Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison | The IOM Process

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Song Info


Other Versions: Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan & Adele

Key: G

Structure: Intro - Verse/Refrain - Verse/Refrain - Chorus - Break - Verse/Refrain - Chorus - End (fade out)

Did You Know? Van Morrison signed a recording contract without legal advice and as a result has never received royalties from the song.

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Orange Belt

Most Advanced Rhythm: Yellow Belt (While Belt when played with 'The Bouncer' rhythm)

Most Advanced Chord Change: Orange Belt (White Belt when played with Django chords only)

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White Belt Version

Chords:

Django G Chord

Django C Chord

Django Em Chord

Django D Chord

Strumming Patterns:

"The Bouncer":

|D    D U D    D U |

Intro:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 2

Verse:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4

Hey, where did we go, days when the rains came

Down in the hollow, playing a new game

Laughing, and a running, hey, hey, Skipping and a jumping

In the misty morning fog, with our hearts a thumpin' and...

Refrain:

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |Em - - - |​​

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​

You, my brown eyed girl

You, my brown eyed girl

Verse:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4

Whatever happened to Tuesday and so slow

Going down to the old mine with a transistor radio

Standing in the sunlight laughing, hiding ‘hind a rainbow's wall

Slipping and a sliding, hey, hey, All along the waterfall with...

Refrain:

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |Em - - - |​​

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​

You, my brown eyed girl

You, my brown eyed girl

Chorus:

| D - - - | D - - - |​

​Do you remember when, we used to sing:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4

Sha la la la la la la la la la la la te da Just like that

Sha la la la la la la la la la la la te da la te da

Break

Verse:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4

So hard to find my way, now that I'm on my own

I saw you just the other day, my, how you have grown

Cast my memory back there Lord.

Sometimes I'm overcome thinkin' 'bout it

Makin' love in the green grass behind the stadium with...

Refrain:

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |Em - - - |​​

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​

You, my brown eyed girl

You, my brown eyed girl

Chorus:

| D - - - | D - - - |​

​Do you remember when, we used to sing:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4 (Repeat to fade)

Sha la la la la la la la la la la la te da

Sha la la la la la la la la la la la te da la te da

Final Chord Strum: G

Orange Belt Version

Chords:

Open G Chord

Open C Chord

Open Em Chord

Open D Chord

Strumming Patterns:

"The Everyman":

|D    D U    U D U |

Intro:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 2

Verse:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4

Hey, where did we go, days when the rains came

Down in the hollow, playing a new game

Laughing, and a running, hey, hey, Skipping and a jumping

In the misty morning fog, with our hearts a thumpin' and...

Refrain:

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |Em - - - |​​

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​

You, my brown eyed girl

You, my brown eyed girl

Verse:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4

Whatever happened to Tuesday and so slow

Going down to the old mine with a transistor radio

Standing in the sunlight laughing, hiding ‘hind a rainbow's wall

Slipping and a sliding, hey, hey, All along the waterfall with...

Refrain:

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |Em - - - |​​

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​

You, my brown eyed girl

You, my brown eyed girl

Chorus:

| D - - - | D - - - |​

​Do you remember when, we used to sing:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4

Sha la la la la la la la la la la la te da Just like that

Sha la la la la la la la la la la la te da la te da

Break

Verse:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4

So hard to find my way, now that I'm on my own

I saw you just the other day, my, how you have grown

Cast my memory back there Lord.

Sometimes I'm overcome thinkin' 'bout it

Makin' love in the green grass behind the stadium with...

Refrain:

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |Em - - - |​​

| C - - - | D - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​

You, my brown eyed girl

You, my brown eyed girl

Chorus:

| D - - - | D - - - |​

​Do you remember when, we used to sing:

| G - - - | C - - - |​G - - - |D - - - |​​ x 4 (Repeat to fade)

Sha la la la la la la la la la la la te da

Sha la la la la la la la la la la la te da la te da

Final Chord Strum: G

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