The Girl From Ipanema chords & lyrics

by Frank Sinatra

The Girl From Ipanema is a Brazilian bossa nova jazz song written in 1962 with music by Antonio Carlos Jobim and the original Portuguese lyrics by Vinicius De Moraes, while the English lyrics were written later by Norman Gimbel. It became a world-wide hit in the mid 60's winning a Grammy Award in 1965 for Record Of The Year. The song is featured on the 2010 compilation album, Sinatra/Jobim: The Complete Reprise Recordings.

Music: F Major in 2/2 time at 67 bpm OR 4/4 time at 134 bpm

Chords: Fmaj7, Fmaj9, Gb7, Gbmaj7, Gbmaj9, Gb9, G7, Gm7, Am7, Cb9, C7(b9), D7(b9), D9, Eb9, F#m7

Frank Sinatra

The Girl From Ipanema by Frank Sinatra

Intro: 2/2
     ||:  Fmaj9  |  Fmaj9  |  Gbmaj9  |  Gbmaj9  :||      
                         

   Fmaj7
1. Tall and tan and young and love-ly
        G7
   The girl from I-pa-ne-ma goes walk-ing and
   Gm7                    Gb7                | Fmaj7  | Gb9  |
   When she pas-ses, each one she pas-ses goes "ah"

   Fmaj7
2. When she walks, she's like a sam-ba
          G7
   That swings so cool and sways so gen-tle that
   Gm7                    Gb7               | Fmaj7  | Fmaj7  |
   When she pas-ses, each one she pas-ses goes Ooh

      Gbmaj7                     Cb9
Chorus: Ooh__ but I watch her so sad-ly
        F#m7                    D9
        How can I tell her, "I love you?"
        Gm7                        Eb9
        Yes, I would give my heart glad-ly
                 Am7                        D7(b9)
        But each day, when she walks to the sea
             Gm7                          C7(b9)
        She looks straight a-head, not at me

   Fmaj7
3. Tall and tan and young and love-ly
        G7
   The girl from I-pa-ne-ma goes walk-ing and
   Gm7                  Gb7                | Fmaj7  | Gb7      |
   When she pas-ses, I smile but she does-n't see...    doesn't (see)

   Fmaj7                                       G7
4. Olha que coisa mais linda mais cheia de gra - ça
                               Gm7
   Ela menina que vem e que pas - sa
                Gb7                   | Fmaj7  | Gb9  |
   Num doce ba-lanço a caminho do mar  

   Fmaj7                                   G7
5. Moça do corpo dourado do sol de I-pa-ne-ma
                                  Gm7
   O seu balançado mais que um po-ema
                Gb7                   | Fmaj7  | Fmaj7  |
   A coisa mais lin-da que eu já vi pas-sar

      Gbmaj7                     Cb9
Chorus: Ooh__ But I watch her so sad-ly
       F#m7                   D9
        Aah__ Porque tudo to tris-te
        Gm7                         Eb9
        Yes__ I would give my heart glad-ly
                 Am7                        D7(b9)
        But each day, when she walks to the sea
             Gm7                          C7(b9)
        She looks straight a-head, not at me

   Fmaj7
5. Tall, tan, young, love-ly
        G7
   The girl from I-pa-ne-ma goes walk-ing
       Gm7                  Gb7                | Fmaj7  | Gb7  |
   And when she pas-ses, I smile but she does-n't see
               | Fmaj7  | Gb7  |
   Por causa do a-mor
                   | Fmaj7  | Gb7  |
   She just does-n't see
               | Fmaj7  | Gb7  |
   Nem olha para mim
                  Fmaj7  
   She ne-ver sees me...
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F Major

Red Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4: Fingers/Notes
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string
1's in the same column: Barre 1st finger over marked strings
1, 2, 3, 4's in the same column: Barre over marked strings (mini barre)

Right-Handed Chord Tabs 
         Fmaj9             Gbmaj9
    e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|-3-|---|---|     B|-1-|-3-|---|
    G|---|---|---|     G|-1-|---|---|
    D|---|-4-|---|     D|-1-|---|-4-|
    A|---|---|---|     A|-1-|---|---|
    E|-2-|---|---|     E|---|-2-|---|
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3

        Fmaj7               Gb7              Gb7(barre)             Gbmaj7               Gb9
   e|---|---|---|   e|---|---|---|---|   e|---|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|---|   e|---|-4-|---|
   B|-1-|---|---|   B|---|-1-|---|---|   B|---|-1-|---|---|   B|---|-2-|---|---|   B|---|-4-|---|
   G|---|-2-|---|   G|---|---|-2-|---|   G|---|-1-|-2-|---|   G|---|---|-3-|---|   G|-2-|---|---|
   D|---|---|-3-|   D|---|---|---|-3-|   D|---|-1-|---|---|   D|---|---|---|-4-|   D|---|-3-|---|
   A|---|---|---|x  A|---|---|---|---|x  A|---|-1-|---|-3-|   A|---|---|---|---|x  A|-1-|---|---| 
   E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|---|x  E|---|-1-|---|---|   E|---|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x
Frets 1   2   3        1   2   3   4        1   2   3   4        1   2   3   4        1   2   3

         G7               Gm7          Gm7(barre)           Am7              Cb9             C7(b9) 
   e|-1-|---|---|   e|---|---|-1-|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|---|---|-4-|   e|---|-4-|---|   e|---|-1-|---|
   B|---|---|---|   B|---|---|-1-|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|---|-4-|---|   B|---|-1-|---|
   G|---|---|---|   G|---|---|-1-|   G|-1-|---|---|   G|---|-3-|---|   G|---|-4-|---|   G|---|---|-4-|
   D|---|---|---|   D|---|---|-1-|   D|-1-|---|---|   D|---|-2-|---|   D|-1-|---|---|   D|---|-2-|---|
   A|---|-2-|---|   A|---|---|---|x  A|-1-|---|-3-|   A|---|---|---|   A|---|-2-|---|   A|---|---|-3-|
   E|---|---|-3-|   E|---|---|---|x  E|-1-|---|---|   E|---|---|---|x  E|---|-2-|---|   E|---|---|---|x
Frets 1   2   3        1   2   3        3   4   5        1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3 

         D7(b9)           D9               Eb9              F#m7         F#m7(barre)  
   e|---|---|-4-|   e|---|-3-|---|   e|-2-|---|---|   e|---|-1-|---|   e|---|-1-|---|---|
   B|---|-1-|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|---|-3-|---|   B|---|-1-|---|   B|---|-1-|---|---|
   G|---|-1-|-3-|   G|---|-2-|---|   G|---|---|---|   G|---|-1-|---|   G|---|-1-|---|---|
   D|---|-1-|---|   D|---|-2-|---|   D|-1-|---|---|   D|---|-1-|---|   D|---|-1-|---|---|
   A|---|---|-2-|   A|---|---|---|x  A|-1-|---|---|   A|---|---|---|x  A|---|-1-|---|-3-|
   E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|---|-1-|---|---| 
Frets 3   4   5        1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3   4 


Left-Handed Chord Tabs
     Fmaj9             Gbmaj9        
 |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e
 |---|---|-3-|B     |---|-3-|-1-|B
 |---|---|---|G     |---|---|-1-|G
 |---|-4-|---|D     |-4-|---|-1-|D
 |---|---|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A
 |---|---|-2-|E    x|---|-2-|---|E
    3   2   1          3   2   1  Frets
      
     Fmaj7                 Gb7                 Gb7(barre)               Gbmaj7               Gb9 
 |---|---|---|e     |---|---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|---|e     |---|---|---|-1-|e     |---|-4-|---|e
 |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|---|B     |---|---|-1-|---|B     |---|---|-2-|---|B     |---|-4-|---|B
 |---|-2-|---|G     |---|-2-|---|---|G     |---|-2-|-1-|---|G     |---|-3-|---|---|G     |---|---|-2-|G
 |-3-|---|---|D     |-3-|---|---|---|D     |---|---|-1-|---|D     |-4-|---|---|---|D     |---|-3-|---|D
x|---|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|---|A     |-3-|---|-1-|---|A    x|---|---|---|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A
x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|---|E    x|---|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          4  3   2   1           4  3   2   1          4    3   2   1          3   2   1   Frets
      
       G7               Gm7          Gm7(barre)           Am7              Cb9             C7(b9)
 |---|---|-1-|e   |-1-|---|---|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |-4-|---|---|e   |---|-4-|---|e   |---|-1-|---|e
 |---|---|---|B   |-1-|---|---|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|-4-|---|B   |---|-1-|---|B
 |---|---|---|G   |-1-|---|---|G   |---|---|-1-|G   |---|-3-|---|G   |---|-4-|---|G   |-4-|---|---|G
 |---|---|---|D   |-1-|---|---|D   |---|---|-1-|D   |---|-2-|---|D   |---|---|-1-|D   |---|-2-|---|D
 |---|-2-|---|A  x|---|---|---|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A   |---|---|---|A   |---|-2-|---|A   |-3-|---|---|A
 |-3-|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E   |---|---|-1-|E  x|---|---|---|E   |---|-3-|---|E  x|---|---|---|E
   3   2   1        3   2   1        5   4   3        3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1  Frets
   
     D7(b9)              D9                 Eb9               F#m7              F#m7(barre)
 |-4-|---|---|e     |---|-3-|---|e     |---|---|-2-|e     |---|-1-|---|e     |---|---|-1-|---|e
 |---|-1-|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|-3-|---|B     |---|-1-|---|B     |---|---|-1-|---|B
 |-3-|-1-|---|G     |---|-3-|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|-1-|---|G     |---|---|-1-|---|G
 |---|-1-|---|D     |---|-2-|---|D     |---|---|-1-|D     |---|-1-|---|D     |---|---|-1-|---|D
 |-2-|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A    x|---|---|---|A     |-3-|---|-1-|---|A
x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|---|E
   5   4   3          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          4 3   2   1   Frets
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