Arthur Russell - Hey How Does Everybody Know Guitar Chords

Arthur Russell

art pop, art rock, cello, chamber psych

Chords: Em, D, G, A, C
[Intro]
Em D (x2)

[Verse 1]
D
Hey
G             A
How does everybody know
D
How I feel
G             A
Feel about you
D
Guess it
G                  A
Somehow just can't help but show
D
What is realer
G             A
Really is true

D
Walking
G             A
Walking all along the block
D
They see me
G             A
See me go by
D
Guess they
G                A
Know just by the way I talk
D
Before I even say,
G             A
Even say hi

[Chorus]
       G
But it ain't what they're saying
             C        D
What they're saying to me
     G
That makes me want to
C      D
Want to be
Em    A
All alone
Em    A
Alone with you

[Break 1]
D G A (x 4)

[Verse 2]
D
When they
G                 A
Caught me running through the door
D
Tried to keep me
G               A
Keep me behind
D
How they
G              A
Knowing that I do adore
D
The nicest girl
G               A
Girl I can find

[Chorus]
       G
But it ain't what they're saying
             C        D
What they're saying to me
     G
That makes me want to
C      D
Want to be
Em    A
All alone
Em    A
Alone with you

[Verse 3]
D
Listen boy
G          A
Here's how every-
D
body knows
G         A
how you feel
D
It's because
G         A
You can't help it
D
Showing what's
G         A
really real

D
If you
G             A
see me coming down the stairs
D
Passing by
G             A
Right by your side
D
If I
G              A
Let you know I really care
D
At least don't hurt me
G              A
Don't hurt my pride

[Chorus]
       G
Cause it ain't what they're saying
             C        D
What they're saying to me
     G
That makes me want to
C      D
Want to be
Em    A
All alone
Em    A
Alone with you

[Verse 4]
D
Hey
G             A
How does everybody know
D
How I feel
G             A
Feel about you
D
Guess it
G                  A
Somehow just can't help but show
D
What is realer
G             A
Really is true

D
Walking
G             A
Walking all along the block
D
They see me
G             A
See me go by
D
Guess they
G                A
Know just by the way I talk
D
Before I even say,
G             A
Even say hi

[Break 2]
G C D (x2)
Em A (x2)

[Outro]
D
Hey
G             A
How does everybody know
D
How I feel
G             A
Feel about you
D
Guess it
G                  A
Somehow just can't help but show
D
What is realer
G             A
Really is true

(repeat and build until vocals end, then fade)

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