Three Little Birds Chords and Lyrics by Bob Marley – Easy version

Possibly the greatest three-chord song of all time. Three Little Birds by Bob Marley is perfect for beginner guitarists.

three little birds chords

Is there a better three-chord song? Three Little Birds is a song every guitarist should know, and so much fun to play and sing along to.

It only uses chords A, D, and E throughout. These are all chords every beginner should know and are relatively easy to play.

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Three Little Birds Chords

A chord guitar
D chord guitar
E major - easy guitar chords

Three Little Birds Chord Chart

[Chorus]
         A
Don't worry, about a thing
              D                                              A
Cause' every little thing, gonna be alright
                        A
Singin' don't worry, about a thing
                D                                            A
Cause' every little thing, gonna be alright
 
[Verse]
                      A
Rise up this mornin'
                           E
Smile with the rising sun
                    A                              D
Three little birds perch by my doorstep
              A
Singin' sweet songs
                       E
Of melodies pure and true
             D                                      A
Singin', this is my message to you-ou-ou
 
[Chorus]
                        A
Singin' don't worry, about a thing
               D                                                  A
Cause' every little thing, (is) gonna be alright
                        A
Singin' don't worry, (don't worry) about a thing
              D                                             A
Cause' every little thing, gonna be alright
 
[Verse]
                      A
Rise up this mornin'
                           E
Smile with the rising sun
                     A                             D
Three little birds perch by my doorstep
               A
Singin' sweet songs
                       E
Of melodies pure and true
               D                                      A
Singing, this is my message to you-ou-ou
 
[Chorus]
            A
Don't worry, about a thing
               D                              A
Cause' every little thing, gonna be alright
               A
Singin' don't worry, about a thing
       D                                                    A
Cause' every little thing, gonna be alright
 
[Solo]
A   E
A   D
A   E
D   A
 
[Chorus]
              A
Don't worry, about a thing
              D                                              A
Cause' every little thing, gonna be alright
                        A
Singin' don't worry, about a thing
              D                                             A
Cause' every little thing, gonna be alright
            A
Don't worry, about a thing
               D                                            A
Cause' every little thing, gonna be alright

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