Chords for "Yesterday" by the Beatles

by Charlotte
(Australia)

Hi. I'm a complete beginner and would like the simplified chords and 'picking pattern' for Yesterday by the Beatles.

Thank you.

Charlotte

ANSWER

Hi, Charlotte-

Here are the chords, courtesy of ultimateguitar.com. If you are a beginner, then I would recommend just strumming each chord once on the appropriate word.

Yesterday
The Beatles



F Em7 A7 Dm Dm7 Bb
Yesterday, All my troubles seemed so far away,
C C7 F
Now it looks as though they're here to stay,
C Dm7 G7 Bb F
Oh, I believe in yesterday.
F Em7 A7 Dm Dm7 Bb
Suddenly, I'm not half the man I used to be
C C7 F
There's a shadow hanging over me,
C Dm7 G7 Bb F
Oh, yesterday came suddenly.



Chorus:
A7/4 A7 Dm C Bb
Why she had to go,
Dm C C7 F
I don't know, she wouldn't say.
A7/4 A7 Dm C Bb
I said something wrong,
Dm C C7 F
Now I long for yesterday.

F Em7 A7 Dm Dm7 Bb
Yesterday, Love was such an easy game to play,
C C7 F
Now I need a place to hide away,
C Dm7 G7 Bb F
Oh, I believe in yesterday.

Chorus:
A7/4 A7 Dm C Bb
Why she had to go,
Dm C C7 F
I don't know, she wouldn't say.
A7/4 A7 Dm C Bb
I said something wrong,
Dm C C7 F
Now I long for yesterday.



F Em7 A7 Dm Dm7 Bb
Yesterday, Love was such an easy game to play,
C C7 F
Now I need a place to hide away,
C Dm7 G7 Bb F
Oh, I believe in yesterday.
Dm G7 Bb F
Humm Hum-mm Humm Humm Humm-mm Humm



Lynne

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