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Norwegian Wood

The Beatles

 

Capo 2, ¾ Time

 

Chord Guide

         132

D:    xx0232

       32 1

C:    x32010

         231

Dm:   xx0231

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       12 3

Em7:  022030

       123

A:   x02220

 

 

 

        D   D U D U

Strum:  1 + 2 + 3 +

 

 

Intro (w/Intro Riff):  / D - - / - - - / - - - / - - - /

                                    / - - - / C - - / D - - / - - - /

                                   / D - - / - - - / - - - / - - - /

                                   / - - - / C - - / D - - / - - - /

 

D (5)                                           C                 D (2)

I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me

D (5)                                                     C                D (2)

She showed me her room, isn't it good, Norwegian wood

 

       Dm (4)                                                         G (4)

She asked me to stay and she told me to sit anywhere

    Dm (4)                                                          Em7 (2)   A (2)

So I looked around and I noticed there wasn't a chair

 

D (5)                                        C                 D (2)

I sat on a rug, biding my time, drinking her wine

D (5)                                                   C                 D (2)

We talked until two, and then she said, it's time for bed

 

Repeat Intro

 

       Dm (4)                                                               G (4)

She told me she worked in the morning and started to laugh

  Dm (4)                                                           Em7 (2)   A (2)

I told her I didn't and crawled off to sleep in the bath

 

D (5)                                          C                 D (2)

And when I awoke, I was alone, this bird had flown

D (5)                                  C                 D (2)

So, I lit a fire, isn't it good, Norwegian wood

 

Repeat First 6 Bars of Intro

 

End on D

 


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.