Free Fallin’ Chords No Capo by Tom Petty

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If you are looking for Free Fallin chords without the capo then you are at the right place. In this post, I will show you the accurate chord progression and strumming pattern for Free Falling by Tom Petty.

Tom Petty’s highest-charting single, Free Falling is one of the easiest guitar songs out there. All you required is just three open chords and a simple strumming pattern to play this song from start to end. Below you will find the chord progression of this song with lyrics and the strumming pattern which is super easy.


Free Fallin Chords

As you can see above, the chords for Free Fallin’ without the capo are D, G, and Asus4. You can use these chords to play both Tom Petty’s and John Mayer’s versions.

Free Fallin Strumming Pattern

The strumming pattern is the easiest part of this song. There are only down strums. Do refer to the video at the end of this post to get a clear idea of how it’s played.


Song – Free Fallin
Artist – Tom Petty
Tuning – E B G D A E ( standard )
Chords – D – G – Asus4
Strumming Pattern – D-D-DD-D


[Intro]
D G G D Asus4
D G G D Asus4

[Verse 1]
She’s a [D]good [G]girl, [G]loves [D]her [Asus4]mama
Loves [D]Je[G]sus and [G]Ameri[D]ca [Asus4]too
She’s a [D]good [G]girl, [G]crazy [D]’bout [Asus4]Elvis
Loves [D]hor[G]ses and her [G]boy[D]friend [Asus4]too
It’s a [D]long [G]day, [G]livin’ [D]in [Asus4]Reseda
There’s a [D]free[G]way, [G]runnin’ [D]through the [Asus4]yard
And I’m a [D]bad [G]boy, ’cause I [G]don’t [D]even miss [Asus4]her
I’m a [D]bad [G]boy for [G]breakin’ [D]her [Asus4]heart

[Chorus]
And I’m [D]free [G G D Asus4], free [D]fallin’ [G G D Asus4]
Yeah I’m [D]free [G G D Asus4], free [D]fallin’ [G G D Asus4]

[Verse 2]
All the [D]vam[G]pires, [G]walkin’ [D]through the [Asus4]valley
Move [D]west [G]down [G]Ventu[D]ra [Asus4]Boulevard
And all the [D]bad [G]boys are stan[G]ding [D]in the [Asus4]shadows
And the [D]good [G]girls are [G]home with [D]broken [Asus4]hearts

[Chorus]
And I’m [D]free [G G D Asus4], free [D]fallin’ [G G D Asus4]
Yeah I’m [D]free [G G D Asus4], free [D]fallin’ [G G D Asus4]

[Verse 3]
I wanna [D]glide [G]down [G]o[D]ver Mul[Asus4]holland
I wanna [D]write [G]her [G]name [D]in the [Asus4]sky
I’m gonna [D]free [G]fall [G]out [D]into [Asus4]nothin’
Gonna [D]leave [G]this [G]world [D]for aw[Asus4]hile

[Chorus]
And I’m [D]free [G G D Asus4], free [D]fallin’ [G G D Asus4]
Yeah I’m [D]free [G G D Asus4], free [D]fallin’ [G G D Asus4]