Hey Joe

The Jimi Hendrix Experience Rock Song's Lyrics and Chords
Hey Joe
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[Intro]
| E Em7 C#4/E | E

[Verse 1]
C G D A E E
Hey Joe, where you goin’ with that gun in your hand?
C G D A E E
Hey Joe, I said where you goin’ with that gun in your hand,
C G
I’m goin’ down to shoot my old lady,
D A E E
You know I caught her messin’ ‘round with another man, yeah.
C G
I’m goin’ down to shoot my old lady
D A E
You know I caught her messin’ ‘round with another man
E
Huh! And that ain’t too cool.

[Verse 2]
C G D A E
A hey Joe, I heard you shot your woman down,
E
You shot her down now,
C G D A E
A hey Joe, I heard you shot your old lady down,
E
You shot her down in the ground, Yeah”
C G
Yes, I did, I shot her,
D A E E
You know I caught her messin’ ‘round, messin’ ‘round town,
C G
Uh, yes I did, I shot her.
D A E
You know I caught my old lady messin’ ‘round town,
E
And I gave her the gun, 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 3]
C G
Hey Joe
D A E E
Where you gonna run to now, where you gonna run to?
C G
Hey Joe, I said
D A E E
Where you gonna run to now, where you gonna go?
C G
I’m goin’ way down south,
D A E E
Way down to Mexico way.
C G
I’m goin’ way down south,
D A E
Way down where I can be free,
E
Ain’t no one gonna find me.

[Outro]
C G
Ain’t no hangman gonna,
D A E
He ain’t gonna put a rope around me,
E
You better believe it right now,

I gotta go now,
C G
Hey Joe,
D A E
You better run on down
E
Goodbye everybody. Ow!

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