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"GOD ONLY KNOWS" by The Beach Boys www.thebeachboys.com
From their 1966 album Pet Sounds
Written by Brian Wilson and Tony Asher
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net

A/E    E      A/E     E
A/E    E/G#   F#m     A/E    B/F#  C/G

D            E9/B
   I may not always love you
F#m                      A13
   But long as there are stars above you
E/B          Cdim7
   You never need to doubt it
E/B                 Bbø7
   I'll make you so sure about it
A           E/G#                  F#m
   God Only Knows what I'd be without you

   If you should ever leave me
   Though life would still go on, believe me
   The world could show nothing to me
   So what good would living do me
   God only knows what I'd be without you

INSTRUMENTAL: A  A    A  A G    F G F Em D (2×)

G/D  A7/E  Bm                E7/D
   Ooo   ooo  dudu dudu dudu dudu bopa bopa bop
   A        Fdim7       A      Ebø7
   Ba bapa  bapapa papa bapapa ba ah

D           A/C#                  Bm
   God only knows what I'd be without you
A                E9/B
   If you should ever leave me
F#m                          A13
   Though life would still go on, believe me
   The world could show nothing to me
   So what good would living do me
A           E/G#                  F#m      E/G#
   God only knows what I'd be without you (repeat)

Transcribed 2021-07-02 by T-rev
More tab available at www.t-rev.net

00222x A/E (or 04222x)
022100 E
422100 E/G#
244222 F#m
22444x B/F#
33555x C/G
xx0232 D
x20132 E9/B
x02022 A13
x22100 E/B
x3424x Cdim7
x12120 Bbø7
x02220 A
xx0003 G/D
0x2020 A7/E
x24432 Bm
xx0100 E7/D
xx3434 Fdim7
xx1222 Ebø7
x4222x A/C#

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