Diana chords by Paul Anka

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Diana | Chords + Lyrics


||: G | Em | C | D7 :||

Verse 1

||: G | Em | C | D7 :||
I’m so young and you’re so old, this my darling, I’ve been told.
I don’t care just what they say, ’cause forever I will pray.
You and I will be as free, as the birds up in the trees.
Oh, please, stay by me, Diana.

Instrumental 1

| G | Em | C | D7 |

Verse 2

||: G | Em | C | D7 :||
Thrills I get when you hold me close. Oh, my darling, you’re the most.
I love you but do you love me. Oh, Diana, can’t you see.
I love you with all my heart, and I hope we will never part.
Oh, please, stay by me, Diana.

Instrumental 2

| G | Em | C | D7 G7 (F E D B) |


| C | Cm |
Oh, my darlin’, oh, my lover.
| G | G7 |
Tell me that there is no other.
| C | Cm |
I love you, with my heart.
| N.C D7 | D7 |
Oh-oh, oh-oh, and don’t you know I love you, love you so.

Verse 3

||: G | Em | C | D7 :||
And only you can take my heart, only you can tear it apart
When you hold me in your loving arms, I can feel you giving all your charms.
Hold me darling, hold me tight, squeeze me baby with all your might.
Oh, please, stay by me, Diana.


||: G | Em | C | D7 :|| to fade
Oh, please, Diana. Oh, please, Diana.

Diana’s chords, progressions, and TAB

Diana Analysis + TAB T

Paul Anka‘s classic Diana was released all the way back in 1957 and in many ways epitomizes the era where they mixed doo-wop, rock n roll, and early pop, giving birth to popular music.

With sales of over 10 million copies worldwide, Diana was #1 in several countries and will forever be known as Mr. Anka’s signature song.

For the beginner guitarist, theory student, and budding songwriter, Diana has several classic tricks up its sleeve you simply must know.

Members learn about the chords, progression, a classic chord variation, the bass line, and how the melody builds to a climax.

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