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    Revolution

    The Beatles

     

    Play with a blues shuffle.

     

    End of Verse Riff:

       G A   F#

       D D   D

       1 + 2 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Intro Lick

     

           A (2 ½)

    You say you want a revolution, well, you

        D (2)                                                   A (2)

    know   We all want to change the world

           A (2 ½)

    You tell me that it's evolution, well, you

        D (2)                                                  E (2)

    know   we all want to change the world

     

    Bm                                            E

          But when you talk about destruction                          

    Bm                                             End of Verse Riff                                            

          Don't you know that you can count me out

     

    Chorus:

    E                                           A    D

      Don't you know it's gonna be all right

                                                 A    D

      Don't you know it's gonna be all right

                                                 A    D

      Don't you know it's gonna be all right

     

    / E - - - / - - - - /

     

           A (2 ½)

    You say you got a real solution, well, you

        D (2)                                             A (2)

    know, we'd all love to see the plan

           A (2 ½)

    You ask me for a contribution, well, you

        D (2)                                       E (2)

    know, we're doing what we can

     

    Bm                                                           E

         But if you want money for people with minds that hate

    Bm                                        End of Verse Riff

        All I can tell is brother you have to wait

     

    Chorus

     

    Solo:

    / A - - - / - - - - / - - / D - - - / - - - - /

    / E - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

     

           A (2 ½)

    You say you'll change the constitution, well, you

       D (2)                                                      A (2)

    know, we all want to change your head

           A (2 ½)

    You tell me it's the institution, well, you

        D (2)                                                         E (2)

    know, you'd better free your mind instead

     

    Bm                                                   E

         But if you go carrying pictures of chairman Mao

    Bm                                                    End of Verse Riff

    You ain't going to make it with anyone anyhow

     

    Chorus

     

    Outro:

    / A - - - / D - - - / x3

    / E - - - / - A# A (hold) /


    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.