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Ob-la-di Ob-la-da The Beatles (McCartney, 1968)
Home Phillip Phillips (Pearson & Holden, 2012)
Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd (King, Rossington, Van Zant, 1973)
House Of Gold 21 Pilots (Tyler Josheph, 2013)
Long Way Home Tom Waits (2001) (also covered by Norah Jones)
Sweet Home Chicago Manitoba Hal (Robert Johnson, 1936)
Homeward Bound Simon & Garfunkel (Simon, 1965)
Our House Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (1970)
You And I Ingrid Michaelson (2006)
Take Me Home, Country Roads John Denver (Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver,1971)



Ob-la-di Ob-la-da
The Beatles (McCartney, 1968)


4/4 | D u X u D u X u |
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

| [C] Desmond has a barrow in the | [G7] marketplace |
| [G7] Molly is the singer in a | [C] band   |
| [C] Desmond says to Molly, girl, I | [F] like your face
And Molly | [C] says this as she [G7] takes him by the | [C] hand.

Chorus
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.   |

| [C] Desmond takes a trolley to the | [G7] jeweler's store |
| [G7] Buys a twenty carat golden | [C] ring   |
| [C] Takes it back to Molly waiting | [F] at the door
And as he | [C] gives it to her [G7] she begins to | [C] sing.

Chorus
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.   |

Bridge
| [F] In a couple of years they have | built a home, sweet | [C] home | [C]... |
| [F] With a couple of kids running | in the yard
Of | [C] Desmond and Molly | [G7] Jones (ha,ha,ha,ha,ha) |

| [C] Happy ever after in the | [G7] market place |
| [G7] Desmond lets the children lend a | [C] hand |
| [C] Molly stays at home and does her | [F] pretty face
And in the | [C] evening she's a | [G7] singer with the | [C] band. |

Chorus
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.
And if you | [Am↓] want some fun, sing | [F↓] Ob-la- [G7↓] di-bla- [C↓] da


#Original in key of A. This chart is in key of C.


#Last Updated 4/20/18 JJ
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Home
Phillip Phillips (Pearson & Holden, 2012)


    Play 2 quick strumming patterns per chord.
4/4 | d - D - - u d - |
      1   2  (3)& 4
  
Intro
[C] [Csus4] [C] [Csus4]

[C] Hold on... [Csus4] ...to me as we [C] go     [Csus4]      
As we [C] role down... [Csus4] ...this unfamiliar [C] road   [Csus4]      
Although this [Am] weight (weight)... is [Csus4] stringing us a- [C] long   [Csus4]      
Just [C↓] know [G↓] you're [Am↓] not [G↓]  a- [Am] lone
[Am] ...Cuz I'm gonna [F↓] make [C↓] this [G↓] place [G↓] your [C] home [Csus4]      

[C] Settle down... [Csus4] ...it will all be [C] clear   [Csus4]      
[C] Don't pay no mind to the [Csus4] demons they fill you with [C] fear [Csus4]      
[Am] Trouble it might drag you [F] down
If you get [C] lost you can always be [G] found
Just [C↓] know [G↓] you're [Am↓] not [G↓] a- [Am] lone
[Am] ...Cuz I'm gonna [F↓] make [C↓] this [G↓] place [G↓] your [C] home

Chorus
[F] Oohhh-ooh-oohhh-ooh [C] ooh-ooh-ooh
[Am] Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh [G] oohhhhh
[F] Oohhh-ooh-oohhh-ooh [C] ooh-ooh-ooh
ooh- [G] oohhhhh   [G]  

Chorus
[F] Ahhh-ah-ahhh-ah [C] ah-ah-ah
[Am] Ah-ah-ah-ah [G] ahhhhh
[F] Ahhh-ah-ahhh-ah [C] ah-ah-ah
ah- [G] ahhhhh    [G]  

Chorus
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
[Am] Oh-oh-oh-oh [G] ohhhhh
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
oh- [G] ohhhhh    [G]  

[C] Settle down... [Csus4] ...it will all be [C] clear   [Csus4]      
[C] Don't pay no mind to the [Csus4] demons they fill you with [C] fear [Csus4]      
[Am] Trouble it might drag you [F] down
If you get [C] lost you can always be [G] found
Just [C↓] know [G↓] you're [Am↓] not [G↓]  a- [Am] lone
[Am] ...Cuz I'm gonna [F↓] make [C↓] this [G↓] place [G↓] your [C] home [C]  

Chorus
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
[Am] Oh-oh-oh-oh [G] ohhhhh
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
oh- [G] ohhhhh    [G]  

Chorus
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
[Am] Oh-oh-oh-oh [G] ohhhhh
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
oh- [G] ohhhhh    [G]  

Chorus
[F↓] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C↓] oh-oh-oh
[Am↓] Oh-oh-oh-oh [G↓] ohhhhh
[F↓] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C↓] oh-oh-oh
oh- [G↓] ohhhhh


#Play along with original in this key.
#Last Updated 7/31/18 JJ
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Sweet Home Alabama
Lynyrd Skynyrd (King, Rossington, Van Zant, 1973)


Intro
| [D] | [C] | [G] | [G] |
| [D] | [C] | [G] | [G] |

| [D] Big | [C] wheels keep on | [G] turning, | [G] |
| [D] Carry me | [C] home to see my | [G] kin | [G] |
| [D] Singing | [C] songs about the | [G] southland | [G] |
| [D] I miss ole | [C] 'bamy once a- | [G] gain and I think it's a sin | [G] |

Instrumental
| [D] | [C] | [G] | [G] |
| [D] | [C] | [G] | [G] |

| [D] Well, I heard | [C] Mister Young sing | [G] about her | [G] |
| [D] Well, I heard ole | [C] Neil put her | [G] down | [G] |
| [D] Well, I hope Neil | [C] Young will | [G] remember | [G] |
| [D] A southern | [C] man don't need him around | [G] anyhow | [G] |

Chorus
| [D] Sweet | [C] home Ala- | [G] bama, | [G] |
| [D] where the | [C] skies are so | [G] blue | [G]
| [D] Sweet | [C] home Ala- | [G] bama, | [G] |
| [D] Lord, I'm | [C] coming home to | [G] you | [F↓] [C↓] |

Instrumental
| [D] | [C] | [G] | [G] |
| [D] | [C] | [G] | [G] |

| [D] In Birming- | [C] ham they love the | [G] Gov'nor. | [F↓] Oooh [C↓] hoo |
| [D] hoo. Now we all | [C] did what we could | [G] do | [G] |
| [D] Now Water- | [C] gate does not | [G] bother me | [G] |
| [D] Does your | [C] conscience bother | [G] you? Tell the truth! | [G] |

Chorus
| [D] Sweet | [C] home Ala- | [G] bama, | [G] |
| [D] where the | [C] skies are so | [G] blue | [G]
| [D] Sweet | [C] home Ala- | [G] bama, | [G] |
| [D] Lord, I'm | [C] coming home to | [G] you | [F↓] [C↓] |

Instrumental
| [D] | [C] | [G] | [G] |
| [D] | [C] | [G] | [G] |

| [D] Now Muscle | [C] Shoals has got the | [G] Swampers | [G] |
| [D] And they've been | [C] known to pick a song or | [G] two. Yes he do! | [G] |
| [D] Lord, they | [C] get me off | [G] so much, | [G] |
| [D] They pick me | [C] up when I'm feeling | [G] blue, now how about you | [G] |

Chorus
| [D] Sweet | [C] home Ala- | [G] bama, | [G] |
| [D] where the | [C] skies are so | [G] blue | [G]
| [D] Sweet | [C] home Ala- | [G] bama, | [G] |
| [D] Lord, I'm | [C] coming home to | [G] you | [F↓] [C↓] |

Chorus
| [D] Sweet | [C] home Ala- | [G] bama, | [G] |
| [D] where the | [C] skies are so | [G] blue | [G]
| [D] Sweet | [C] home Ala- | [G] bama, | [G] |
| [D] Lord, I'm | [C] coming home to | [G] you | [F↓] [C↓] | [D↓]


#Play along with original in this key.

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House Of Gold
21 Pilots (Tyler Josheph, 2013)



     Fast Wimpy Strong
4/4 | d u D u d u D u |

Chorus
She [C] asked me, "Son, when [F] I grow old,
Will [Am] you buy me a [G] house of gold?
And [C] when your father [F] turns to stone,
Will [C] you take [G] care of [C] me?"

Chorus
She [C] asked me, "Son, when [F] I grow old,
Will [Am] you buy me a [G] house of gold?
And [C] when your father [F] turns to stone,
Will [C] you take [G] care of [C] me?"

Bridge
[F] I will [A7] make you
[Dm] Queen of [Bbm] everything you [F] see
I'll put you on the [C] map
I'll cure you of [F] disease      [C]

Verse
Let's [C] say we up and [F] left this town
And [Am] turned our future [G] upside-down
We'll [C] make pretend that [F] you and me
Lived [C] ever [G] after, [C] happily

Chorus
She [C] asked me, "Son, when [F] I grow old,
Will [Am] you buy me a [G] house of gold?
And [C] when your father [F] turns to stone,
Will [C] you take [G] care of [C] me?"

Bridge
[F] I will [A7] make you
[Dm] Queen of [Bbm] everything you [F] see
I'll put you on the [C] map
I'll cure you of [F] disease      [C]

Verse
And [C] since we know that [F] dreams are dead
And [Am] life turns plans up [G] on their head
[C] I will plan to [F] be a bum
So [C] I just [G] might be- [C] come someone

Chorus
She [C] asked me, "Son, when [F] I grow old,
Will [Am] you buy me a [G] house of gold?
And [C] when your father [F] turns to stone,
Will [C] you take [G] care of [C] me?"

Bridge
[F↓] I will [A7↓] make you
[Dm↓] Queen of [Bbm↓] everything you [F↓] see
I'll put you on the [C↓] map
I'll cure you of [F↓] disease


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Long Way Home
Tom Waits (2001) (also covered by Norah Jones)


      Carter Picking
4/4 | T3 - D u T4 - D u |
      1    2 & 3    4 &


Intro
| [A] | [A] | [A] | [A]

Well I | [A] stumbled in the | darkness
I'm | [A] lost and a- | lone |
| [A] ...Though I said I'd go be- | fore us | [A]
and | [A] show the way back | [F#m] home
| [F#m] ...There's a | [D] light up a- | [A] head
I | [A] can't hold on very | [D] long | [D]
For- | [A] give me pretty baby but I |
| [E7] always take the long way | [A] home | [A↓]

Money's just | [A] something you | throw
Off the | [A] back of a | train |
| [A] ...Got a head full of | lightning | [A]
A | [A] hat full of | [F#m] rain |
| [F#m] ...And I | [D] know that I | [A] said
I'd | [A] never do it a- | [D] gain | [D]
I | [A] love you pretty baby but I |
| [E7] always take the long way | [A] home | [A]

I put | [A] food on the | table
And a | [A] roof over- | head |
| [A] ...But I'd trade it all to- | morrow | [A]
For the | [A] highway in- | [F#m] stead |
| [F#m] ...Watch your | [D] back, keep your eyes shut | [E7] tight |
Your | [A] love's the only thing I've ever | [D] known | [D]
One thing for | [A] sure pretty baby I |
| [E7] always take the long way | [A] home | [A]

Bridge
| [E7] Mmmmm | [E7] Mmmmm |
| [A] Mmmmm | [A] Mmmmm |
| [D] Mmmmm | [D] Mmmmm |
| [E7] Mmmmm | [E7] Mmmmm

You know I love you | [A] baby | [A] |
| [A] More than the whole wide | world
You are my | [A] woman | [A]
I | [A] know you are my | [F#m] pearl | [F#m]
Let's go | [D] out past the party | [E7] lights
Where | [A] we can finally be a- | [D] lone | [D]
Come with | [A] me...
and | [E7] we can take the long way | [A] home mm mm | [D] mmm
Come with | [A] me, together |
| [E7] we can take the long way | [A] home mm mm | [D] mmm
Come with | [A] me, together |
| [E7] we can take the long way | [A] home | [D] | [A↓]

#Capo on 1st fret to play with Tom Waits.

#Play along in this key to play with Norah Jones.

#Last Update 3/28/20 JJ
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Sweet Home Chicago
Manitoba Hal (Robert Johnson, 1936)


| [C] Hey | [C] baby don't you wanna | [C] go   | [C]
I said | [F] Hey hey | [F] baby don't you wanna | [C] go | [C]
Back to the | [G] land of California,
to my | [F] sweet home Chica- | [C] go   | [C] [G7↓] |

Now | [C] one and one is two | [C] Two and two is four
I'm | [C] heavy loaded baby, I'm | [C] booked I gotta go
I said | [F] Hey hey | [F] don't you wanna | [C] go | [C]
Back to the | [G] land of California,
to my | [F] sweet home Chica- | [C] go   | [C] [G7↓] |

Now | [C] two and two is four, | [C] Four and two is six
You gonna | [C] keep monkeyin' round here friend-boy
You gonna | [C] get your business all in a trick
I said | [F] Hey hey | [F] don't you wanna | [C] go | [C]
Back to the | [G] land of California,
to my | [F] sweet home Chica- | [C] go   | [C] [G7↓] |

Now | [C] four and two is six
| [C] six and and two is eight
| [C] Watch out honey, you better | [C] not make me late
| [F] Hey hey | [F] don't you wanna | [C] go | [C]
Down to the | [G] land of California,
that's my | [F] sweet home Chica- | [C] go   | [C] [G7↓] |

Now | [C] six and two is eight
| [C] Eight and two is ten
| [C] Friend-boy she trick you one time
She | [C] sure gonna do it again
| [F] Hey hey | [F] don't you wanna | [C] go | [C]
Back to the | [G] land of California,
to my | [F] sweet home Chica- | [C] go   | [C] [G7↓] |

#Play along in this key with Manitoba Hal's version.
#Last Update 10/31/17 JJ
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Homeward Bound
Simon & Garfunkel (Simon, 1965)


I'm | [A] sittin' in the railway station
Got a | [Amaj7] ticket for my destina- | [A7] tion, mm- | [F#m] mm |
| [Bm7] On a tour of one-night stands my | [G] suitcase and guitar in hand |
And | [A] ev'ry stop is neatly planned for a | [E7] poet and one-man band | [A]

Chorus
Homeward | [D] bound, I wish I | [A] was, homeward | [D] bound |   
| [A] Home where my [D] thought's escapin' |
| [A] Home where my [D] music's playin' |
| [A] Home where my [D] love lays waitin', | [E7] silently [A] for me |

| [A] Ev'ry day's an endless stream
Of | [Amaj7] cigarettes and maga- | [A7] zines, mm- | [F#m] mm
And | [Bm7] each town looks the same to me, the | [G] movies and the factories
And | [A] ev'ry stranger's face I see re- | [E7] minds me that I long to be | [A]

Chorus
Homeward | [D] bound, I wish I | [A] was, homeward | [D] bound |   
| [A] Home where my [D] thought's escapin' |
| [A] Home where my [D] music's playin' |
| [A] Home where my [D] love lays waitin', | [E7] silently [A] for me |

To- | [A] night I'll sing my songs again
I'll | [Amaj7] play the game and pre- | [A7] tend, mm- | [F#m] mm
But | [Bm7] all my words come back to me in | [G] shades of mediocrity
Like | [A] emptiness in harmony I | [E7] need someone to comfort me | [A]

Chorus
Homeward | [D] bound, I wish I | [A] was, homeward | [D] bound |   
| [A] Home where my [D] thought's escapin' |
| [A] Home where my [D] music's playin' |
| [A] Home where my [D] love lays waitin', | [E7] silently [A] for me |
| [Amaj7] Silently | [A7] for me | [A↓]

#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.

#Last Update 3/28/20 JJ
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Our House
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (1970)


4/4 | d - D - D - D - |
      1   2   3   4


| [C↓] I'll light the | [Cmaj7↓] fire
| [Am↓] You place the | [C↓]  flowers in the | [F↓] vase
That you | [C↓] bought to- | [F↓] day | [F↓] [G↓] |             

| [C] Staring at the | [Cmaj7] fire
For | [Am] hours and | [C] hours
While I | [F] listen | [C] to you | [F] play your | [G] love songs |
| [F] All night | [G] long for | [C] me   | [Cmaj7] |       
| [Am] Only for me | [C] | [F] | [Ab] |   

| [C] Come to me | [Cmaj7] now  
And | [Am] rest your head for | [C] just five minutes |
| [F] Every- | [C] thing is | [F] done | [F] [G] |

| [C] Such a cozy | [Cmaj7] room
The | [Am] windows are ill- | [C] uminated |
| [F] By the | [C] evening | [F] sunshine | [G] through them |
| [F] Fiery | [G] gems for | [C] you | [Cmaj7] |       
| [Am] Only for you | [C]   | [F] | [Ab] |   

Chorus
| [C] Our | [Cmaj7] house, is a | [Am] very, very, very fine | [C] house
With | [F] two cats in the | [C] yard
Life | [F] used to be so | [C] hard
Now | [F] everything is | [C] easy 'cause of | [F] you   | [F]  
| [Dm] and | [F] I |

Bridge (La la la ...)
| [C] | [Cmaj7] | [Am] | [C] |
| [F] | [C] | [F] | [F] [G] |
| [C] | [Cmaj7] | [Am] | [C] |
| [F] | [Ab] |

Chorus
| [C] Our | [Cmaj7] house, is a | [Am] very, very, very fine | [C] house
With | [F] two cats in the | [C] yard
Life | [F] used to be so | [C] hard
Now | [F] everything is | [C] easy 'cause of | [F] you   | [F]
| [Dm] and | [F] I |

| [C↓] I'll light the | [Cmaj7↓] fire
While | [Am↓] you place the | [C↓] flowers in the | [F↓] vase
That you | [Ab↓] bought to- | [C↓] day

#Original is in the key of A.

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You And I
Ingrid Michaelson (2006)



Strum:  4/4 | d - d U - u d u |
Note: Ingrid has a mild difference in inflection
when she plays the Swiss Army Strum.

| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C] |
| [C] Don't you worry | there my honey |
| [F] We might not have | any money |
| [Am] But we've got our | love to pay the | [F] bills | [F] |                   
| [C] Maybe I think you're | cute and funny |
| [F] Maybe I wanna | do what bunnies |
| [Am] Do with you if | you know what I | [F] mean | [F] |

Chorus
Oh | [C] let's get rich and | [E7] buy our parents   |
| [F] homes in the south of | [C] France
Let's get | [C] rich and give every- | [E7] body nice sweaters and
| [F] teach them how to | [G] dance
Let's get | [C] rich and build a | [E7] house on a mountain making
| [F] everybody look like | [D7] ants
From way up | [C] there, you and | [F] I, [G7] you and | [C] I

Well | [C] you might be a | bit confused |
And | [F] you might be a | little bit bruised |
But | [Am] baby how we | spoon like no one | [F] else | [F] |
So | [C] I will help you | read those books |
If | [F] you will soothe my | worried looks |
And | [Am] we will put the | lonesome on the | [F] shelf | [F] |

Chorus
Oh | [C] let's get rich and | [E7] buy our parents   |
| [F] homes in the south of | [C] France
Let's get | [C] rich and give every- | [E7] body nice sweaters and
| [F] teach them how to | [G] dance
Let's get | [C] rich and build a | [E7] house on a mountain making
| [F] everybody look like | [D7] ants
From way up | [C] there, you and | [F] I, [G7] you and | [C] I
[Csus4]  [C]   [Csus4]   [C]

Sing without ukes
Chorus
Oh let's get rich and buy our parents
homes in the south of France
Let's get rich and give everybody nice sweaters and
teach them how to dance
Let's get rich and build a house on a mountain making
everybody look like ants
From way up there, you and I, you and I


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Take Me Home, Country Roads
John Denver (Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver,1971)


4/4 | T3 - D u T4 - D u |
      1    2 & 3    4 &


[G] Almost heaven [Em] West Virginia
[D] Blue Ridge mountains [C] Shenandoah [G] River
[G] Life is old there [Em] older than the trees
[D] Younger than the mountains [C] growing like a [G] breeze

Chorus
[G] Country roads take me [D] home to the [Em] place I be- [C] long
West Vir- [G] ginia mountain [D] momma
Take me [C] home country [G] roads

[G] All my memories [Em] gather round her [D] miner's lady
[C] Stranger to blue [G] water
[G] Dark and dusty [Em] painted on the sky
[D] Misty taste of moonshine [C] tear drop in my [G] eye

Chorus
Country [G] roads take me [D] home to the [Em] place I be- [C] long
West Vir- [G] ginia mountain [D] momma
Take me [C] home country [G] roads

[Em] I hear her [D] voice
In the [G] mornin' hours she [G7] calls me
The [C] radio re[G]minds me of my [D] home far away
And [Em] drivin' down the [F] road I get the [C] feelin'
That I [G] should have been home [D] yesterday yester[D7]day

Chorus
Country [G] roads take me [D] home to the [Em] place I be- [C] long
West Vir- [G] ginia mountain [D] momma
Take me [C] home country [G] roads
Take me [D] home country [G] roads
Take me [D] home country [G] roads



#Capo on 2 to play with original.
#last updated 2017/10/12 jd
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