Guitar Chords For Bread Songs
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Guitar Chords For Bread Songs

Here on this guitar chords for Bread songs page you'll find a collection of demo covers and full lesson tutorials available for purchase along with several free chord sheets in .pdf format. Help yourself to the free chord sheets where available.

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Guitar Chords For Bread Songs  
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1. Baby I'm A Want You

Baby I'm A Want You was released first in Oct 1971 ahead of the album of the same name which came out in Jan 1972.

The song was a #3 hit for Billboard.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down - down up down up  and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: Bm, Am7, G, C/G, C, Dsus
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2. Goodbye Girl

Goodbye Girl appeared on a David Gates solo album released in late 1977 of the same name and appeared in the movie Goodbye Girl in 1978.

The song reached #3 on the Billboard charts.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No just a few riffs
  • Chords: C, Em, Fmaj7, G, Gsus, Am, Dm, D7, G7
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3. Guitar Man

Guitar Man hails from the 1972 album "Guitar Man". The song reached #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart and #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

A few artists have covered this song up through the years.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up - down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D, Em, A7, Cmaj7, Am7, Bm, Am, Am/Gb, D/Gb, E7
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4. If

If was one of the shortest titles of a song before Prince released a song called "7" and later Britney Spears with a song called "3". The song released in 1971 was a #4 hit in the US and a #6 song in Canada. It's from the album "Manna".

It's also one of the most wedding first dance tunes. It's also been covered by many artists including Andy Williams, Olivia Newton John, Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones and many others.

Telly Savalas spoke most of the songs lyrics and had a #1 in the UK in 1975.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: A, Amaj7, A7, D, Dm, E, Esus, Asus2, Gbm, Gbm/F, D6, E m6, Gb, Bm
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5. It Don't Matter To Me

It Don't Matter To Me was from the groups debut album "Bread" in 1970.

The song was a top 10 in both Canada and the US. 


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: downstrokes - and down down up down  up down up
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: D, A/Db, C, A#, Am7, A7sus, Cmaj7, Fmaj7, Dmaj7, Gmaj7
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6. Let Your Love Go

Let Your Love Go was from Bread's Manna album in 1971, their third album, and this song was a single from that album.

It only charted in Australia reaching #34.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: downstrokes and some down up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: E, D, D#, G, A, B, C, F, Dm
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7. Look What You've Done

Look What You've Done comes from the album "On The Waters" released in 1970.

This song was not released as a single.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down down up and later a shuffle
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, C, Am, D, Fmaj7, D7, Am7, Dsus
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8. Never Let Her Go

Never Let Her Go was a song from David Gates solo career which was in full swing by 1975.  This song comes from his second album of the same name.

In 1975 the song was #29 on Billboard and #3 on the Adult Contemporary charts. 

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a little
  • Chords: Gmaj7, D7sus, Em, D, Bm, C, Am
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