Guitar Tablature for

Sunshine on my Shoulders

by John Denver, Dick Kniss, and Mike Taylor
from Poems, Prayers, and Promises (1971)
Tablature by Daniel E. Smith



Here's the intro:

   G           CaddG           G           CaddG
   +     +     +       +       +     +     +       +
e:-------3-------------3-----|-------3-------------3-----|
B:----------0-------------1--|----------0-------------1--|
G:----0------------0---------|----0------------0---------|
D:-------------0h2-----------|-------------0h2-----------|
A:-------------3-------------|-------------3-------------|
E:-3-------------------------|-3-------------------------|


   G           CaddG           G           CaddG
   +     +     +       +       +     +     +       +
e:-------3-------------3-----|-------3-------------3-----|
B:----------0-------------1--|----------0-------------1--|
G:----0------------0---------|----0------------0---------|
D:-------------0h2-----------|-------------0h2-----------|
A:-------------3-------------|-------------3-------------|
E:-3-------------------------|-3-------------------------|


The chorus continues over the same tab: Sunshine on my shoulders makes me G CaddG G CaddG + + + + + + + + e:-------3-------------3-----|-------3-------------3-----| B:----------0-------------1--|----------0-------------1--| G:----0------------0---------|----0------------0---------| D:-------------0h2-----------|-------------0h2-----------| A:-------------3-------------|-------------3-------------| E:-3-------------------------|-3-------------------------| happy G CaddG G CaddG + + + + + + + + e:-------3-------------3-----|-------3-------------3-----| B:----------0-------------1--|----------0-------------1--| G:----0------------0---------|----0------------0---------| D:-------------0h2-----------|-------------0h2-----------| A:-------------3-------------|-------------3-------------| E:-3-------------------------|-3-------------------------| Sunshine in my eyes can make me G CaddG G CaddG + + + + + + + + e:-------3-------------3-----|-------3-------------3-----| B:----------0-------------1--|----------0-------------1--| G:----0------------0---------|----0------------0---------| D:-------------0h2-----------|-------------0h2-----------| A:-------------3-------------|-------------3-------------| E:-3-------------------------|-3-------------------------| cry Am7addG D7 + + + + + + + + e:---------3---------------3-------|---------2---------------2-------| B:-------------1---------1---1-----|-------------1---------1---1-----| G:-----0---------------0-------0---|-----2---------------2-------2---| D:-------------------2-----------2-|-0-----------------0-----------0-| A:-0---------------0---------------|-----------------0---------------| E:---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
The second part of the chorus is just the intro over and over. Then this verse part comes: If I had a day that I could give you G Am7addG G/B CaddG G Am7addG G/B CaddG + + + + + + + + + * + + + + + e:-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---|-----3-)$*Ad$!)