And I Love Her chords

by The Beatles
  • And I Love Her was written by Paul McCartney - credited to Lennon/McCartney.
  • Recorded: Between the 25th and 27th Feb, 1964
  • Released: July 10th, 1964
  • Album: A Hard Days Night
  • Music: Key of C#m Minor → Dm in 4/4 time at ~112 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: C#m, F#m, A, B, B7, E6 → Dm, Gm, Bb, C7, F6, D
Chart Legend
Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note
C#m F#m A Major B Major B7 E6 Dm Gm Bb Major C7 D Major F6
C#m F#m A Major B Major B7 E6 Dm Gm Bb Major C7 D Major F6

And I Love Her

Intro: 4/4  
..... /B /E /D# |   F#m  |   F#m   /B /E /D#  |   E6   |   E6   /B /E /D#

F#m           C#m         F#m             C#m 
1. I give her all my love    That's all I do
F#m           C#m          A                 B7
   And if you saw my love    You'de love her too-oo
         E6      |  E6  |
   And I love her 

F#m             C#m          F#m            C#m 
2. She gives me ev-'ry-thing    And ten-der-ly
F#m            C#m            A               B7
   The kiss my lo-ver brings    She brings to me
         E6      |  E6  |
   And I love her

     C#m            B     C#m             G#m 
Chorus: A love like ours     Could nev-er die
     C#m           G#m           B     |  B7   /B /E /D#  |
        As long as I    Have you near me

F#m               C#m              F#m            C#m
3. Bright are the stars that shine    Dark is the sky-y
F#m            C#m           A             B7
   I know this love of mine    Will nev-er di-ie
         E6     |  E6  |
   And I love her

Instr:‖  Gm  |  Dm  |  Gm  |  Dm  |  Gm  |  Dm  |  Bb  |  C7  |  F6  |  F6   ‖

 Gm               Dm               Gm             Dm
3. Bright are the stars that shine    Dark is the sky-y
 Gm            Dm            Bb             C7
   I know this love of mine    Will nev-er di-ie
         F6       |  F6   /C /F /E |
   And I love her    

  ‖   Gm  |   Gm   /C /F /E  |   F6   |   F6  /C /F /E
  ‖   Gm  |   Gm   /C /F /E  |   D    ‖

P.S. You can play E & F instead of E6 & F6 or you may want to use a mixture of both chords. Play around with them and see what you think.

Song Facts

  • The song was written by Paul McCartney and credited to the Lennon–McCartney partnership.
  • It was recorded in February 1964 and released on the Beatles' third album, A Hard Day's Night, in July 1964.
  • The song is a ballad about a young couple in love.
  • It is one of the most popular Beatles songs and has been covered by many artists.
  • The song was written in the music room in the basement of the house in Wimpole Street, London, which belonged to Jane Asher's parents. Asher was McCartney's girlfriend at the time, and the song is said to be inspired by her.
  • The lyrics are simple and direct, expressing the simple joy of being in love.
  • The song was originally recorded with a full electric lineup, but the Beatles were not happy with the sound. They re-recorded the song with an acoustic guitar and a string quartet, and this is the version that was released.
  • The song was one of the first Beatles songs to feature a string quartet. This was a departure from the band's usual rock and roll sound, and it helped to give the song a more sophisticated and romantic feel.
  • The song was a commercial success, reaching number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.
  • The song has been covered by many artists, and many of them as instrumentals: Pat Metheny (Instr), Harry Connick, Jr., Sangah Noona (Instr), John Farnham, Charlie Landsborough, Miloš Karadaglić (Instr), Amer M, José Feliciano (Instr), Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Mary Beth Carlson & Steve Hall (Instr), Joseph Sullinger (Instr), and many more.
  • The song is considered a classic of pop music and is often included in lists of the greatest love songs of all time.
  • Kurt Cobain (frontman of the band Nirvana) released a cover of the song in 2015 and it peaked at No 2 on the Billboard US Hot Singles Sales, No 2 on the UK Physical Singles Sales, and reached No 1 on the UK Vinyl Singles Chart.
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