brings to me.   And I love her.

C#m             B        C#m           G#m
    A love like ours,      could never die.
C#m          G#m            B7
  As long as I     have you near me.

F#m              C#m                F#m           C#m
  Bright are the stars that shine.    Dark is the sky.
F#m           C#m            A            B7           E       /
  I know this love of mine.    Will never die.   And I love her.

Guitar Solo:  Gm   Dm   Gm   Dm   Gm   Dm   Bb   C7   F   /

Gm               Dm                 Gm            Dm
  Bright are the stars that shine.    Dark is the sky.
Gm            Dm              Bb           C7           F       /
  I know this love of mine.     Will never die.   And I love her.

Outtro:  Gm    /    F    /    Gm    /    D



6. Tell Me Why (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  E7  A7    E7  A7    E7  A7    E7  A7

        D     Bm            Em7             A7     Em7 A7 D   Bm Em7
Tell me why - -  you cried,     and why you lied - -   to me.
        D     Bm            Em7             A7     Em7 A7 D   Em7 A7
Tell me why - -  you cried,     and why you lied - -   to me.

       D                     Bm           Em7                   A7
Well I gave you everything I had, but you left me sitting on my own.
        D                      Bm         Em7                    A7
Did you have to treat me oh so bad, all I do is hang my head and moan.

        D     Bm            Em7             A7     Em7 A7 D   Bm Em7
Tell me why - -  you cried,     and why you lied - -   to me.
        D     Bm            Em7             A7     Em7 A7 D   Em7 A7
Tell me why - -  you cried,     and why you lied - -   to me.

        D                           Bm            Em7                A7
If it's something that I've said or done, tell me what and I'll apologize.
       D                       Bm          Em7                    A7
If you don't I really can't go on, holding back these tears in my eyes.

        D     Bm            Em7             A7     Em7 A7 D   Bm Em7
Tell me why - -  you cried,     and why you lied - -   to me.
        D     Bm            Em7             A7     Em7 A7 D   D7
Tell me why - -  you cried,     and why you lied - -   to me.

       G7                   /                A7                /
Well I beg you on my bended knees, if you'll only listen to my pleas.
         Bm
Is there anything I can do,
         E                         A7    Em7  A7   D   Bm  Em7  A7
'Cause I really can't stand it I'm so in love with you.

        D     Bm            Em7             A7     Em7 A7 D   Bm Em7
Tell me why - -  you cried,     and why you lied - -   to me.
        D     Bm            Em7             A7     Em7 A7 Bm   Bb   A7   D
Tell me why - -  you cried,     and why you lied - -   to me.



7. Can't Buy Me Love (Lennon/McCartney)

             Em     Am    Em     Am               Dm7    G7
Can't buy me love,        love.      Can't buy me love.

     C                 /                     /                /
I'll buy you a diamond ring my friend, if it makes you feel alright.
     F7         /                      C                /
I'll get you anything my friend, if it makes you feel alright.
       G                F7 nc             F7                 C
‘Cause I don't care too   much for money, money can't buy me love.

     C                 /                   /               /
I'll give you all I've got to give, if you say you love me too.
  F7             /                          C                /
I may not have a lot to give, but what I've got I'll give to you.
G                F7 nc             F7                 C
I don't care too   much for money, money can't buy me love.

             Em     Am     C                /
Can't buy me love,         ev'rybody tells me so.
             Em     Am     Dm7         G7
Can't buy me love,         no, no, no, no.

C                     /                 /            /
Say you don't need no diamond rings and I'll be satisfied.
F7                        /                   C                /
Tell me that you want the kind of things that money just can't buy.
G                F7 nc             F7                 C
I don't care too   much for money, money can't buy me love.

Break:  C   /   /   /   F7   /   C   /   G   F7   /   C

               Em     Am     C                /
        Buy me love,         ev'rybody tells me so.
             Em     Am     Dm7         G7
Can't buy me love,         no, no, no, no.

C                     /                 /            /
Say you don't need no diamond rings and I'll be satisfied.
F7                        /                   C                /
Tell me that you want the kind of things that money just can't buy.
G                F7 nc             F7                 C
I don't care too   much for money, money can't buy me love.

             Em     Am    Em     Am               Dm7    G13    C
Can't buy me love,        love.      Can't buy me love.



8. Any Time At All (Lennon/McCartney)

            Bm       D                A        /             Bm
Any time at all.          Any time at all.       Any time at all,
                        G          A7      D    /    /
All you've got to do is call,  and I'll be there.

D                 F#m          Bm                   Gm/Bb  
  If you need somebody to love.   Just look into my eyes.
D/A              A7            D
I'll be there to make you feel right.
                  F#m           Bm                 Gm/Bb
If you're feeling sorry and sad,   I'd really sympathize.
D/A                    A7        D        nc
Don't you be sad, just call me tonight.

            Bm       D                A        /             Bm
Any time at all.          Any time at all.       Any time at all,
                        G          A7      D    /    /
All you've got to do is call,  and I'll be there.

D                F#m         Bm                     Gm/Bb  
  If the sun has faded away.    I'll try to make it shine.
D/A              A7       D
There is nothing I  won't do.
                F#m                Bm                   Gm/Bb
When you need a shoulder to cry on,   I hope it will be mine.       
D/A                   A7           D        nc
Call me tonight,  and I'll come to you.

            Bm       D                A        /             Bm
Any time at all.          Any time at all.       Any time at all,
                        G          A7      D    /    /
All you've got to do is call,  and I'll be there.

Instrumental:  A7 Bm7 A7   G Bm7 A7   G   A7   G      A7      D    nc

            Bm       D                A        /             Bm
Any time at all.          Any time at all.       Any time at all,
                        G          A7      D    /    /           G
All you've got to do is call,  and I'll be there.    Any time at all,
                        A                  D       A D
All you've got to do is call,  and I'll be there.



9. I'll Cry Instead (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  G   C   G

C        G     C         G     C     G   C   G   C
I've got every reason on earth to be mad,
       G      C        G    C      D
'Cause I just lost the only girl I had.
   C7
If I could get my way, I'd get myself locked up today.
      G              D7    G    C    G
But I can't, so I'll cry instead.

C          G          C               G      C       G   C   G   C
I've got a chip on my shoulder that's bigger than my feet.
G       C       G      C      D
I can't talk to people that I meet.
   C7
If I could see you now, I'd try to make you sad somehow.
      G              D7    G    C    G
But I can't, so I'll cry instead.

            Bm
Don't wanna cry when there's people there.
      A
I get shy when they start to stare.
    D                                Em              A7        D7
I'm gonna hide myself away, hey. But I'll come back again some day.

           G      C      G    C       G    C    G    C
And when I do you better hide all the girls.
G         C           G          C         D
I'm gonna break their hearts all round the world.
    C7                               nc
Yes I'm gonna break 'em in two, and show you what your lovin' man can do.
      G         D7    G    C    G
Until then I'll cry instead.

            Bm
Don't wanna cry when there's people there.
      A
I get shy when they start to stare.
    D                                Em              A7        D7
I'm gonna hide myself away, hey. But I'll come back again some day.

           G      C      G    C       G    C    G    C
And when I do you better hide all the girls.
G                C           G          C         D
'Cause I'm gonna break their hearts all round the world.
    C7                               nc
Yes I'm gonna break 'em in two, and show you what your lovin' man can do.
         G         D7    G     C    G nc
But till then I'll cry instead.



10. Things We Said Today (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  Am

Am      Em7      Am   Em7  Am   Em7     Am   Em7
You say you will love me,  if I have to go.
Am        Em7      Am  Em7  Am      Em7    Am
You'll be thinking of  me,  somehow I will know.
C                C7      F                      Bb
Someday when I'm lonely, wishing you weren't so far away.
Am     Em7    Am Em7  Am        Em7    Am
Then I will remember, things we said today.

Am      Em7       Am   Em7   Am       Em7    Am   Em7
You say you'll be mine girl, till the end of time.
Am         Em7    Am   Em7   Am       Em7     Am
These days such a kind girl, seems so hard to find.
C                  C7        F                   Bb
Someday when we're dreaming, deep in love, not a lot to say.
Am      Em7    Am Em7  Am        Em7    A
Then we will remember, things we said today.
 
                 D7          B7               E7               A
Me, I'm just the lucky kind, love to hear you say that love is love,
              D7            B7              Bb
And though we may be blind, love is here to stay and that's,

 Am       Em7      Am   Em7   Am     Em7  Am   Em7
Enough to make you mine girl, be the only one.
Am      Em7     Am   Em7   Am       Em7    Am
Love me all the time girl, we'll go on and on. 
C                  C7        F                   Bb
Someday when we're dreaming, deep in love, not a lot to say.
Am      Em7    Am Em7  Am        Em7    A
Then we will remember, things we said today.

                 D7          B7               E7               A
Me, I'm just the lucky kind, love to hear you say that love is love,
              D7            B7              Bb
And though we may be blind, love is here to stay and that's,

 Am       Em7      Am   Em7   Am     Em7  Am   Em7
Enough to make you mine girl, be the only one.
Am      Em7     Am   Em7   Am       Em7    Am
Love me all the time girl, we'll go on and on. 
C                  C7        F                   Bb
Someday when we're dreaming, deep in love, not a lot to say.
Am      Em7    Am Em7  Am        Em7    Am
Then we will remember, things we said today.

Outtro:  Repeat and fade    
                            Am



11. When I Get Home (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro: (G7)  A7        G7   A7
        Woah hah.      Woah hah.
        D7                          G7                 Am      G7
I got a whole lot of things to tell her,    when I get home.

     C7         F7                   C7                  F7
Come on, out my way.    'Cause I'm a gonna see my baby today.
           C7                             F7            G7
I've got a whole lot of things I've gotta say,       to her.

     A7        G7   A7
Woah hah.      Woah hah.
        D7                          G7                 Am      G7
I got a whole lot of things to tell her,    when I get home.

     C7         F7               C7                  F7
Come on, if you please. I've got no time for trivialities.
           C7                          F7           G7
I've got a girl who's waiting home for me,        tonight.

     A7        G7   A7
Woah hah.      Woah hah.
        D7                          G7                 Am
I got a whole lot of things to tell her,    when I get home.

                 C                       Am
When I’m getting home tonight, I'm gonna hold her tight.
          C                           Am
I'm gonna love her till the cows come home.
       F             G7           F             G7      Am      G7
I bet, I'll love her more, till I walk out that door,  again.

     C7          F7             C7                     F7
Come on,  let me through. I got so many things I gotta do.
      C7                          F7            G7
I got no business being here with you,     this way.

     A7        G7   A7
Woah hah.      Woah hah.
        D7                          G7                  A7
I got a whole lot of things to tell her,     when I get home.   Yeah.
           D7                          G7                  C nc
I've got a whole lot of things to tell her,     when I get home.



12. You Can't Do That (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  G7

      G7           Dm7            G7        Dm7
I got something to say that might cause you pain.
     G7        Dm7             G7    Dm7
If I catch you talking to that boy, again.
          C7                          G      Dm7      G      Dm7
I'm gonna let you down, and leave you flat.
          D9                C7               G      Dm7   D7
Because I told you before,  oh, you can't do that.

               G7            Dm7        G7         Dm7
Well, it's the second time I caught you talking to him.
     G7               Dm7             G7           Dm7
Do I have to tell you one more time I think it's a sin.
        C7                                              G
I think I'll let you down, (let you down) and leave you flat.
       Dm7               G         Dm7
(Gonna let you down, and leave you flat.)
          D9                C7               G      Dm7      G
Because I told you before,  oh, you can't do that.

            B7    Em         Am              Bm       G  G7
Everybody's gree--en, 'cause I'm the one who won your love,
              B7    Em      Am                       D           D9
But if they'd see---en, you talking that way, they'd laugh in my face.

   G7            Dm7          G7         Dm7
So please listen to me if you wanna stay mine.
  G7            Dm7            G7       Dm7
I can't help my feelings, I go outta my mind.
          C7                                         G
I'm gonna let you down, (let you down) and leave you flat.
       Dm7               G         Dm7
(Gonna let you down, and leave you flat.)
          D9                C7               G        D7
Because I told you before,  oh, you can't do that.    Whoa.

Instrumental:  G7                       /
                    (You can't do that.      You can't do that.)
               C7                       G7
                    (You can't do that.      You can't do that.)
               D7                       C7                        G7     /
                                            (You can't do that.)

            B7    Em         Am              Bm       G  G7
Everybody's gree--en, 'cause I'm the one who won your love,
              B7    Em      Am                       D           D9
But if they'd see---en, you talking that way, they'd laugh in my face.

   G7            Dm7          G7         Dm7
So please listen to me if you wanna stay mine.
  G7            Dm7            G7       Dm7
I can't help my feelings, I go outta my mind.
          C7                                         G
I'm gonna let you down, (let you down) and leave you flat.
       Dm7               G         Dm7
(Gonna let you down, and leave you flat.)
          D9                C7               G          F6 F#6 G6
Because I told you before,  oh, you can't do that.



13. I'll Be Back (Lennon/McCartney)

Intro:  E7sus A   E7sus

    Am           C        G          Fj7
You know, if you break my heart I'll go.
    E7            A    E7sus    A
But I'll be back again.
       Am          C      G        Fj7
'Cause I, told you once before goodbye.
    E7           A    E7sus    A
But I came back again.

           F#m                 Bm
I love you so, I'm the one who wants you.
                     E7         Bm   E7   Bm   E7
Yes, I'm the one who wants you. Oh,  ho.  Oh,  ho.

   Am              C      G         Fj7
Oh you, could find better things to do,
        E7              A    E7sus    A
Than to break my heart again.
     Am           C      G         Fj7
This time, I will try to show that I'm,
    E7           A    E7sus    A
Not trying to pretend.

Bm      Bm7                    C#m
I,      thought that you would realize,
          F#m
That if I ran away from you,
     B7
That you would want me too.
    Bm             E7     Bm   E7   Bm   E7
But I got a big surprise. Oh,  ho.  Oh,  ho.

   Am              C      G         Fj7
Oh you, could find better things to do,
        E7              A    E7sus    A
Than to break my heart again.
     Am           C      G         Fj7
This time, I will try to show that I'm,
    E7           A    E7sus    A
Not trying to pretend.

        F#m               Bm
I wanna go, but I hate to leave you.
                   E7         Bm   E7   Bm   E7
You know I hate to leave you. Oh,  ho.  Oh,  ho.

   Am          C        G          Fj7
Oh you, if you break my heart I'll go,
    E7            A   E7sus A     E7sus Am     E7sus A
But I'll be back again.


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Marsden 283 Oct 14, 2016 05:30 PM

"I'll Be Back" I think you may have meant FMaj7 rather than Fj7. Otherwise - great work! Thanks

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