Hey Jude

The Beatles

 

Chord Guide

         132

D:    xx0232

        123

A:    x02220

        1 3

A7:   x02020

      3    4

G:    3x0003

         213

D7:   xx0212

        2    4

G/F#:   2x0003

       12

Em:   022000

       32 1

C:    x32010

 

Strum: D d D d D d D DU       d = soft downstrum

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Capo 3

 

         D                          A

Hey, Jude, don't make it bad
            A7                             D

Take a sad song and make it better

      G                                      D
Remember to let her into your heart
                       A                      D

Then you can start to make it better

 

         D                       A

Hey, Jude, don't be afraid

                A7                         D
You were made to go out and get her

        G                                          D
The minute you let her under your skin

                    A                    D
Then you begin to make it better.

 

D7                                       

    And any time you feel the

G (½)          G/F# (½)   Em      

pain, hey, Jude,        refrain, don't carry the

     A7                   D

world upon your shoulders

D7
    Well don't you know that it’s a

G (½)        G/F# (½)   Em      

fool who   plays it       cool by making his

     A7             D
world a little colder da da

D7 (½)  A7 (2, hold last measure)

Da da  da da da da

 

         D                          A

Hey, Jude, Don't let me down

                A7                             D
You have found her, now go and get her

      G                                        D
Remember, to let her into your heart

                       A                      D
Then you can start to make it better.

D7     

So let it out and let it in,

G (½)       G/F# (½)   Em      

hey, Jude,             begin, you're waiting for

     A7                D

someone to perform with

D7
And don't you know that it's just

G (½)         G/F# (½)     Em      

you, hey, Jude, you'll do, the movement you need

A7                D

  is on your shoulder da da

D7 (½)  A7 (2, hold last measure)

Da da  da da da da

 

         D                          A

Hey, Jude, don't make it bad
            A7                             D

Take a sad song and make it better

      G                                      D
Remember to let her into your heart
                       A                      D
(2)

Then you can start to make it better

 

D            C                 G                          D

Na na na na-na na na, na-na na na, hey, Jude  (repeat)

 



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This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.

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  1. Dennis says:

    Iam 79yo and tried before many times to crack guitar playing. Your web site is just what I need to fill in a lot of gaps on what the chords were and where to play them without this I was lostGreat, thanks a lot I am just about getting there. Do you have a mainly Country and western list of songs?