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The Beatles guitar chords for Birthday

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This was from the Beatles' double album that showed that after Sgt
Peppers and Magical Mystery Tour and the meditation in India, that
they could still play rock `n' roll. A chord diagramA majorA lot of the songs on the white album
were written in India and recorded with only about 2 of the Beatles present.
This song is an example of that with a catchy riff to go with it.

Birthday - The Beatles
(The Beatles - although we call it the 'White Album'  -  1968)
Arr. Mende Joveski    (lyrics taken from Book: "The Beatles
illustrated lyrics")

Here it comes....

Intro and verse riff.

3/8 means slide from fret 3 to fret 8

E----------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------2----3----3/8----7---5----------------------------------
G--2---2------------------------------2------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------------


E-------------------------------------------------------------------
B------------2----3----3/8----7---5-------------------------------
G--2---2--------------------------------2--------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------


E------------------5---5/8----7----5-------------------------------
B-------------6------------------------------------------------------
G--7----7-------------------------------7---------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------------

E------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------2----3----3/8----7----5-------------------------
G---2----2-----------------------------------2-------------------
D------------------------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------


E--------------------7----7/10----9----7---------------------------
B-------------9------------------------------------------------------
G---9---9------------------------------------7----------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------


E---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------2----3----3/8----7----5-----------------------------
G---2----2----------------------------------2-----------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------------


A chord diagramA majorA
They say....
A chord diagramA majorA
It's my ...
A chord diagramD MajorD
They say ...
A chord diagramA majorA
We're gonna ...
A chord diagramE MajorE
I'm glad ...
A chord diagramA majorA
Happy birthday ...

A chord diagramE MajorE
Yes we're ...
A chord diagramE MajorE
Yes we're ...
A chord diagramE MajorE
Yes we're ...
A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramG MajorG
.
A chord diagramC majorC                            A chord diagramG MajorG
(Birthday)  Take a ...
.
A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramG MajorG
(Birthday)  Dance
A chord diagramE MajorE
     instrumental

A chord diagramA majorA
You say ...
A chord diagramA majorA
It's my ...
A chord diagramD MajorD
They say ...
A chord diagramA majorA
We're gonna ...
A chord diagramE MajorE
I'm glad it's ...
A chord diagramA majorA
Happy birthday ...


(Fades out with the riff)


Any comments, suggestions or insults, I await them all.
Mende Joveski,     email:   joveski@bunyip.ph.rmit.edu.au

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