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Somebody To Love - Tutorial

Queen is hugely influential... note the lead singer, Freddie Mercury, and guitar player, Brain May.

Table of Contents

  1. Song Audio (YouTube)
  2. Song Lyrics and Chords
  3. Keyboard
  4. Bass Tab
  5. Guitar Tab

YouTube Song Audio



Song Form

SONG FORM:

VERSE
| Ab  Eb/G  Fm  /  | Ab  Bb   Eb  /  |
| Ab  Eb/G  Fm  /  | Bb  /    Eb  /  |

| Ab   Bb   Eb  /  | Eb  Bb/D Eb  Db |

PRE CHORUS
| Ab /  /  /  |

CHORUS
| Ab  Eb/G  Fm  Db | Eb / Ab / |

Song Lyrics and Chords

[Intro]

         Ab Eb/G   Fm   Db     Eb      Db       Eb Ab
Can .... A__ny_____bo___dy     find me somebody to love?


[piano]
| Ab  Eb/G  Fm  /  | Db  /  Eb  /  |


[VERSE 1]

      Ab       Eb/G     Fm         Fm7    
Each morning I get up I die a little
    Ab     Bb          Eb 
Can barely stand on my feet
       Ab  Eb/G    Fm         Db
Take a look in the mirror and cry
Bb                        Eb
Lord what you're doing to me
       Ab           Bb         Eb 
I have spent all my years in believing you
      Eb        Bb/D      Eb    Db
But I just can't get no relief, Lord!


[PRE CHORUS 1]

Ab        Ab
Somebody, somebody


[CHORUS 1]

     Ab   Eb7/G   Fm     Db
Can any - body   find    me 
Eb                 | Ab / Eb/G / |
       somebody to love?
 
 | Fm /  | Db  /  Eb / |


[Verse 2]

       Ab        Eb/G       Fm   
I work hard every day of my life
 Fm7  Ab          Bb      Eb 
  I   work till I ache my bones
       Ab   Eb/G  Fm      Bb                        Eb 
At the end I take home my hard earned pay all on my own
      Ab         Bb            Eb 
I get down on my knees, And I start to pray
         Eb        Bb/D         Eb    Db
Till the tears run down from my eyes, Lord


[PRE CHORUS 2]
Ab         Ab
Somebody - Somebody


[CHORUS 2]
    Ab Eb7/G Fm     Db                    
Can anybody  find   me     

             Ab / / /  Ab7 / / / 
 somebody to love?


[BRIDGE]

Db             Db         Db          Db        Db
He works hard, Everyday,  I try and I try and I try,
    Gb
But everybody wants to put me down
         Gbm
They say I'm goin' crazy
Bb
They say I got a lot of water in my brain
Bb
I ain't Got no common sense
Bb           Bb7     Eb
I got nobody left to believe

[FAST! THE NUMBERS BELOW ARE BEAT #S]
1      +    2      +   3      +    4      +    
Ab/Eb  Eb   Ab/Eb  Eb  Ab/Eb  Eb   Ab/Eb  Eb
Ye_____ah - Ye_____ah, Ye_____ah,  Ye_____ah


[Solo]

| Ab  Eb/G  Fm  /  | Ab  Bb   Eb  /  |
| Ab  Eb/G  Fm  /  | Bb  /    Eb  /  |

| Ab   Bb   Eb  /  | Eb  Bb/D Eb  Db |


[PRE CHORUS 3]

Ab        Ab
Somebody, somebody


[CHORUS 3]

     Ab Eb7/G Fm    Fm7/Db
Can anybody   find  me 
Eb              Ab 
    somebody to love?
 
Ab   Eb/G    Fm  Fm7   Db    Eb 


[VERSE 3]

       Ab  Eb/G       Fm    
Got no feel, I got no rhythm
 Fm7  Ab        Bb        Eb 
    I just keep losing my beat
    Ab  Eb/G  Fm           Bb            Eb 
I'm ok, I'm alright, Ain't gonna face no defeat
       Ab        Bb          Eb/G
I just gotta get out of this prison cell
    Eb      Bb/D     Eb    Db
Someday I'm gonna be free, Lord!


[OUTRO]

Ab                         \
Find me somebody to love   / x12


[FINAL CHORUS and out]

    Ab Eb7/G Fm    Fm7/Db  Fm7/Eb 
Can anybody  find    me ____________

Somebody to________ love?

Ab Ab/G    Ab/F      Db Eb   Ab    \
    Find me somebody to-oooo love  / x6



Keyboards

Bass

Bass Tab
INTRO 
G|----------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
        

Guitar

GUITAR Tab
[Intro] (4 measures)                                     
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|






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