Eight Days a Week chords and lyrics

by The Beatles

  • Eight Days a Week was written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney.
  • Recorded: Oct 6 & Oct 18, 1964.
  • Released: Dec 4, 1964.
  • Album: Beatles for Sale
  • Music: Key of D Major in 4/4 time at ~ 132 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: D, E, G, A, Bm

Eight Days a Week by The Beatles

Intro: 4/4 ||    D    |    E    |    G    |    D    ||

     D               E            G                  D
 1. Ooh I need your love babe__ Guess you know it's true
     D                E           G                D
    Hope you need my love babe__ Just like I need you

         Bm        G         Bm        E
Chorus: Hold me__ Love me__ Hold me__ Love me
           D                      E        G               D
        I Ain't got noth-in 'but love babe__ Eight days a week

     D               E         G              D
 2. Love you ev'-ry day girl__ Al-ways on my mind
     D               E           G                D
    One thing I can say girl__  Love you all the time

         Bm        G         Bm        E
Chorus: Hold me__ Love me__ Hold me__ Love me
           D                      E        G               D
        I ain't got noth-in 'but love babe__ Eight days a week

          A                   Bm
Bridge: Eight days a week__ I lo-o-o-o-o-ove you
          E                     G              A
        Eight days a week__ Is not e-nough to show I care

     D               E            G                  D
 3. Ooh I need your love babe__ Guess you know it's true
     D                E           G                D
    Hope you need my love babe__ Just like I need you

         Bm        G         Bm        E
Chorus: Hold me__ Love me__ Hold me__ Love me
           D                      E        G               D
        I ain't got noth-in 'but love babe__ Eight days a week

          A                   Bm
Bridge: Eight days a week__ I lo-o-o-o-o-ove you
          E                     G              A
        Eight days a week__ Is not e-nough to show I care

     D               E          G             D
 4. Love you ev'-ry day girl__ Al-ways on my mind
     D               E           G                D
    One thing I can say girl__  Love you all the time

         Bm        G         Bm        E
Chorus: Hold me__ Love me__ Hold me__ Love me
           D                      E        G               D
        I ain't got noth-in 'but love babe__ Eight days a week
      G               D    G               D
        Eight days a week___ Eight days a week

Outro: ||   D   |   E   |   G   |   D   ||


D Major

Red numbers: Finger positions/notes played
A column of 1's: Barre 1st finger over marked strings
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string

Right-Handed Chord Tabs   
           D                  E                  G                  A                 Bm 
    e|---|-2-|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|---|---|-3-|     e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|---|---|-3-|     B|---|---|---|     B|---|---|---|     B|---|-3-|---|     B|-1-|-2-|---|
    G|---|-1-|---|     G|-1-|---|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|-2-|---|     G|-1-|---|-4-|
    D|---|---|---|     D|---|-3-|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|-1-|---|     D|-1-|---|-3-|
    A|---|---|---|x    A|---|-2-|---|     A|---|-1-|---|     A|---|---|---|     A|-1-|---|---|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|     E|---|---|-2-|     E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          2   3   4

Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          D                  E                  G                  A                 Bm
    |---|-2-|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |-3-|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |-3-|---|---|B     |---|---|---|B     |---|---|---|B     |---|-3-|---|B     |---|-2-|-1-|B
    |---|-1-|---|G     |---|---|-1-|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|-2-|---|G     |-4-|---|-1-|G
    |---|---|---|D     |---|-3-|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|-1-|---|D     |-3-|---|-1-|D
   x|---|---|---|A     |---|-2-|---|A     |---|-1-|---|A     |---|---|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A
   x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|---|E     |-2-|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          4   3   2   Frets
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