The Beatles “Because” Song and Guitar Chords


Album: “Abbey Road"(1969)

1. Come Together

2. Something

3. Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

4. Oh! Darling

5. Octopus’s Garden

6. I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

7. Here Comes The Sun

8. Because

9. You Never Give Me Your Money

10. Sun King

11. Mean Mr. Mustard

12. Polythene Pam

13. She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

14. Golden Slumbers

15. Carry That Weight

16. The End

17. Her Majesty

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John was inspired to write this piece by Beethoven’s “Moonlight".

It is said that one day John heard Yoko Ono playing “Moonlight" on the piano and asked her to play it backwards, adding the lyrics and melody.

Song Composition

Title: Because
Artist: The Beatles
Words & Music By: Lennon/ McCartney

C#m  C#m  D#m7b5  G#7   A  C#m  A7  A7(13)  D  Ddim
[Verse 1]
  C#m                C#m                D#m7b5  G#7
Because the world is round, it turns me on_________
  A         C#m      A7  A7(13)  D  Ddim
Because the world is round___  ah_____
[Verse 2]
  C#m               C#m               D#m7b5  G#7
Because the wind is high, it blows my mind_______
  A         C#m     A7   A7(13) D
Because the wind is high____  ah
Ddim                      F#
      Love is old, love is new
F#                   G#7  G#7
Love is all, love is you
[Verse 3]
  C#m              C#m               D#m7b5  G#7
Because the sky is blue, it makes me cry________
  A         C#m    A7  A7(13) D  Ddim  C#m  C#m
Because the sky is blue____  ah________________
D#m7b5  G#7    A  C#m   A7  A7(13)  D  Ddim
Ah_________________  ooh_____  ah_____







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