Good Day Sunshine chords & lyrics

by The Beatles

Good Day Sunshine was written by Paul McCartney and credited to McCartney /Lennon. The song was recorded on June 8th, 1966 at EMI Studios, London and released on Aug 5th, 1966 from the album Revolver.

Music: Key of A Major in 4/4 time at ~ 118 bpm (♩)
Chords: A, B, B7, D, E, E7, F#, F#7
The Beatles

Good Day Sunshine by The Beatles

              ↓    ↓   ↓    ↓ 
Intro: 4/4  | /E   /E   /E   /E  | x 4          


         B        F#
Chorus: Good day sun-shine__
         B        F#
        Good day sun-shine__
         E7
        Good day sun-shine__

               A    F#7              B7
1. I need to laugh___   And when the sun is out
    E7                        A
   I've got some-thing I can___ Blab a-bout
           A    F#7      B7
   I feel good___   In a spe-cial way
    E7                     A
   I'm in love and it's a___ sun-ny day

         B        F#
Chorus: Good day sun-shine__
         B        F#
        Good day sun-shine__
         E7
        Good day sun-shine__

              A    F#7              B7
2. We take a walk___    The sun is shin-ing down
    E7                     A
   Burns my feet as they touch the ground

Instr: | D  -  B7  |  E  |  A  |  D  |

         B        F#
Chorus: Good day sun-shine__
         B        F#
        Good day sun-shine__
         E7
        Good day sun-shine__

                A    F#7            B7
3. And then we lie___    Be-neath a sha-dy tree
   E7                    A
   I love her and she's lov-ing me
              A    F#7                  B7
   She feels good___   She knows she's look-ing fine
    E7                        A
   I'm so proud to know that___ she is mine.

         B        F#
Chorus: Good day sun-shine__
         B        F#
        Good day sun-shine__
         E7
        Good day sun-shine__

         B       F#7
Chorus: Good day sun-shine__
         B       F#7
        Good day sun-shine__
         E7
        Good day sun-shine__  (Key change)
         F7
        Good day sunshine...repeat till fade 

A 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 Guitarist
           A                  D                  E                 E7 
    e|---|---|---|     e|---|-2-|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|---|---|---|
    B|---|-3-|---|     B|---|---|-3-|     B|---|---|---|     B|---|---|---|
    G|---|-2-|---|     G|---|-1-|---|     G|-1-|---|---|     G|-1-|---|---|
    D|---|-1-|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|-2-|---|     D|---|---|---|
    A|---|---|---|     A|---|---|---|x    A|---|-3-|---|     A|---|-2-|---|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|     E|---|---|---|
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3 

          B7                  B                 F#                 F#7 
    e|---|-4-|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|---|---|---|     B|-1-|---|-4-|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|
    G|---|-3-|---|     G|-1-|---|-3-|     G|-1-|-2-|---|     G|-1-|-2-|---|
    D|-1-|---|---|     D|-1-|---|-2-|     D|-1-|---|-4-|     D|-1-|---|---|
    A|---|-2-|---|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|-1-|---|-3-|     A|-1-|---|-3-|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|-1-|---|---|     E|-1-|---|---|
Frets  1   2   3          2   3   4          2   3   4          2   3   4 

Left-Handed Guitarist 
          A                  D                  E                 E7
    |---|---|---|e     |---|-2-|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e
    |---|-3-|---|B     |-3-|---|---|B     |---|---|---|B     |---|---|---|B
    |---|-2-|---|G     |---|-1-|---|G     |---|---|-1-|G     |---|---|-1-|G
    |---|-1-|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|-3-|---|D     |---|---|---|D
    |---|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A     |---|-2-|---|A     |---|-3-|---|A
   x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|---|E     |---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1  Frets
      
         B7                  B                 F#                 F#7
    |---|-4-|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |---|---|---|B     |-4-|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B
    |---|-3-|---|G     |-3-|---|-1-|G     |---|-2-|-1-|G     |---|-2-|-1-|G
    |---|---|-1-|D     |-2-|---|-1-|D     |-4-|---|-1-|D     |---|---|-1-|D
    |---|-2-|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A
   x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E     |---|---|-1-|E
      3   2   1          4   3   2          4   3   2          4   3   2  Frets
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