The Byrds Turn Turn Turn
On The Acoustic

The Byrds Turn Turn Turn On The Acoustic Guitar

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Below is a free downloadable pdf chord sheet to help you learn this song. As well, my free acoustic demo will show you how I play this number. And if you use the lyrics on the page you can play and sing along with me, or use the video near the bottom.

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Pete Seeger took most of these lyrics from the Bible and added only a few words to make this song a #1 hit for The Byrds back in 1965. This song holds the title of the oldest lyrics (10th century it is believed) to reach a #1 hit song. 

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = Bo
  • Rhythm = root down up root up down up and the use of a rake pattern using a root down up root up down up in the ch sections 
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, G, D/Gb, A7, Em, 

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The Byrds Turn Turn Turn Lyrics 

To everything, turn, turn, turn
There is a season, turn, turn, turn
And a time for every purpose under heaven

A time to be born, a time to die - a time to plant, a time to reap
A time to kill, a time to heal - a time to laugh, a time to weep

To everything, turn, turn, turn
There is a season, turn, turn, turn
And a time for every purpose under heaven

A time to build up, a time to break down - a time to dance, a time to mourn
And a time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together

To everything, turn, turn, turn
There is a season, turn, turn, turn
And a time for every purpose under heaven

A time of love, a time of hate - a time of war, a time of peace
And a time you may embrace, a time to refrain from embracing

To everything, turn, turn, turn
There is a season, turn, turn, turn
And a time for every purpose under heaven

A time to gain, a time to lose - a time to rend, a time to sew,
A time to love, a time to hate - a time for peace, I swear it's not too late

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