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How to Play Get Back Chords by The Beatles on Guitar

“Get Back” is a classic rock song by The Beatles, released in 1969 as a single and also as the closing track of their album Let It Be. The song was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and features lead vocals by McCartney, lead guitar by George Harrison, and electric piano by Billy Preston. The song is in the key of A major and has a simple chord progression that can be played by beginners and intermediate guitarists alike. In this article, we will show you how to play “Get Back” by The Beatles on guitar, using chords, strumming patterns, and tabs.

Chords

The chords used in “Get Back” are A, G, D, and D7. You can play these chords using open or barre shapes, depending on your preference and skill level. Here are the diagrams for the open chords:

A  G D
 
A                  A7
Jojo was a man who thought he was a loner
D                       A
But he knew it wouldn't last.
A                     A7
Jojo left his home in Tucson, Arizona
D                   A
For some California grass.
 
    A    A7    A   A7
Get back,  get back.
    D                        A     G  D
Get back to where you once belonged
    A    A7    A   A7
Get back,  get back.
    D                        A
Get back to where you once belonged
 
Get back Jojo
 
A A7 D A  G D  A A7 D A  G D
 
    A    A7    A   A7
Get back,  get back.
    D                        A     G  D
Get back to where you once belonged
    A    A7    A   A7
Get back,  get back.
    D                        A
Get back to where you once belonged
 
break
 
A                    A7
Sweet Loretta Martin thought she was a woman
D                   A
But she was another man
A                        A7
All the girls around her say she's got it coming
D                         A    G  D
But she gets it while she can
 
    A    A7    A   A7
Get back,  get back.
    D                        A     G  D
Get back to where you once belonged
    A    A7    A   A7
Get back,  get back.
    D                        A     G  D
Get back to where you once belonged
 
Get back Loretta. go home
A A7 D A  G D  A A7 D A  G D
 
    A    A7    A   A7
Get back,  get back.
    D                        A     G  D
Get back to where you once belonged
    A    A7    A   A7
Get back,  get back.
    D                        A     G  D
Get back to where you once belonged
 
Get back Loretta
Your mommy's waiting for you
Wearing her high-heel shoes
And her low-neck sweater
Get on home Loretta
Get back, get back.
Get back to where you once belonged.

Conclusion

“Get Back” by The Beatles is a fun and easy song to play on guitar, whether you want to strum along with the chords or play the lead guitar parts. You can use open or barre chords, vary your strumming pattern, and follow the tabs to learn the riffs and solos. You can also use a capo to change the key of the song and make it easier or harder for your vocal range. If you want to learn more about how to play “Get Back” by The Beatles on guitar, you can check out some online tutorials or videos. Happy playing!

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