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My Guitar Chord Book

A collection of my favorite songs to play on guitar, and their chords for quick reference.

12-Bar Blues

Key of A
A   A   A   A
D   D   A   A
E   D   A   A (or E)

Key of E
E   E   E   E
A   A   E   E
B   A   E   E (or B)  

Key of G
G   G   G   G
C   C   G   G
D   C   G   G (or D) 

4 Non-Blondes

What’s Up

Capo 2
G  Am  C   G

Standard
A  Bm  D   A

America

Horse With No Name

Easy Way
Em      Asus2
022000  002200

Slightly Harder
Em      D6/9
022000  xx0200
Em9     Dmaj9
020002  xx0220

Barenaked Ladies

If I had a Million Dollars

V:  A   E   Dsus2  A
    A   E   Dsus2  E
C:  Dsus2  E   A  A/G#   F#m   Dsus2
    E

Old Apartment

Capo 3
Chorus
G          D          Cadd9
G          D          Cadd9
G          D          Cadd9
           D          G
G          D          Cadd9

[Verse]
Em7      D            Cadd9
Em7      D            Cadd9
Em7      D            Cadd9      D                     G

[Bridge]
Em7  D     G          Cadd9
Am   D     G          Cadd9
Em7  D     G          Cadd9
Am   D     G

Ben E. King

Stand By Me

Capo 2
G   G   Em  Em
C   D   G   G

Standard
A   A   F#m F#m
D   E   A   A

Bill Withers

Aint No Sunshine

Am  Am  Em  G   Am
Am  Am  Em  G   Am
Em
Dm  Am  Em  G   Am

Black Crowes

She Talks to Angels

E   E   Esus4 E Esus4 E
B   A   E   E

Blues Traveller

Hook

A   E   F#m7  C#7  D   A   D    E
5   7   9/12  9    5
5   9   10    9/12 7
6   9   9     10   7
7   9   11    9    7
7   7   9     11   5
5   7   9     9    5

Run-Around

G   Cadd9  Am   D

Bruno Mars

Uptown Funk

V:  Dm7  G7  Dm7  G7
e|--13---13-|
B|--13---12-|
G|--10---10-|

C:  Dm   Dm  Dm
    F    F   F    G

Butch Walker

Here Comes The

C:  A    E   Bm   Bm
    D    A   F#m  E
    A    E   Bm   D
    Bm C#m Dm
V:  A    E   Bm   D  x4
    Bm C#m Dm
B:  F#m  C#m7  Bm   Bm
    D    Dm    F#m  C#m7
    D

Maybe It’s Just Me

Capo 2
I:    F   Am  F   Am
V/C:  F   Am  F   Am
      F   Am  G   G
B:    Dm  Am  Dm  Am
      G#m Am  Dm  G
      
Standard
I  :  G   Bm  G   Bm
V/C:  G   Bm  G   Bm
      G   Bm  A   A
B:    Em  Bm  Em  Bm
      F#m Bm  Em  A (Asus4)

The Byrds

You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere

G  Am  C   G

Candlebox

Far Behind

V/C:  G  Em  D  Cadd9
B:    E7
Out:  G x2 Em x2

Cranberries

Zombie

Em  C   G   D/F#   

Dave Matthews Band

Ants Marching

V:  D   G
C:  Bm  D  G
    Bm  D  G
    Bm  D  G
    Bm  A    
Bridge
4  4  4  4
0  0  0  0
x  x  2  2
3  2

David Bowie

Ziggy Stardust

I:  G   D   C9  G6/B  Am7/4
V:  G   Bm  C   C/B   C   D
    G   Em  Am  C
C:  Am  G   (F  F/E) x3   G
    D   E

Eagles

Hotel California

Capo 2
V:  Am  E7  G   D
    F   C   Dm  E
C:  F   C   E7  Am
    F   C   Dm  E
    
Standard
V:  Bm  F#7  A   E
    G   D    Em  F#
C:  G   D    F#7 Bm
    G   D    Em  F#

Take It Easy

Verse
G   G   G   D C
G   D   C   G
Chorus
Em  Em  C   G
Am  C   Em  Em
C   G   C   G
Am  C   G   G

Edwin McCain

I’ll Be

Capo 2
I:  A    D    A    D
V:  A    D
    A    E  D
    A    D
    A    E  D
    A    E    D    E  (x4)
C:  A    D
    A    E  D
    A    D
    A    E    D    A
    D    A    E    D
B:  F#m
    E    D
    F#m
    E    D    Gsus4    E

Gin Blossoms

Found Out About You

G|-------4---2-0---0-----2-4-2-0---|
D|---2-2---0-----2---2-0-----------|

V: Cadd9  Dsus2  Em7  Dsus2

C: C
   G   D

Hey Jealousy

D5  E5  F#5  E5

A5  D5  A5   D5
F#5 E5  D5

Grateful Dead

Friend of the Devil

e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-5-4-2-0---------|
A|---------3-2-0---|
E|---------------3-| 4x

G   C
G   C
D   Am
D   Am   C  D

D   C
D   Am   C  D

Jason Mraz

I’m Yours

Capo 4
G   D   Em   C  (Chorus ends on A7 pause)

Standard
B   F#  G#m  E  (Chorus ends on C#7 pause)

John Denver

Country Roads

Capo 2
Verse
G   Em   D    C G
G   Em   D    C G
Chorus
G    D7    Em   C
G    D     C    G
Bridge
Em      D/F#   G    G
C       G      D    D
Em      F      C    G
D       D7    

Led Zeppelin

Immigrant Song

F#
A/E
A   B   C   C

Leonard Cohen/Buckley/Rufus Wainwright

Hallelujah

Standard
Verse
C   Am   C   Am
C   Am   C   Am
F   G    C   G
C   F G  Am  F
G   E7   Am
Chorus
F   Am   F   C
G   C

Capo 6
Verse
G   Em   G   Em
G   Em   G   Em
C   D    G   D
G   C D  Em   C
D   B7   Em
Chorus
C   Em   C   G 
D   G

Lynard Skynard

Free Bird

V:  G    D/F#  Em
    F    C     D
C:  F    C     D
B:  G    Bb    C

Sweet Home Alabama

D   Cadd9   G x2

F   C   G    (Boo hoo hoo!)

Passenger

Let Her Go

Capo 7
e|---0-----|
B|-3---3-1-|

Fmaj7 144320
G6    3X0030

I:  Fmaj7     G6   Am   G6
    Fmaj7     G6   Am       G6
C:  Fmaj7   C   G   Am
    Fmaj7   C   G   G
V:  Am  Fmaj7   G   Em
    Am  Fmaj7   G   G

Pink Floyd

Wish You Were Here

C    D/F#   Am/E   G
D/F# C      Am     G

Proclaimers

500 Miles

V/C: E   A   B   E
B:   E   A   B   C#m
     F#m B   E

Radiohead

Creep

G   B   C   Cm

Sara Bareilles

Brave

Capo 3
V:  G   G   Em  Em
    C   D
    
C:  G   Em  C   D
    G   Em  C   D
    G   C   Em  D
    G   C   Em  D
    
B:  Em     G
    G/B    C
    G/B    C
    Em     G
    Dsus4  D

Semisonic

Closin’ Time

G   D   Am   C

Stevie Wonder

Superstition

Standard
Eb7
Bb7   Cb9b5   Bb7   A9b5
Ab9sus4  Bb7

TLC

Waterfalls

D   A   C   G

Tom Petty

Free Fallin’

A       D
D   A   E

Tracy Chapman

Gimme One Reason

Capo 2
E                              A          B7               E    E7 E
Give me one reason to stay here, and I'll turn right back around
A                              A7         B7               E   E7 E
Give me one reason to stay here, and I'll turn right back around
          B7
Because I don't want leave you lonely
    A                            E    E7 E
But you got to make me change my mind

Standard
F#   B   C#7  F#  F#7  F#
B    B7  C#7  F#  F#7  F#
C#7  B   F#   F#7 F#

Traveling Wilburys

End of the Line

e|---7-7-7-7-7-2-2-|---7-7-7-7-7--9-10-|---7-7-7-7-7--9-10-12-14----|
B|---8-8-8-8-8-3-3-|---8-8-8-8-8-10-10-|---8-8-8-8-8-10-12-14-15----|
G|---7-7-7-7-7-2-2-|---7-7-7-7-7--9-11-|---7-7-7-7-7--9-12-14-14----|
D|-0---------------|-0-----------------|-0--------------------------|

Chorus:
D   A   G
D   A   D
D   A   G
D   A   D
D   D   G

Verse:
D   D   G
D   D   G
D   D   A

Vance Joy

Riptide

Capo 1
Verse/Chorus:
Am  G   C   C

Bridge:
Am  G   C   Fmaj7

Weezer

Island in the Sun

Em  Am  D   G

Say It Ain’t So

Standard
V/C: C   G   G#   D#
B:   B5    B/C#5   E5    F#5