Lennon John - Working Class Hero Chords & Tabs

 

Working Class Hero Chords & Tabs

Lennon John Chords & Tabs

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Working Class Hero Chords

   
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Artist: John Lennon
Song: Working Class Hero(Album Plastic Ono Band)                       
Tabbed by: John Leadman                        

  

This riff is both the intro and the fill between the vocals:

    Am

E --------------------------------------------------------------
B -----1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1--------
G -----2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2--------
D -----2-2-2-2---0-2-2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2---0-2-2-2-2-2--------
A --0---------------------------0-------------------------------
E --------------------------------------------------------------


Here's the first verse and refrain:

    Am                        G              Am

E ----------------------------3---3-3-3-3-----------------------
B -----1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1--0---0-0-0-0--------1-1-1-1--------
G -----2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2--0---0-0-0-0--------2-2-2-2--------
D -----2-2-2-2---0-2-2-2-2-2--0---0-0-0-0--------2-2-2-2--------
A --0-------------------------2---2-2-2-2----0------------------
E ----------------------------3---3-3-3-3-----------------------

 As soon as yer  born,**************************

 *********************************************all

    Am                        Em              Am

E --------------------------------------------------------------
B -----1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1---------------------1-1-1-1--------
G -----2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2---------------------2-2-2-2--------
D -----2-2-2-2---0-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--------2-2-2-2--------
A --0-------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2----0------------------
E ----------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------

Till the****************************************

*********************************************all
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/l/lennon_john/working_class_hero_crd.html ]
    Am                        G              Am

E ----------------------------3---3-3-3-3-----------------------
B -----1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1--0---0-0-0-0--------1-1-1-1--------
G -----2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2--0---0-0-0-0--------2-2-2-2--------
D -----2-2-2-2---0-2-2-2-2-2--0---0-0-0-0--------2-2-2-2--------
A --0-------------------------2---2-2-2-2----0------------------
E ----------------------------3---3-3-3-3-----------------------

 A working class hero*************************be

     Am             G             D           Am 

E ------------------3---3-3-3-3---2---2-2-2---------------------
B ----1---1-1-1-1---0---0-0-0-0---3---3-3-3-------1-1-1-1-------
G ----2---2-2-2-2---0---0-0-0-0---2---2-2-2-------2-2-2-2-------
D ----2---2-2-2-2---0---0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-------2-2-2-2-------
A ------------------2---2-2-2-2----------------0----------------
E ------------------3---3-3-3-3---------------------------------

 A   working class  hero******************** be

That's every verse, except for the very last line, when he ends
it on a very faint D chord, then resolves to an A minor:

     Am                          G             D   

E -------------------------------3---3-3-3-3---2-------
B --------1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1--0---0-0-0-0---3-------
G --------2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2--0---0-0-0-0---2-------
D --------2-2-2-2---0-2-2-2-2-2--0---0-0-0-0---0-------
A ----0--------------------------2---2-2-2-2-----------
E -------------------------------3---3-3-3-3-----------

if you________________________________________   me...

     Am

E --------------------------------------------------------------
B ---1------------1---------------------------------------------
G ---2------------2---------------------------------------------
D ---2------------2---------------------------------------------
A --------------------------------------------------------------
E -----------0--------------------------------------------------
  
The open E note is a loud pluck, and play that last Am chord
close to the bridge of the guitar and get that tiny, stiff
sound.  
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