Hootie & the Blowfish - Hold My Hand Guitar Chords

Hootie & the Blowfish

mellow gold, neo mellow, pop rock, post-grunge

Song versions: 1 2 3
Chords: B, E, F#
Chords:                 

B  = x24442             
E  = 022100             
F# = 244322

At the point marked with a star (*), the electric guitar comes in playing 
this riff:

    B         E      B         E
e|----------------|----------------|
B|----------------|----------------|
G|----------------|----------------|
D|------4--X--6~~-|------4--X--6~~-|
A|--/6------------|--/6------------|
E|----------------|----------------|

and continues playing it throughout the rest of the verses.  For the 
bridge and chorus, the electric doubles the acoustic.  The drums come in 
at the first bridge.  All lines in quotes (" ") are sung by the whole band.


[Intro]

B | E | B | E | B | E | B | E 


[Verse 1]

              B   E         B         E
With a little love, and some tenderness,
B                   E      B                    E
We'll walk upon the water, we'll rise above the mist.
*             B    E         B      E
With a little peace, and some harmony,
B                    E         B                     E
We'll take the world together, we'll take 'em by the hand.


[Bridge]

F#                  E       B
    "'Cause I got a hand for you," Ohhhhh...
F#                  E       B
    "'Cause I wanna run with you,"


[Verse 2]

          E           B             E
Yes indeed, I saw you standin' there.
     B                   E                 B                     E
Your hair was down, your eyes were red, no comb had touched your hair.
           B E            B            E 
I said get up, and let me see you smile.
B                 E         B                   E
We'll take a walk together, we'll take a walk a while.


[Bridge]

F#                  E       B
    "'Cause I got a hand for you," I gotta hand for you...
F#                  E       B
    "'Cause I wanna run with you," Won't you let me run with you...


[Chorus]

B        E     F#                           B       E     F#
"Hold    my    hand."                        "Hold    my    hand."
                    Want you to hold my hand...

                                B          E        F#
                               "Hold       my       hand."
I'll take you to a place where you can be...  

                               E tacet
Anything you wanna be, because...

                                                 B  E
I wanna love you, the best that, the best that I can.


[Interlude]

B | E | B | B | E


[Verse 3]

              B     E           B           E
You see I was wasted, and I was wastin' time,
       B                  E           B                  E
'Til I thought about your problems, I thought about your crimes.
             B E            B             E
Then I stood up, and then I screamed aloud,
              B               E                     B
I don't wanna be part of your problems, don't wanna be part of your 
E
crimes, no...


[Bridge]

F#                  E       B
    "'Cause I got a hand for you," I gotta hand for you...
F#                  E       B
    "'Cause I wanna run with you," Won't you let me run with you...


[Chorus]

B        E     F#                           B       E     F#
"Hold    my    hand."                        "Hold    my    hand."
                    Want you to hold my hand...

                                B          E        F#
                               "Hold       my       hand."
I'll take you to the promised land...  
                                   E tacet
Baby we can't change the world, but...
                                                 B  E
I wanna love you, the best that, the best that I can.


[Solo Rhythm]

B | E | B | E | B | E | B | E
can...                      oh no...
F# | E | B | B | F# | E | B           B
                          Let me run, let me run...


[Final Chorus]

B        E     F#                           B       E     F#
"Hold    my    hand."                        "Hold    my    hand."
                    Want you to hold my hand...
                                B          E        F#
                               "Hold       my       hand."
I'll take you to a place where you can be...  
                               E tacet
Anything you wanna be, because...

I......., ohhh no no, no no, no no...

B        E     F#                           B       E     F#
"Hold    my    hand."                        "Hold    my    hand."
                    Want you to hold my hand...
                                B          E        F#
                               "Hold       my       hand."
I'll take you to the promised land...  
                                   E tacet
Baby we can't change the world, but...
                                                 B  E
I wanna love you, the best that, the best that I can.
    B   E                   B    E   B   E tacet
Yeaaaaaah, the best that I caaaaaaaaannnnnnnn.


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