Carly Simon – Nobody Does It Better (Chords)

Carly Simon – Nobody Does It Better (Chords)

Sorry to disappoint everyone everyone who thought I’d be doing Deliverance when I said I’d be writing up the, “best song from a film ever.” But if it doesn’t have lyrics it’s not a song.

Nobody Does It Better is a quite magnificent song. I was going to write it up when I tabbed out the James Bond theme. I decided to save it for the release of the next James Bond film. Then they decided to stop making Bond films. Which seems wise to me. It seems well past its sell-by date.

The studio version of this song is in F#, so I decided to go with the live version which is in the more uke-friendly key of F. I also took a few cues from the Radiohead version (which is in E).

Twiddly Bits

The intro to the song:

It’s really important to let the notes ring into each other as much as possible. Here’s how I play it:

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