Category Archives: Coversongs

Yer Blues

Coversong originally made famous by The Beatles “Yer Blues” is a song by the English rock band the Beatles, from their titular 1968 album The Beatles, also known as “The White Album”. Though credited to Lennon–McCartney, the song was written and composed by John Lennon during the Beatles’ retreat in Rishikesh, India. The song is […]

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Woodstock

Coversong originally made famous by Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Written by Joni Mitchell I came upon a child of God He was walking along the road And I asked him, where are you going And this he told me I’m going on down to Yasgur’s farm I’m going to join in […]

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Radar Love

Coversong originally made famous by Golden Earring Written by George Kooymans / Barry Hay Capo 2 (transposed from f#m) NC (Em) I’ve been drivin’ all night, My hand’s wet on the wheel. There’s a voice in my head, That drives my heel. It’s my baby callin’, Says, “I need you here.” And it’s a half […]

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Dreams (I’ll Never See)

Dreams (I’ll Never See).mp3 Coversong originally made famous by the Allman Brothers and Molly Hatchet Written by Gregg Allman G/D D G/D D Just one more morning, I had to wake up with the blues G/D D G/D D Pulled myself out of bed yeah, put on my walking shoes G/D D G/D D Climbed […]

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You’re No Good

“You’re No Good” is a song written by Clint Ballard, Jr., first performed by Dee Dee Warwick for Jubilee Records in 1963 with production by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It has since been covered by many artists, including charting versions by Betty Everett in 1963, The Swinging Blue Jeans in 1964, and Linda Ronstadt […]

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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Coversong originally made famous by the Youngbloods Written by Chet Powers, also known as Dino Valenti The song was originally recorded as “Let’s Get Together” by the Kingston Trio and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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