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“My My Hey Hey (Out Of The Blue)” by Neil Young

    Riff Rundown

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    This song is really only intermediate because of Neil Young’s
    strumming. There are quite a few strange twists that he throws in the song, but overall, just strum loosely on this one. On each verse, we tried to make it sound as much like the tablature shows, but the concept is really just his own style, and therefore, his own strumming pattern.

    There have also been a few requests to show the chords when
    possible. They are shown on the tablature in this particular song, so
    there is no need to show them again. Each chord is noted above each tablature.

    You will need to tune as followed : D, G, C, F, A, D



    Verse 1

    Pre Verse

    Verse 2


    Harmonica Solo

    Ok. This was rather difficult to get down because of the normal arrangement
    of the acoustic guitar. If you have a very deep cutaway, this solo won’t
    be difficult. However, if you are like me and have a mostly standard
    acoustic guitar, you may have trouble getting this to sound right. IT
    CAN BE DONE, but it’s rather tricky.

    Verse 3

    Out Solo

    As referred in the first solo, you may have a little trouble getting
    this to work right. Once again, it can be done, but it will take some
    practice. We slowed down the video SUPER SLOW so that you could see
    the way the solo can affect the notes you are trying to play on your
    acoustic. It is rather difficult to get the sliding notes to sound right,
    but it is possible.

    Riff Resources

    Complete Transcription To “My My Hey Hey (Out Of The Blue)” (PDF)

    Complete Transcription To “My My Hey Hey (Out Of The Blue)” (PTB)