The Beatles “Taxman” How To Play On Guitar

Album: “Revolver"(1966)

Revolver

Taxman

1. Taxman

2. Eleanor Rigby

3. I’m Only Sleeping

4. Love You To

5. Here, There And Everywhere

6. Yellow Submarine

7. She Said She Said

8. Good Day Sunshine

9. And Your Bird Can Sing

10. For No One

11. Doctor Robert

12. I Want To Tell You

13. Got To Get You Into My Life

14. Tomorrow Never Knows

Official Music Video

Episode

An up-tempo number by George, the first track on “Revolver." The lyrics are written in opposition to the high 95% tax rate imposed on the wealthy by the Wilson administration.

Song Description

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Key

Taxman is written in the key of D Major

BPM

134 BPM

Lyrics And Chord Progressions

Title: Taxman
Artist: The Beatles
Words & Music By: George Harrison

D7
 
D7                            D7(#9) D7
Let me tell you how it will be 
                                    D7(#9) D7
there's one for you, nineteen for me  
               C7
'cause I'm the taxman
              G7   D7
yeah, I'm the taxman 
 
                                    D7(#9) D7
Should five percent appear too small
                                D7(#9) D7
be thankful I don't take it all
               C7
'cause I'm the taxman 
              G7   D7
yeah, I'm the taxman 
 
        D7                
(if you drive a car) I'll tax the street
                           C7
(if you try to sit) I'll tax your seat
        D7            
(if you get too cold) I'll tax the heat
                            C7
(if you take a walk) I'll tax your feet
 
D7
taxman!!
 
[solo]
 
               C7
'cause I'm the taxman
              G7(#9) G7   D7
yeah, I'm the taxman 
 
      D7                       D7(#9) D7
Don't ask me what I want it for 
 
(Haha! Mister Wilson!)
                                  D7(#9) D7
if you don't want to pay some more
 
(Haha! Mister Heath!),
               C7
'cause I'm the taxman
              G7   D7
yeah, I'm the taxman 
 
 
    D7                            D7(#9) D7
Now my advice for those who die, (Taxman!)
  D7                              D7(#9) D7
Declare the pennies on your eyes, (Taxman!)
               C7
'cause I'm the taxman
              G7   D7
yeah, I'm the taxman 
 
D7         F7                     D7
And you're working for no one but me
 
 D7
(Taxman)


[End]

Used Guitar Chords

Guitar Tab

Intro – Chorus

Guitar Solo

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