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Author
This Boy
The Beatles
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; released on single "I Want To 
Hold Your Hand / This Boy"

A very-very sad, but good love song. Perhaps this is the one that inspired 
the later song "Yes It Is"

6/8 time

Intro:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|-----------------------|5-----------5-------4--|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------5------|



G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|----------------9---8--|7----------------------|
A|----------------9---8--|7-----------7----------|------------4----------|
E|7-----------7----------|-----------------------|--------5-----------5--|


Verse:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|5-------------------4--|--------------------9--|7----------------------|
E|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
  That    boy                                                 took    my


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|--------------------4--|5-------------------4--|----------------9---8--|
E|5----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
  love                a - way,


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
A|7-----------7----------|-----------------------|5-------------------4--|
E|-----------------------|--------------------5--|-----------------------|
              He'll   re- gret    it         some day,


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
A|--------------------9--|7----------------------|-----------------------|
E|7----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
                      But this    boy             wants   you     back a-


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------9---8--|
A|5-----------5-------4--|------------9-------8--|7----------------------|
E|-----------------------|7---------------10-----|-----------------------|
  gain


G|----------- -----------|
D|7----------------------|
A|--------------------4--|
E|----------------5------|


Verse:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|5-------------------4--|--------------------9--|7----------------------|
E|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
  That    boy                                                 isn't


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|--------------------4--|5-------------------4--|----------------9---8--|
E|5----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
  good                for you,


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
A|7-----------7----------|-----------------------|5-------------------4--|
E|-----------------------|------------5----------|-----------------------|
       Though he      may want                you too,


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
A|--------------------9--|7----------------------|-----------------------|
E|7----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
                          This    boy             wants   you     back a-


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------4-------4--|
A|5-----------5----------|------------4----------|5-------5--------------|
E|-----------------------|5-------------------5--|-----------------------|
  gain


G|----------- 7p5--------|
D|7-------7-------7---5--|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|
  Oh,         and

Bridge:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|5-------------------5--|--------------------5--|4-------------------4--|
A|-----------------------|5----------------------|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
  this    boy                         would   be  happy
  Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa            Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|------------4----------|-----------------------|4-----------4----------|
A|4---------------4---3--|2-------------------2--|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|--------------------7--|
              just    to  love    you,                        but oh,
  aaaaaaaaaaaa            Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|--------------------4--|5-------------------5--|
A|5-----------5---5---5--|5-----------5---7------|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
  my!                                             That    boy
  Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa            Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|5-----------5---4------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|7-------------------7--|7-----------7----------|
E|--------------------7--|-----------------------|-----------------------|
              won't   be  happy
  aaaaaaaaaaaa            Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|7---7---7---7---7---7--|7---7---7---7---7---7--|7----------------------|
A|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------5----------|
  till               he's seen        you         cry!
  Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

G|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|
A|------------4----------|
E|--------------------5--|


Verse:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|5-------------------4--|--------------------9--|7----------------------|
E|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
  This    boy                                                 wouldn't


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|7----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|5-------------------4--|--------------------9--|
E|--------------------7--|-----------------------|7---------------7------|
  mind                the pain,


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|7-----------7----------|-----------------------|5-------------------4--|
E|-----------------------|5-----------7-------5--|-----------------------|
        Would al  -  ways feel                the same,


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
A|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
E|7----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
                          This    boy             gets    you     back a-


G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------9---8--|
A|5-------------------4--|----------------9---8--|7-----------7----------|
E|-----------------------|7-----------7----------|-----------------------|
  gain


G|----------- -----------|
D|7----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|------------5----------|


Outro:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------9---8--|
A|5-------------------4--|--------------------9--|7----------------------|
E|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
  This        boy


G|----------- -----------|
D|7----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|------------5---7---5--|
repeat and fade...

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sengkiatlee 61 Mar 30, 2013 11:56 AM

Intro:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|-----------------------|5-----------5-------4--|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------5------|

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|----------------9---8--|7----------------------|
A|----------------9---8--|7-----------7----------|------------4----------|
E|7-----------7----------|-----------------------|--------5-----------5--|

Verse:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|5-------------------4--|--------------------9--|7----------------------|
E|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
That boy took my

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|--------------------4--|5-------------------4--|----------------9---8--|
E|5----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
love a - way,

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
A|7----------------------|-----------------------|5-------------------4--|
E|-----------------------|--------------------5--|-----------------------|
He'll re- gret it some day,
Though

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
A|--------------------9--|7----------------------|-----------------------|
E|7----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
But this boy wants you back a-

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------9---8--|
A|5-----------5-------4--|--------------------8--|7----------------------|
E|-----------------------|7-----------7---10-----|-----------------------|
gain

G|----------- -----------|
D|7----------------------|
A|--------------------4--|
E|------------5----------|

Verse:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|5-------------------4--|--------------------9--|7----------------------|
E|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
That boy isn't

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
A|--------------------4--|5-------------------4--|----------------9---8--|
E|5----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
good for you,

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|7----------------------|-----------------------|
A|7-----------7----------|-----------------------|5-------------------4--|
E|-----------------------|------------5----------|-----------------------|
Though he may want you too,

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|7----------------------|
A|--------------------9--|7----------------------|-----------------------|
E|7----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
This boy wants you back a-

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------4-------4--|
A|5-----------5----------|------------4----------|5-------5--------------|
E|-----------------------|5-------------------5--|-----------------------|
gain

G|----------- 7p5--------|
D|7-------7-------7---5--|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|
Oh, and

Bridge:
G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|5-------------------5--|--------------------5--|4-------------------4--|
A|-----------------------|5----------------------|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
this boy would be happy
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa could Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

G|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|----------- -----------|
D|------------4----------|-----------------------|4-----------4----------|
A|4---------------4---3--|2-------------------2--|-----------------------|
E|---------

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