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Author
Chains
The Beatles
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; released on "Please Please Me" album

George's first song on the first album to sing the lead vocal :-)

Intro:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8--------------------------|8------------------------7-|
A|--------------8------------|--------------8------10----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8--------------------------|8------------------------7-|
A|--------------8------------|-----------8------8--10----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|


Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8--------------------7-----|
A|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  Chains,                  my ba  -  by's   got    me


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8--------------------------|8---8--6------5------------|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------8-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  locked in  chains,                 And they      the
      up                                    ain't

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
A|6--------------------------|6--------------------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  kind                               that   you    can


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8-------------7------5-----|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  see                                Wo  -  oh,    these


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------10-----------|--------------8------------|
A|8----------8---------8-----|6----------6---------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  chains out of love                 got a  hold   on


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8--------------------5---7-|
A|--------------8------------|----8--8---8--8---8--------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  me,           yeah!

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8--------------------7-----|
A|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  Chains,                  well,     can't  break  a-
                              I

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8---8--6------5------------|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------8-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  way from   chains,                 Can't  run    a-
         these

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
A|6------------------------5-|6--------------------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  round,                             cause  I'm    not


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8-------------7------5-----|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  free                               Wo  -  oh,    these


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------10-----------|--------------8------------|
A|8--------------------8-----|6--------------------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  chains out of love                 won't  let    me


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8---8--6------5------------|
A|--------------8------------|-------------------------5-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------6-8---|
  be,           yeah!

Bridge:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-----------5--8------5---8-|-----------5--8------5---8-|
A|6--------------------------|6--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
      I  wanna  tell   pretty     ba  -  by,
                    you,

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------8-------------------|8---8--6------5------------|
A|-----------5--8------5---8-|-------------------------5-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------6-8---|
         I          think     fine
                         you're

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-----------5--8------5---8-|-----------5--8------5-----|
A|6--------------------------|6--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         I'd    love   to         love   you,          but


G|------ ------ 5----- 5-----|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|8------8-----------------6-|8---8--6------5---5--------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------8-----|
  dar -  ling,  I'm    in     pri -  son    by     these

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8--------------------7-----|
A|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  chains,                  my ba  -  by's   got    me


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8---8--6------5------------|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------8-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  locked in  chains,                 And they      the
      up                                    ain't

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
A|6--------------------------|6--------------------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  kind                               that   you    can


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8-------------7------5-----|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  see                                Wo  -  oh,    these


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------10-----------|--------------8------------|
A|8--------------------8-----|6--------------------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  chains out of love                 got a  hold   on


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8------6------5------------|
A|--------------8------------|-------------------------5-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------6-8---|
  me,           yeah!

Bridge:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-----------5--8------5---8-|-----------5--8------5-----|
A|6--------------------------|6--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         Please     me when I     tell   you
             believe

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8--------------------5-----|8------6------5------------|
A|-------5------8------------|---------------------8-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         your       lips are  sweet


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------5------8------5---8-|-------5------8------------|
A|6--------------------------|6--------------------5-6-7-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         I'd    like   to         kiss   them,         but


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-----------7--10-----10----|---------------------------|
A|8------8-------------------|8---8--6------5------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------8-----|
  I      can't  break  a  -   way    from   all    these

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8--------------------7-----|
A|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  chains,                  my ba  -  by's   got    me


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8------6------5------------|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------8-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  locked in  chains,                 And they      the
      up                                    ain't

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
A|6--------------------------|6--------------------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  kind                               that   you    can


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8-------------7------5-----|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  see                                Wo  -  oh,    these


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------10-----------|--------------8------------|
A|8--------------------8-----|6--------------------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  chains out of love                 got a  hold   on


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8--------------------5---7-|
A|--------------8------------|----8--8---8--8---8--------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  me,           yeah!

Outro:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8--------------------7-----|
A|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  Chains,                                   chains of


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8--------------------------|8--------------------7-----|
A|--------------8------------|--------------8------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  love,                                     chains of


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|8------------------------7-|8------6------5------------|
A|--------------8------------|---------------------8-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  love,                                     chains of


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------8----------8-|--------------8------------|
A|6----------6---------------|6----------6---------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  love...
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