Brown Eyed Girl Uke tab by Van Morrison

3 Chords used in the song: G, C, D

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Intro (simple version)

A I-----------3-5-7-5-3-------------------------------I
E I-3-5-7-5-3-----------3-5-7-5-3-5-------------------I
C I----------------------------------2-4-6------------I
G I---------------------------------------------------I

Chords

G G-C C-G G-D D

G G C C
Hey where did we go,
G G D D
Days when the rains came
G G C C
Down in the hollow,
G G D D
Playin' a new game,
G G C C
Laughing and a running hey, hey
G G D D
Skipping and a jumping
G G C C
In the misty morning fog with
G G D D C C
Our hearts a thumpin' and you
D D G G
My brown eyed girl,
C C D D G G D D
You my brown eyed girl.

G G C C
Whatever happened
G G D D
To Tuesday and so slow
G G C C
Going down the old mine
G G D D
With a transistor radio
G G C C
Standing in the sunlight laughing,
G G D D
Hiding behind a rainbow's wall,
G G C C
Slipping and sliding
G G D D C C
All along the water fall, with you
D D G G
My brown eyed girl,
C C D D G G D D
You my brown eyed girl.

D D G G
Do you remember when we used to sing,
C C G G D D G G
Sha la la la la la la la la la la te da (just like that)
C C G G D D G G
Sha la la la la la la la la la la te da (la-te-da)

C C-G G-D D

G G C C
So hard to find my way,
G G D D
Now that I'm all on my own.
G G C C
I saw you just the other day,
G G D D
My how you have grown,
G G C C
Cast my memory back there, Lord
G G D D
Sometime I'm overcome thinking 'bout
G G C C
Making love in the green grass
G G D D C C
Behind the stadium with you
D D G G
My brown eyed girl
C C D D G G D D
You my brown eyed girl

D D G G
Do you remember when we used to sing
C C G G D D
Sha la la la la la la la la la la te da.
C C G G D D
Sha la la la la la la la la la la te da.
C C G G D D
Sha la la la la la la la la la la te da.
C C G G D D
Sha la la la la la la la la la la te da.

Extra

C C chord is played like this (but not in "you my brown eyed girl" part)

A I-3-3-5-3--I
E I-0-0-0-0--I
C I-0-0-0-0--I
G I-0-0-0-0--I

 

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503dude avatar
Sounds perfect. Thank you
16 Jun 2019
About this song

The song was first released in May 1967 on the album Blowin' Your Mind!. When released as a single, it rose to number eight on the Cashbox charts, and reached number ten on the Billboard Hot 100. It featured the Sweet Inspirations singing back-up vocals and is widely-considered to be Van Morrison's signature song. Paul Williams included "Brown Eyed Girl" in his book Rock and Roll: The 100 Best Singles, writing that: