All Right Now chords by Free


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All Right Now chords and lyrics

Intro

||: A5 D/A | A5 | D D/A | A5 :||
Oh, oh, oh, ah!

Verse 1

||: A5 D/A | A5 | D D/A | A5 :||
There she stood in the street, smiling from her head to her feet.
I said hey, what is this? Now baby, maybe, maybe she’s in need of a kiss.
I said hey, what’s your name, baby? Maybe we can see things the same?
Now, don’t you wait, or hesitate. Let’s move before they raise the parking rate.

Chorus 1

| A5 (F# E) | G | D/F# | A |
All right now, baby, it’s all right now.
| A5 (F# E) | G | D/F# | A |
 All right now, baby, it’s all right now.
| A5 D/A | A5 | D D/A | A5 |
Let me tell you now, uh.

Verse 2

||: A5 D/A | A5 | D D/A | A5 :||
I took her home to my place, watching every move on her face.
She said look, what’s your game baby? Are you tryin’ to put me in shame?
I said slow, don’t go so fast, don’t you think that love can last?
She said love, Lord above. Now you’re tryin’ to trick me in love.

Chorus 2

| A5 (F# E) | G | D/F# | A |
All right now, baby, it’s all right now.
| A5 (F# E) | G | D/F# | A |
All right now, baby, it’s all right now.
| A5 |
It’s all right now, oh.

Solo

||: N.C :|| x8
||: A5 (F# E) A5 (F# E) | G D/F# :|| x18
| E | E |

||: A5 D/A | A5 | D D/A | A5 :||
Oh. Let me tell you all about it now, oh, yeah.

Verse 3

||: A5 D/A | A5 | D D/A | A5 :||
Took her home, yeah, to my place, watching every move on her face.
She said look, ah, what’s your game? Are you tryin’ to put me in shame?
Baby, I said slow, slow, don’t go so fast, don’t you think that love can last?
She said love, Lord above. Now you’re tryin’ to trick me in love, ah.

Chorus 3

||: A5 (F# E) | G | D/F# | A :||
All right now, baby, it’s all right now, yeah.
All right now, baby, it’s all right now.
All right now, baby, it’s all right, baby.
All right now, baby, baby, baby it’s all right.
All, all right now, yeah it’s all right, it’s all right, it’s all right, yeah.
All right now, baby, it’s all right now.
Yeah, we’re so happy together, oh, it’s all right, it’s all right, it’s all right.
Everything’s all right, yeah, woo!


All Right Now chords and progressions

The chords for All Right Now are largely centered around the traditional blues concept of the I – IV and V, although there is more to it.

In the key of A, the A chord is most of the time an A5. When we move to the D chord (IV) we maintain that A in the bass.

As the chorus appears, we include a G chord, this is the classic rock n roll bVIIx. The D now gets an F# in the bass.

The E chord, which is chord V, only appears once, at the end of the (very long) solo.

The solo is backed up by a very distinctive bass line. In fact, from beginning to end, All Right Now is packed with slash chords and interesting bass movements. 

And I supposed, once you know that Andy, the bass player wrote the song, it all makes sense as to why All Right Now’s chords are what they are.


All Right Now was written by Free’s bass player

All Right Now is a single by English rockers Free. Released in 1970, it would become their biggest hit. As Paul Rodgers (lead singer) moved on and founded Bad Company, he would still perform All Right Now with his new band.

Written by the bass player of Free, Andy Fraser, in the wake of a bad gig, Paul Rodgers contributed with the lyrics.

All Right Now hit the charts the world over, claiming the top spot in over 20 territories. To this day it is still played on classic rock radio stations, in many ways epitomizing the genre.


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Free

English rockers Free was formed in 1968, in London by Paul Kossoff, Andy Fraser, Simon Kirke, and Pual Rodgers.

They had two main hits in Wishing Well and the widely known All Right Now, a tune that came to personify the genre of classic rock.

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Song Book

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To help you on this journey, I’ve gathered tunes I play with acoustic duos, Jazz trios, Indie/Rock/Party bands as well as large Soul/Motown ensembles.

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