Chapel Of Love chords and lyrics

by The Dixie Cups

  • Chapel Of Love was written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector. The song is sometimes referred to as Going to the Chapel.
  • Recorded: February 1964
  • Released: April 1964 from the album of the same name.
  • Chart Success: Spent 3 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
  • Key: D major
  • Music: 4/4 time at ~ 128 bpm
  • Chords: D, Em, A, A7
  • Bass Run: /A, /B, /C# (see charts)

Chapel Of Love by The Dixie Cups

       D
Chorus: Go-in' to the cha-pel and we're gon-na get ma-a-a-rried
      Em               A               Em           A7   
        Go-in' to the cha-pel and we're  gon-na get ma-a-a-ried
       D
        Gee I real-ly love you and we're gon-na get ma-a-a-rried
        Em             A       |  D  |  %  |
        Go-in' to the Cha-pel of Love 
        
  D
1. Spring is here__ The sky is blue, whoa-oh-oh
 Em           A       Em         A   
   Birds all sing__ As  if they knew
  D
   To-day's the day__ We'll say "I do"
             Em         A           D      /A   /B    /C#
   And we'll nev-er be lone-ly any-more___ (Be-cause we're)

       D
Chorus: Go-in' to the cha-pel and we're gon-na get ma-a-a-rried
      Em               A               Em           A7   
        Go-in' to the cha-pel and we're  gon-na get ma-a-a-ried
       D
        Gee I real-ly love you and we're gon-na get ma-a-a-rried
        Em             A       |  D  | %  |
        Go-in' to the Cha-pel of Love 

  D
2. Bells will ring__ The sun will shine, whoa-oh-oh
 Em         A     Em          A   
   I'll be his and  he'll be mine
  D
   We'll love un-til__ The end of time
             Em         A           D     /A   /B   /C#
   And we'll nev-er be lone-ly any-more__ (Be-cause we're)

       D
Chorus: Go-in' to the cha-pel and we're gon-na get ma-a-a-rried
      Em               A               Em           A7   
        Go-in' to the cha-pel and we're  gon-na get ma-a-a-ried
       D
        Gee I real-ly love you and we're gon-na get ma-a-a-rried
        Em              A         D  
        Go-in' to the Cha-pel of Love__ Yeah-yeah-yeah-yeah 
        Em              A         D  
        Go-in' to the Cha-pel of Love__ Yeah-yeah-yeah-yeah 
        Em              A         D  
        Go-in' to the Cha-pel of Love__ Yeah-yeah-yeah-yeah... 

D Major

Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note

Right Handed Charts:

Bass run Tab at end of each verse: 

e|----------------|        
B|----------------|        
G|----------------|        
D|----------------|        
A|----0---2---4---|        
E|----------------|   
     /A  /B  /C#

Left Handed Charts:

The Dixie Cups

Origin: Female Trio from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Music Styles: Rhythm and blues, pop

Active Years: 1964 - present

Original Trio: Sisters - Barbara Ann & Rosa Lee Hawkins along with their cousin, Joan Marie Johnson.

Original Name: Little Miss and the Muffets - changed to The Dixie Cups prior to their first release.

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