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Hey Me Hey Mama chords

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Ray Lamontagne - Hey Me Hey Mama
This tab adds the C7 transition to the F that can be heard on every video on youtube but is missing from 
other tabs I've referenced while learning this song myself. Hope you all enjoy it, check out this video if
want to hear the magic way that Ray does it.

studio version: https://youtu.be/RsdyWG_VmXw
live version:   https://youtu.be/zHK9VpQoH-s
contributed by: scottLaRocker
tuning:         standard

chord forms:

e|--1-------1--------3--------3--------0--------0------|
B|--1-------1--------3--------3--------1--------1------|
G|--2-------2--------4--------4--------0--------3------|
D|--3-------1--------5--------3--------2--------2------|
A|--3-------3--------5--------5--------3--------3------|
E|-t1-------1-------t1--------3--------x--------x------|
    F       F7       G        G7       C        C7     

t = thumb (watch Ray do it)

Each line of the verse is 2 measures of 4/4 for each line of the phrase, strummed with some swing to it.

You can play around with switching between F to F7 and G to G7 during the verses. Also, work in 
some 4th, 5th and 6th string hammer-on's to magnify the folky blues of the prevailing 7th chord
nature of this song.

For example (and don't forget to add some swing to your strumming here):
  m = muted strum (use right hand to subtly mute the strings just to the left of the 
      bridge on the up-strokes, or just play the up-stroke really lightly)
  d = down strum 
  u = up strum

    1      &    2      &    3      &    4      &    |   1      &    2      &    3      &    4      &     
    d      u    d      u    d      u    d      u    |   d          fp     fp   fp     fp   fp     fp    
e|--1------1m---1------1m---1------1m---1------1m---|---1----------(1)----(1)-fp3-----p1---(1)----(1)---|    
B|--1------1m---1------1m---1------1m---1------1m---|---1----------(1)---fp1---(1)----(1)-fp3-----p1----| 
G|--2------2m---2------2m---2------2m---2------2m---|---2------fp1-h2-----(2)--(2)----(2)--(2)----(2)---|
D|--3------3m---3------3m---3------3m---3------3m---|---3----------p1-----(1)--(1)----(1)--(1)----(1)---|
A|--3------3m---3------3m---3------3m---3------3m---|---3----------(3)----(3)--(3)----(3)--(3)----(3)---|
E|--1------1m---1------1m---1------1m---1------1m---|---1-----------1-----(1)---1-----(1)---1-----(1)---|
    F           F           F           F               F           F7          F7          F7

  h = hammer on
  p = pull off
 fp = finger pick the note
(#) = keep holding the finger down from previous chord to let it ring while hammering transition notes


Verse I
F
Papa's in the kitchen,
G
Mama's in the field
           C
There's a murder in the henhouse
               C7       F
Mud flung high upon the wheels

Verse II
     F
Ol' rooster in the dooryard
           G
He's just leanin' on the horn
         C
With the wind so sweetly driftin'
            C7       F
Through the ripening corn

Chorus
F            G
Hey Me, Hey Mama
          C            F            C
Where you been for so long, for so long?
F            G
Hey Me, Hey Mama
           C               C7          F
Where you been, where you, been for so long?

Verse III
F
There's something outrageous
G
'Bout that evening sky
          C
Just this side of dangerous
     C7           F  
That look in your eye

Verse IV
F
I always knew that you were crazy
       G
Always knew you could be cruel
                  C          
Still, I would do just about anything
       C7        F
In the world for you

Chorus
F            G
Hey Me, Hey Mama
          C            F            C
Where you been for so long, for so long?
F            G
Hey Me, Hey Mama
           C               C7          F
Where you been, where you, been for so long?

Verse V
F
You left me standin' in the corner
        G
With my head so hangin' down
             C 
Punch-drunk, busted up and reelin'
       C7    F
Like a rodeo clown

Verse VI
    F
You always seem to hit me
       G 
Like a lightnin' from above
               C
I guess I just wasn't ready for
       C7           F
Such a heavy-handed love.

Chorus
F            G
Hey Me, Hey Mama
          C            F            C
Where you been for so long, for so long?
F            G
Hey Me, Hey Mama
           C               C7          F
Where you been, where you, been for so long?

Chorus
F            G
Hey Me, Hey Mama
          C            F            C
Where you been for so long, for so long?
F            G
Hey Me, Hey Mama
           C               C7          F
Where you been, where you, been for so long?

            
            
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