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A Day in the Life


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A Day in the Life

Composer(s) : Lennon and McCartney
Year : 1967

Alan W. Pollack 's "Notes On" A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life - Beatles


(intro) G Bm Em Em7 (add D on B string) Em C..C Cmaj7 C+9 Cmaj7 (play with B)
G           Bm            Em Em7 Em  (you can add these notes on B string-
 I read the news today oh boy                   I'll omit them from now on)
C        Em            Am            Cmaj7 Cadd9 Cmaj7
 About a lucky man who made the grade
G               Bm              Em
 And though the news was rather sad
C       F                Em
 Well I just had to laugh
C         F         Em Cmaj7...
I saw the photograph

He blew his mind out in a car / He didn't notice that the lights had changed
A crowd of people stood and stared / They'd seen his face before
Em                                                 C....
Nobody was really sure if he was from the House of Lords

I saw a film today oh boy / The English Army had just won the war
A crowd of people turned away / But I just had to look
Having read the book....

C            Bm       G       Am7    Em
 I'd love to turn.... you.... on....

(stays on Em for awhile then goes to E-major)

E                                                   A
 Woke up, fell out of bed, dragged a comb across my head
E
 Found my way downstairs and drank a cup
 And looking up, I noticed I was late
E                                                          A
 Found my coat and grabbed my hat, made the bus in seconds flat
E
 Found my way upstairs and had a smoke
 And somebody spoke and I went into a dream

 C   G   D   C   E   C   G   D   C
 Ahhh....
 E D C D G

I heard the news today oh boy / Four thousand holes in Blackburn, Lancashire
And though the holes were rather small / They had to count them all
Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall
I'd love to turn... you... on...




Ook op Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band:

ChordsNotes On
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
With a Little Help from My Friends With a Little Help from My Friends
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds
Getting Better Getting Better
Fixing a Hole Fixing a Hole
She's Leaving Home She's Leaving Home
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
Within You Without You Within You Without You
When I'm Sixty-Four When I'm Sixty-Four
Lovely Rita Lovely Rita
Good Morning Good Morning Good Morning Good Morning
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
A Day in the Life A Day in the Life

Ook op Anthology 2:

ChordsNotes On
Real Love Real Love
Yes It Is (Takes 2 & 14)
I'm Down (Take 1)
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (Takes 1, 2 & 5)
If You've Got Trouble (Take 1)
That Means A Lot (Take 1)
Yesterday (Take 1)
It's Only Love (Takes 2 & 3)
I Feel Fine (Live At Blackpool Night Out)
Ticket To Ride (Live At Blackpool Night Out)
Yesterday (Live At Blackpool Night Out)
Help! (Live At Blackpool Night Out)
Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby (Live At Shea Stadium)
Norwegian Wood (this Bird Has Flown) Take 1
I'm Looking Through You (Take 1)
12_bar Original (Edited Take 2)
Tomorrow Never Knows (Take 1)
Got To Get You Into My Life (Take 5)
And Your Bird Can Sing (Take 2)
Taxman (Take 11)
Eleanor Rigby (Strings Only)
I'm Only Sleeping (Rehearsal)
I'm Only Sleeping (Take 1)
Rock & Roll Music (Live At Nippon Budokan Hall)
She's A Woman (Live At Nippon Budokan Hall)
Strawberry Fields Forever (Home Demo)
Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 1)
Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 7 + edit piece)
Penny Lane (Take 9 Horn Overdub)
A Day In The Life (Takes 1, 2, 6 & Orchestra)
Good Morning Good Morning (Take 8)
Only A Northern Song (Takes 3 & 12)
Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! (Takes 1 and 2)
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Takes 6, 7 & 8)
Within You Without You (Instrumental)
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (reprise) (Take 5)
You Know My Name (Look Up the Number) You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)
I Am The Walrus (Take 16)
The Fool On The Hill (Demo)
Your Mother Should Know (Take 27)
The Fool On The Hill (Take 4)
Hello Goodbye (Take 16)
Lady Madonna (Takes 3 & 4)
Across The Universe (Take 2)

Ook op 1967-1970:

ChordsNotes On
Strawberry Fields Forever Strawberry Fields Forever
Penny Lane Penny Lane
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
With a Little Help from My Friends With a Little Help from My Friends
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds
A Day in the Life A Day in the Life
All You Need Is Love All You Need Is Love
I Am the Walrus I Am the Walrus
Hello Goodbye Hello Goodbye
The Fool on the Hill The Fool on the Hill
Magical Mystery Tour Magical Mystery Tour
Lady Madonna Lady Madonna
Hey Jude Hey Jude
Revolution Revolution
Back in the U.S.S.R. Back in the U.S.S.R.
While My Guitar Gently Weeps While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Get Back Get Back
Don't Let Me Down Don't Let Me Down
The Ballad of John and Yoko The Ballad of John and Yoko
Old Brown Shoe Old Brown Shoe
Here Comes the Sun Here Comes the Sun
Come Together Come Together
Something Something
Octopus's Garden Octopus's Garden
Let It Be Let It Be
Across the Universe Across the Universe
The Long and Winding Road The Long and Winding Road

Ook op Love:

ChordsNotes On
Because Because
Get Back Get Back
Glass Onion Glass Onion
Eleanor Rigby Eleanor Rigby
Julia Julia
I Am the Walrus I Am the Walrus
I Want to Hold Your Hand I Want to Hold Your Hand
Drive My Car / The Word / What You're Doing 
Gnik Nus 
Something Something
Blue Jay Way Blue Jay Way
Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! / I Want You (she's So Heavy) / Helter Skelter 
Help! Help!
Blackbird / Yesterday 
Strawberry Fields Forever Strawberry Fields Forever
Within You Without You / Tomorrow Never Knows 
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds
Octopus's Garden Octopus's Garden
Lady Madonna Lady Madonna
Here Comes the Sun Here Comes the Sun
The Inner Light The Inner Light
Come Together / Dear Prudence 
Cry Baby Cry Cry Baby Cry
Revolution Revolution
Back in the U.S.S.R. Back in the U.S.S.R.
While My Guitar Gently Weeps While My Guitar Gently Weeps
A Day in the Life A Day in the Life
Hey Jude Hey Jude
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
All You Need Is Love All You Need Is Love

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