Eleanor Rigby Chord Chart
by The Beatles

Welcome to my Eleanor Rigby chord chart. This is a SUPER SIMPLE guitar song because it only uses two chords. Or, at least the version I've provided here only uses two chords - Em and C. How exciting!

The rhythm is pretty simple too. You can use either quarter notes or eighth note strumming like the pattern I have below.

Strumming:
1 + 2+ 3+ 4 +
DU DU DU DU 


Eleanor Rigby Chord Chart by The Beatles


C
                C                     Em    Em
Ah, look at all the lonely people
C                 C                     Em    Em
Ah, look at all the lonely people

Em                    Em                                
Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the
  Em
church where a wedding has
C         Em                    Em
been—Lives in a dream

Em                                 Em                           
Waits at the window, wearing the face that she
  Em
keeps in a jar by the
  C         C
door—Who is it for?

Em                  Em
All the lonely people
            C                          Em
Where do they all come from?
Em                  Em
All the lonely people
            C                  Em
Where do they all belong?


Em
                         Em                             
Father McKenzie writing the words of a
Em
sermon that no one will
C       C
hear--No one comes near.
Em                                  Em                               
Look at him working. Darning his socks in the
Em
night when there's
               C        C
nobody there--What does he care?


Em                  Em
All the lonely people
            C                          Em
Where do they all come from?
Em                  Em
All the lonely people
            C                  Em
Where do they all belong?

C                 C                     Em    Em
Ah, look at all the lonely people
C                 C                     Em    Em
Ah, look at all the lonely people


Em                   Em                                      
Eleanor Rigby died in the church and was
 Em
buried along with her
C           C
name--Nobody came
Em                         Em                                  
Father McKenzie wiping the dirt from his
  Em
hands as he walks from the
   C      C
grave--No one was saved


Em                  Em
All the lonely people
            C                          Em
Where do they all come from?
Em                  Em
All the lonely people
            C                  Em (hold)
Where do they all belong?

This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.

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