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What the World Needs Now is Love Chords

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What the World Needs Now is Love

Year: 1967 - Album: What the World Needs Now: Burt Bacharach Classics

(Burt Bacharach / Hal David)

	  Intro: 	(piano w/horn and bass:)

	Fm7    Bbm7   Fm7    Bbm7     Fm7: F-Ab-C-Eb  Bbm7: F-Ab-Bb-Db
	 / / /  / / /  / / /  / / /

Chorus:

	         Fm7        Bbm7    Fm7         Bbm7
	What the world needs now is love, sweet love

	Gb6                                 Ab6      Gb6/Ab
	It's the only thing    that there's just too little of

	         Fm7        Bbm7    Fm7         Bbm7
	What the world needs now is love, sweet love

	Gb6                            F7sus4 F7
	No not just for some    but for everyone

Verse 1:

	Bbm9
	Lord, we don't need another mountain

	          Abm7           Db7      Gbmaj9     Gb6
	There are mountains and hillsides enough to climb

	          Abm7       Db7    Gbmaj7
	There are oceans and rivers enough to cross

	 Bbm7          Eb7                Ebm7/Ab
	Enough to last     till the end of time

repeat chorus

Verse 2:

	Lord, we don't need another meadow
	There are cornfields and wheat fields enough to grow
	There are sunbeams and moonbeams enough to shine
	Oh listen, Lord,     if you want to know

	key changes to D

	Em7/A
	  / / /  / / /

Chorus 3:

	         F#m7        Bm7    F#m7         Bm7
	What the world needs now is love, sweet love

	G6                                  A6      G6/A
	It's the only thing   that there's just too little of

	         F#m7        Bm7    F#m7         Bm7
	What the world needs now is love, sweet love,

	G6                              F#m7 Bm7 Em9    A13   N.C.

	No, not just for some,   oh but just for every, every

	      D Dadd9 D

	Everyone

Coda:

	(piano w/horn and bass):

	F#m7   Bm7    F#m7   Bm7
	 / / /  / / /  / / /  / / /

	          F#m7        Bm7    F#m7         Bm7
	(What the world needs now is love, sweet love)

	                Whoa-oa                          is love
	          F#m7        Bm7    F#m7         Bm7

	(What the world needs now is love, sweet love)
	                Whoa-oa                          is love

	orchestra enters

	          F#m7        Bm7    F#m7         Bm7  N.C.
	(What the world needs now is love, sweet love)

	(piano, horn, bass, drums):

	F#m7   Bm7    F#m7   Bm7    repeat to fade
	  

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