FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Eleanor Rigby

    Beatles


    Strum: D d D d D d D DU <-Play upstroke only before chord changes
           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
     
    Chord Guide
           32 1
    C:    x32010
           12
    Em:   022000
           12 4
    Em7:  022030
           12 3
    Em6:  022020
     
     
    C (2)                              Em (2)
    Ah, look at all the lonely people
    C (2)                              Em (2)
    Ah, look at all the lonely people
     
    Em (3)
    Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has 
           C (2)
    been—Lives in a dream
    Em (3)
    Waits at the window, wearing the face that she keeps in a jar by the 
           C (2)
    door—Who is it for?
     
    Em7             Em6
    All the lonely people
              C                       Em
    Where do they all come from?
    Em7             Em6
    All the lonely people
              C                  Em
    Where do they all belong?
     
    Em (3)                                                                
    Father McKenzie writing the words of a sermon that no one will 
           C (2)
    hear--No one comes near.
    Em
    Look at him working. Darning his socks in the night when there's 
                       C (2)
    nobody there--What does he care?
     
    Em7             Em6
    All the lonely people
              C                       Em
    Where do they all come from?
    Em7             Em6
    All the lonely people
              C                  Em
    Where do they all belong?
     
    C (2)                              Em (2)
    Ah, look at all the lonely people
    C (2)                              Em (2)
    Ah, look at all the lonely people
     
    Em (3)                                                                
    Eleanor Rigby died in the church and was buried along with her 
           C (2)
    name--Nobody came
    Em (3)                                                                
    Father McKenzie wiping the dirt from his hands as he walks from the 
           C (2)
    grave--No one was saved
     
    Em7             Em6
    All the lonely people
              C                       Em
    Where do they all come from?
    Em7             Em6
    All the lonely people
              C                  Em (hold)
    Where do they all belong?

    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.