Guitar Songs

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The famous versions of many popular songs are pitched higher than an average male singing range such as mine (e.g., most Beatles songs). Since I originally created these song sheets for my own use, some songs have been transposed into lower keys. If you find these keys a little too low for you, then a capo should help you to play them within your range.  A few songs have song sheets in more than one key.

Where the song titles say ‘with Capo’, the key specified refers to the chords that are written on the song sheet.  That key is modified to pitch the song within an average male singing range using a capo, and I have stated on the song sheet where I put it.  You may prefer not to use a capo at all on these songs.

Key to symbols used in song sheets:
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Guitar Chord Chart — download or print this chart for future reference

Act Naturally – in C
Ain’t That a Shame – in A
Ain’t You Glad – in G
All I Have to Do Is Dream – in D
All My Loving – in C
All My Loving – in G (with Capo)
All Shook Up – in A
All Shook Up – in G
America – in C
Autumn Almanac
Baby I Don’t Care – in A
Baby It’s You – in C (with Capo)
Baby’s In Black – in G
Bad Boy – in G
Bad Moon Rising – in G
The Band Played Waltzing Matilda – in G (with Capo)
Be-Bop-a-Lula – in C
Blitzkrieg Bop – in G
Blowin’ in the Wind – Peter, Paul & Mary version – in C
Blowin’ in the Wind – Bob Dylan version – in G (with Capo)
Blue Christmas – in D
Blue Days, Black Nights – in A
Blue Moon – in C
Blue Moon of Kentucky – in G
Blue Suede Shoes – in A
Blueberry Hill – in C
Blueberry Hill – in G (with Capo)
Boppin’ the Blues – in A
The Boxer – in C
The Boxer – in G (with Capo)
Brown Eyed Handsome Man – in E
Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow – in C (with Capo)
Bus Stop – in Em
Bye Bye Love – in G
Can’t Buy Me Love – in G
Car Song (aka ‘Riding in My Car’, etc.) – in E
Casey Jones – in G (with Capo)
Catch the Wind – in C (with Capo)
Chantilly Lace – in E
City of New Orleans – in C (with Capo)
Cold Cold Heart – in D
Colours – in C (with Capo)
Cool for Cats – in G
Cotton Fields – in D (with Capo)
Cotton Fields – in E
The Cowboy’s Lament – in C
Crying Waiting Hoping – in A
Cut Across Shorty – in G
Daydream Believer – in D (with Capo)
Days – in C
Days – in D
Dead End Street – Em
Death of a Clown – in G
Dedicated Follower of Fashion – in C
Dedicated Follower of Fashion – in G (with Capo)
Deportee – in E
Dirty Old Town – in C (with Capo)
Do Re Mi – in C (with Capo)
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour on the Bedpost Overnight – in D
Don’t Be Cruel – in D
Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying – in A
Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright – in C (with Capo)
Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright – in C (with Capo) – YouTube Play Along
Don’t You Rock Me Daddy-O – in D
Dream Lover – in G
Drunken Sailor – in Am
Duchess – in G
Early Morning Rain – Peter, Paul & Mary version – in D (with Capo)
Eight Days A Week – in G
Eve Of Destruction – in D
Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve) – in Am
Everyday – in D
Everyday – in E
Fairytale of New York – in D
Feel Like I’m Fixin’ to Die Rag – in G (with Capo)
The Fields of Athenry – in C (with Capo)
Five Hundred Miles – C (with Capo)
Folsom Prison Blues – in E (with Capo)
Frankie and Johnny – in C
Freight Train – Chas McDevitt & Nancy Whiskey version – in G
Freight Train – Elizabeth Cotten original version – in C (with Capo)
From Me to You – in G
Frosty the Snowman – in C
Good Golly Miss Molly – in A
Good Golly Miss Molly – in G (with Capo)
Good Rockin’ Tonight – in A
Goodbye Girl – in A
Goodnight Irene – in D (with Capo)
Goodnight Irene – in E
Gotta Travel On – in D (with Capo)
Gotta Travel On – in G
Grand Coulee Dam – in G
Great Balls of Fire – in A
Half the World Away – in C
A Hard Day’s Night – in D
Hard Travelin’ – in C (with Capo)
Heartbreak Hotel – in C
Hello Mary Lou – in G
Help! – in A
Help! – in D
Here Comes the Summer – in G
Here Comes the Sun – in D (with Capo)
Hey Good Lookin’ – in C
Hey Good Lookin’ – in G (with Capo)
Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees – The Monkees Theme Song
Hey Jude – in D (with Capo)
Hey Porter – in G
Hobo’s Lullaby – in C (with Capo)
Homeward Bound – in G (with capo)
Honey Don’t – in E
The Hotrod Gang – in A
How Do You Do It – in G
I Ain’t Got No Home – in G
I Ain’t Marching Anymore – in D (with Capo)
I Can’t Help But Wonder Where I’m Bound – in C (with Capo)
I Feel Fine – in G
I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-To-Die Rag – in G (with Capo)
I Must Be In Love – in G
I Need You – in G
I Only Want To Be With You – in C
I Only Want To Be With You – in G (with Capo)
I Saw Her Standing There – in A
I Saw Her Standing There – in E
I Should Have Known Better – in D
I Wanna Be Free – in E
I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend – in E
I Want To Hold Your Hand – in C
If I Had a Hammer – Pete Seeger original version – in C
I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better – in A
I’m a Believer – in D (with Capo)
I’m a Believer – in E
I’m a Believer – in G
I’m Henry the Eighth I Am – in G
I’m Into Something Good – in G
In My Life – in G
In The City – in G
It Ain’t Me Babe – in D
It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – in G
I’ve Just Seen a Face – in G
Jailhouse Rock – in A
Jambalaya (On the Bayou) – in C
Jesse James – in E
Jingle Bells – in D
Johnny B. Goode – in A
Johnny B. Goode – in G
Johnny B. Goode – Intro Tablature – in Bb
Labelled With Love – in G (with Capo)
The Last Thing on My Mind – in G (with Capo)
Last Train to Clarksville – in D
Last Train to Clarksville – in G
Lawdy Miss Clawdy – in G
Leaving On a Jet Plane – in D (with Capo)
Let It Snow – in D
Little Queenie – in A
Living Doll – for in A
Lola – in E
London Calling – in Em
Lonely This Christmas – in G
Long Tall Sally – in A
Long Tall Sally – in A – YouTube Play Along
Look a-There – in A
Lost John – in G
Love Hurts – in E (with Capo)
Love Is All Around – in D
Love Potion Number Nine – in Em (with Capo)
Maggie May – in C
Mail Myself To You – in C
Maybe Baby – in A
Maybellene – in G
Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard – in A
Memphis Tennessee – in E
Midnight Special – Lead Belly original version – in G
Molly Malone – in C (with Capo)
Molly Malone – in G
Move It On Over – in E
Mr Spaceman – in C (with Capo)
Mr Spaceman – in G
Mr Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan version – in D (with Capo)
Mr Tambourine Man – Byrds version – in D
Mrs Robinson – in G
My Back Pages – in D
No Milk Today – in Em (with Capo)
No More Heroes – Am
Norwegian Wood – in D (with Capo)
Not Fade Away – in E
Nowhere Man – in C
Oh Mary, Don’t You Weep – in D (with Capo)
Oklahoma Hills – in D (with Capo)
Oliver’s Army – in G then A
One After 909 – in B
Papa Gene’s Blues – in G
(Let’s Have a) Party – in A
Pastures of Plenty – in Am (with Capo)
Pay Me My Money Down – Weavers’ version – in E
Peggy Sue – in A
Peggy Sue Got Married – in A
Pick a Bale of Cotton – in G
Please Mr Postman – in E
Poetry in Motion – in C
Poetry in Motion – in E
Pretty Boy Floyd – in E (with Capo)
Proud Mary – in A
Proud Mary – in E
Puff the Magic Dragon – in G
Putting on the Style – in C
Putting on the Style – in D
Ramblin’ Boy – in G (with Capo)
Ramblin’ Boy – in G (with Capo) – YouTube Play Along
Rave On – in G
Ready Teddy – in A
Reelin’ and Rockin’ – in E
Rhythm of the Rain – in C
Ring Of Fire – in G
Rip It Up – in A
Rock and Roll Music – in E
Rock Around the Clock – in E
Rock Around With Ollie Vee – in A
Rock Island Line – Lead Belly version – in G (with Capo)
Rock Island Line – Lonnie Donegan version – in G
Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby – in A
Rockaway Beach – in A
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – in C
Roll On Columbia – in E
Roll Over Beethoven – in A
Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer – in C
Run Rudolf Run – in G
Santa Claus is Coming to Town – in C
Scarborough Fair – full traditional lyrics – in Am (with Capo)
Scarborough Fair – S&G version – in Am (with Capo)
School Days – in E
Seventeen – in G
Shake, Rattle and Roll – in C
She Loves You – in C (with Capo)
She Loves You – in D
She Loves You – in G
Sheena is a Punk Rocker – in C
She Dangerous – in A (Capo 3rd)
Should I Stay Or Should I Go – in D
Singin’ the Blues – in D
Slippin’ and Slidin’ – in G
Sloop John B – Beach Boys version – in E
Sloop John B – Kingston Trio version – in D (with Capo)
So Long, It’s Been Good To Know You – in C
Somethin’ Else – in D
The Sound of Silence – in Am (with Capo)
The Sound of the Suburbs – in G
The Streets of Laredo – in C
Streets of London – in C (with Capo)
Stuck in the Middle with You – in A
Stuck in the Middle with You – in D
Subterranean Homesick Blues – in G
Sugar and Spice – in G (with Capo)
Summertime – in Am
Summertime – in Em (with Capo)
Summertime Blues – in E
Sunny Afternoon – in Am (with Capo)
Sunny Afternoon – in Dm
Sweet Little Sixteen – in D
Sweet Little Sixteen – in D – YouTube Play Along
Sweets for My Sweet – in G
Take Good Care of My Baby – in E
Take This Hammer – in E
Teenage Kicks – in C
Teenager in Love – in C
That’ll Be the Day – in A – open chords & no capo
That’ll Be the Day – in A (Capo E)
That’ll Be the Day – Intro, Solo & Outro tabs
There But For Fortune – in C (with Capo)
There But For Fortune – in G
Think It Over – in A
This Land Is Your Land – in C (with Capo)
Three Steps to Heaven – in A
The Times They Are A-Changin’ – in C (with Capo)
The Times They Are A-Changin’ – in G
Tom Dooley – in G
Too Many Girls – in A
Treat Me Nice – in C
Turn, Turn, Turn – in C
Tutti Frutti – in A
Twenty Flight Rock – in A
Twist and Shout – in D
Under The Boardwalk – in C (with Capo)
Under The Boardwalk – in D
Union Maid – in C
Universal Soldier – in G (with Capo)
Up The Junction – in D & C
The Urban Spaceman – in D
The Urban Spaceman – in G
Wake Up Little Susie – in A (with Capo)
Walking Back to Happiness – in G (with Capo)
The Wanderer – in A
The Wanderer – in G – YouTube Play Along
The Water Is Wide – in C (with Capo)
We Shall Not Be Moved – in G
We Shall Overcome – in G (with Capo)
We Shall Overcome – in G (with Capo) – YouTube Play Along
What Am I Doing Hangin’ ‘Round – in D
What Do I Get – in A
What to Do – in A
When I’m Gone – in C (with Capo)
When I’m Sixty Four – in G
Where Have All the Flowers Gone – Kingston Trio version – in G (with Capo)
Whiskey in the Jar – in C
White Christmas – in A
White Lightnin’ – in E
White Riot – in A
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – in A
Why Do You Treat Me Like You Do – in C (with Capo)
Why Don’t You Love Me – in D
The Wild Rover – in D (with Capo)
The Wild Rover – in G
Will the Circle be Unbroken – in D (with Capo)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow – in C
Winter Wonderland – in C
Worried Man Blues – in G – YouTube Play Along
The Wreck of the Old 97 – in A
The Wreck of the Old 97 – Woody Guthrie Version – in G (with Capo)
Yesterday – in C
You Are My Sunshine – in C
You’re No Good – in Am
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away – in G
The Young Ones – in E
Your Cheatin’ Heart – in G (with Capo)