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In My Life

The Beatles


Capo 2

Each chord gets two beats unless otherwise noted.


Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003


D:    xx0232


Em:   022000

      3    1

G7:   3x0001

       32 1

C:    x32010


Cm:   x35543


F:    133211



            >       >

        B U D U B U D U     > = accent

Strum:  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +



Intro:  / G - - - / D - - - / x2


                 G       D         Em     G7   

There are places I'll remember

            C   Cm            G (1)

All my li  -  fe though some have changed

              G      D        Em   G7

Some forever not for better

                  C     Cm        G (1)

Some have go  -  ne and some remain


                  Em (1)              C (1)

All these places have their moments

        F (1)                       G (1)

With lovers and friends I still can recall

                  Em (1)                 C (1)

Some are dead and some are living

      C     Cm       G (1)

In my    life I've loved them all


/ G - - - / D - - - /


           G           D               Em   G7

But of all these friends and lovers

              C   Cm         G (1)

There is no   one compares with you

                  G           D               Em   G7

And these memories lose their meaning

              C        Cm      G (1)

When I think of love as something new



      Em (1)                    C (1)

I know I'll never lose affection

          F (1)                              G (1)

For people and things that went before

        Em (1)                               C (1)

I know I'll often stop and think about them

       C    Cm     G (1)  

In my    life I    love you more


Instrumental Verse




/ G - - - / D - - - /


     Cm (fermata)

In my life I    love you

   G (1)     D (1)



End on G

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.