Nights In White Satin chords

by The Moody Blues

  • Nights In White Satin was written by Justin Hayward (vocals, guitar) from the band, The Moody Blues.
  • Recorded: Oct 8, 1967
  • Released: Nov 10, 1967 from the album Days of Future Passed.
  • Music: Key of E Minor in 6/8 time at 54 -56 bpm (♩.)
  • Metronome: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ( Beats on red notes)
  • Chords: Em, F, G, A, B, C, D

Nights In White Satin by The Moody Blues

The Relative Major Key of Em is highlighted - Transpose to any other key.
 
               Em         D        Em        D
Intro: 6/8 ‖         |         |        |        ‖

 Em                D      Em                      D
1. Nights in white sa-tin    Ne-ver reach-ing the end
 C               G         F                    Em
   Let-ters I’ve writ-ten    Ne-ver mean-ing to send
 Em            D                Em                   D
   Beau-ty I’d al-ways mis-sed    With these eyes be-fore
 C               G         F                 Em
   Just what the truth is    I can’t say any-more

                 A                 C
Chorus: ‘Cause I love you    Yes I love you
                    Em          D     Em     D
         Oh how I | love you |     |      |     |
                                         
Em            D       Em              D
2. Gaz-ing at peop-le    Some hand in hand
 C               G               F                   Em
   Just what I’m go-ing through    They can’t un-der-stand
Em             D       Em                          D
   Some try to tell me    Thoughts they can-not de-fend
 C               G           F                  Em
   Just what you want to be    You’ll be in the end

               A                 C
Chorus:  And I love you    Yes I love you
                    Em         D     Em              D     Em    Em
         Oh how I | love you|     |  Oh how I love | you |     |  𝄑  |
                                                                  
          Em     D     C     B     Em     D     C     B
Instr: ‖      |     |     |     |      |     |     |      ‖

          Em     C    Em     C     Am     B    Am     B
       ‖      |     |     |     |      |     |     |      ‖

          Em     D     C    Em     D     Em     D
       ‖      |     |     |     |      |     |     ‖

Em                 D      Em                      D
3. Nights in white sa-tin    Ne-ver reach-ing the end
 C               G         F                    Em
   Let-ters I’ve writ-ten    Ne-ver mean-ing to send
Em             D               Em                    D
   Beau-ty I’d al-ways mis-sed    With these eyes be-fore
 C               G         F                 Em
   Just what the truth is    I can’t say any-more

                 A                 C
Chorus: ‘Cause I love you    Yes I love you
                   Em        D     Em        D          Em
         Oh how I |love you|     | Oh how I |love you|      |  𝄎  |
                 A                 C
        ‘Cause I love you    Yes I love you
                   Em         D    Em             D      Em
         Oh how I |love you|     | Oh how I love |you  |     |...

🗝 Em

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

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