A Hard Days Night chords

by The Beatles

  • A Hard Days Night was written by Lennon/McCartney.
  • Recorded: EMI Studios, London on April 16th, 1964 .
  • Released: The single was released on July 10th, 1964 in the UK, and July 13th, 1964 in the US from the album of the same name.
  • Music: Key of G Major in 4/4 time at ~ 140 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: G, G7sus4, A, Bm, C, C7, D7, Em, F
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
G Major G7sus4 A Major Bm7 C Major C7 D7 Em F major F major
G Major G7sus4 A Major Bm7 C Major C7 D7 Em F major F major

A Hard Days Night

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G7sus4
Intro: 4/4  |  hold  |


               G    C     G                     F               G
1. It's been a hard day's night   And I've been work-ing like a dog
               G    C     G                   F                G
   It's been a hard day's night   I should be sleep-ing like a log
              C                            D7
   But when I get home to you   I find the things that you do
                G    C7   G
   Will make me feel al - right

              G    C   G                F                 G
2. You know I work all day   To get you mon-ey to buy you things
            G                C        G                   F              G
   And it's worth it just to hear you say   You're gon-na give me ev-'ry-thing
             C                                 D7
   So why on earth should I moan   'Cos when I get you a-lone
              G    C7  G
   You know I feel O - Kay

                 Bm     Em                       Bm
Chorus: When I'm home   Ev-'ry-thing seems to be right
                 G      Em                       Am      D7
        When I'm home   Feel-ing you hold-ing me tight   Tight yeah

               G    C     G                      F               G
3. It's been a hard day's night  _ And I've been work-ing like a dog
               G    C     G                   F                G
   It's been a hard day's night   I should be sleep-ing like a log
              C                            D7
   But when I get home to you   I find the things that you do
                G    C7   G
   Will make me feel al - right

          G     C     G       F       G     G    C     G       F       G
Instr:  |    -    |       |       |       |    -   |       |       |       |

                C                                 D7
  **  So why on earth should I moan   'Cos when I get you a-lone
               G      C7  G
      You know I feel O - Kay

                 Bm     Em                       Bm
Chorus: When I'm home   Ev-'ry-thing seems to be right
                 G      Em                       Am      D7
        When I'm home   Feel-ing you hold-ing me tight   Tight yeah

               G    C     G                     F               G
4. It's been a hard day's night   And I've been work-ing like a dog
               G    C     G                   F                G 
   It's been a hard day's night   I should be sleep-ing like a log
              C                            D7
   But when I get home to you   I find the things that you do
                G    C7   G     C   
   Will make me feel al | right    |
              G    C7   G     C   
   You know I feel al | right    |
              G    C7   G7sus4     G   
   You know I feel al - right   |     |...

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