Wings – Bluebird chords

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		Bluebird – Wings
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Wings
Bluebird
(McCartney)
From: "Band on the Run" (1973)

For the version on the album all the strings are tuned down to d-A-F-C-G-D and the song, 
actually in Gm, is played in Am. It is worth taking the effort as it really sounds "right", 
especially the "Blackbird-y" link leading from verse 4 into the final chorus. I added 
the chords to this original, retuned version below. On the live album "Wings Over America", 
the band uses standard tuning and still plays in Am – one of the rare occasions 
a live version is played in a higher key than the original, when most people would rather 
play it safe and choose a lower key as to not strain their voices on tour. McCartney, 
however, knew he could sing it it anyway and obviously considered the voicings 
of the chords more important than the actual key.

If you don't want to retune and still want to play the song in its original key without 
breaking your fingers playing barree throughout, use a capo 1st fret and play it like this:

Capo 1st fret

F#mLate at night when the wind is still
Em A6I'll come flying through your door,
Em AAnd you'll know what love is for.
Dmaj7I'm a bluebird, I'm a bluebird
G6I'm a bluebird, I'm a bluebird
Yeah ,yeah ,yeah.
Dmaj7I'm a bluebird, I'm a bluebird,
G6I'm a bluebird
Yeah, yeah, yeah.
F#mTouch your lips with a magic kiss
Em A6And you'll be a bluebird too,
Em AAnd you'll know what love can do.
Dmaj7I'm a bluebird, I'm a bluebird
G6I'm a bluebird, I'm a bluebird
Yeah ,yeah ,yeah.
Dmaj7I'm a bluebird, I'm a bluebird,
G6I'm a bluebird
Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Bm Bm/A C#m(7) F#Bluebird (Bluebird) Ah ha,
Bm Bm/A C#m(7) F#Bluebird (Bluebird) Ah ha,
G Dmaj7Bluebird (Bluebi---rd)
F#mFly away through the midnight air
Em A6As we head across the sea,
Em AAnd at last we will be free.
Dmaj7You're a bluebird, you're a bluebird
G6You're a bluebird, you're a bluebird
Yeah ,yeah ,yeah.
Dmaj7You're a bluebird, you're a bluebird,
G6You're a bluebird
Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Bm Bm/A C#m(7) F#Bluebird (Bluebird) Ah ha,
Bm Bm/A C#m(7) F#Bluebird (Bluebird) Ah ha,
G Dmaj7Bluebird (Bluebi---rd)
| F#m | F#m | Em | A6 | Em | A | Dmaj7 | G6 | Dmaj7 | G6 |(sax solo)
Bm Bm/A C#m(7) F#Bluebird (Bluebird) Ah ha,
Bm Bm/A C#m(7) F#Bluebird (Bluebird) Ah ha,
G Dmaj7Bluebird (Bluebi---rd)
F#mAll alone on a desert island
Em A6We're living in the trees,
Em AAnd we're flying in the breeze.
Dmaj7We're the bluebirds, we're the bluebirds
Bm GWe're the bluebirds, we're the bluebirds
(capo 1st fret)e|----------------|B|3---2-----------|G|--------4---3---|D|----------------|A|2---0-----------|
E|--------3---2---| Bm Bm/A C#m7 F# Singing Bluebird, bluebird, Ah ha/bluebird
Bm Bm/A C#m7 F#Bluebird, bluebird, Ah ha/bluebird
G Dmaj7Bluebird, bluebird, Ah ha/bluebird
------------------------------------------------------------------------- Original chords
(Album version: strings tuned down to d-A-F-C-G-D,live version: standard tuning)
verse 1 | Am | Am | Gm | C6 | Gm | C | | Fmaj7 | Bb6 | Fmaj7 | Bb6 | verse 2 | Am | Am | Gm | C6 | Gm | C | | Fmaj7 | Bb6 | Fmaj7 | Bb6 | chorus | Dm | Dm/C | Em(7) | A | | Dm | Dm/C | Em(7) | A | | Bb | Fmaj7 | verse 3 | Am | Am | Gm | C6 | Gm | C | | Fmaj7 | Bb6 | Fmaj7 | Bb6 | chorus | Dm | Dm/C | Em(7) | A | | Dm | Dm/C | Em(7) | A | | Bb | Fmaj7 | solo | Am | Am | Gm | C6 | Gm | C | | Fmaj7 | Bb6 | Fmaj7 | Bb6 | chorus | Dm | Dm/C | Em(7) | A | | Dm | Dm/C | Em(7) | A | | Bb | Fmaj7 | verse 4 (variation) | Am | Am | Gm | C6 | Gm | C | | Fmaj7 | Dm Bb | * | chorus | Dm | Dm/C | Em(7) | A | | Dm | Dm/C | Em(7) | A | | Bb | Fmaj7 |
*e|----------------|B|6---5---3---2---|G|----------------|D|----------------|A|5---3---1---0---|E|----------------|
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