Paint It Black Guitar Chord Chart by The Rolling Stones

Welcome to my Paint It Black guitar chord chart by The Rolling Stones. This is a really fun song to play and uses a eighth note rhythm pattern. If you know how to palm mute, I would suggest doing that for the verses and then using a regular strumming patterns for the choruses.

The song is a fairly easy guitar song as long as you know your chords. If the eighth note strumming is too fast for you, you can always but back to quarter note strumming (4 down strums per chord)

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Paint It Black Guitar Chord Chart
By The rolling stones

Intro: Em Em

Em       Em                  B7                      B7
I see a red door and I want it painted black
Em               Em            B7                          B7
No colours anymore I want them to turn black
| Em    D|        |G             D|           Em                        Em
I  see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes
|Em     D|       |G           D|       A7                     B7
I       have to turn my head until my darkness goes

Em        Em                     B7                         B7
     I see a line of cars and they're all painted black
Em                 Em                        B7                    B7
     With flowers and my love both never to come back
| Em    D|    |G             D|            Em               Em
     I see people turn their heads and quickly look away
|Em     D|           |G    D|       A7                   B7
     Like a new born baby it just happens every day
Em        Em                     B7                      B7
    I look inside myself and see my heart is black
Em         Em                    B7                     B7
    I see my red door and I want it painted black
| Em     D|       |G      D|         Em                             Em
     Maybe then I'll fade away and not have to face the facts
|Em        D|  |G     D|           A7                            B7
     It's not easy facing up when your whole world is black

Em                 Em                       B7                   B7
     No more will my green sea go turn a deeper blue
Em       Em                      B7                         B7
     I could not foresee this thing happening to you
| Em   D|      |G        D|      Em                 Em
     If I look hard enough into the setting sun
|Em   D|        |G              D|      A7                       B7
     My love will laugh with me before the morning comes

Repeat Em to B7 out

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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