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My Sweet Lord Chords And Strumming, George Harrison

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Did You Know? My Sweet Lord was the first post Beatles no.1 and was the first single from George Harrison's solo album All Things Must Pass and was the biggest selling song of 1971. 

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Yellow Pick

Most Advanced Rhythm: White Pick 

Most Advanced Chord Change: Yellow Pick (White Pick when played with Django chords only)

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My Sweet Lord Chords And Strumming, George Harrison

Django Chords: 

(Capo: 2nd fret first half, 4th fret 2nd half) 

Django Em Chord

Django A Chord

Django D Chord

& Django Bm Chord: x20233


Key: with capo E, without D (2nd half of song F#)

Strumming:

"The Driver":

|D    D    D U D U |


"1 Strum":

|D                       |


Tempo:

121 bpm

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Intro -

||Em - - - |A - - - || x4

||D - - - |Bm - - - || x3

|Em - - - |A - - - |



Chorus -

||Em - - - |A - - - || x3

My sweet (Em)Lord (A)
Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)

Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)


Verse 1 -

||D - - - |Bm - - - || x3

|Em - - - |A - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (Bm)

I really wanna (D)be with You (Bm)
I really wanna (D)see You, Lord
Oh, it (Bm)takes so long my (Em)lord (A)


Chorus -

||Em - - - |A - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (A)
Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)

Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)


Verse 2 -

||D - - - |Bm - - - || x3

|Em - - - |A - - - |


I really wanna (D)know you (Bm)

I really wanna (D)go with you (Bm)
I really wanna (D)show you, Lord
That it (Bm)won't take long my (Em)lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - - |A - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)
My (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

my sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)



Middle 8 -

||D - - - |D - - - || x2

|Bm - - - |Bm - - - |Em (1 strum)|- - - - |

(capo moves to 4th fret)

|Em - - - |A - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (D)
I really wanna (D)see you (D)
I really wanna (Bm)see you Lord (Bm)
I really wanna (Em)see you Lord

(capo moves to 4th fret)
It takes so long, my (Em)Lord (Hallel(A)ujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - - |A - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)
Mmm my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

my my my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Verse 3 -

||D - - - |Bm - - - || x3

|Em - - - |A - - - |


I really wanna (D)know you (Halle(Bm)lujah)

I really wanna (D)go with you (Halle(Bm)lujah)
I really wanna (D)show you, Lord
That it (Bm)won't take long (Em)my lord (Halle(A)lujah)



Chorus -

||Em - - - |A - - - || x3


mmm, mmm, (Em)mmm (Halle(A)lujah)
My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Instrumental Verse (solo) -

||D - - - |Bm - - - || x3

|Em - - - |A - - - |


Chorus -

||Em - - - |A - - - || x4


My (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My (Em)sweet Lord (Krishna(A)krisha)

oh oh oh ooooh (Hare(A)hare)


Verse 4 -

||D - - - |Bm - - - || x3

|Em - - - |A - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (Hare(Bm)rama)

I really wanna (D)be with you (Hare(Bm)rama)
I really wanna (D)see you, Lord
But it (Bm)takes so long (Em)my lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - - |A - - - || x16 (fade)


My (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Krishna(A)krisha)

My ohh (Em)oh (Hare(A)hare)

Mmmm mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)brahma)

Mmmm mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)vishnu)

Ohhh mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)devo)

Ohhh mmm (Em)mmm (Mahe(A)shwara)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Guru(A)sakshaat)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Para(A)brahma)

My, my my, (Em)Lord (Tasmayi(A)shree)

My my my my (Em)Lord (Guruve(A)namah)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)Brahma)

              (Em)        (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

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Final Chord Strum: Em

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My Sweet Lord Chords And Strumming - George Harrison

Open Chords: 

(Capo: 2nd fret first half, 4th fret 2nd half) 

Open Em Chord

Open A Chord

Open D Chord

Plus Open Bm7 Chord: x20230


Key: with capo E, without D

(2nd half of song F#)

Strumming:

"The Driver":

|D    D    D U D U |


"The Driver*":

|D U D    D U D U |


Alternate rhythms throughout

Tempo:

121 bpm

​​

Intro -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x4

 ( Driver / Driver* )

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x3

 ( Driver / Driver* )

|Em - - -A|- - - - |

 ( Driver / Driver*)

 

Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3

My sweet (Em)Lord (A)
Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)

Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)


Verse 1 -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x3

|Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (Bm7)

I really wanna (D)be with You (Bm7)
I really wanna (D)see You, Lord
Oh, it (Bm7)takes so long my (Em)lord (A)


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (A)
Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)

Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)


Verse 2 -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x3

|Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)know you (Bm7)

I really wanna (D)go with you (Bm7)
I really wanna (D)show you, Lord
That it (Bm7)won't take long my (Em)lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)
My (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

my sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)



Middle 8 -

||D - - -D|- - - - || x2

|Bm7 - - -Bm7|- - - - |Em (1 strum)|- - - - |

(capo moves to 4th fret)

|Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (D)
I really wanna (D)see you (D)
I really wanna (Bm7)see you Lord (Bm7)
I really wanna (Em)see you Lord

(capo moves to 4th fret)
It takes so long, my (Em)Lord (Hallel(A)ujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)
Mmm my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

my my my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Verse 3 -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x3

|Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)know you (Halle(Bm7)lujah)

I really wanna (D)go with you (Halle(Bm7)lujah)
I really wanna (D)show you, Lord
That it (Bm7)won't take long (Em)my lord (Halle(A)lujah)



Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3


mmm, mmm, (Em)mmm (Halle(A)lujah)
My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Instrumental Verse (solo) -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x2

|D - - -Bm7|- - - - |Em - - -A|- - - - |


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x4


My (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My (Em)sweet Lord (Krishna(A)krisha)

oh oh oh ooooh (Hare(A)hare)


Verse 4 -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x3

|Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (Hare(Bm7)rama)

I really wanna (D)be with you (Hare(Bm7)rama)
I really wanna (D)see you, Lord
But it (Bm7)takes so long (Em)my lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x16 (fade)


My (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Krishna(A)krisha)

My ohh (Em)oh (Hare(A)hare)

Mmmm mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)brahma)

Mmmm mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)vishnu)

Ohhh mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)devo)

Ohhh mmm (Em)mmm (Mahe(A)shwara)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Guru(A)sakshaat)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Para(A)brahma)

My, my my, (Em)Lord (Tasmayi(A)shree)

My my my my (Em)Lord (Guruve(A)namah)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)Brahma)

              (Em)        (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

Final Chord Strum: Em

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My Sweet Lord Chords And Strumming - George Harrison

Open Chords: 

(Capo: 2nd fret first half, 4th fret 2nd half) 

Open Em Chord

Open A Chord

Open D Chord

Open D7 Chord

Plus Open Bm7 Chord: x20230

Open B7/D# Chord: xx1200

& Open B7 Chord: x21200


Key: with capo E, without D

(2nd half of song F#)

Strumming:

"The Driver":

|D    D    D U D U |


"The Driver*":

|D U D    D U D U |


Alternate rhythms throughout

Tempo:

121 bpm

​​

Intro -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x4

 ( Driver / Driver* )

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x2

 ( Driver / Driver* )

|D - - -B7/D#|- - B7 - |Em - - -A|- - - - |

( Driver /   Driver*   / Driver  / Driver*)

 

Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3

My sweet (Em)Lord (A)
Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)

Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)


Verse 1 -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x2

|D - - -B7/D#|- - B7 - |Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (Bm7)

I really wanna (D)be with You (Bm7)
I really wanna (D)see You, Lord
Oh, it (B7/D#)takes so (B7)long my (Em)lord (A)


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (A)
Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)

Mmm, my (Em)Lord (A)


Verse 2 -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x2

|D - - -B7/D#|- - B7 - |Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)know you (Bm7)

I really wanna (D)go with you (Bm7)
I really wanna (D)show you, Lord
That it (B7/D#)won't take (B7)long my (Em)lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)
My (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

my sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)



Middle 8 -

|D - - -D|- - - - |

|D7 - - -D7|- - - - |

|B7 - - -B7|- - - - |E (1 strum)|- - - - |

(capo moves to 4th fret)

|Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (D)
I really wanna (D7)see you (D7)
I really wanna (B7)see you Lord (B7)
I really wanna (E)see you Lord

(capo moves to 4th fret)
It takes so long, my (Em)Lord (Hallel(A)ujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3


My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)
Mmm my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

my my my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Verse 3 -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x2

|D - - -B7/D#|- - B7 - |Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)know you (Halle(Bm7)lujah)

I really wanna (D)go with you (Halle(Bm7)lujah)
I really wanna (D)show you, Lord
That it (B7/D#)won't take (B7)long (Em)my lord (Halle(A)lujah)



Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x3


mmm, mmm, (Em)mmm (Halle(A)lujah)
My sweet (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Instrumental Verse (solo) -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x2

|D - - -B7/D#|- - B7 - |Em - - -A|- - - - |


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x4


My (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My (Em)sweet Lord (Krishna(A)krisha)

oh oh oh ooooh (Hare(A)hare)


Verse 4 -

||D - - -Bm7|- - - - || x2

|D - - -B7/D#|- - B7 - |Em - - -A|- - - - |


I really wanna (D)see you (Hare(Bm7)rama)

I really wanna (D)be with you (Hare(Bm7)rama)
I really wanna (D)see you, Lord
But it (B7/D#)takes so (B7)long (Em)my lord (Halle(A)lujah)


Chorus -

||Em - - -A|- - - - || x16 (fade)


My (Em)Lord (Halle(A)lujah)

My, my, my (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Krishna(A)krisha)

My ohh (Em)oh (Hare(A)hare)

Mmmm mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)brahma)

Mmmm mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)vishnu)

Ohhh mmm (Em)mmm (Guru(A)devo)

Ohhh mmm (Em)mmm (Mahe(A)shwara)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Guru(A)sakshaat)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Para(A)brahma)

My, my my, (Em)Lord (Tasmayi(A)shree)

My my my my (Em)Lord (Guruve(A)namah)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)Brahma)

              (Em)        (Hare(A)krisha)

My sweet (Em)Lord (Hare(A)krisha)

Final Chord Strum: Em

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