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THE WORD: THE BEATLES (Lennon/McCartney) 4/4 - 120

/        : Break(s)
./.      : Repeat the previous Chord and Measure of 4-counts.
As4 / Gs4: Asus4 / Gsus4

       /  /
Intro: A7 G7|D7    |./.

Verse 1:

       |D7                   |./.           |./.                 |./.
SAY THE WO - RD AND YOU'LL BE FREE.  SAY THE WO - RD  AND BE LIKE ME.

       |G7                  |./.          |D7                  |./.
SAY THE WO - RD I'M THINKING OF.  HAVE YOU HEA - RD THE WORD IS LOVE.

Chorus:

     /    /           /     /
    |As4  A          |Gs4   A               |D7       |./.    |
IT'S SO   FINE,  IT'S SUN – SHINE.  IT'S THE WO - RD,  LO-VE.

Bridge:

D7                   |Cadd9        |F6                        |G7
  IN THE BEGINNING, I MISUNDERSTOOD.  BUT NOW I'VE GOT IT, THE WORD IS GOOD.

Verse 2:

          |D7                   |./.              |./.                |./.
SPREAD THE WO - RD AND YOU'LL BE FREE.  SPREAD THE WO - RD AND BE LIKE ME.

          |G7                  |./.          |D7                  |./.
SPREAD THE WO - RD I'M THINKING OF.  HAVE YOU HEA - RD THE WORD IS LOVE.

Chorus:

     /    /           /     /
    |As4  A          |Gs4   A               |D7       |./.    |
IT'S SO   FINE,  IT'S SUN – SHINE.  IT'S THE WO - RD,  LO-VE.

Bridge:

D7                  |Cadd9        |
  EVERYWHERE I GO, I HEAR IT SAID.

F6                               |G7
  IN THE GOOD AND BAD BOOKS, THAT I HAVE READ.

verse 3:

       |D7                   |./.           |./.                 |./.
SAY THE WO - RD AND YOU'LL BE FREE.  SAY THE WO - RD  AND BE LIKE ME.

       |G7                  |./.          |D7                  |./.
SAY THE WO - RD I'M THINKING OF.  HAVE YOU HEA - RD THE WORD IS LOVE.

Chorus:

     /    /           /     /
    |As4  A          |Gs4   A               |D7       |./.    |
IT'S SO   FINE,  IT'S SUN – SHINE.  IT'S THE WO - RD,  LO-VE.

Bridge:

D7                       |Cadd9             |
  NOW THAT I KNOW, WHAT I FEEL MUST BE RIGHT.

F6                       |G7
  I'M HERE TO SHOW, EVERY-BODY THE LIGHT.

Verse 4:

        |D7                 |./.           |./.                |./.
GIVE THE WO - RD A CHANCE TO SAY.  THAT THE WO - RD IS JUST THE WAY.

        |G7                  |./.         |D7             |./.
IT'S THE WO - RD I'M THINKING OF.  AND THE ON - LY WORD IS LOVE.

Chorus:

     /    /           /     /
    |As4  A          |Gs4   A               |D7       |./.    |
IT'S SO   FINE,  IT'S SUN – SHINE.  IT'S THE WO - RD,  LO-VE.

Solo: |D7    |Cadd9    |F6    |G7    |D7    |./.

Outro:

       |D7      |./.           |G7      |./.           |D7      |./.
SAY THE WO – RD, LOVE.  SAY THE WO – RD, LOVE.  SAY THE WO – RD, LOVE.

        /    /   /    /
       |As4  A  |Gs4  A  |D7    |./.    |
SAY THE WO      -     RD, LOVE.

Fade Out: |D7    |Cadd9    |F6    |G7


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