Category Archives: Coversongs

Johnny B. Goode

Coversong originally written and made famous by Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode.mp3 [Capo 1 to play in original key of Bb] A Deep down in Louisiana, close to New Orleans, A Way back up in the woods among the evergreens, D There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood A Where lived a […]

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Get Together

Coversong originally made famous by the Youngbloods Written by Chet Powers, also known as Dino Valenti The song was originally recorded as “Let’s Get Together” by the Kingston Trio and released on June 1, 1964 A Love is but the song we sing, G And fear’s the way we die. A You can make the […]

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Cotton Fields

Coversong made famous by Creedence Clearwater Revival “Cotton Fields” is a song written by American blues musician Huddie Ledbetter, better known as Lead Belly, who made the first recording of the song in 1940. G N.C. When I was a little ‘itty bitty baby C G My momma would rock me in the cradle D […]

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Folsom Prison Blues

Coversong originally made famous by Johnny Cash Written by Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Blues.mp3 E I hear the train a-coming, it’s rolling round the bend E7 and I ain’t seen the sunshine since I don’t know when A E I’m stuck at Folsom Prison, and time keeps draggin’ on B7 E But that train keeps […]

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Apeman

Coversong originally made famous by the Kinks Written by Ray Davies A A | / / / / | / / / / | I think I’m so – phisticated, A E Esus4 E ‘Cause I’m living my life like a good homo sapien, A But all around me everybody’s multiplying, E Esus4 E And […]

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Get Up, Stand Up

Coversong written and made famous by Bob Marley and Peter Tosh Get up, stand up Stand up for your rights Get up, stand up Don’t give up the fight [x2] You, preacher man don’t tell me Heaven is under the earth You a duppy and you don’t know What life is really worth It’s not […]

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Peace, Love and Understanding

Coversong written by Nick Lowe and also made famous by Elvis Costello G C As I walk through G C This wicked world Em A D C Searchin’ for light in the darkness of insanity. G C I ask myself G C Is all hope lost? Em A D C Is there only pain and […]

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After Midnight

Coversong originally made famous by Eric Clapton Written by J.J. Cale D F G D G/D D G/D D After midnight, we’re gonna let it all hang out. After midnight, we’re gonna chug-a-lug and shout. D We’re gonna cause talk and suspicion; F We’re gonna give an exhibition. G A We’re gonna find out what […]

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Take Me Out

Coversong originally made famous by Franz Ferdinand Written by Alex Kapranos and Nicholas McCarthy E Am(7) D So if you’re lonely G Bm Em you know i’m here waiting for you Am D I’m just a crosshair G Bm Em I’m just a shot away from you Am D and if you leave here G […]

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Lucky Man

Lucky Man.mp3 Coversong originally made famous by Emerson, Lake and Palmer (ELP) Written by Greg Lake G D He had white horses G D And ladies by the score G D All dressed in satin G D And waiting by the door Am G D Dsus4 D Ooooh, what a lucky man he was Ooooh, […]

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I Believe In Father Christmas

Coversong originally made famous by Greg Lake Written by Greg Lake with lyrics by Peter Sinfield Dsus2 G6 D They said there’ll be snow at Christmas They said there’ll be peace on earth, But instead it just kept on raining, A veil of tears for the Virgin birth. C G D I remember one Christmas […]

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Knockin’ On Heavens Door

Coversong originally made famous by Bob Dylan G D Am Mama take this badge off of me G D C I can’t use it any-more G D Am It’s getting dark, too dark for me to see G D C I feel I’m knockin on heaven’s door G D Am Knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s […]

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Do Ya

Coversong originally made famous by ELO D A G In this life I’ve seen ev’rything I can see, woman I’ve seen lovers flying through the air hand in hand I’ve see babies dancin’ in the midnight sun I’ve seen dreams that came from the heavenly skies above I’ve seen old men cryin’ at their own […]

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Blowin’ In The Wind

Coversong originally made famous by Bob Dylan and Peter, Paul and Mary. Written by Bob Dylan G C G How many roads must a man walk down C D Before you call him a man? G C G Yes, n’ how many seas must a white dove sail C D Before she sleeps in the […]

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Pink Floyd Medley

Coversongs originally made famous by Pink Floyd LYRICS Welcome my son, welcome to the machine Where have you been? It’s alright we know where you’ve been You’ve been in the pipeline, filling in time Provided with toys and ‘scouting for boys’ You brought a guitar to punish your ma And you didn’t like school, and […]

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