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                             HEY YA - Obadiah Parker
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Tabbed by: BoomerB04
Email: sburmeister@wisc.edu

Tuning: Standard: CAPO 4

Here's a link to a video of me playing
it when I first tabbed it out... this is before
I added the hammer-ons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4_tPIWCyK0

This is my first tab. I know it's not 100% correct,
but I know it sounds pretty good. So please don't send
me a bunch of e-mails telling me it's not right because
I'm aware of that. It's a pretty simple song in terms of
the chords. Singing the rhythm correctly with the rhythm
can be a little trickier for some.

The same 4 chords repeat throughout the song. There is one
place where it changes a bit... which is where he says
"Then what makes love the exception"... you repeat the
3rd and 4th chords again.


Chords Used: C  F  Cmaj9  Am7 (I'm aware that these may not be
the correct names, but for the sake of simplicity this is what
I'll call them)

    C       F     Cmaj7    Am7
e|--3-------3-------3-------3---|
B|--1-------1-------1-------1---|
G|--0-------2-------0-------2---|
D|--2-------3-------0-------2---|
A|--3-------0-------2-------0---|
E|--x-------x-------3-------x---|

If you want to throw some hammer-ons in, the tab looks like this:
(I spaced the rhythm out a little bit to show the chord changes)

   C             F                           Cmaj9    Am7
e|-3--3-3--333---3---3-3--333---3---3-3--333---3--33---3--33--333---3---33--333-|
B|-1--1-1--111---1---1-1--111---1---1-1--111---1--11---1--11--111---1---11--111-|
G|-0--0-0--000---0h2-2-2--222---0h2-2-2--222---0--00---2--22--222---2---22--222-|
D|-2--2-2--222---3---3-3--333---3---3-3--333---0--00---2--33--222---0h2-22------|
A|-3--3-3--333---0---0-0--000---0---0-0--000---2--23---0--00--000---0---00--000-|
E|-x--x-x--xxx---x---x-x--xxx---x---x-x--xxx---3--33---x--xx--xxx---x---xx--xxx-|
        ^  ^ ^         ^  ^ ^         ^  ^ ^       ^       ^  ^ ^        ^  ^ ^


The rhythm for the "Shake it part" goes like this:

   C              F                           Cmaj9    Am7
e|-33--x-x--xxx---33--x-x--xxx---33--x-x--xxx---3--x-x--3--x-x--xxx----------|
B|-11--x-x--xxx---11--x-x--xxx---11--x-x--xxx---1--x-x--1--x-x--xxx----------|
G|-00--x-x--xxx---22--x-x--xxx---22--x-x--xxx---0--x-x--2--x-x--xxx----------|
D|-22--x-x--xxx---33--x-x--xxx---33--x-x--xxx---0--x-x--2--x-x--xxx----------|
A|-33--x-x--xxx---00--x-x--xxx---00--x-x--xxx---2--x-x--0--x-x--xxx----------|
E|-xx--x-x--xxx---xx--x-x--xxx---xx--x-x--xxx---3--x-x--x--x-x--xxx----------|


C             F
My baby don't mess around
            F
Because she loves me so
          Cmaj9     Am7
And this I know for sure
C            F
But does she really wanna
          F
But can't stand to see me
    Cmaj9    Am7
Walk out the door
C            F
Don't try to fight the feeling
            F                       Cmaj9     Am7
Because the thought alone is killing me right now
C             F
Thank god for mom and dad
              F
For sticking two together
          Cmaj9      Am7
'Cause we don't know how.

Chorus:
     C   F
And, Hey Ya
Cmaj9  Am7
Hey    Ya
C   F
Hey Ya
Cmaj9  Am7
Hey    Ya

C
You think you've got it
F
Ohh, you think you've got it
    F
But got it just don't get it
              Cmaj9      Am7
Till' there's nothing at all.
C
We get together
F
Oh, we get together
    F                                     Cmaj9    Am7
But seperate's always better when there's feelings involved.
C                   F
If what they say is "Nothing is forever"
     Cmaj9            Am7
Then what makes, Then what makes, Then what makes, Then what makes,
Cmaj9    Am7
Love the exception?
C
So why you, why you
F                             F
Why you, why you, why you are we so in denial
        Cmaj9          Am7
When we know we're not happy here


Chorus:
     C   F
And, Hey Ya
Cmaj9  Am7
Hey    Ya
C   F
Hey Ya
Cmaj9  Am7
Hey    Ya

C            F
 Alright now fellas
           Cmaj9             Am7
Now what's cooler than being cool?
        C        F
I can't hear you now
F            Cmaj9       Am7
I say what's cooler than being cool?
  C              F
Alright, alright, alright, alright
Cmaj              Am7
Alright, alright, alright, alright
Alright, alright, alright, alright
       C      F
Ok now ladies
             Cmaj9                    Am7
And we gonna break this thing down in just a few seconds here
    C             F
Now don't have me break it down for nothing
           Cmaj9        Am7
Now I wanna see y'all on y'alls baddest behavior
C            F
Lend me some sugar,
Cmaj9     Am7
I am your neighbor

Shake it, shake, shake it, shake it
Shake it, shake it, shake, shake it,
Shake it, shake, shake it, shake it
Shake it, shake it, shake, shake it,
Shake it like a Polaroid picture
Shake it, shake, shake it, shake it
Shake it, shake it, shake, shake it,


Chorus:
     C   F
And, Hey Ya
Cmaj9  Am7
Hey    Ya
C   F
Hey Ya
Cmaj9  Am7
Hey    Ya

            
            
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