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Ho Hey

The Lumineers

from the album The Lumineers released in 2012

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Lyrics

Intro

C ... FC (x4, alternating "Ho!" and "Hey!" on the final C)

Verse

C F C I've been trying to do it right C F C I've been living a lonely life C F C I've been sleeping here instead C F Am I've been sleeping in my bed Am G C ...Sleeping in my bed So show me family All the blood that I would bleed I don't know where I belong I don't know where I went wrong Am G C ...But I can write a song

Chorus

Am G I belong with you, you belong with me C You're my sweet... heart Am G I belong with you, you belong with me C You're my sweet... (Ho!) (repeat intro chords) I don't think you're right for him Look at what it might have been, if you Took a bus to Chinatown I'd be standing on Canal Am G C ...and Bowery Am G C ...and she was standing next to me I belong with you, you belong with me You're my sweet... heart I belong with you, you belong with me You're my sweet... heart

Bridge

F G Love -----------... we need it now F G Let's hope -----... hope for some F G So -------------... we're bleeding out I belong with you, you belong with me You're my sweet... heart I belong with you, you belong with me You're my sweet... heart (repeat intro chords, end on a "hey!")

Notes & Tabs

Playing the F → C

The majority of the song has you playing this simple FC transition. I suggest modifying the F as shown below -- as it allows for a very fast and convenient switch between the F and the C (without requiring a full bar chord). When playing the F as shown below, keep your ring and index fingers in the exact same position you use for the C chord. Doing this, you only need to move middle and pinky fingers when switching between the C and F.

e-|------------------------
B-|----1---------1---1-----
G-|----0---------2---0-----
D-|----2---------3---2-----
A-|----3---------3---3-----
E-|------------------------
       C  ...    FC 

Chords Used

Otherwise, here is how to play the other chords used in this song.

e-|----0----1----3----0----
B-|----1----1----0----1----
G-|----0----2----0----2----
D-|----2----3----0----2----
A-|----3----3----2----0----
E-|---------1----3---------
       C    F    G    Am 

Chord Progressions

Intro

| C . . . | . . . F | C . . . | . . . F | (repeat)

Verse

"I've been trying to do it right.."
| C . . . | . . . F | C . . . | . . . F | (repeat)
"You'd be standing next to me..."
| Am . . . | G . . . | C . . . | . . . . |

Chorus

"I belong with you, you belong with me..."
| Am . . . | G . . . | C . . . | . . . . | (repeat)

Bridge

"Love... we need it now"
| F . . . | . . . . | G . . . | . . . . | (repeat)

Song Info

Song: Ho Hey
Artist: The Lumineers
Album: The Lumineers
Year: 2012
Label: Dualtone Records

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About

My name is David Potsiadlo, and I created Songnotes to share my collection of guitar tabs, chords, and lyrics for my favorite songs.

Since I started playing guitar over 10 years ago, I've often been frustrated by the preponderance of mediocre and incomplete song tabs littered across the internet. To combat this, I started keeping my own collection of notes for each song I learn -- always taking the extra time to make sure accuracy and completeness are never compromised. Years later, my collection grew to the point where I knew I had to share it online with fellow aspiring musicians.

In December 2012, I began designing & developing a website that became Songnotes. Here, I share my personal collection of hand-crafted music notation with all those online. I hope you enjoy.

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