John Mayer Guitar Chords Songs
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John Mayer Guitar Chords Songs

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John Mayer Guitar Chords Songs
Lyrics, Chords, Demos & Tutorials

1. Dear Marie

Dear Marie s a single from the album Paradise Valley. Mayer admits the song is about a real person he knew before he became famous,

but Marie is not her real name. Who really knows right? The song charted at #30 on the US Rock charts in 2013.

  • Drop D Tuning = No 
  • Capo = No 
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = A, D, E, Gbm
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2. Gravity

Gravity was a single in 2007 from Mayer's "Continuum" album.

It peaked at #10 and #18 on two different US charts. John Mayer wrote this number.

Download the John Mayer Gravity lyrics sheet below.

  • Drop D Tuning = No 
  • Capo = No 
  • Rhythm = down down down down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, C, Am, D7, Gm, Eb7
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3. In The Blood

In The Blood was a 2013 single from John's album "The Search For Everything". In the US the song charted at #13 but failed to chart anywhere else.

It did also chart on the Billboard Country charts, peaking at #39. Download the In The Blood John Mayer chords sheet below.

  • Drop D Tuning = No 
  • Capo = 1st fret
  • Rhythm = root down up down and repeat - you can do some chop strumming a later in the song
  • Picking = a little
  • Chords = G, Em, C, D
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4. Queen Of California

Queen Of California was a single release back in 2021 from the album "Born And Raised". The song reached #40 on the Billboard Top 40 chart but also peaked at #2 on the Adult Alternative chart in the US.

A music video was also produced for the song.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 4th fret = original key
  • Rhythm = root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, G/F, C, Am, D
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5. Something Like Olivia

Something Like Olivia can be found on the 20212 album "Born And Raised".

The song was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, C, D
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6. Who Says

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = D, G, E7, A7, A7/A#, Bm, Gbm, Bm/A, Em

Who Says was released from the "Battle Studies" album which came out in 2009 and was the first single from the album.

The song was a #1 in the US and a top 10 in several other countries.

Download the Who Says John Mayer lyrics below.

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