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Imagine by John Lennon (Kalimba Tab)


Want the Kalimba tab for Imagine by John Lennon? Here it is so you can learn to play it!

John Lennon, an English musician, wrote and recorded the song Imagine, which was released in 1971. It was made famous by the film ‘Mr. Holland’s Opus.’ John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono collaborated on the lyrics.

The soft rock pop song was inspired by his wife ‘Yoko Ono’s conceptual art and reflects Lennon’s atheism. The Beatles’ lead guitarist, John Lennon, was a member of the band ‘The Beatles.’ The Imagine LP debuted at number one in the United Kingdom and was re-released in 1981, peaking at number three. This was just one of his 32 number one singles. Use the notation below to learn how to play the popular song on the kalimba.

Kalimba Tab – Imagine by John Lennon

NOTES, NUMBERS & LYRICS:

53-53-53-53
GE-GE-GE-GE

64-64-64-64
AF-AF-AF-AF

6-7-1
A-B-C°

3    5     3 5 7  7    6

E – G – E G B B – A
Imagine there’s no heaven,

3 5  3   5   7  7  6

E G-E G B B-A

It’s easy if you try

3 5 7 – 7 6 3  – 5 3 5 – 7 7 – 6  

E G B – B A E – G E G-B B-A
No hell below us, above us only sky…

6 1  6    1  3   3   2   1   6

A-C°-A C° E° E°-D°-C°-A
Imagine all the people

7   7 7 1   2   3 5  3  2 1 

B – B B C°-D° E°-G° E°-D°-C°
Living for today

3-5-3 5 7 7 –6

E-G-E G B B – A
Imagine there’s no countries,

3 5-3 5  7 7-6

E G-E G B B-A
It isn’t hard to do

3 – 5  3 5 7 7 6

E – G E G B B A
Nothing to kill or die for

3 5  3-5 – 7 7 – 6

E G E-G-B B-A
And no religion too…

6 1  6 1 3 3 2 1 6

A-C°-A C° E° E°-D°-C°-A
Imagine all the people

7 7 7 1 2 3 5 3 2 1

B – B B C° D° E°-G°-E°-D°-C°
Living life in peace

7 1 7 1 7 6 6 7 1 1 6 5

B C° B-C°BA A B C°-C°-A-G
You may say ~ I’m a dreamer ~

6 1 7 7 6 6 2 3

A C° B B A-A D-E
But I’m not the only one

6 6 1 7 6 6 7 1 1 6 5

A A C°-B-A A – B C° C°-A-G
I hope someday you’ll join us ~

7 1 2 3 2 1

B C° D°-E°-D°-C°
And the world ~

2 3 1 1 

D° E° C° C°
Will be as one!

 

FAQ

What does John Lennon’s song Imagine mean?

John Lennon’s “Imagine,” the polar opposite of a call to arms, is one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring songs of all time. “Imagine,” from his solo album of the same name, was released in 1971, in the midst of the Vietnam War, and asks listeners to imagine a world of peace and unity.

Imagine by John Lennon has how many stanzas?

Imagine was written and performed by John Lennon in 1971, during the Vietnam War. Imagine is one of the top 100 most-performed songs of the twentieth century, according to Wikipedia. The song is composed of five stanzas, with the third stanza being repeated at the end.

Imagine by John Lennon (Kalimba Tab)