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HEY JOE (Bassline)

As recorded by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
(From the 1967 Album ARE YOU EXPERIENCED)

Words and Music by Billy Roberts
Arranged by Jimi Hendrix

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Noel Redding - Bass'


 Intro                                        1st Verse
  Q=88
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W          H    S S S S S S E     Q  +S  S E Q  E E
|----------|----------|----------7-----7----||--------------------|
|----------|----------|------7h9---7h9---9\-||--------------------|
|----------|----------|---------------------||-3--(3)---3----2-4--|
|----------|----------|---------------------||------------3-------|


  Q  E E E E S S E   Q  Q  E S S +S  S E   Q  Q  Q  Q
|------------------|---------------------|--------------|
|------------------|---------------------|--------------|
|-5----5-----5-6-7-|-7--7------5-(5)---5-|-7--7--7--7\--|
|--------5-5-------|---------7-------7---|--------------|


  Q  +S  S E Q  S S E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q  Q  E S S +S  S E
|---------------------|---------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------|---------------------|
|-3--(3)-3------2h3h4-|-5----5----5-6-|-7--7------5-(5)---5-|
|----------3-3--------|--------5------|---------7-------7---|


  Q  Q  E E Q    Q  E E Q  E E   Q.   E E E E E
|--------------|---------------|----------------|
|--------------|---------------|----------------|
|-7--7--7-7----|-3----3----2-4-|-5----5-----5-6-|
|-----------0--|--------3------|--------5-5-----|


  Q  Q  E S S +S  S S S   Q  Q  E E E E    Q  E E E E S S E
|-----------------------|----------------|------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------|------------------|
|-7--7------5-(5)---5h7-|-7--7--7-7-7-7\-|-3----3-----2-3-5-|
|---------7-------7-----|----------------|--------3-3-------|


  Q  e E E E E E   Q  Q  E S S +S  S E   E E E E E E E E
|----------------|---------------------|-------------------|
|----------------|---------------------|-------------------|
|-5--5-5-----5-6-|-7--7--7---5-(5)---5-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\--|
|--------5-5-----|---------7-------7---|-------------------|


  Q  e E Q  E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E e S S +S  S E
|---------------|----------------|-----------------------|
|---------------|----------------|-----------------------|
|-3--3-3----2-3-|-5----5-----5-6-|-7--7-7-7---5-(5)---5--|
|--------3------|--------5-5-----|----------7-------7----|


  Q  E E E E E E    Q  E E E. S E E   E E E S S E E S S e
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
|-7--7-7-7-7-7-7\-|-3----3------3-5-|-5-5-5-5-------5---6--|
|-----------------|--------3--3-----|---------7-5-5---5----|


                                    |-3-|
  E E E E e S S +S  S S S   E E E E S S S E E E    Q  e E E. S S S e
|-------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7---5-(5)---5h7-|-7-7-7-7-5h7-7-7-7-7\-|-3--3-3------2---3--|
|-----------7-------7-----|----------------------|--------3--3---3----|


  E E e S S E E S S e   Q  Q  e S S +S  S S S   E E E E E E E E
|---------------------|-----------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------------|------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-------5---6-|-7--7--7---5-(5)---5h7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\-|
|---------5-5-5---5---|---------7-------7-----|------------------|


  Q  e E E E E E   Q  E S S E E S S E   Q  Q  e S S +S  S S S
|----------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
|-3--3-3-----2-4-|-5--5-5s7-----4-5-6-|-7--7--7---5-(5)---5h6-|
|--------3-3-----|----------5-5-------|---------7-------7-----|


                      Guitar Solo
  E E E E a E E E E    Q  e E Q  S S e   Q  E E E E S S E
|-------------------||-----------------|------------------|
|-------------------||-----------------|------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-5s7-7-7-7-||-3--3-3----3-4-5-|-5----5-----4-5-6-|
|-------------------||--------3--------|--------5-5-------|


                                       |-3-|   |-3-|
  Q  S S E e S S +S  S S S   E E S S E S S S E S S S E
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-7--7-7-7-7---5-(5)---5h6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\-|
|------------7-------7-----|----------------------------|


  Q  e E Q  E E   Q  E E E E E E   E E E E e S S +S  S S S
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|
|-3--3-3----2-4-|-5--5-5-----4-5-|-7-7-7-7-7---5-(5)---5-6-|
|--------3------|--------5-5-----|-----------7-------7-----|


  E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\-|-3---------2-3-4-|-5---------4-5-6-|
|------------------|---0-1-2-3-------|---2-3-4-5-------|


                                                   3rd Verse
  Q  Q  E S S +S  S S S   E E E E a E E a S S E     Q  e E E E E E
|-----------------------|------------------------||-----------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------||-----------------|
|-7--7--7---5-(5)---5-7-|-7-7-7-7-5h7-7-5s7-7-7\-||-3--3-3-----2-4--|
|---------7-------7-----|------------------------||--------3-3------|


  Q  E S S E E S S e   E E E E e S S +S  S S S
|--------------------|-------------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------------|
|-5--5-5h7-----4-5-6-|-7-7-7-7-7---5-(5)---5h7-|
|----------5-5-------|-----------7-------7-----|


  E E e E a S S E a S S E   Q  +S  S E E E S S E   Q  e S S E E E E
|-------------------------|----------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------|------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-5h7-7-7-5h7-7-7-|-3--(3)---3-----2-3-4-|-5--5-5h7-----5-6-|
|-------------------------|------------3-3-------|----------5-5-----|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q  +S  S E Q  S S e
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-3--(3)---3------3-4--|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------3--3------|


  Q  e S S E E E E   E E E E E E +S  S S S   E E a S S E a S S E a S S E
|------------------|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|-5--5-5h7-----5-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-5-(5)---5h7-|-7-7-5h7-7-7-5h7-7-7-5h7-7-7\-|
|----------5-5-----|-----------------7-----|------------------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E. S E. S e S S +S  S S S
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------------|
|-3---------2-3-4-|-5---------4-5-6-|-7--7-7--7-7---5-(5)---5-7-|
|---0-1-2-3-------|---2-3-4-5-------|-------------7-------7-----|


  S S E E S S a S S E S S E    Q  +S  S E E E S S e   Q  e S S E E S S E
|----------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-5s7-7-7-7-7-7\-|-3--(3)---3-----2-3-4-|-5--5-5h7-----5-6-7-|
|----------------------------|------------3-3-------|----------5-5-------|


  E E E E E S S +S  S S S   E E a S S E a S S E a S S E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7---5-(5)---5h7-|-7-7-5s7-7-7-5s7-7-7-5s7-7-7-|-3---------2-3-4-|
|-----------7-------7-----|-----------------------------|---0-1-2-3-------|


  E E E E E E E E   Q  Q  E S S +S  S S S   S S E a S S E a S S E a S S E
|-----------------|-----------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------|-------------------------------|
|-5---------4-5-6-|-7--7--7---5-(5)---5-6-|-7-7-7-5s7-7-7-5s7-7-7-5s7-7-7-|
|---2-3-4-5-------|---------7-------7-----|-------------------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q  Q  E S S +S  S S S
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-3---------2-3-4-|-5---------4-5-6-|-7--7--7---5-(5)---5-6-|
|---0-1-2-3-------|---2-3-4-5-------|---------7-------7-----|


  S S E a S S E a S S E a S S E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-7-7-7-5s7-7-7-5s7-7-7-5s7-7-7-|-3---------2-3-4-|-5---------4-5-6-*|
|-------------------------------|---0-1-2-3-------|---2-3-4-5-------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths




Hey Joe, a-where you goin' with that gun in your hand
Hey Joe, I said where you goin' with that gun in your hand, oh yeah
I'm going down to shoot my old lady
You know I caught her messin' around with another man, yeah
I'm going down to shoot my old lady
You know I caught her messin' around with another man, huh
And that ain't too cool brother

Hey Joe, I heard you shot your woman down, 
You shot her down, now
Hey Joe, I heard you shot your old lady down, 
You shot her down to the ground, yeah

Yes I did, I shot her
You know I caught her messin' round, messin' round town
Yes I did, I shot her
You know I caught my old lady messin' around town
And I gave her the gun I shot her! 

Alright Shoot her one more time again for me

Yeah, Ohhh dig it, Ah, Ah Alright

Hey Joe, say now where you gonna run to now?
Where you gonna run to?
Hey Joe, I said where you gonna run to now?
Where you, where you gonna go?

Well, dig it
I'm goin' way down south, 
Way down to Mexico way Alright
I'm goin' way down south, 
Way down where I can be free
Ain't no one gonna find me

Ain't no hangman gonna, 
He ain't gonna put a rope around me
You better believe it right now
I gotta go now
Hey, Hey Joe, you better run on down
Goodbye everybody ohh
Hey Joe, uhh
Run on down

            
            
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