Sweet Home Alabama Chords and Lyrics by Lynyrd Skynyrd – Easy version

Are you even a guitarist if you don’t know how to play Sweet Home Alabama? Here’s an easy version of the Sweet Home Alabama chords.

sweet home alabama chords

This simple version of the Sweet Home Alabama chords are perfect for beginners and beyond.

If you’re interested in more easy guitar songs, check out our list of 100.

Sweet Home Alabama Chords

We’ve swapped the infamous F barre chord for an easy version. But feel free to play the barre version (below) if you prefer.

D chord guitar
Cadd9 chord guitar
G chord guitar
C chord guitar

F barre chord:

F chord guitar

Sweet Home Alabama Chords Chart

[Intro]
D Cadd9 G  x4
 
 
[Verse 1]
D     Cadd9          G
  Big wheels keep on turning
D          Cadd9          G
  Carry me home to see my kin
D         Cadd9           G
  Singing songs about the south land
D             Cadd9      G
  I miss ole 'bamy once again and I think it's a sin
 
 
[Interlude]
D Cadd9 G  x2
 
 
[Verse 2]
D                  Cadd9       G
  Well, I heard Mr Young sing about her
D                   Cadd9        G
  Well, I heard old Neil put her down
D                   Cadd9        G
  Well, I hope Neil Young will remember
D            Cadd9               G
  A southern man don't need him around, anyhow
 
 
[Chorus]
D       Cadd9   G    D          Cadd9        G
  Sweet home Alabama, where the skies are so blue
D       Cadd9   G    D          Cadd9          G    F C
  Sweet home Alabama, Lord, I'm coming home to you
 
 
[Solo]
D Cadd9 G  x2
 
 
[Verse 3]
D           Cadd9             G        F   C   D
  In Birmingham they love the Gov'nor, boo-hoo-hoo
(D)          Cadd9             G
  Now we all did what we could do
D          Cadd9        G
  Now Watergate does not bother me
D           Cadd9             G
  Does your conscience bother you (tell the truth!)
 
 
[Chorus]
D       Cadd9   G    D          Cadd9        G
  Sweet home Alabama, where the skies are so blue
D       Cadd9   G    D          Cadd9          G
  Sweet home Alabama, Lord, I'm coming home to you
 
(Here I come, Alabama)
 
 
[Solo]
D Cadd9 G  x8
 
[Interlude]
D Cadd9 G  x2
 
 
[Verse 4]
D            Cadd9              G
  Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers
D                  Cadd9                   G
  And they've been known to pick a song or two (yes, we do)
D            Cadd9      G
  Lord, they get me off so much
D              Cadd9               G
  They pick me up when I'm feeling blue, now how 'bout you?
 
 
[Chorus]
D       Cadd9   G    D          Cadd9        G
  Sweet home Alabama, where the skies are so blue
D       Cadd9   G    D          Cadd9          G    F C
  Sweet home Alabama, Lord, I'm coming home to you
 
D       Cadd9   G
  Sweet home Alabama (Oh, sweet home baby)
D           Cadd9        G
  Where the skies are so blue (And the governor's true)
D       Cadd9   G
  Sweet Home Alabama, (Lord, yeah)
D           Cadd9          G
  Lord, I'm coming home to you (Yeah, yeah)
 
 
[Outro]
D Cadd9 G  x6

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