Amazing Grace chords & lyrics
|Music: Traditional Published: 1779|
|Lyrics: John Newton (1725–1807)... lyrics below|
|Music: C Major in 3/4 time at ~ 80 bpm (♩)|
|Chords: C, C7, F, F/C, G, G7, Em/G|
Amazing Grace - Traditional
We have only included 4 verses. The original lyrics to all 6 verses can be found on the lyrics tab.
Intro: 4/4 | C | Em/G | F/C | C | C C7 F C 1. A-maz-ing grace___ How sweet the sound C G | G7 | That sav'd a wretch like me C C7 F C I once was lost, but now am found C G C Was blind, but now I see C C7 F C 2.'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear C G | G7 | And grace my fears re-liev'd C C7 F C How pre-cious did that grace ap-pear C G C The hour I first be-liev'd C C7 F C 3. Thro' ma-ny dan-gers, toils, and snares C G | G7 | I have al-rea-dy come C C7 F C 'Tis grace hath brought me safe thus far C G C And grace will lead me home C C7 F C 4. When we've been there ten thous-and years C G | G7 | Bright shi-ning as the sun C C7 F C We've no less days to sing God's praise C G C Then when we first be-gun
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- ⏬ Amazing Grace chords and lyrics
For your enjoyment I have included this beautiful presentation of Amazing Grace performed by Celtic Woman.
The song is in the original published key of F Major - chords throughout the verses include F, F7, Bb, C and C7, with a key change to G Major (G, G7, C, D, D7) and another key change to Eb Major (Eb, Eb7, Ab, Bb, Bb7).
🗝️ 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
B: Bass Note
Right Handed Charts:
Left Handed Charts:
Traditional Lyrics by John Newton
Amazing grace! how sweet the sound
That sav'd a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see.
'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,
And grace my fears reliev'd;
How precious did that grace appear
The hour I first believ'd!
Thro' many dangers, toils, and snares,
I have already come;
'Tis grace hath brought me safe thus far,
And grace will lead me home.
The Lord has promis'd good to me,
His word my hope secures;
He will my shield and portion be
As long as life endures.
Yes, when this flesh and heart shall fail,
And mortal life shall cease;
I shall possess, within the veil,
A life of joy and peace.
The earth shall soon dissolve like snow,
The sun forbear to shine;
But God, who call'd me here below,
Will be forever mine.