Guitar Chords For Bread Songs
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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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Aubrey | Baby I'm A Want You
Everything I Own | Goodbye Girl | Guitar Man
If | It Don't Matter To Me
Let Your Love Go | Look What You've Done
Make It With You | Never Let Her Go

Guitar Chords For Bread Songs  - Tutorials

1. Aubrey

This song hails from Bread's 1972 album "Guitar Man". It reached #15 on the Billboard charts. David Gates wrote the song about Audrey Hepburn's role in the 1961 movie "Breakfast At Tiffany's".  


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2. Baby I'm A Want You

Bread released this song 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.


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3. Everything I Own

This song also came from the album "Baby I'm A Want You" from 1972 and the song as a single peaked at #5 in both Canada and the US. David Gates wrote the song about his father who died in the early 1960's, before he achieved success in the music business.


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4. Goodbye Girl

This song appeared on a David Gates solo album released in late 1977 and appeared in the movie of the same name in 1978. The song reached #3 on the Billboard charts.

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5. Guitar Man

This number 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.

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6. If

This song 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 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.

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7. It Don't Matter To Me

This song was from the groups debut album "Bread" in 1970. The song was a top 10 in both Canada and the US. 


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8. Let Your Love Go

Bread released their Manna album in 1971, their third album, and this song was a single from that album. It only charted in Australia reaching #34.


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9. Look What You've Done

This number comes from the album "On The Waters" released in 1970. This song was not released as a single.


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10. Make It With You

Only 2 members of Bread appear on this song and that was David Gates and drummer Mike Botts. And was the groups only #1 hit song in the US when it was released from the 1970 album "On The Waters".

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11. Never Let Her Go

By 1975 David Gates had a solo career in full swing and 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. 

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