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Free As A Bird chords

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Song: Free as a bird
Artist: The Beatles
Composers: John Lennon, (+ McCartney, Harrison & Starr)
Album: Anthology 1
Tabbed by DJ
25th Oct 2015

Originally a 1977 Lennon song on a home demo tape, in 1995
the surviving ex -Beatles overdubbed additional studio tracks
and added extra verses.

CAPO: 2nd fret (Sounds in the key of A)

Chord names and fret positions are relative to the capo:
G      = 320033   F7   = 131211   Eb   = xx5343   Ebm = xx4342
Em     = 022000   Bb   = x13331   Edim = xx2323   Cm7 = x35343
Ebmaj7 = xx1333   Bb/A = x0xxxx   F    = 133211   Em7 = 022030
D7     = xx0212   Gm   = 355333   F4   = 133311
Cm     = x35543   D4   = xx0233   G7/F = 1x0001
Em7/D  = xx0000   D    = xx0232   Daug = xx0332

****************************************************************

[Intro]
   G     Em     Ebmaj7  D7       G     Em      Cm    D7
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

  G    Em Em7/D  Cm    F7     Bb   Bb/A Gm     D4     D
| /  /  /   /  | /  /  /  / | /  /__/   /  / |  /  /  /  /  |


[Chorus]
 G    Em   Ebmaj7  D7    G    Em  Em7/D
Free------------   as a bird,
Cm            D          G      Em  Em7/D
    It's the next best thing to be,
Cm       F     Bb     Bb/A Gm      D4    D
    Free as a bird------------! |  /  /  /  /  |


[Verse 1]
 G   Em   Ebmaj7   D7        G    Em  Em7/D
Home------------,  home and dry,
Cm           D     G     Em  Em7/D
    Like a homing bird I fly,
Cm        F       Bb     Bb/A Gm      D4    D
    As a bird on wings-----------! |  /  /  /  /  |


[Verse 2]
Eb                         Edim
    What ever happened to     ...the life that we once knew?
F           F4                 G       G7/F
    Can we really live with - out each other?
Eb                              Edim
    Where did we lose the touch,    that seemed to mean so much?
F              F4      D4     D
    It always made me feel ...so...


[Chorus]
    G    Em   Ebmaj7  D7    G    Em  Em7/D
...Free------------   as a bird,
Cm            D          G      Em  Em7/D
    It's the next best thing to be,
Cm       F     Bb     Bb/A Gm      D4    D
    Free as a bird------------! |  /  /  /  /  |


[Verse 3]
G            Em         Ebmaj7    D7       G    Em  Em7/D
Ah -ah -ah, (Ah -ah -ah------!)  home and dry,
Cm           D     G     Em  Em7/D
    Like a homing bird I fly,
Cm        F        Bb     Bb/A Gm   Daug    F
    As a bird on wings------------------!


[Verse 4]
Eb                         Edim
    What ever happened to      ...the life that we once knew?
F           F4      D4      D      Bb      Gm     Ebm       F
    Always made me feel ....so ...free----!
                                  (Ah----------,  ah-ah-ah, ah!)

 Bb     Gm      Ebm       F    Bb     Gm     Ebm       F
(Ah----------,  ah-ah-ah, ah!  Ah----------, ah-ah-ah, ah!)


[Chorus & Coda]
 G   Em  Ebmaj7    D7    G    Em  Em7/D
Free------------   as a bird,
Cm             D         G      Em  Em7/D
    It's the next best thing to be,
Cm7       F     G    Em7  Cm7      F     G    Em7
     Free as a bird,          free as a bird,
Cm7       F     G    Em7  Cm7             F        G
     Free as a bird------,     hoo - hoo, oo - oo, oo----!

            
            
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motoclangers [tm] 14,028 Sep 14, 2016 03:04 PM

Great tab,added to favourites

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cristian_oasis2 10 Sep 18, 2017 06:50 PM

Thank you! Love capo versions

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DiddyD 13,123 Sep 19, 2017 03:47 AM

Thank you very much for leaving a comment Cristian, but please don't forget to select a star rating too to show your appreciation

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