The Sounds Of Silence chords

by Simon & Garfunkel
95.3 bpm
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G

Em

C

D

Bm

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Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound of Silence - Madison Square Garden, NYC - 2009/10/29&30 chords
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G
2131
Em
121
C
3211
D
1321
Bm
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Em _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .
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E _ _ _ Em _ _ D _ _ _ .
_ _ _ _ _ Em _ _ _ .
_ _ G _ _ _ C _ G _ _ .
_ _ _ _ _ C _ G _ _ .
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Bm _ C _ _ C _ G _ _ _ _ .
_ _ _ E _ G _ _ _ D _ .
_ _ _ _ Em _ _ _ _ .
_ _ Tell the darkness my D old friend, _ _ that you will not be Am feared Bm.
again,.
_ Em _ G Because the vision C softly G creeping, _ _ left its seeds while I C.
G was sleeping,.
_ And C the vision _ that was planted in G my brain, _ still _ Em remains _ G within D the sound _ Em of silence.
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In restless dreams I D walked alone, _ _ _ narrow streets Em of cobblestone, _ _ .
_ _ G Neath the halo C of a G street lamp, I turned my car to C the cold G damp,.
_ C When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of any G old light,.
That split the Em night, _ G and D touched the sound _ Em of _ silence.
And in the naked D light I saw, _ ten thousand people, Em maybe more, _ .
_ People G talking C without G speaking, _ _ people hearing C without _ G.
listening,.
_ People writing C _ songs, that voices never G share, and no one Em dared,.
_ G _ D Disturb the sound Em of silence, _ _ fools G that I D did not know, _ _ .
Silence like a Em panther grows, _ _ hear G my words and C I might teach G you,.
Take my arms and I C might reach out G to you, run C my words like silent Em raindrops G fell,.
_ _ _ Em _ .
_ _ G _ _ D Em And echoed D in the Em wells of silence, _ _ .
And the people D bowed and prayed, _ _ to the neon Em god they made, _ _ .
G And the signs C lasted _ G swirling, _ in the words that it C was G forming, _ .
And the signs C said the words of the prophets are written on the subway G _ walls,.
And tenement Em halls, G and _ whispered in D the _ sound Bm _ .
_ Em of Bm E silence.
_ _ Bm _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .
E _ _ _ _ _ _ C# _ _ .
_ _ N _ _ _ _ _ _ .
B _ _ _ _ _ N _ _ _ .
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How can I learn The Sounds Of Silence chords by Simon & Garfunkel?

Want to get chord right for "The Sounds Of Silence" by Simon & Garfunkel?
  1. Unlock the song's melody by mastering these chords: Em, G, C, G, D.
  2. Kick off your practice at a gentle 47.0 BPM, then escalate to the song's tempo of 95.3 BPM.
  3. In line with the song's key (G), adjust the capo for your vocal tone and chord selection.

What chords are used in The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel?

For the song 'The Sounds Of Silence' by Simon & Garfunkel, in the key of G, the primary chords are:
  • G (Guitar: 320003, Ukulele: 0232)
  • Em (Guitar: 022000, Ukulele: 0432)
  • C (Guitar: x32010, Ukulele: 0003)
  • D (Guitar: xx0232, Ukulele: 2220)
  • Bm (Guitar: x24432, Ukulele: 4222)
Chords like C-maj7, E-min7, G-maj7, B-7 can enhance the melody.

What's the BPM of The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel?

The track primarily runs at 95.30 BPM. It dynamically shifts: 6% of the track is at 166 BPM, 4% of the track is at 172 BPM, 3% of the track is at 160 BPM, 6% of the track is at 198 BPM, 6% of the track is at 191 BPM, 4% of the track is at 178 BPM, 7% of the track is at 215 BPM, 4% of the track is at 116 BPM, 3% of the track is at 150 BPM, and 4% of the track is at 184 BPM.

Who penned The Sounds Of Silence?

The Sounds Of Silence was written by Paul Simon.

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