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Hold Me Tight

Composer(s) : Lennon and McCartney
Year : 1963

Alan W. Pollack 's "Notes On" Hold Me Tight

       
Intro:

   F                                C7
                                 It feels alright now
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-2-------2-------2-------2------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-3-------3-------3-------3------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^


Verse 1:

   F                                Bb7
   Hold me tight       
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Tell me I'm the                  only one, and 
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bb7
   then, I might
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Never be the                     lonely one, so
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                F7
   Hold me tight                                            tonight
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-----------------3---3----------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   Bb                               Bbm
                           tonight                             It's
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bbm
   you                                                      You you
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                C7
   you                  ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-5---5-----------5---X---7---X--
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-3---3---6---7------------------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^


Verse 2:

   F                                Bb7
   Hold me tight       
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Let me go on                     loving you  To-
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bb7
   night,  tonight
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Making love to                   only you, so
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                F7
   Hold me tight                                            tonight
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-----------------3---3----------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   Bb                               Bbm
                           tonight                             It's
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bbm
   you                                                      You you
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                C7
   you                  ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh                       Don't
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------2---3---6-------3------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-4---4---------------4------X---
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^


Bridge:
   F                                Ab7
   know,                            what it means to 
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------4---4----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------2---3---6---6---6---3--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-4---4--------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^  
   F                                Bb7
   hold you tight                   Being here 
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---8---5--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6--------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   Gm                               G7
   alone tonight with you                                         It                                                          
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|-5---5-------5---5---5-------5---|-5---5-----------5---5---5---5--
A|-5---5-------5---5---5-------5---|-5---5-----------5---5---5---5--
E|---------------------------------|---------6---7------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   C7
   feels alright now
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-5---5-----------5---5-----------|
A|-3---3---6---7-----------7---3---|
E|---------------------------------|
   ^       ^       ^       ^         


Verse 3:

   F                                Bb7
   Hold me tight       
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Tell me I'm the                  only one, and 
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bb7
   then, I might
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Never be the                     lonely one, so
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                F7
   Hold me tight                                            tonight
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-----------------3---3----------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   Bb                               Bbm
                           tonight                             It's
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bbm
   you                                                      You you
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                C7
   you                  ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-5---5-----------5---X---7---X--
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-3---3---6---7------------------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^


Verse 4:

   F                                Bb7
   Hold me tight       
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Let me go on                     loving you  To-
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bb7
   night,  tonight
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Making love to                   only you, so
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                F7
   Hold me tight                                            tonight
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-----------------3---3----------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   Bb                               Bbm
                           tonight                             It's
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bbm
   you                                                      You you
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                C7
   you                  ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh                       Don't
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------2---3---6-------3------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-4---4---------------4------X---
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^


Bridge:
   F                                Ab7
   know,                            what it means to 
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------4---4----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------2---3---6---6---6---3--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-4---4--------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^  
   F                                Bb7
   hold you tight                   Being here 
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---8---5--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6--------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   Gm                               G7
   alone tonight with you                                         It                                                          
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|-5---5-------5---5---5-------5---|-5---5-----------5---5---5---5--
A|-5---5-------5---5---5-------5---|-5---5-----------5---5---5---5--
E|---------------------------------|---------6---7------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   C7
   feels alright now
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-5---5-----------5---5-----------|
A|-3---3---6---7-----------7---3---|
E|---------------------------------|
   ^       ^       ^       ^    


Verse 5:

   F                                Bb7
   Hold me tight       
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Tell me I'm the                  only one, and 
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bb7
   then, I might
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-----------------6---6----------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------4---5---8---8---5------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-/6--6-----------------------1--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   G7                               C7
   Never be the                     lonely one, so
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3----------
D|---------------------------------|---------1---2---5---5---5------
A|---------1---2---5---5---1---2---|-3---3-----------------------3--
E|-/3--3---------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                F7
   Hold me tight                                            tonight
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-----------------3---3----------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   Bb                               Bbm
                           tonight                             It's
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1---|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Bbm
   you                                                      You you
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--
A|-----------------3---3-----------|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--
E|-1---1---4---5-----------4---5---|--------------------------------
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Ab
   you                  ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh                         ooh
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------2---3---6---6---3------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-4---4-----------------------4--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F                                Ab
   ooh                              You                         ooh
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
B|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
A|-----------------3---3-----------|---------2---3---6---6---3------
E|-1---1---4---5-----------5---1---|-4---4-----------------------4--
   ^       ^       ^       ^         ^       ^       ^       ^
   F
   ooh
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------|
E|-1-------------------------------|
   ^       ^       ^       ^       
 


Ook op With the Beatles:

ChordsNotes On
It Won't Be Long It Won't Be Long
All I've Got to Do All I've Got to Do
All My Loving All My Loving
Don't Bother Me Don't Bother Me
Little Child Little Child
Till There Was You Till There Was You
Please Mr. Postman Please Mr. Postman
Roll over Beethoven Roll over Beethoven
Hold Me Tight Hold Me Tight
You've Really Got a Hold on Me You've Really Got a Hold on Me
I Wanna Be Your Man I Wanna Be Your Man
Devil in Her Heart Devil in Her Heart
Not a Second Time Not a Second Time
Money (That's What I Want) Money (That's What I Want)

(c) 2019 Serge Girard