Hey Joe, by Jimmy Hendrix

Hey Joe

Jimmy Hendrix
Chords used in this song: A, C, D, E, G
A
C
D
E
G
[Intro]
E


[Verse]
C     G   D
  Hey Joe,
A                         E            C
where you goin’ with that gun of yours?
    G   D       A                         E                C
Hey Joe, I said where you goin’ with that gun in your hand,
                  G             D
I’m goin’ down to shoot my lady,
           A                               E
You know I caught her messin’ around with another man.
    C                   G             D
Yeah, I’m goin’ down to shoot my lady
           A                               E
You know I caught her messin’ around with another man

Huh! And that ain’t cool.


[Verse]
C       G   D
  A hey Joe,
A                     E
I heard you shot your woman down,
                      C
You shot her down now,
      G    D
A hey Joe,
A                     E
I heard you shot your old lady down,
                                       C
You shot her down in the ground, Yeah
       G                D
Yes, I did, I shot her,
           A                          E                   C
You know I caught her messin’ around, messin’ around town,
          G                D
Uh, yes I did, I shot her.
           A                           E
You Know I caught my old Lady messin’ around town,

And have her the gun,

And I shot her.


[Solo]
C  G  D  A  E
              Alright, shoot her one more time again baby!
C  G  D  A  E
              Yeah! Dig it.
C  G  D  A  E  E
                 Oh alright.


[Verse]
C     G   D
  Hey Joe
A               E                               C
Where you gonna run to now, where you gonna go?
    G           D
Hey Joe, I said
A               E                               C
Where you gonna run to now, where you gonna go?
          G                D
I’m goin’ way down south,
A           E           C
Way down to Mexico way.
          G                D
I’m goin’ way down south,
A                E
Way down where I can be free,

Ain’t no one gonna find me.


[Outro]
C          G               D
  Ain’t no hang-man gonna,
               A                 E
He ain’t gonna put a rope around me,

You better believe it right now,
                C
I gotta go now,
    G    D
Hey Joe,
           A      E
You better run on down

Goodbye everybody. Ow!