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Highway Chile  Jimi Hendrix

HIGHWAY CHILE by Jimi Hendrix
from the album WAR HEROES
transcribed by MaxxDaddy
You can play this either in Em or like it is here,
in Fm with all strings tuned down 1/2 step.
Intro:
2X
 
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 -9--------8------8-------8-------6------
 -11(13)~--10(12)-10(12)--10(12)--8(10)~-
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2X
 
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 -13-------11-----11------11------9-------
 -15(17)~--13(15)-13(15)--13(15)--11(13)~-
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Verse:
[Fm]  
 
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 ---1-----------------
 ---1-----------------
 ---3-1---1t3---------
 -------3-------1-2-3-
 -1-----------4-------

[C#7#9]-0---
[-5---]  
[-4---]  
[-3---]  
[-4---]  
[-----]  
[G#]  
 
 -4-6-4-6-4-6-4-6-4-6-4-6-4-6-4-6-
 -4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-
 -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
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[A#]  
 
 -6-8-6-8-6-8-6-8-6-8-6-8-6-8-6-8-
 -6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-
 -7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
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repeat first part of intro
second verse
repeat intro
Solo:
 
 ---------13------------------------------13---------------
 -------13--16(18)~-(18)--13-13~--------13--16(18)--13-13~-
 -15(17)----------------15--------15(17)----------15(17)---
 ----------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------
 ---------13----------------13----------------13--------------------
 -------13--16(18)~-------13--16(18)~-------13--16(18)~-16p13--13~--
 -15(17)------------15(17)------------15(17)-----------------15(17)-
 -------------------------------------------------------------------
 -------------------------------------------------------------------
 -------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------13---------13---------13------------------13--------13-------------
 -------13---------13---------13--16(18)(18)~-----13--------13---16(18)(18)~-
 -15(17)-----15(17)-----15(17)---------------15(17)----15(17)----------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------13-------16p13------16p13-------------------13--------13------------
 -------13---16p13------16(18)-----16(18)(18)~------13--------13--16(18)(18)~-
 -15(17)--------------------------------------15(17)----15(17)----------------
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------13---------13------------------13-----------------
 -------13---------13--16(18)(18)~-----13---16(18)(18)(18)~-
 -15(17)-----15(17)---------------15(17)--------------------
 -----------------------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------------------
 ---------13--------13--------13--------13----------------------
 -------13--------13--------13--------13---13-----13-----13-----
 -15(17)----15(17)----15(17)----15(17)-----15(17)-15(17)-15(17)-
 ---------------------------------------------------------------
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Third verse
repeat intro
Outro:
 
 -----------------------------------------
 -13-------11-----11------11------9-------
 -15(17)~--13(15)-13(15)--13(15)--11(13)~-
 -----------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------
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 -13-----------------------------------
 -16(18)~--13-----11-----11-----9------
 ----------15(17)-13(15)-13(15)-11(13)-
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Lyrics:
[Fm]Yeah! His guitar slung across his back
His dusty boots is his cadillac
Flamin' hair just a-blowin' in the wind
ain't seen a bed in so long it's a sin
[C#7#9]He left home when he was seventeen
The rest of the world he was gonna see
[Fm]And everybody knows the boss
a rollin' stone gathers no moss
[G#]Now you'd probably a-call him a tramp
[A#]But it goes a little deeper than that
[Fm]He's a highway chile
Highway Chile
[Fm]Some people say he had a girl back home
who messed around and did her baby wrong
They tell it kinda hurt him bad
Kinda made him feel pretty sad
I couldn't say what went through his mind
Anyway he left the world behind
Everybody knows the same old story
in love or war you can lose your glory
[G#]Now you'd probably a-call him a tramp
[A#]But I know it goes a little deeper than that
He's a highway chile
Walk on brother
[C#7#9]His old guitar slung across his back
His dusty boots is his cadillac
[Fm]Flamin' hair just a-blowin' in the wind
ain't seen a bed in so long it's a sin
[G#]Now you'd probably a-call him a tramp
[A#]But I know it goes a little deeper than that
He's a highway chile
Walk on brother
Don't let no one stop you
Highway Child

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