Sunny Afternoon Chords

Sunny Afternoon

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Rhythm Lesson

Sunny Afternoon Rhythm Guitar Lesson

Learn how to play Sunny Afternoon on one acoustic guitar!

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Sunny Afternoon Lyrics

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Sunny Afternoon chords lesson

Learn how to play Sunny Afternoon!

Sunny Afternoon use a bass line to create a looped pattern for the Intro/Chorus Tag, these are the chords for the full song:

Intro/Chorus Tag

| Am Am/G | Am/F# Am/F |
| E E/D | E7/C E7/B | x2


| Am | G | C | G |
| E E/D | E7/C E7/B | x2
| Am | A |


| A | A | D7 | D7 | G | G7 | C | E7 |
| Am | D7 | Am | D7 G | C | E7 |


| Am | x2

Put a capo on fret 5 to get this song to its original key of Dm.

Sunny Afternoon bass line

In order to play the song on just one guitar we need to pair the descending bass line with the chords.

Can you see how the bass go full circle and creates a loop?

| Am Am/G | Am/F# Am/F | E E/D | E7/C E7/B |

Get the full lesson in week 15 of the Intermediate Acoustic Guitar Course.