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The Seekers Acoustic Cover Songs

The Seekers Acoustic Cover Songs

Welcome to The Seekers acoustic cover songs page where you can see how I play these classic Seekers greatest hits on the acoustic.

Below are free demos, pdf chord sheets, rhythm tips and some info on each song. I'll be including The Seekers album covers to indicate the origin of each song.

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The Seekers Acoustic Cover Songs
Demos, Chords, PDF's

1. A World Of Our Own

The Seekers released this one back in 1965 and had a top 10 in several countries including a #1 in South Africa. It peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100.

This one hails from the album of the same name.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 3rd fret
  • Rhythm = root down up down up down up  and repeat
  • Picking = main riff
  • Chords = G, D, C, Bm, Em, A7, E7, B7, D7
Chords & Lyrics

 

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2. The Seekers Georgy Girl

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Depending of what version you look for, you may find varying lyrics to this song. It was released in 1966 by The Seekers and was used in a film of the same name.

In Australia is reached #1 in early 1967, #3 in the UK and also hit #1 in the US. The album release in the US was changed from the British release of "Come The Day" to "Georgy Girl".  Download The Seekers Georgy Girl lyrics below.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down up stop up down up stop up and repeat
  • Picking = main picking riff
  • Chords = C, Em, F, Gsus, G, A#, Am, E7, D7, Am/G
Chords & Lyrics

 

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3. I'll Never Find Another You

Writer Tom Springfield helped pen many hits by The Seekers and this was another one which became their first #1 in the UK in 1965 and

can be found on "The Best Of The Seekers" album.

In the US the song reached #4 and #2 on two separate charts.

In 1967, country artist Sonny James took it to #1.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = 3rd fret
  • Rhythm = root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = main picking riff
  • Chords = G, C, D, A7, D7, Bm, D/C
Chords & Lyrics

 

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4. The Seekers Red Rubber Ball

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Guitarist Bruce Woodley and Paul Simon co-wrote this one and recorded by The Cyrkle back in 1966. They were an opening act for Simon & Garfunkel at the time and Simon offered the group the song.

They score a #1 In Canada, South Africa and New Zealand and a #2 in the US.

The Seekers also recorded the song and have it on their "Come The Day" album. 

Mel Torme, Neil Diamond and Cliff Richard are some of the artists who have also covered the song.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No 
  • Rhythm = root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Riff
  • Chords = G, Em, Bm, C, D, D/Gb, Am, B7
Chords & Lyrics

 

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5. The Carnival Is Over

This songs melody is from an old Russian folk song that Tom Springfield converted over to English and wrote lyrics so it could be recorded by The Seekers back in 1965.

The song has become a concert closer since 1965. The song was #1 in the UK, Ireland and Australia. This song was released as a single and not part of an album until the 1968 release

of "The Seekers Greatest Hits" album was released. German group Boney M also covered the song.

  • Drop D Tuning = Yes
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = down down up down down and repeat
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = A7, D, G, D, Bm, A7sus, Gbm, C
Chords & Lyrics

 

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Thanks for stopping by The Seekers acoustic cover songs page and I hope you found what you were looking for to help you learn a few of the best of The Seekers songs to date.


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