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The Ballad of John and Yoko


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The Ballad of John and Yoko

Composer(s) : Lennon and McCartney
Year : 1968

Alan W. Pollack 's "Notes On" The Ballad of John and Yoko


 Bass riff:

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E
Standing in the dock at Southampton

Trying to get to Holland Or France
    E7The Man In the Mac said
You gotta go back
you know they didnt even give us a chance
                 A
you know it aint easy
                         E
you know how hard it can be
                   B7
the way things are going ...
                     E
theyre gonna crucify me.

Finally made the plane into paris
honeymooning down by the seine
peter brown called to say
you can make it ok
you can get married in gibraltar near spain ..

you know it aint easy.... etc

Drove from paris to the amsterdam hilton
talking in our beds for a week
the newspapers said
whatre you doing in bed
i said we're only trying to get us some peace ...

you know it aint easy...etc


A
saving all your money for a rainy day
giving all your clothes to charity

B7
last nite the wife said
oh boy when youre dead
                                     B
You dont take nothing with you but your soul

E
Think!


Made a lightning trip to Vienna
Eating chocolate cake in a bag
The newspapers said, "She's gone to his head
They look just like two gurus in drag" ...CHORUS

Caught the early plane back to London
Fifty acorns tied in a sack
The men from the press say "We wish you success
It's good to have the both of you back"...CHORUS




Ook op Past Masters, Vols. 2:

ChordsNotes On
Day Tripper Day Tripper
We Can Work It Out We Can Work It Out
Across the Universe Across the Universe
Paperback Writer Paperback Writer
Rain Rain
Lady Madonna Lady Madonna
Let It Be Let It Be
The Inner Light The Inner Light
Hey Jude Hey Jude
Revolution Revolution
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
You Know My Name (Look Up the Number) You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)

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 1:

ChordsNotes On
Love Me Do Love Me Do
From Me to You From Me to You
She Loves You She Loves You
I Want to Hold Your Hand I Want to Hold Your Hand
Can't Buy Me Love Can't Buy Me Love
A Hard Day's Night A Hard Day's Night
I Feel Fine I Feel Fine
Eight Days a Week Eight Days a Week
Ticket to Ride Ticket to Ride
Help! Help!
Yesterday Yesterday
Day Tripper Day Tripper
We Can Work It Out We Can Work It Out
Paperback Writer Paperback Writer
Yellow Submarine Yellow Submarine
Eleanor Rigby Eleanor Rigby
Penny Lane Penny Lane
All You Need Is Love All You Need Is Love
Hello Goodbye Hello Goodbye
Lady Madonna Lady Madonna
Hey Jude Hey Jude
Get Back Get Back
The Ballad of John and Yoko The Ballad of John and Yoko
Something Something
Come Together Come Together
Let It Be Let It Be
The Long and Winding Road The Long and Winding Road

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