Heroin - The Velvet Underground

riff 1:
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|-3-----3---3---|-0-----0---0---|-3---------3---|-0-----0---0---|
|-2---2---------|-0---0---------|-2---2---------|-0---0---------|
|-0-------------|-0-------------|-0-------------|-0-------------|
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riff 2:
|-2----7----9---7----|
|-3----8----10--8----| listen to the song to get the timing for
|-2----7----9---7----| this part - it isn't broken up into bars
|-0------------------| here.
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riff 1 2X
D  G    D     G   D         G      D        G
I don't know just where I'm going
D  G          D           G             D
But I'm gonna try for the kingdom if I can
                G                D
Cos it makes me feel like I'm a man
             G             D
When I put a spike into my vein
              G                       D
And I tell ya things aren't quite the same
         G              D
When I'm rushing on my run
      G                      D
And I feel just like Jesus' son
      G                       D
And I guess that I just don't know
      G                        D    G    D    G
And I guess that I just don't know

D  G   D   G        D       G    D
I have made a big decision
D  G   D     G         D
I'm gonna try to nullify my life
             G               D
Cos when the blood begins to flow
       G                       D
And it shoots up the dropper's neck
         G               D
When I'm closing in on death

riff2 2X

          G                D
You can't help me not you guys
                  G                         D
Oh, all you sweet girls with all your sweet talk
        G             D
You can all go take a walk
      G                        D
And I guess that I just don't know
      G                        D     G     D     G
And I guess that I just don't know

D  G   D    G      D               G        D         G
I wish that I was born a thousand years ago
D  G   D   G                  D
I wish that I'd sailed the darkened seas
    G                  D
On a great big clipper ship
           G                  D
Going from this land here to that
         G                 D
Oh, in a sailor's suit and cap

riff2 2X

     G            D
Away from the big city
        G              D
Where a man can not be free
           G             D
Of all the evils of this town
         G                D
And of himself and those around
        G                         D
Oh, and I guess that I just don't know
        G                         D     G    D     G
Oh, and I guess that I just don't know

D   G   D   G          D           G       D     G
Her_____oin, it'll be the death of me
D   G   D   G     D              G
Her_____oin, it's my wife, and it's my life
          G               D
Because a mainline in my vein
           G            D
Leads to a center in my head
             G             D
And then I'm better off as dead

riff2 4X

             G               D
Cos when the smack begins to flow
     G                     D
Oh, I really don't care anymore
              G                 D
'Bout all the jim-jims in this town
               G                     D
And all the politicians making crazy sounds
              G                      D
And everybody puttin' everybody else down
                 G                  D
And all the dead bodies piled up in Nam

riff 2 4x
             G               D
Cos when the smack begins to flow
      G                    D
And I really don't care anymore

riff 2 2x
              G           D
When that heroin is in my blood
        G              D
And the blood is in my head
             G                       D
Then I thank God that I'm as good as dead
               G                 D
And thank your God that I'm not aware
          G                     D
And thank God that I just don't care
    G                         D
And I guess that I just don't know
    G                         D     G     D     G
And I guess that I just don't know

riff1 2X

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