SELECTED LYRICS & CHORDS

LAST UPDATED: 20170918 Latest version always kept online at: tinyurl.com/psnmkx3

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ALERT: Some lyrics & videos may be too  mature  (suggestive, disturbing, etc.) for pre-teens. Hot or not, all are useful for learning new chord progressions, vocal presentation styles, and rhythm variations. There are ample tunes below to fill a 4-hour set.

Since my Band Days (1960s), I have spent countless hours figuring out chords from records, CDs, and music videos. In the .pdf links below I've already done all that work for you, and the chords shown match (to the best of my musical abilities) those actually used in the videos (violins and all). Many have been played and proven (by me) in front of a live audience. Other of these songs are here because my favorite guitar student wanted to learn them (and I hope you will too). I love them all; they are part of the double helix of my musical DNA. Even if you recall a song below, and didn't like it before, play the video link (please). You may have different ears these days.

Enjoy and MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE

TITLE ARTIST LYRICS & CHORDS VIDEOS KEY
 21 SUMMER  BROTHERS OSBORNE 21_Summer.pdf  
If you were born in the 20th Century
you can remember your own 21 Summer.
Listen, and recall it now with all your heart.
tinyurl.com/zcmjt7s D
ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM EVERLY BROTHERS DreamDream_EverlyBros.pdf tinyurl.com/nbuxmy9 E
ALL TOO WELL TAYLOR SWIFT AllTooWell_TaylorSwift.pdf tinyurl.com/owrp23w C
BEAUTIFUL WORLD ELIZA GILKYSON BeautifulWorld_Am.pdf tinyurl.com/ah4mxkz Am
BEST DAY TAYLOR SWIFT BestDay_Db.pdf tinyurl.com/qyw397o Db
 BITTERSWEET  BIG HEAD TODD Bittersweet.pdf tinyurl.com/ath2dkw G
BO JANGLES CHET ATKINS The late Chet Atkins plays Bo Jangles and
afterwards [@ 03:00], gives you a personal
guitar lesson in his own voice and
with his own hands from beyond...
tinyurl.com/y7ydnqur C
BO JANGLES JOHN DENVER Bojangles.pdf tinyurl.com/ath2dkw Eb
BO JANGLES NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND Bojangles.pdf tinyurl.com/ntdp8nj G
DIAMONDS and RUST JOAN BAEZ DiamondsAndRust.pdf
"...It's all come back too clearly, Yes I loved you dearly
- And if you're offering me diamonds and rust,
I've already paid "
tinyurl.com/oysus5z Fm
FRAGILE STING Fragile_Sting.pdf
 Nevermore to strike with gun or sword
 More flowers, fewer funerals,
 and children not at war
 Show that love ... can always mute the roar.
tinyurl.com/d8l8yx4 Em
FUNERAL, THE BAND Of HORSES The_Funeral.pdf tinyurl.com/lobxs26 C
GHOST TOWN HUNS & Dr BEEKER ghost_town_Em.pdf
"Mama where are you? Papa where did you go?
 And where are all the children
 Who used to play here, Only Heaven Knows."
tinyurl.com/ybyvyl3r F#m
GUITAR MAN BREAD Guitar_Man.pdf tinyurl.com/nnhv8eo G
HALF YOUR ANGELS CROSBY & NASH Half_Your_Angels.pdf tinyurl.com/yarkozgs Dm
HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN? DARRYL WORLEY have-you-forgotten_G.pdf tinyurl.com/nyj8jjd G
HELPLESS KD LANG helpless.pdf tinyurl.com/oeq5quk D
 I NEED YOU NOW  LADY ANTEBELLUM I_Need_You_Now.pdf tinyurl.com/3exlrhg E
I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS FOREIGNER whtluvis_E.pdf tinyurl.com/n77hxj3 "E"
IS IT LIKE TODAY ELIZA GILKYSON IsItLikeToday.pdf tinyurl.com/bgvz3j9 G
JESUS IS KING Dan Martin (Lyrics) JESUSKING_G.pdf tinyurl.com/zcrqv72 G
JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL CARRIE UNDERWOOD JesusTakeWheel_D.pdf tinyurl.com/lyamo8c D
KNOCKIN' ON HEAVEN'S DOOR Bob Dylan & Mark Knopfler KnockinOnHeavinsDoor.pdf tinyurl.com/ho5wzz9 G
LAMENT IN E MINOR Dan Martin Lament_in_Em.pdf tinyurl.com/hacfrd9 Em
LET IT BE ME EVERLY BROS Let_It_Be_Me_G.pdf tinyurl.com/my23akc G
LIGHTS ELLIE GOULDING Lights_Abm.pdf tinyurl.com/y9t89rq Abm
LOOKING FOR THE SUMMER CHRIS REA LookingForSummer.pdf tinyurl.com/on5a5wf Gm
LOVE STORY TAYLOR SWIFT LoveStory.pdf tinyurl.com/d8jflls D
NEAPOLITAN DREAMS LISA MITCHELL NeapolitanDreams.pdf tinyurl.com/mg66waw C
NEXT VOICE YOU HEAR JACKSON BROWNE NextVoiceUHear.pdf tinyurl.com/npjhaxj F#m
OLD LANG SYNE DAN FOGELBERG [SameOld]LangSyne.pdf
 "We drank a toast to innocence We drank a toast to now
  And tried to reach beyond the emptiness
  But neither one knew how."
tinyurl.com/mfufxtb C
ONE THAT GOT AWAY KATY PERRY OneThatGotAway.pdf tinyurl.com/pkncdot E
 [THE] PARTY'S OVER  ELIZA GILKYSON PartysOver.pdf tinyurl.com/y8fbwxa3 G
POOR SIDE OF TOWN JOHNNY RIVERS
Chord Charts
PoorSideOfTown.pdf tinyurl.com/qj4uksz Emaj7
SEA FEVER William Topley & Mark Knopfler Sea_Fever.pdf
 "I must go down to the seas again
  To the lonely sea and sky
  And all I ask is a tall ship
  and a Star to steer her by."
tinyurl.com/zwcjzbp Am
SEPARATED ELIZA GILKYSON Separated.pdf tinyurl.com/pps7gc8 G
SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD JOAN BAEZ SevenBridgesRoad.pdf
"I loved you like a baby
 Like some motherless child
 I loved you in a tame way
 And I can love you wild."
tinyurl.com/mcynq2c A
 SILENT RUNNING  MIKE & THE MECHANICS SilentRunning_M&M.pdf tinyurl.com/lr8gkes Dm
SILVER DAGGER JOAN BAEZ SilverDagger.pdf tinyurl.com/n2qrstv Db
SLOOP JOHN B BEACH BOYS Sloop_John_B.pdf tinyurl.com/nwbgalw Ab
SO INTO YOU ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION So_Into_You.pdf tinyurl.com/hn3bctm Fm
SOUTHERN CROSS CROSBY, STILLS, & NASH Southern_Cross_A.pdf
"My love is an anchor tied to you with a silver chain.
 I have my ship and all her flags are a flyin'
 She is all I have left and Music is her name."
tinyurl.com/chj6eay A
STOP LONNIE MACK stop-83.pdf tinyurl.com/m265y6s Dm
UNCHAINED MELODY RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS Unchained_Melody.pdf tinyurl.com/7tpmjd3 C
VIA DOLOROSA SANDI PATTY Via_Dolorosa.pdf tinyurl.com/p8vdrd7 G
WHO KNOWS...
WHERE THE TIME GOES
EVA CASSIDY
JUDY COLLINS
WhereTheTimeGoes.pdf
WhereTheTimeGoes_JC.pdf
tinyurl.com/mqo85kt
tinyurl.com/hldjbg4
E
Eb
 WHY  LONNIE MACK WHY.pdf tinyurl.com/zbz3bsc Dm
WICHITA LINEMAN GLEN CAMPBELL Wichita_Lineman.pdf tinyurl.com/pvgtexb G
 WILDEST DREAMS  TAYLOR SWIFT Wildest_Dreams.pdf tinyurl.com/nc8bwrx Ab

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Check back for new additions I will add from time to time.


Click the image at left. They are the most important chord family you will ever learn. Know them in every key. Know or learn all the chords named in the .pdf files on your guitar or keyboard (preferably both)
- and know how to transpose them to a different key (or capo your guitar) to fit your own vocal range.



For example:

   C   Am   F   G transposes (same family sound, different key) to:
   G   Em   C   D   and also to:
   A   F#m  D   E

"Em" means E minor, "Cmaj7" means C major seventh etc.
Learn more about chords and how to make their various 'flavors' here.

Some of the .pdf files above have guitar chord charts.

Some of the .pdf files may show alternate chords and/or capo placement for guitarists. A few have even links to the full .mp3 audio files to the song. Such extra features are random (you'll have to look inside each .pdf file to see them).

Finally, click the image at left for a Practice Schedule to print and pin to your wall. Keep practicing!

It helps if you like the tune you're playing, but it is what the audience likes (they're paying you) that really counts!

The .pdf files (lyrics & chords) can be downloaded with a right-click. Short YouTube ads often preceed the videos... a necessary annoyance for the otherwise free resource. Please advise me of any broken or misdirected links via email to: dan at dansher dot com

You are welcome to pass the address of this web page along to other musical friends who might enjoy it.

If you have words and chords to a song(s) you like, and have a link to a video that matches those chords and lyrics, just send the information along to me at the email address above and I may post it for the benefit of all.

The various links shown all worked when posted but, by now, some videos may have been moved or deleted by YouTube.

I own no rights to any of the songs presented above. All are used without permission or credit of any kind.

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