Come Together chords by The Beatles


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Come Together | Chords and lyrics

Intro

||: Dm :|| x4

Verse 1

| Dm | Dm |
Here come old flat top, he come grooving up slowly.
| Dm | Dm |
He got joo joo eyeball, he one holy roller.
| A5 | A5 |
He got hair down to his knee.
| G5 N.C | N.C |
Got to be a joker he just do what he please.

Instrumental 1

||: Dm :|| x4

Verse 2

| Dm | Dm |
He wear no shoe shine, he got toe jam football.
| Dm | Dm |
He got monkey finger, he shoot Coca-Cola.
| A5 | A5 |
He say I know you, you know me.
| G5 N.C | N.C |
One thing I can tell you is you got to be free.

Chorus 1

| Bm  A5 | G5 A5 N.C
Come together, right now, over me

Instrumental 2

||: Dm :|| x4

Verse 3

| Dm | Dm |
He bag production, he got walrus gumboot.
| Dm | Dm |
He got Ono sideboard, he one spinal cracker.
| A5 | A5 |
He got feet down below his knee.
| G5 N.C | N.C |
Hold you in his armchair you can feel his disease

Chorus 2

| Bm  A5 | G5 A5 N.C
Come together, right now, over me

Instrumental 3

||: Dm :|| 
Right!

Solo

| Dm | Dm | Dm | Dm |
||: A5 A6 A5 A6 | A5 A6 A5 A6 :||
| Dm | Dm |

Verse 4

| Dm | Dm |
He roller coaster, he got early warning.
| Dm | Dm |
He got muddy water, he one mojo filter.
| A5 | A5 |
He say, “one and one and one is three”.
| G5 N.C | N.C |
Got to be good-looking ’cause he’s so hard to see.

Chorus 3

| Bm  A | G A N.C
Come together, right now, over me. 

Instrumental 4

||: Dm :|| x4
Oh!

Outro

||: Dm :|| 
||: Come together, yeah :|| x7
Come together, yeah
Come together, yeah


Come Together chords and progressions

As an 8-bar blues in Dm, we use 5 chords for the A and G, making it ambiguous if they are major or minor.

As the chorus starts with a Bm chord, we have a modal interchange. Instead of being Dm, the Bm relates to D major as the relative minor.

We still use A and G during the chorus – so incredibly simple and genius. It makes the two sections feel as if they belong together. Some may even say, they come together in this way!


When The Beatles released Come Together they were the biggest band in the world

Another U.S #1 from Liverpool’s pride we find in Come Together. The single was the opening track on their legendary 1969 album Abbey Road.

Not just a success across the pond, Come Together charted in the top 10 the world over.

By 1969, The Beatles was easily the biggest band in the world and pretty much everything they released was a success.

Their lasting legacy is proof that this was no fluke, even though they pushed the envelope in more than one way. For example, what are the lyrics to Come Together all about? Not sure if Lennon even knew, but does it really matter?


Come Together | Related pages


The Beatles

The Beatles biography.

The Beatles are the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed band in the history of popular music.

As the leaders of the so-called British Invasion, their catchy Rock & Roll infused pop songs took America by storm, creating hysteria everywhere they went.

Go to The Beatles.


Tina Turner

Tina was discovered by Ike Turner, joined his band, and even married him. Together they achieved great success with many hits.

Off stage, Ike was an abusive husband, when they divorced Tina would embark on a remarkable solo career and Ike would end up the most hated man in America.

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Song Book

As a guitarist, a repertoire is the greatest asset you can acquire. It is your ticket to playing with other musicians.

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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