Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

Words & Music:

John Bonham, John Paul Jones,

Jimmy Page & Robert Plant


This is transcribed in the July 2009 issue of Acoustic Guitar.


A     E                  G      D  [etc.]

Wanna tell you about the girl I love; my, she looks so fine.

She's the only one that I been dreamin' of,

Maybe someday she will be all mine.

I wanna tell her that I love her so; I thrill with every touch.

A         E/G#               F#m        D

I need to tell her she's the only one I really love...



A  G  D  [etc.]

        I got a woman, wanna ball all day.

        I got a woman, she won't be true, now.

        I got a woman, stay drunk all the time.

        I said, I got a little woman & she won't be true.


On Sunday morning when we go down to church,

See the menfolks standin' in line.

Who say they come to pray to the Lord,

But, when my little girl looks so fine...

And in the evening when the sun is sinkin' low,

Everybody's with the one they love.

I walk the town, keep a-searchin' all around,

Lookin' for my street corner girl...




And in the bars, with the men who play guitars,

Singin', drinkin' & rememberin' the times.

My little lover does the midnight shift,

She ball around all of the time.

I guess there's just one thing left for me to do;

Gonna pack my bags & move on my way.

'Cause I got a worried mind, sharin' what I thought was mine.

Gonna leave her where the guitars play...


CHORUS:  [2x - improv lyrics & out]

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