FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Hey Ya!

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    Chord Guide

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

           32 1

    C:    x32010

             132

    D:    xx0232

           231

    E:    022100

     

    Strum: D   D U   U D U

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    When playing D chord, strum first half of pattern, then resume pattern when changing to E chord.

     

    G                     C (2)                           

    My baby don't mess around because she loves me so
                     D (½)        E (2)

    and this I know for sho'

    G                     C (2)                           
    But does she really wanna but can't stand to see me
            D (½)        E (2)

    Walk out the door

    G                  C (2)                           
    Don't try to fight the feelin' because the thought alone is killing

    D (½)        E (2)

    me right now

    G                     C (2)                           
    Thank god for mom and dad for sticking two together
                     D (½)           E (2)

    'Cause we don't know how

    Chorus:

    G     C (2)   D (½)   E (2)

    Hey Ya,    Hey    Ya!

    G     C (2)   D (½)   E (2)

    Hey Ya,    Hey    Ya!

    G     C (2)   D (½)   E (2)

    Hey Ya,    Hey    Ya!

    G     C (2)   D (½)   E (2)

    Hey Ya,    Hey    Ya!

     

    G                                       C (2)                           
    You think you've got it, oh you think you've got it?  But got it just don't get it
                      D (½)        E (2)

    Till' there's nothing at all
     G                          C (2)                           
    We get together, oh we get together, but separate's always better

                         D (½)        E (2)

    when there's feelings involved

    G                            C (2)                           
    If what they say is "Nothing is forever," then what makes, then what makes,

               D (½)                    E (2)

    then what makes, then what makes, Then what makes love the exception?
    G                                   C (2)                           

    So why you, why you, why you, why you, why you are we so in denial
                    D (½)                    E (hold 2)

    When we know we're not happy heeeerrreeee...

    Chorus

    Verse 3: Same progression

     

    Hey, alright now
    Alright now fellas, (YEAH!)
    Now what's cooler than bein' cool?
    (ICE COLD!) I can't hear ya'
    I say what's cooler than bein' cool?
    (ICE COLD!) whooo...
    Alright, alright, alright, alright
    Alright, alright, alright, alright
    Alright, alright, alright, alright
    Alright, alright, Ok now ladies, (YEAH!)
    And we gon' break this thing down in just a few seconds
    Now don't have me break this thang down for nothin'
    Now I wanna see y'all on y'all baddest behavior
    Lend me some suga', I am your neighbor ahh here we go!


    Shake it, shake, shake it, shake it (OHH OH)
    Shake it, shake it, shake, shake it, shake it, shake it (OHH OH)
    Shake it, shake it like a Polaroid Picture, shake it, shake it
    Shh you got to, shake it, shh shake it, shake it, got to shake it
    (Shake it Suga') shake it like a Poloroid Picture

    Now while Beyonce's and Lucy Lui's
    And baby dolls, get on the floor
    (Get on the floor)
    You know what to dooo..
    You know what to dooo..
    You know what to do!


    Chorus

     

    End on E


    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.