Hello Goodbye chords & lyrics

by The Beatles

  • Hello Goodbye was written by Paul McCartney - credited to Lennon/McCartney.
  • Recorded: between the 2nd Oct - 2nd Nov, 1967 at EMI Studios, London.
  • Released: Nov 24th, 1967 in the UK, and Nov 27th, 1967 in the US.
  • Album: Magical Mystery Tour
  • Music: Key of C Major in 4/4 time at ~ 102 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: C, F, F7, G7, Am, Am7, Em7, Ab, Bb, Cm, F#dim7

Hello Goodbye by The Beatles

4/4
    F            C
1. You say yes__ I say no__
   G7                 Am              G7
   You say stop__ And I say go__ go__ go__
Am      G7
   Oh__ no__
    G   C       G7      F         C
   You say good-bye and I say hel-lo
               Am7  - Em7
   Hel-lo, hel-lo___
                 F               Ab
   I don't know why you say good-bye
             C
   I say hel-lo___
               Am7  - Em7
   Hel-lo, hel-lo
                 F               Bb
   I don't know why you say good-bye
             C
   I say hel-lo___

   F             C
2. I say high__ You say low__
   G7                Am             G7
   You say why__ and I say I don't know
Am      G
   Oh__ no___
    G   C       G7        F         C
   You say good-bye__ and I say hel-lo__ (Hello goodbye, hello goodbye)
                Am7  - Em7
   Hel-lo__ hel-lo  (Hello goodbye)
                 F               Ab
   I don't know why you say good-bye
             C
   I say hel-lo__ (Hello goodbye, hello goodbye)
                Am7  - Em7
   Hel-lo__ hel-lo__ (Hello goodbye)
                 F               Bb
   I don't know why you say good-bye__ (Hello goodbye)
             C    |  F  |  C  |
   I say hel-lo___         (why why why)

                        G7
Bridge: Why, why, why, why, why, why
               Am  
        Do you say__     Good-bye__
              G
        Good-bye, bye, bye, bye, bye
     Am      G
        Oh__ no__
         G   C       G7      F         C
        You say good-bye and I say hel-lo
                     Am7  - Em7
        Hel-lo__ hel-lo__
                      F               Ab
        I don't know why you say good-bye
                  C
        I say hel-lo___
                      Am7  - Em7
        Hel-lo___ hel-lo___
                      F               Bb
        I don't know why you say good-bye
                  C
        I say hel-lo___

    F
3. You say yes  (I say yes)
   C
   I say no__ (But I may mean no)
   G7
   You say stop (I can stay)
       Am            G7                      Am
   And I say go, go, go (Til it's time to go Oh)
       G
   Oh, no
    G   C       G7        F         C
   You say good-bye__ and I say hel-lo__ 
                 Am7  - Em7
   Hel-lo___ hel-lo___
                 F               Ab
   I don't know why you say good-bye
             C
   I say hel-lo
                Am7  - Em7
   Hel-lo__ hel-lo
                 F               Bb
   I don't know why you say good-bye
             C
   I say hel-lo
                Am7  - Em7
   Hel-lo__ hel-lo___
                 F                Ab         | Ab  - Cm  | F#dim7 - F7  |
   I don't know why you say good-bye I say hel-lo...                 (Hel - )
         C           (hold)    |          |
   Hel - lo  -  o  -  o

        C
Outro: Hey - la___ He - ba__ Hel - lo - a (cha cha) ...repeat till fade    

C 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

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