Beach Boys - God Only Knows Chords & Tabs

 

God Only Knows Chords & Tabs

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God Only Knows Chords

   
...GOD ONLY KNOWS... by The Beach Boys
--------------------..................

*from 'Pet Sounds' (1966)*

(modified from Andrew Roger's original tab)


*CAPO 2nd FRET*

(Original Key: D)


Intro:

G  D, G  D
G  D/F#  Em7

Interlude:

e|---------------|
B|--0---0--2--3--|
G|--0---0--2--3--|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

Verse 1:

C/G        Am6
 I may not always love you,
Em    Em7
  But long as there,
Em6/G
 Are stars above you;
D          Bbdim
 You never need to doubt it,
D                 G#m7b5
 I'll make you so sure about it.

Chorus 1:

G         D/F#
 God only knows,
                 Em7      D
What I'd be with-out you.

Interlude:

e|---------------|
B|--0---0--2--3--|
G|--0---0--2--3--|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

Verse 2:

C/G            Am6
 If you should ever leave me;
Em      Em7
 Though life would,
      Em6/G
Still go on, believe me.
D
 The world could,
     A#dim
Show nothing to me,
D                   G#m7b5
 So what good would living do me?

Chorus 2:

G         D/F#
 God only knows,
                 Em7      D
What I'd be with-out you.

Break:

(*Winds/Keyboard,
Arranged for Guitar):

e|-----9----5--9---|
B|--5--10---5--10--|
G|--6--------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/beach_boys/god_only_knows_crd_ver_2.html ]
e|--7---6-----------------|
B|--8---5--8--6--5--3-----|
G|------------9--7--6--4--|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

(x2)

Instrumental:

F/C  Dm6  Am/E,
Am7  D7/C
G/D  Ebdim,
G/D  C#m7b5

Chorus 3:

G         D/F#
 God only knows,
                 Em7      D
What I'd be with-out you.

Verse 3:

C/G            Am6
 If you should ever leave me;
Em      Em7
 Though life would,
      Em6/G
Still go on, believe me.
D
 The world could,
     A#dim
Show nothing to me,
D                   G#m7b5
 So what good would living do me?

Coda:

G         D/F#
 God only knows,
                 Em7     D/F#
What I'd be with-out you.

G         D/F#
 God only knows,
                 Em7     D/F#
What I'd be with-out you.

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
---------------

   C/G     Am6     Em      Em7    Em6/G

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 332010  x02212  022000  022030  322020

   D      Bbdim  G#m7b5    G      D/F#

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx0232  x1303x  4544xx  320003  2x0230

   F/C     Dm6     Am      D7      G/A

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 3x3210  xx0201  x0122x  xx0212  000003

  Ebdim  C#m7b5    C       C/B

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx1212  x4545x  x32010  x20030


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2004
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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