The Velvet Underground - Heroin Chords

Main Riff
Main Riff
 

C

variations
4 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
4 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
4
4
4
X
6 fr
         
         
         
         
4
3
1
1
1
X
6 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
9 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1

11 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

B

variations
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
6 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
         
         
         
         
X
1
4
4
4
X
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
3
4
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
8 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

10 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

Riff 1

Riff 2: Riff 3:
e|------1---1-|  e|------------|  e|----2--1---1-|
B|----2---2---|  B|------4---4-|  B|--2------2---|
G|--3---------|  G|-0--3---3---|  G|-------------|
D|------------|  D|------------|  D|-------------|
A|------------|  A|------------|  A|-------------|
E|------------|  E|------------|  E|-------------|
Order: 1-2-3-2 This song is based on the chords Db and Bb, which are played as follows:
   C      B
e|--1------1---|
B|--2------3---|
G|--1------3---|
D|--3------3---|
A|--x------x---|
E|--x------x---|
Lyrics: C I B don't knCow B just where I'm gCoing B C B But CI'm B gonna tCry for the kingBdom if I Ccan Cuz it makes me fBeel like I'm a maCn When I put a sBpike into my veiCn Then, I tell ya', tBhings aren't quite the samCe When I'm Brushin' on my ruCn And I fBeel just like Jesus' soCn And I gBuess that I just don't knCow And I gBuess that I just don't knoCw CI B have madCe B big decisCions B C B CI'm B gonna trCy B to nullify my liCfe Cuz when the blBood begins to floCw When it sBhoots up the dropper's neCck When I'm clBosing in on deatCh After this line, Morrison interjects with a riff B, which is to be repeated as necessary:
e|-----7---7---9---7--------|
B|-----8---8---10--8--------|
G|-----7---7---9---7--------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|
And you can't Bhelp me, not you guyCs Or all you sweet gBirls with all your sweet talCk You can aBll go take a walCk And I gBuess I just don't knoCw And I gBuess that I just don't knoCw C I B wish thaCt B I was born a thousand years aCgo B C B CI B wish thaCt B I'd sailed the darkened seaCs On a gBreat big clipper shipC Going from tBhis land here to thaCt Ah, in a sBailor's suit and capC B C B C Away fBrom the big ciCty Where a mBan cannot be freCe Of all of the eBvils of this towCn And of himsBelf and those arounCd Oh, and I gBuess that I just don't knoCw Oh, and I gBuess that I just don't knoCw C HeeBeeeroCin B Be the death of mCe B C B C HeeBeeeroCin It's my wBife and it's my liCfe Because a maiBnline to my veiCn Leads to a ceBnter in my heaCd And then I'm bBetter off as deaCd Because when the smBack begins to floCw Ah, I rBeally don't care aCnymore About all the Bjim-jims in this towCn And all the politBicians makin' busy sounCds And everybody pButtin' everybody else dowCn And all the dead Bbodies piled up in NaCm Play riff B a few times Cuz when the Bsmack begins to fClow Then IB really don't care anymoCre Ah, when that hBeroin is in my bloCod And that bBlood is in my heaCd Then thank Bgod that I'm good as deaCd And thank your Bgod that I'm not awaCre And thank Bgod that I just don't caCre And I gBuess I just don't knCow Ah, and I gBuess I just don't knCow End on Db