I'm A Believer chords and lyrics

by The Monkees

  • I'm A Believer was written by Neil Diamond - singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
  • Recorded by The Monkees: Oct 15 & 23, 1966
  • Released: November 12, 1966 from the album - More of the Monkees.
  • Key: G Major
  • Music: 4/4 time at ~ 160 bpm
  • Easy Chords: G, C, D, D7, F

I'm A Believer by The Monkees

                   (Organ)   (Guitar)
Intro: 4/4 ||   ♪|   G   |   D   |   %   ||
  
   G                  D7              G        |  %  |
1. I thought love was on-ly true in fairy-tales
     G                 D7              G   |  %  |
   Meant for some-one else but not for me 
       C               G       C                    G
   Ah love was out to get me___ That's the way it seemed
 C                     G               D    | D             |
   Dis-ap-point-ment haunt-ed all my dreams  (↑  Then I saw her)

                       G   C   G      C        G     C   G
Chorus: Then I saw her face___   Now I'm a be-liev-er    
         C       G  C  G      C          G  C  G     C      G
        Not a trace___   Of doubt in my mind___     I'm in love
       C          G                      F              D   |  %  |
        I'm a be-liev-er___ I couldn't leave her if I tried  
                             
   G                   D7             G          |  %  |
2. I thought love was more or less a giv-ing thing
     G                 D7                 G   |  %  |
   Seemed the more I  gave___ The less I got
     C                G       C                 G
   What's the use in try-in'___ All you get is pain
 C                 G                  D    | D              |
   When I need-ed sun-shine___ I got rain   (↑ Oh then I saw her)

                       G   C   G      C        G     C   G
Chorus: Then I saw her face___   Now I'm a be-liev-er    
         C       G  C  G      C          G  C  G     C      G
        Not a trace___   Of doubt in my mind___     I'm in love
       C          G                      F              D   |  %  |
        I'm a be-liev-er___ I couldn't leave her if I tried  

Instr:  ||  G  |  D7  |  G  |  %  |  G  |  D7  |  G  |  %  ||

        C               G       C                    G
 ** Ah love was out to get me___ That's the way it seemed
  C                     G               D    | D              |
    Dis-ap-point-ment haunt-ed all my dreams  (↑ Oh then I saw her)
  
                        G   C   G      C        G     C   G
Chorus: Then I saw her face___    Now I'm a be-liev-er    
         C      G  C  G      C          G  C  G    C      G
        Not a trace___  Of doubt in my mind___    I'm in love
       C          G                      F              D    |  %  |
        I'm a be-liev-er___ I couldn't leave her if I tried  


                       G   C   G      C        G     C   G
Chorus: Then I saw her face___   Now I'm a be-liev-er    
         C       G  C  G      C          G  C  G
        Not a trace___   Of doubt in my mind
              C        G               C         G
        Well I'm a be-liev-er... Yeah-Yeah-Yeah-Yeah–Yeah... 
         C         G 
        I'm a be-liev-er...  

G 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

Right-Handed Chord Tabs  
           G                  C                  D                 D7                  F 
    e|---|---|-1-|     e|---|---|---|     e|---|-2-|---|     e|---|-3-|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|---|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|---|---|-3-|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|
    G|---|---|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|-1-|---|     G|---|-2-|---|     G|---|-2-|---|
    D|---|---|---|     D|---|-2-|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|-3-|
    A|---|-2-|---|     A|---|---|-3-|     A|---|---|---|x    A|---|---|---|x    A|---|---|---|x
    E|---|---|-3-|     E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3


Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          G                  C                  D                 D7                  F
    |-3-|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|-2-|---|e     |---|-3-|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |---|---|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |-3-|---|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B
    |---|---|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|-1-|---|G     |---|-2-|---|G     |---|-2-|---|G
    |---|---|---|D     |---|-2-|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |-3-|---|---|D
    |---|-1-|---|A     |-3-|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A
    |-2-|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1   Frets
Back to 60's Music

Contact Me


 RSS Icon