Yesterday by The Beatles
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    Standard EADGBe
    The song is actually played in F major (capo 5) but it sounds fine without a capo
    Played in the verses
    1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
    CBm7E7
     
    AmGFG
     
    CAmD7
     
    FC
     
    Played in the chorus
    1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
    EE7AmGFAm
     
    Dm6G7C
     
    Here shows how the riffs fit in with the words:
    C (for 2 measures)
    \{Play Riff 1 twice\}
    CBm7E7AmGF
    Yesterday, All my troubles seemed so far away, 
    GC
    Now it looks as though they're here to stay, 
    AmD7FC
    Oh, I believe in yesterday. 
    CBm7E7AmGF
    Suddenly, I'm not half the man I used to be 
    GC
    There's a shadow hanging over me, 
    AmD7FC
    Oh, yesterday came suddenly. 
    \{Play Riff 2 twice\}
    EE7AmGF
    Why she had to go, 
    AmDm6G7C
    I don't know, she wouldn't say. 
    EE7AmGF
    I said something wrong, 
    AmDm6G7C
    Now I long for yesterday. 
    \{Play Riff 1 once\}
    CBm7E7AmGF
    Yesterday, Love was such an easy game to play, 
    GC
    Now I need a place to hide away, 
    AmD7FC
    Oh, I believe in yesterday. 
    \{Play Riff 2 twice\}
    EE7AmGF
    Why she had to go, 
    AmDm6G7C
    I don't know, she wouldn't say. 
    EE7AmGF
    I said something wrong, 
    AmDm6G7C
    Now I long for yesterday. 
    \{Play Riff 1 once + last two measures repeated\}
    CBm7E7AmGF
    Yesterday, Love was such an easy game to play, 
    GC
    Now I need a place to hide away, 
    AmD7FC
    Oh, I believe in yesterday. 
    AmD7FC
    Humm Hum-mm Humm Humm Humm-mm Humm 
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