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Imagine

John Lennon

Strum: D B D B D B D B

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Chord Guide

       32 1

C:    x32010

        32

Cmaj7: x32000

      134211

F:    133211

        231

Am:   x02210

         211

Dm:   xx0211

       3 211

Dm/C: x3x211

       1   3

G/B:  x20003

      3    1

G7:   3x0001

       2 1

E7:   020100

 

 

 

 

Intro: / C - - Cmaj7 / F - - - / x2

 

/ C - - Cmaj7 /          F

Imagine there's no heaven

/ C - - Cmaj7 /   F
It's easy if you try

/ C - - Cmaj7 /   F
No hell below us

/ C - - Cmaj7 /   F
Above us only sky

F (½)         Am (½)    Dm7 (½)  Dm7/C (½)
   Imagine all the people

G/B                G7 (hold)
living for today             Ah-hah

 

/ C - - Cmaj7 /             F
Imagine there's no countries

/ C - - Cmaj7 /  F
It isnt hard to do

/ C - - Cmaj7 /            F
Nothing to kill or die for

/ C - - Cmaj7 /  F
No religion too

F (½)         Am (½)    Dm7 (½)  Dm7/C (½)
   Imagine all the people

G/B                  G7 (hold)
living life in peace           Yoo-hoo

 

Chorus:

F (½)       G (½)       C (½)     E7 (½)

   You may say I’m a dreamer

F (½)       G (½)             C (½)   E7 (½)
   but I’m not the only one

F (½)            G (½)       C (½)     E7 (½)
   I hope some day you'll join us

F (½)       G (½)        
  And the world will

C           

be as one

 

/ C - - Cmaj7 /          F
Imagine no possesions

/ C - - Cmaj7 /     F
I wonder if you can

/ C - - Cmaj7 /          F
No need for greed or hunger

/ C - - Cmaj7 /        F
A brotherhood of man

F (½)       Am (½)     Dm7 (½)  Dm7/C (½)
   Imagine all the people

G/B                    G7 (hold)
Sharing all the world          Yoo-hoo

 

Last Chorus:

F (½)        G (½)       C (½)        E7 (½)

   You may say I’m a dreamer

F (½)        G (½)           C (½)   E7 (½)
   but I’m not the only one

F (½)            G (½)       C (½)     E7 (½)
   I hope some day you'll join us

 

Ritard:

F (½)       G (½)        
  And the world will

C (hold)           

live as one

 

End


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.