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Licks & Riffs : John Lennon - Imagine

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One of the most memorable and characteristic popular piano solos of all time, John Lennon's Imagine captures a meditative and drifting atmosphere with the use of altered major chords like the Major 9th and major 7th:

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and most characteristic of all, a 4-note chromatic scale at the end of each four bar phrase:

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Finally, to get the sound of the opening, you need an often repeated and imitated pattern, along the lines of:

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Lyrics

Imagine there’s no heaven,
It’s easy if you try,
No hell below us,
Above us only sky,
Imagine all the people
Living...

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Imagine "By John Lennon. For voice, piano and guitar chords. Piano Vocal. Pop Rock and Rock 'n' Roll. Difficulty: medium. Single. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord diagrams. 5 pages. Published by Hal Leonard"

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Let It Be "By The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. For voice, piano and guitar chords. Piano Vocal. Classic Rock, Britpop, Psychedelic Rock, Pop Rock and Rock 'n' Roll. Difficulty: medium. Single. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names an

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Hey Jude "By The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. For voice, piano and guitar chords. Piano Vocal. Classic Rock, Britpop and Psychedelic Rock. Difficulty: medium. Single. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord diagrams.

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Imagine "By John Lennon and Glee (TV Series). For piano, voice, and guitar (chords only). Folk; Inspirational; Pop; Rock. Piano/Vocal/Guitar. 4 pages. Published by Hal Leonard - Digital Sheet Music"

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Grow Old With Me "By Mary Chapin Carpenter. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. For voice, piano and guitar chords. Piano Vocal. Contemporary Country and Country Folk. Difficulty: medium. Single. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord diagr

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In My Life "By The Beatles. By Paul McCartney and John Lennon. For voice, piano and guitar chords. Piano Vocal. Classic Rock, Britpop, Psychedelic Rock and Rock 'n' Roll. Difficulty: medium. Single. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar c

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Beatles for Classical Guitar "(Guitar Solo). By The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Arranged by Larry Beekman. For guitar. Guitar. Classic Rock, Britpop and Psychedelic Rock. Guitar solo book. Introductory text, instructional text and fingerings. 64 pages. Published by Ha

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Beatles Greatest Hits For Accordion "By The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. For accordion and voice. Accordion. Classic Rock, Britpop and Psychedelic Rock. Difficulty: medium. Voice/accordian songbook. Vocal melody, accordian accompaniment, chord names and accordian fingerings.

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Imagine - Easy Piano "(Easy Piano). By John Lennon. For voice and easy piano. Easy Piano. Pop Rock and Rock 'n' Roll. Difficulty: easy-medium. Single. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics and chord names. 3 pages. Published by Hal Leonard"

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Yesterday "By Boyz II Men. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Arranged by Mac Huff. For TTBB chorus (a cappella) (TTBB A Cappella). Hal Leonard Pop Choral Series. Choral. R&B, Adult Contemporary, Rock, Classic Rock and Pop Rock. Difficulty: medium. Octavo. 8 pages.

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The Beatles in Revue (Medley of 15 Classics) By The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Arranged by Ed Lojeski. SATB. Pop Choral Series. 32 pages. Published by Hal Leonard

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Blackbird (Discovery Level 2). By The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Arranged by Audrey Snyder. 2-Part. Discovery Choral. 12 pages. Published by Hal Leonard

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Imagine (Piano Solo). By John Lennon. For solo piano. Piano Solo Sheets. Rock and Classic Rock. SMP Level 5 (Intermediate). Single (no lyrics). Fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 7 pages. Published by Hal Leonard

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Lennon & McCartney Piano Songs for Dummies "By John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and The Beatles. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook. Softcover. 192 pages. Published by Hal Leonard"

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Imagine By John Lennon. Arranged by Roger Emerson. For SATB chorus (a cappella) (SATB A Cappella). Pop Choral Series. Classic Rock and Pop. Difficulty: medium. Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Hal Leonard

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In My Life "By The Beatles. By John Lennon, Paul McCartney. Arranged by Steve Zegree. SATB A Cappella. Pop Choral Series. 8 pages. Published by Hal Leonard"

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When I'm Sixty-Four "By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Arranged by Jeffrey Holmes. For 2 Trumpets, French Horn, Trombone And Tuba. Brass Quintet. Pop, Rock. Grade 4. Published by Kendor Music Inc"

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Beatles Greatest Hits "By The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. For diatonic or chromatic harmonica. Harmonica. Classic Rock, Britpop and Psychedelic Rock. Difficulty: medium. Harmonica songbook. Melody line, harmonica notation (diatonic and chromatic), lyrics, intro

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Eleanor Rigby By The Beatles. By John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Arranged by Larry Moore. Pop Specials for Strings. Grade 3. Published by Hal Leonard

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Grow Old With Me "(High Voice). By Mary Chapin Carpenter. By John Lennon and J Lennon. For voice, piano and guitar chords. Vocal. Contemporary Country and Country Folk. Difficulty: medium. Single. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord dia

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