Good Day Sunshine chords & lyrics

by The Beatles

  • Good Day Sunshine was written by Paul McCartney - credited to Lennon/McCartney.
  • Recorded: June 8th, 1966 at EMI Studios, London.
  • Released: Aug 5th, 1966
  • Album: Revolver
  • Music: Key of A Major in 4/4 time at ~ 118 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: A, B, B7, D, E, E7, F#, F#7

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

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

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