Purple Haze

Words & Music:

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix


This is fully transcribed in Guitar World, complete with solo & bass tab.


















Then play this basic riff 2x:

E7#9 [4 beats]  |  G [2 beats]   A [2 beats] |


The basic riff are the chords for the whole song.


Chords used [must barre the A & G or it will sound wrong]:

E7#9 = 0 7 6 7 8 x      G = 3 5 5 4 3 3         A = 5 7 7 6 5 5


Purple haze all in my brain.

Lately, things just don't seem the same.

Actin' funny, but I don't know why.

'Scuse me while I kiss the sky.


Purple haze all around.

Don't know if I'm comin' up or down.

Am I happy or in misery?

Whatever it is, that girl put a spell on me.


Purple haze all in my eyes.

Don't know if it's day or night.

You got me blowin', blowin' my mind.

Is it tomorrow, or just the end of time?


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