Hootie And The Blowfish - Hold My Hand Chords

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Chorus Riff
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Bsus2

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No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo
B = x24442 / = Slide E = 022100 x = Muted Note F = 244322 At the point marked with a star (*), the electric guitar comes in playing this riff:
 B          E       B          E
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|------4--X--6~~-|------4--X--6~~-|
|--/6------------|--/6------------|
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and continues playing it throughout the rest of the verses. For the bridge and chorus, the electric doubles the acoustic. The drums come in
at the first bridge.  All lines in quotes (" ") are sung by the whole band.
Intro
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B

E

B

E

B

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E

Verse 1

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WBith aE little love,B and some tEenderness, WBe'll walk upon the waEter, we'Bll rise above the mistE. WBith a Elittle peace, Band someE harmony, WBe'll take the world toEgether, we'Bll take 'em by the handE.

Bridge

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F "'Cause I got a hEand for you,"B Ohhhhh... F "'Cause I wanna rEun with you,"B

Verse 2

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YEes indeed, I Bsaw you standinE' there. YBour hair was down, yoEur eyes were red, nBo comb had touched yourE hair. IB saEid get up, andB let me see yoEu smile. WBe'll take a walk toEgether, we'Bll take a walk a whilEe.

Bridge

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F "'Cause I got a hEand for you,"B I gotta hand for you... F "'Cause I wanna rEun with you,"B Won't you let me run with you...

Chorus

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"BHold myE hanFd." "HoldB my E hand."F Want you to hold my hand... B E F "Hold my hand." I'll take you to a place where you can be... E tacet Anything you wanna be, because... IB wanEna love you, the best that, the best that I can.

Interlude

B

E

B

B

E

Verse 3

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YBou see EI was wasted,B and I was waEstin' time, 'BTil I thought about Eyour problemsB, I thought about yoEur crimes. TBhenE I stood up, aBnd then I screaEmed aloud, IB don't wanna be pEart of your problems, dBon't wanna be part of your cErimes, no...

Bridge

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F "'Cause I got a hEand for you,"B I gotta hand for you... F "'Cause I wanna rEun with you,"B Won't you let me run with you...

Chorus

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"BHold myE hanFd." "HoldB my E hand."F Want you to hold my hand... B E F "Hold my hand." I'll take you to the promised land... E tacet Baby we can't change the world, but... IB wanEna love you, the best that, the best that I can.

Solo rhythm

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cEan... oh no...

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B B Let me run, let me run... Final Chorus: "BHold myE hanFd." "HoldB my E hand."F Want you to hold my hand... B E F "Hold my hand." I'll take you to a place where you can be... E tacet Anything you wanna be, because... I......., ohhh no no, no no, no no... "BHold myE hanFd." "HoldB my E hand."F Want you to hold my hand... B E F "Hold my hand." I'll take you to the promised land... E tacet Baby we can't change the world, but... IB wanEna love you, the best that, the best that I can.

B E B E B

E tacet Yeaaaaaah, the best that I caaaaaaaaannnnnnnn. Hold My Hand - Hootie & the Blowfish
Riff used during verse:
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Verse

WiBth a little lovEe and some tenderness we'll walk upon the water we'll rise above the mist With a little peace <==== riff starts here And some harmony we'll take the world together We'll take them by the hand Fm5Cause, I got a hanE5d for you B5 Cause, I wanna run with you

Verse

YeBsterday, E I saw you standing there Your head was heavy, your eyes were red No comb had touched your hair I said "Get up, And let me see you smile We'll take a walk together walk the road a while"

Chorus

CFm5ause, I got a hanE5d for you B5- I got a hand for you I wanna run with you - won't you let me run with you

B5

hoE5ld Fm5my hand - want you to hold my hand hold my hand - I'll take you to a place where you can be hold my hand - anything you wanna be cause I E5wanna love you the best that, the best that I can

Verse

SeBe I was wastedE and I was wasting time Till I thought about your problems I thought about your crimes Then I stood up, and I screamed aloud "Don't wanna be part of your problems Don't wanna be part of your crowd"

Chorus

CFm5ause, I gotta hanE5d for you B5 - I got a hand for you I wanna run with you - won't you let me run with you

B5

hoE5ld mFm5y hand - want you to hold my hand hold my hand - I will take you to the promised land hold my hand - Maybe we can't change the world but, I E5wanna love you, the best that, the best that I can

Solo

B5

hoE5ld mFm5y hand - want you to hold my hand hold my hand - I'll take you to a place where you can be hold my hand - anything you wanna be cause I hi hi, no lo lo, oh ho hold my hand - want you to hold my hand hold my hand - I will take you to the promised land hold my hand - Maybe we can't change the world but, I E5wanna love you, the best that, the best that I can Scott Hagberg St. Olaf College Northfield, Minnesota Chords used: Alternate Chords: 111 (those are 11's) I originally figured this out way up the neck, but it is played near the nut. You can substitue the alternate chords and what you get will sound pretty close to the recorded version.

Verse

Bsus2 alternate with E WitBsus2h a little love E and some tenderness we'll walk upon the water we'll rise above the mist With a little peace And some harmony we'll take the world together We'll take them by the hand
F#             E        B    <-------  (Fixed)
Cause, I got a hand for you Cause, I wanna run with you Yesterday, I saw you standing there Your head was heavy, your eyes were red No comb had touched your hair I said "Get up, And let me see you smile We'll take a walk together walk the road a while" CauFse, I got a hand fEor you - IB got a hand for you I wFanna run with yEou B - won't you let me run with you holBd my hanEd F - want you to hold my hand hold my hand - I'll take you to a place where you can be hold my hand - anything you wanna be cause I wEanna love you the best that, the best that I can See I was wasted and I was wasting time Till I thought about your problems I thought about your crimes Then I stood up, and I screamed aloud "Don't wanna be part of your problems Don't wanna be part of your crowd" Cause, I gotta hand for you - I got a hand for you I wanna run with you - won't you let me run with you hold my hand - want you to hold my hand hold my hand - I will take you to the promised land hold my hand - Maybe we can't change the world but, I wanna love you, the best that, the best that I can [solo, ramble] hold my hand - want you to hold my hand hold my hand - I'll take you to a place where you can be hold my hand - anything you wanna be cause I hi hi, no lo lo, oh ho hold my hand - want you to hold my hand hold my hand - I will take you to the promised land hold my hand - Maybe we can't change the world but, I wanna love you, the best that, the best that I can  Bsus2 E