Love Me Do chords and lyrics

by The Beatles

  • Love Me Do was the first single released by the Beatles from the album, Please Please Me. The song was first written by Paul McCartney in 1958-1959 while still at school - age 16. The middle eight or Bridge was later added by John Lennon with the song credited to Lennon-McCartney.
  • The song was recorded at EMI Studios, London from June -September, 1962 and the single released Oct 5, 1962 in the UK and April 27, 1964 in the US.
  • Music: G Major in 4/4 time at ~ 146 bpm.
  • Chords: G, G7, C, D
  • Please Note: You can replace G with G7. If you are playing on your own, G sounds more resolved... the choice is yours.

Love Me Do by The Beatles

Intro: 4/4 (Drums) ||  G   |  C   |  G  |  C  |  G  |  C  ||  G  |  %  ||  
  
    G           C          G           C
1. Love love me do___ You know I love you
        G           C                  |  %  | C--- |
   I’ll al-ways be true___ So plea-ea-ea-ease 
           G     C          G        |  C  | 
   Love me do__   Oh oh__  Love me do    
   
     G           C          G           C
 2. Love love me do___ You know I love you
         G           C                  |  %  | C ---| 
    I’ll al-ways be true___ So plea-ea-ea-ease  
            G     C          G        |  %  | 
    Love me do__   Oh oh__  Love me do      
               
         D                   C         G
Bridge: Some-one to love___ Some-body new
         D                   C             G
        Some-one to love___ Some-one like you

    G           C          G           C
3. Love love me do___ You know I love you
        G           C                  |  %  | C --- |
   I’ll al-ways be true___ So plea-ea-ea-ease 
           G     C          G          |    %    | 
   Love me do__   Oh oh__  Love me do__ (Hey Hey)  

Instr: |  D  |  %  |  C  |  G  |  D  |  %   |   C  |  G   |

       |  G  |  %  |  %  | G --- |

    G            C          G          C
 4. Love love me do___ You know I love you
         G           C                  |  %  | C --- |
    I’ll al-ways be true___ So plea-ea-ea-ease
             G    C          G
    Love me  do__  Oh oh__  Love me do
   C               G     C       G        |  C  |
    Yeah__ Love me do___  Oh oh love me do... 


G Major

Red Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4: Fingers/Notes
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string

Right-Handed Chord Tabs   
           G                 G7                  C                  D
    e|---|---|-3-|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|---|-2-|---|
    B|---|---|---|     B|---|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|---|---|-3-|
    G|---|---|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|-1-|---|
    D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|-2-|---|     D|---|---|---|
    A|---|-1-|---|     A|---|-2-|---|     A|---|---|-3-|     A|---|---|---|x
    E|---|---|-2-|     E|---|---|-3-|     E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3 


Please Note: | C --- |  Play C chord for 1 beat and hold for 3 beats without sound  

Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          G                 G7                  C                  D
    |-3-|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|-2-|---|e
    |---|---|---|B     |---|---|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |-3-|---|---|B
    |---|---|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|-1-|---|G
    |---|---|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|-2-|---|D     |---|---|---|D
    |---|-1-|---|A     |---|-2-|---|A     |-3-|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A
    |-2-|---|---|E     |-3-|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1  Frets
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