Back in the U.S.S.R (Lennon/McCartney) The Beatles The "White Album" (1968) E E7 A D Flew in from Miami Beach B. O. A. C. C D Didn't get to bed last night A D On the way the paperback was on my knee C D Man I had a dreadful flight A I'm back in the U.S.S.R. C D You don't know how lucky you are boy A D Eb E Back in the U.S.S.R. A D Been away so long I hardly knew the place C D Gee it's good to be back home A D Leave it till tomorrow to unpack my case C D Honey disconnect the phone A I'm back in the U.S.S.R. C D You don't know how lucky you are boy Gadd9 Back in the U.S. Back in the U.S. A Back in the U.S.S.R. D Well the Ukraine girls really knock me out A They leave the West behind D D/C# D/C D/B And Moscow girls make me sing and shout E D A D Eb E That Geogia's always on my mi mi mi mi mi mi mind [Oh come on!] [solo] A D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |15-------15--15-------15--15-------15--15-------15--15------15------15-----| |17b(19)-(19)-17b(19)-(19)-17b(19)-(19)-17b(19)-(19)-17b(19)-17b(19)-17b(19)| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| C D A D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------15--15b(17)b15----------------------------------------------------| |-17--17------------------17--14--14-----15-b(19)17-b(19)17-b(19)17-b(19)17-| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| C D |-------------------------------------| |---------15--15b(17)b15--------------| |-17--17------------------17--14--14--| |-------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------| A I'm back in the U.S.S.R. C D You don't know how lucky you are boy A Back in the U.S.S.R. D Well the Ukraine girls really knock me out A They leave the West behind D D/C# D/C D/B And Moscow girls make me sing and shout E D A D Eb E That Geogia's always on my mi mi mi mi mi mi mind A D Oh, show me 'round your snow-peaked mountains way down south C D Take me to your daddy's farm A D Let me hear your balalaikais ringing out C D Come and keep your comrade warm A I'm back in the U.S.S.R. C D You don't know how lucky you are boy A D Eb E A Back in the U.S.S.R. Gadd9 -5- -3- -3- -4- -5- -x- -3- --------------------- Another Version: --------------------- BACK IN THE USSR The Beatles riff: |-------------------------------------------- |-------------------------------------------- |---------------------------7--5------------- |--------------7--5---------------8--5------- |-7--5---------------8--5-------------------- |-------8--5--------------------------------- A D C D Flew in from Miami Beach B.O.A.C., didn't get to bed last night A D C D On the way a paper bag was on my knee, man I had a dreadful flight CHORUS D A (or play riff starting here, going over next line) I'm back in the USSR C D You don't know how lucky you are, boy D A D Eb E Back in the USSR ------------------------------------------------- 2 ----- D/E G/E Back in the US, back in the US, back in the USSR ------------------------------------------------- BRIDGE A D Well the Ukraine girls really knock me out A They leave the west behind D F#m/C# Am/C B7 And Moscow girls make me sing and shout E7 D7 A That Georgia's always on my-mi-mi-mi-mi-mi-mi-mi-mi-mind Been away so long I hardly knew the place, Gee it's good to be back home Leave it till tomorrow to unpack my case, Honey disconnect the phone Show me round your snow peaked mountains way down south, take me to your daddy's farm Let me hear you balalaikas ringing out, come and keep your comrade warm Eb xx5343 F#m/C# x44111 B7 x21202 D/E 000232 G/E 020003
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