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Intro: C  G  Am  F  C  G  F-Em-Dm  C

Verse:
       C              G                 Am          F
When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me,
C                 G              F  Em Dm C
Speaking words of wisdom, Let it be.
    C             G                    Am            F
And in the hour of darkness, She is standing right in front of me, 
C                 G              F  Em Dm C
Speaking words of wisdom, Let it be.

Chorus:
       Am         G          F          C
Let it be, let it be, Let it be, let it be,
C                G              F  Em Dm C
Whisper words of wisdom, Let it be.

Verse:
    C               G               Am            F
And when the broken-hearted people, Living in the world agree,
C                G              F  Em Dm C
There will be an answer, Let it be.
    C                    G              Am                  F
For though they may be parted, There is still a chance that they will see,
C                G              F  Em Dm C
There will be an answer, Let it be.

Chorus:
       Am         G          F          C
Let it be, let it be, Let it be, let it be,
C                G              F  Em Dm C
There will be an answer, Let it be.
       Am         G          F          C
Let it be, let it be, Let it be, let it be,
C                G              F  Em Dm C
Whisper words of wisdom, Let it be.

Bridge: F Em Dm C Bb A G F C

Solo: C  G  Am  F  C  G  F-Em-Dm  C  

Chorus:
       Am         G          F          C
Let it be, let it be, Let it be, let it be,
C                G              F  Em Dm C
Whisper words of wisdom, Let it be.

Verse:
    C                 G                Am                 F
And when the night is cloudy, There is still a light that shines on me,
C                G             F  Em Dm C
Shine until tomorrow, Let it be.
  C               G              Am           F
I wake up to sound of music, Mother Mary comes to me,
C                 G              F  Em Dm C
Speaking words of wisdom, Let it be.

Chorus:
       Am         G          F          C
Let it be, let it be, Let it be, let it be,
C                G              F  Em Dm C
There will be an answer, Let it be.
       Am         G          F          C
Let it be, let it be, Let it be, let it be,
C                G              F  Em Dm C
Whisper words of wisdom, Let it be.

Outro: F Em Dm C Bb A G F C    
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27 Comments

  1. there’s a different way to play the f-em-dm-c transition and i think that this versions prettier… instead i use f to am to g to c. in my opinion it sounds a lot better.

  2. pickup a pickup

    amazing song and so easy!

  3. dasPenguin

    thanks for the tab :)

  4. There have been a lot of comments about the F-em-dm-C. One easy way to play that is using just the E and C (i.e., second and third) chords. You’d play:

    A: ———
    E: -5-3-1-0-
    C: -5-4-2-0-
    G: ———

  5. I found it a bit easier to not play all the notes on the let it be and instead only played F and then C

  6. This song is great and sounds good! It’s not as hard as told to be once you’ve mastered the F Em and Dm switch.

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