C G         Am  Em   Dm        G   C
1. A-bide with me, fast falls the eventide.
   C   Dm  C    F  C     G          Am D G
   The darkness deepens, Lord, with me a-bide.
   C    E     Am Em    Dm        A        Dm
   When other helpers  fail, and comforts flee,
   G    C  G   C   E     Am  Dm  C    G    C
   help of the helpless, oh, a - bide with me!

  C G        Am Em    Dm    G       C
2. I need thy presence every passing hour!
   C    Dm  C   F     C   G        Am  D     G
   What but Thy grace can foil the tempter's pow'r?
   C   E       Am    Em Dm        A        Dm
   Who like Thyself  my guide and stay can be?
   G       C     G   C  E      Am  Dm  C    G    C
   Through cloud and sunshine, oh, a - bide with me !

  C     G       Am    Em   Dm         G      C
3. Swift to it's close ebbs out life's little day.
   C       Dm   C    F    C    G       Am   D G
   Earth's joys grow dim, it's glories pass a-way.
   C      E     Am  Em  Dm  A        Dm
   Change and decay in  all around I see.
   G C    G   C   E    Am   Dm  C    G    C
   O Thou who changest not, a - bide with me !

  C   G       Am     Em Dm     G       C
4. Not a brief glance I  beg, a passing word.
   C   Dm C    F        C    G   Am D       G
   But as Thou dwell'st with Thy disciples, Lord,
   C E       Am Em Dm       A        Dm
   Familiar, condescending, patient, free.
   G    C   G  C E      Am  Dm  C    G    C
   Come not to sojourn, but a - bide with me!

ABIDE WITH ME: Lyrics and Guitar Chords

"Abide With Me" is a beautiful Christian hymn, here are the chords and the lyrics of the song.
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C Major chord shape
G Major chord shape
A minor chord shape
E minor chord shape
F Major chord shape
D minor chord shape
E Major chord shape
  C    G   Am Em      Dm     G       C
5. Come not in terror, as the King of kings,
   C   Dm   C   F     C    G       Am  D   G
   But kind and good, with healing in  Thy wings.
   C     E       Am    Em Dm        A     Dm
   Tears for all woes, a  heart for every plea.
   G     C      G  C  E     Am   Dm  C    G    C
   Come, Friend of sinners, thus a - bide with me!

  C    G  Am Em       Dm   G           C
6. Thou on my head in every youth didst smile.
   C   d      C F  C     G      a     D   G
   And though rebellious and perverse meanwhile,
   C    E    Am  Em       Dm     A      Dm
   Thou hast not left me, oft as I left Thee.
   G  C  G   C      E Am    Dm  C    G    C
   On to the close, O Lord, a - bide with me.

  C G       Am   Em   Dm      G       C
7. I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless.
   C    Dm   C  F       C   G        Am D  G
   Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness.
   C     E          Am     Em     Dm         A  Dm
   Where is death's sting? Where, grave, thy victory?
  G C  G    C      E  Am   Dm  C    G    C
  I triumph still, if thou a - bide with me!

  C    G        Am    Em Dm      G       C
8. Hold thou thy cross be-fore my closing eyes.
   C     Dm      C   F      C   G     Am    D   G
   Shine through the gloom, and point me to the skies.
  C        E       Am      Em  Dm           A       Dm
  Heav'n's morning breaks, and earth's vain shadows flee.
   G  C     G  C      E Am    Dm  C    G    C
   In life, in death, O Lord, a - bide with me!
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The Beatles
In 1956, in the industrial city of Liverpool, a student at an art college formed his first group. Like a lot of groups at that time, it was a skiffle band. It was called The Quarrymen, and the name of the art student was John Lennon. Later in the year, another boy joined the group: his name was Paul McCartney. And in 1958, George Harrison joined as well. The myth of the Beatles had begun. The three young men appeared in front of the British public for the first time in 1959, on a TV show. At that point, they were called Johnny and the Moondogs. One year later, two new members joined the group: Stuart Sutcliffe, a guitarist, and Pete Best, a drummer. The group changed its name again. This time it was called the Silver Beatles. They started playing in the 'Cavern Club' in Liverpool and, in 1960, went to Germany for a period. There they played in clubs like the 'Indra Club' and 'Top Ten', in Hamburg's red light district. They also backed Tony Sheridan in Europe (this time they were called the Beat Brothers).
1962 was the turning-point for the group. Stuart Sutcliffe, the leader of the group, died and Pete Best was replaced with' a young man called Richard Starkey, better known as Ringo Starr. New musical tendencies, like rock'n'roll and rhythm'n'blues, had influenced  the group, and the songwriting team of Lennon and McCartney began to produce some interesting numbers. One of them, 'Love Me Do', became the group's first single. It was fairly successful . Encouraged, the group issued three new singles, 'Please Please Me', 'From Me To You' and 'She Loves You'. All three went straight to the top of the Hit Parade. All of a sudden, the Beatles had become the biggest, most successful group in pop music history.
The next two years saw a string of successes, for example 'I Want To Hold Your Hand', 'A Hard Day's Night', 'Can't Buy Me Love' and 'Michelle'. They made two films, as well: 'A Hard Day's Night' and 'Help!'. Young people everywhere copied them: their music, their hairstyles, their clothes.
In 1965 the Oueen gave them each an M.B.E. . But their music began to change. With the album 'Rubber Soul', it became more experimental and this was confirmed with their next LP, 'Revolver' . In 1966 they stopped touring and concentrated on work in the recording studio. The results were extraordinary. 1967 saw the production of songs like 'Penny Lane', 'Strawberry Fields Forever', 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds', and the famous LP, 'Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'.
But things began to go wrong. John Lennon met Yoko Ono, and Paul McCartney met Linda Eastman, who was the exact opposite of Yoko Ono. The group continued to work, and produced two more albums which included songs like 'Let It Be', 'Hey Jude' and 'Yellow Submarine'. But differences of opinion, economic problems and different artistic temperaments led inevitably to the breakup. On 10th of April, 1970, a month before their last album came out, Paul. McCartney called a press conference: the Beatles no longer existed.
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