I'm A Believer

Published: 29 Apr 2022 Updated: 29 Apr 2022Visits: 75Code: UL1103

INSTRUMENTS: Pop Main: Ukulele Others: Ukulele
Subjects: Pop • Monkees

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I'm A Believer

"I'm a Believer" is a song written by Neil Diamond and recorded by the Monkees in 1966 with the lead vocals by Micky Dolenz. The single, produced by Jeff Barry, hit the number-one spot on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending December 31, 1966, and remained there for seven weeks becoming the last No. 1 hit of 1966 and the biggest-selling single for all of 1967.

The song was No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart for four weeks in January and February 1967 and reached the top spot in numerous countries, including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Ireland.

I'm a Believer is in the The Daily Ukulele 365 Songs for Better Living book.

Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favorite songs in one big songbook! The Daily Ukulele features ukulele arrangements with melody, lyrics and uke chord grids and are in ukulele-friendly keys that are particularly suited for groups of one to one hundred to play and sing.

I'm A Believer…

Open Position Chords

These are the basic Open Position Chords that can get you through I'm A Believer.

For Strums

Start with the Four Famous Strums in the Building Your Core Strums for Ukulele Series .

Musescore Resources

Download the files for the Intro, Chorus Organ fills, and the Wipeout Instrumental Break.

Download the I'm a Believer Intro musescore file.

Standard Music Notation & TAB. Basically G7 C to G and cool single notes licks.

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Download the I'm a Believer Organ Fills musescore file.

The Intro used as fills for the Chorus

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Download the I'm a Believer Intrumental Break musescore file.

The classic Wipeout used as an instrumental break.

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MuseScore is a FREE Open Source and the World’s most popular music notation software with a lot of great sources of scores, tutorials, and reference material. I use it on my iMac and System76 Thelio - Pop!_os Linux system. Finally get to bag the subscription for Sibelius. MuseScore files can be played back as an aide in learning a part.

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I'm A Believer Leedsheet

Updated: 29 Apr 2022

The 1969 Monkees hit, written by Neil Diamond.

Related Lessons

Related Lessons for I'm A Believer.

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Harmonic Analysis (RMA) Worksheet for the song: "I'm A Believer".

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The Daily Ukulele

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Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favorite songs in one big songbook! The Daily Ukulele features ukulele arrangements with melody, lyrics and uke chord grids and are in ukulele-friendly keys that are particularly suited for groups of one to one hundred to play and sing.

A Selection of Books & Reference Charts that are recommended for creating a solid foundation with your chosen instrument and music in general.

Books

Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard – C Tuning

Finally, learn the names of the notes of the fingerboard.

Six Secrets of Ukulele Fingering

Learn the six fingering principles to navigating the ukulele fingerboard. Fingering is one of the most universal topics.

Harmonic Analysis for Scale Selection and Chord Substitution

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords. It is the process used to analyze the harmonic structure of a progression, song or composition.

Ukulele – Reading Music Series – Primer

Learn to read single note melodies in the first/open position is a lot easier than you might think.

Daily Practice Material for the Contemporary Ukulele

An organized collection of daily practice and reference material for the contemporary ukulele player for developing the vocabulary and knowledge necessary for single note playing.

Checkout the Books for ALL available books.

Reference Charts

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for C Tuning, Low or High G - G C E A

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for C Tuning, Low or High G – G C E A

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for G Tuning, Low or High A – D G B E

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for G Tuning, Low or High A – D G B E

Key Signatures — Circle of Fourths and Fifths – ANSI A & A4 sizes

A handy reference chart of all 15 major and relative minor key signatures. US Letter 8.5 x 11 sized (ANSI-A) , A4

Checkout the Books for additional Handy, Dandy Reference Charts.

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