Annie’s Song chords by John Denver


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Annie’s Song | Chords + Lyrics


Intro

| 6/8 D Dsus4 | D Dsus2 |
| D Dmaj7 | D6 D5 |

Verse 1

| G A | Bm G | D F#m/C# |
You fill up my senses, like a night in a forest.
| Bm A | G F#m |
Like the mountains in springtime.
| Em G | A A6 | A7 Asus4 A |
Like a walk in the rain.
| G A | Bm G | D F#m/C# |
Like a storm in the desert, like a sleepy blue ocean.
| Bm A | G F#m | Em A | D Dsus4 | D5 |
You fill up my senses, come fill me again.

Verse 2

| G A | Bm G | D F#m/C# |
Come let me love you, let me give my life to you.
| Bm A | G F#m |
Let me drown in your laughter.
| Em G | A A6 | A7 Asus4 |
Let me die in your arms.
| G A | Bm G | D F#m/C# |
Let me lay down beside you, let me always be with you.
| Bm A | G F#m | Em A | D Dsus4 | D5 |
Come let me love you, come love me again.

Instrumental

| G A | Bm G | D F#m/C# |
| Bm A | G F#m |
| Em G | A A6 | A7 Asus4 |
| G A | Bm G | D F#m/C# |
Let me give my life to you
| Bm A | G F#m | Em A | D Dsus4 | D5 |
Come let me love you, come love me again.

Verse 3

| G A | Bm G | D F#m/C# |
You fill up my senses, like a night in a forest.
| Bm A | G F#m |
Like the mountains in springtime.
| Em G | A A6 | A7 Asus4 |
Like a walk in the rain.
| G A | Bm |3/4 Bm |6/8 D F#m/C# |
Like a storm in the desert, like a sleepy blue ocean.
| Bm A | G F#m | Em A | D Dsus4 | D Dsus2 | D Dsus4 | D |
You fill up my senses, come fill me again.


Annie’s Song’s chords, progressions, and TAB

Annie's Song Analysis + TAB

Annie’s Song was released in 1974. By now, John Denver was a well-established artist, this was his 8th studio album.

The tune reached #1 in the U.K., U.S., Canada, and Ireland, selling over 2 million copies worldwide.

In order to play finger-style acoustic guitar as John does, you must practice a bunch of set patterns, apply these to all chords, then start to mix things up.

As a member, you get TAB for how to play two different patterns, practice these before you start to change them in an improvised way.

You also get TAB for the intro which is a hybrid of what the two guitars play on the original recording. Lastly, we look at what Roman Numerals are used for Annie’s Song’s chord progression.

Here’s a link to the full lesson (members only): Annie’s Song chord analysis and TAB.

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