Let It Be – The Beatles | The IOM Process

Let It Be – The Beatles

Song Info


From The Album: Let It Be

Other Versions: Aretha Franklin, Joe Cocker, Joan Baez

Key: C (capo 5th fret)

Structure: Intro - Verse - Chorus - Verse - Chorus x 2 - Middle 8 - Solo - Chorus - Verse - Chorus x 2 - Ending

Did You Know? Let it Be the album was release a whole month after the Beatles split up but was recorded before Abbey Road the previous album.

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Orange Belt

Most Advanced Rhythm: White Belt

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

Image: Let It Be! by Randy

Click to scroll to the version for your level:

White Belt Version

Chords: (Capo 5th Fret)

Django G Chord

Django C Chord

Django Em Chord

Django A Chord

Django D Chord

Django F Chord

Strumming Patterns:

"The Miss 2 Rhythm":

D    (miss)    D    D U |

Intro:

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

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

Verse:

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

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

When I (G)find myself in (D)times of trouble

(Em)Mother Mary (C)comes to me

(G)Speaking words of (D)wisdom, let it (C)be. (G)

And (G)in my hour of (D)darkness

She is (Em)standing right in (C)front of me

(G)Speaking words of (D)wisdom, let it (C)be. (G)

Chorus:

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

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

Let it (Em)be, let it (D)be, let it be (C), let it be (G).

(G)Whisper words of (D)wisdom, let it (C)be. (G)

Verse:

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

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

And (G)when the broken (D)hearted people

(Em)Living in the (C)world agree,

(G)There will be an (D)answer, let it (C)be. (G)

For (G)though they may be (D)parted there is

(Em)Still a chance that (C)they will see

(G)There will be an (D)answer, let it (C)be. (G)

Chorus x 2

Middle 8:

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

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

Solo:

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

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

Chorus

Verse:

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

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

And (G)when the night is (D)cloudy,

There is (Em)still a light that (C)shines on me,

(G)Shine on until to(D)morrow, let it (C)be. (G)

I (G)wake up to the (D)sound of music

(Em)Mother Mary (C)comes to me

(G)Speaking words of (D)wisdom, let it (C)be. (G)

Chorus x 2

Ending: 

​| C - - - | G - Fmaj7 Em | D - C - | G

Final Chord Strum: G

Orange Belt Version

Chords: (Capo 5th Fret)

Open G Chord

Open C Chord

Open Em Chord

Open Am Chord

Open D Chord

Open Fmaj7 Chord

Open G/B​ - X2003X

Open C/E​ - 032010

Optional Chords To Simplify: (Capo 5th Fret)

Open G instead of G/B

Open C instead of C/E​

Strumming Patterns:

"The Miss 2 Rhythm":

D    (miss)    D    D U |

Intro:

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

| G - - - - | D - - - |​C - G/B Am |G - - - |​​

Verse:

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

| G - - - - | D - - - |​C - G/B Am |G - - - |​​

When I (G)find myself in (D)times of trouble

(Em)Mother Mary (C)comes to me

(G)Speaking words of (D)wisdom, let it (C)be. (G/B) (Am) (G)

And (G)in my hour of (D)darkness

She is (Em)standing right in (C)front of me

(G)Speaking words of (D)wisdom, let it (C)be. (G/B) (Am) (G)

Chorus:

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

| G - - - - | D - - - |​C - G/B Am |G - - - |​​

Let it (Em)be, let it (D)be, let it be (C), let it be (G).

(G)Whisper words of (D)wisdom, let it (C)be. (G/B) (Am) (G)

Verse:

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

| G - - - - | D - - - |​C - G/B Am |G - - - |​​

And (G)when the broken (D)hearted people

(Em)Living in the (C)world agree,

(G)There will be an (D)answer, let it (C)be. (G/B) (Am) (G)

For (G)though they may be (D)parted there is

(Em)Still a chance that (C)they will see

(G)There will be an (D)answer, let it (C)be. (G/B) (Am) (G)

Chorus x 2

Middle 8:

​| C - G/B Am | G - Fmaj7 Em | D - C - | G - - - |

​| C - G/B Am | G - Fmaj7 Em | D - C - | G - - - |

Solo:

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

| G - - - | D - - - |​ C - G/B Am |​ G - - - |​ x 2

Chorus

Verse:

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

| G - - - - | D - - - |​C - G/B Am |G - - - |​​

And (G)when the night is (D)cloudy,

There is (Em)still a light that (C)shines on me,

(G)Shine on until to(D)morrow, let it (C)be. (G/B) (Am) (G)

I (G)wake up to the (D)sound of music

(Em)Mother Mary (C)comes to me

(G)Speaking words of (D)wisdom, let it (C)be. (G/B) (Am) (G)

Chorus x 2

Ending: 

​| C - G/B Am | G - Fmaj7 Em | D - C - | G

Final Chord Strum: G

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