The Beatles – Maxwell’s Silver Hammer Ukulele Chords

Voice Range: DE (1 octave + 3 half tones) – how to use this?

 

Verse:
DJoan was quizzical, B7studied pataphysical
EmScience in the home
A7Late nights all alone with a test-tube Dohh oh oh Aoh
DMaxwell Edison B7majoring in medicine
EmCalls her on the phone
A7Can I take you out to the pictures, DJoa-a-Aan?”

 

Pre-Chorus:
But E7as she’s getting ready to go
A A7knock comes on the door

 

Chorus:
DBang, bang, Maxwell’s silver hammer
Came E7down upon her head
A7Bang, bang, Maxwell’s silver hammer
Made Emsure that A7she was Ddead   A7        D

 

Interlude:
DF#     Bm – D7     GA7     DA7 – D

 

Verse:
DBack in school again B7Maxwell plays the fool again
EmTeacher gets annoyed
A7Wishing to avoid an unpleasant Dsce-e-e-eAne
DShe tells Max to stay B7when the class has gone away
EmSo he waits behind
A7Writing 50 times “I must not be Dso” oh oh Aoh

 

Pre-Chorus:
But E7when she turns her back on the boy
He A7creeps up from behind

 

Chorus:
DBang, bang, Maxwell’s silver hammer
Came E7down upon her head
A7Bang, bang, Maxwell’s silver hammer
Made Emsure that she was A7dead

 

Interlude:
D                 D               E7              E7
A7               A7         Em – A7    DA7 – D

 

DF#     Bm – D7     GA7     DA7 – D

 

Verse:
DP.C. Thirty-One said “We caught a B7dirty one”
EmMaxwell stands alone
A7Painting testimonial pictures Dohh oh oh Aoh
DRose and Valerie B7screaming from the gallery
EmSay he must go free (Maxwell must go free)
The A7judge does not agree and he tells them Dso oh oh oAh

 

Pre-Chorus:
But E7as the words are leaving his lips
A A7noise comes from behind

 

Chorus:
DBang, bang, Maxwell’s silver hammer
Came E7down upon his head
A7Bang, bang, Maxwell’s silver hammer
Made Emsure that he was A7dead

 

Interlude:
D                 D               E7              E7
A7               A7         Em – A7    DA7 – D

 

Outro:
DSil – F#ver    BmhammD7er    GMax    A7        D        A7        D