The Girl From Ipanema chords & lyrics
by Frank Sinatra
- The Girl From Ipanema is a Brazilian bossa nova jazz song written in 1962 with music by Antonio Carlos Jobim and the original Portuguese lyrics by Vinicius De Moraes, while the English lyrics were written later by Norman Gimbel. It became a world-wide hit in the mid 60's winning a Grammy Award in 1965 for Record Of The Year. The song is featured on the 2010 compilation album, Sinatra/Jobim: The Complete Reprise Recordings.
- Music: F Major in 2/2 time at 67 bpm OR 4/4 time at 134 bpm
- Chords: Fmaj7, Fmaj9, Gb7, Gbmaj7, Gbmaj9, Gb9, G7, Gm7, Am7, Cb9, C7(b9), D7(b9), D9, Eb9, F#m7
- There are some nice jazz chords in this song with alternative voicings for a number of chords which sound great - make sure you try them all.
The Girl From Ipanema by Frank Sinatra
Intro: 2/2 ||: Fmaj9 | Fmaj9 | Gbmaj9 | Gbmaj9 :|| Fmaj7 1. Tall and tan and young and love-ly G7 The girl from I-pa-ne-ma goes walk-ing and Gm7 Gb7 | Fmaj7 | Gb9 | When she pas-ses, each one she pas-ses goes "ah" Fmaj7 2. When she walks, she's like a sam-ba G7 That swings so cool and sways so gen-tle that Gm7 Gb7 | Fmaj7 | Fmaj7 | When she pas-ses, each one she pas-ses goes Ooh Gbmaj7 Cb9 Chorus: Ooh__ but I watch her so sad-ly F#m7 D9 How can I tell her, "I love you?" Gm7 Eb9 Yes, I would give my heart glad-ly Am7 D7(b9) But each day, when she walks to the sea Gm7 C7(b9) She looks straight a-head, not at me Fmaj7 3. Tall and tan and young and love-ly G7 The girl from I-pa-ne-ma goes walk-ing and Gm7 Gb7 | Fmaj7 | Gb7 | When she pas-ses, I smile but she does-n't see... doesn't (see) Fmaj7 G7 4. Olha que coisa mais linda mais cheia de gra - ça Gm7 Ela menina que vem e que pas - sa Gb7 | Fmaj7 | Gb9 | Num doce ba-lanço a caminho do mar Fmaj7 G7 5. Moça do corpo dourado do sol de I-pa-ne-ma Gm7 O seu balançado mais que um po-ema Gb7 | Fmaj7 | Fmaj7 | A coisa mais lin-da que eu já vi pas-sar Gbmaj7 Cb9 Chorus: Ooh__ But I watch her so sad-ly F#m7 D9 Aah__ Porque tudo to tris-te Gm7 Eb9 Yes__ I would give my heart glad-ly Am7 D7(b9) But each day, when she walks to the sea Gm7 C7(b9) She looks straight a-head, not at me Fmaj7 5. Tall, tan, young, love-ly G7 The girl from I-pa-ne-ma goes walk-ing Gm7 Gb7 | Fmaj7 | Gb7 | And when she pas-ses, I smile but she does-n't see | Fmaj7 | Gb7 | Por causa do a-mor | Fmaj7 | Gb7 | She just does-n't see | Fmaj7 | Gb7 | Nem olha para mim Fmaj7 She ne-ver sees me...
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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