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Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

Jimi Hendrix

 

Scratchies:   / N.C. - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

Wah Riff:     / E7 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

Enter Drums:  / E7 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

Full Band:    / E7 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - / (until cue)

 

           E7 (4)

Well I'm standing next to a mountain,

and I chop it down with the edge of my hand

           E7 (4)

Well I'm standing next to a mountain,

I chop it down with the edge of my hand

 

        G                                         

Well I pick up all the pieces and make an island,   

A                                         E7 (2)

    might even raise a little sand,      yeah

              C7             D7                    E7 (2)

'Cause I'm a voodoo child,       Lord knows I'm a voodoo child, baby

 

Guitar Solo:  / E7 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /  (until cue)

 

            E7 (until cue)

I didn't mean to take up all your sweet time,

I'll give it right back to you one of these days, hahaha

                    E7 (until cue)

I said I didn't mean to take up all your sweet time,

I'll give it right back one of these days

 

             G                              

If I don't meet you no more in this world,

A                                               E7 (2)

   I'll meet you in the next one, and don't be late, don't be late

             C7             D7                     E7 (2)

'Cause I'm a voodoo child,       Lord knows I'm a voodoo child, baby

 

Guitar Solo:  / E7 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - / (until cue)

             / G - - - / A - - - / E7 - - - / - - - - /

             / G - - - / A - - - / E7 - - - / - - - - /

             / G - - - / A - - - / E7 - - - / - - (hold on and of 2)

 

Wah Riff:     / E7 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

             / E7 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

 

On cue, build on E7 up to craziness

 

End on E7

 


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.