Hand to hold on to    (video)

 

††† G - Em†††† - G - Em††††† - G - Em - C - D

 

†† G†††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Em

1.††† You laugh and joke and make fun of your friends,

G†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††Em

††† spin in the middle when the troubles begin,

C††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††D

†††† take it nice and easy and always pretend

†††††††††††††† †††††††††C†††††††† ††††††††††††††D

††† that youíre cool, so cool, so cool.

 

††† G†††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Em

2. ††††Say Iím alone and Iím wild and I will not be tamed,

G††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††Em

††† talk like a jerk or an educated brain,

C††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††D

††† be an old girl driving the young boys insane,

††††††††††††C††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††D

†††† be a joker, a preacher, it does not matter.

 

G †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Em

††† Everyone needs a hand to hold on to,

G†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Em

††† everyone needs a hand to hold on to.

C†††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††D††††††††††††† - C†† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††D

††† Donít need to be no strong hand, †††††††donít need to be no rich hand,

C†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††D†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G

††† everyone just needs a hand to hold on to.

 

+G - Em - G - Em

 

††† G†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††Em

3. ††††Having good luck with your financial situation,

G††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††Em

††† play the ponies, be president of the United Nations,

C†††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††D

††† go to work and be a Hollywood stud,

C†††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††D

††† drive your four-wheel drive right into the mud, yeah !

 

+CHORUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††Em †††††††††††††††††††††††††G

+And then those hours when youíre alone,

†††††††††††††††††††††††† C††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††G

††† and thereís nobody there except yourself,

††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††Em††††††††††††††††††††† †††G

††† I know it, you wanna pick up the phone.

†††††††††††††††††† C

††† and say: talk to me, talk to me,

†††††††††††††† D†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D7

††† somebody please talk to me, yeah, yeah, yeah.

 

+G - Em - G - Em†††††† +C - D - C - D††††††††† +Oh !

 

G†† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Em

††† Everyone needs a hand to hold on to,

G†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em

††† everyone needs a hand to hold on to.

C††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D††††††††††††† - C††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D

††† Donít need to be no strong hand,††††††† donít need to be no rich hand.

 

+repeat last CHORUS (2x) ....

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)††† (John Cougar Mellencamp)