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Hey Joe

Jimmy Hendrix

Chords used in this song: D, F, G, A, C
DChord: D
FChord: F
GChord: G
AChord: A
CChord: C

Capo VII

[Intro]
A


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

Huh! And that ain’t cool.


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

And have her the gun,

And I shot her.


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


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

Ain’t no one gonna find me.


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

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

Goodbye everybody. Ow!
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