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    Heart of Gold

    Neil Young

     

    All chords get 2 beats unless otherwise noted.

    Chords in parentheses are anticipated (played on the 4+ of the previous measure)

     

    Chord Guide

           12

    Em:   022000

           32 1

    C:    x32010

             132

    D:    xx0232

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

     

    Strum Guide

    Regular Strum:

     

    B B D DUB B D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Chorus Strum:         M = Mute

    C                     D = Down                             

    D D M D               U = Up

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +       B = Play Bass String

                                          

    C     G      

    D D M D   B D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

     

    Intro:   Intro Riff x2

                 / Em -  C - / D - G - / x3

                 Intro Riff

     

    Em               C    D               G       

         I want to live   I want to give

    Em                    C               D             G     

         I've been a miner for a heart of gold

    Em                     C        D            G    

         It's these expressions I never give

     

    Chorus:

    Em (1)                                     G (1)

    That keeps me searching for a heart of gold

    w/chorus strum:

    C (1½)                       (G)

    And I'm getting old

    Em (1)                            G (1)

    Keep me searching for a heart of gold

    w/chorus strum:

    C (1½)                       (G)

    And I'm getting old

     

    / Em -  C - / D - G - / x3

    Intro Riff

     

    Em                   C           D                   G          

        I've been to Hollywood I've been to Redwood

    Em                        C                 D          G             

        I've crossed the ocean for a heart of gold

    Em                   C         D               G   

        I've been in my mind it's such a fine line

     

    Chorus

     

    / Em -  C - / D - G - / x3

     

    Outro:

    Em (1)                                D           Em

        Keep me searching for a heart of gold

    Em (1)                                      D         Em

        Keep me searching and I'm growing old

     

    Em (1)                                 D           Em

        Keep me searching for a heart of gold

    Em (1)                           G (1)  

    I've been a miner for a heart of gold

     

    Ending (w/chorus strum):   / C - - - / - - (G) (hold) /

     

     

     

     

     

    Intro Riff:

     

     

    Intro Solo:

     


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.