Helplessly Hoping chords

Richie Havens

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Tuning D A D F# A D (Intro) Bm Bm9 (D) Em F#m G Gmaj9 Dmaj7 D A Amaj9 (D) Em F#m G Gmaj9 Dmaj7 D A Amaj9 (D) Gmaj7 Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 D (Verse) Em F#m G Gmaj9 Heartlessly hoping her harlequin hovers near Wordlessly watchinhg he waits by the window and he Dmaj7 D Em A9 A (D) by awaiting a word and worries at the emptiness inside yeah hmmm and Em F#m G Gmaj9 gasping at glimpses of gentle free spirits he heartlessly helping himself to her bad dreams he Dmaj7 D A Amaj9 runs wishing he could fly yeah hmm wonders if he heard a goodbye yeah hmm or Gmaj7 only to trip on the sounds of even A Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D goodbye hello Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 Gm9 Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 D (first time only) (Back to second verse or Chorus) Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D we are one person we are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D two alone we are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D three together we are D* C6 D Gmaj7 D A9 A7 (D) four hmm each other (Interlude) Em F#m G Gmaj9 Dmaj7 D A Amaj9 (D) Em F#m G Gmaj9 Dmaj7 D A Amaj9 (D) Gmaj7 hmm mm mm hmm mm (2nd Chorus) Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D We are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D one per -son we are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D two alone we are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D three hmm together we are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D three-ee -ee -ee -ee we are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D three-ee-ee-ee -ee to Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D gether together to Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D gether hmm -mm we are D D C6 D Gmaj7 D A9 A7 D* C6 D Gmaj7 D A9 A7 (D) four hmm each other (Last verse) Em F#m G Gmaj9 Stand by the stairway I'm sure you'll see something certain to Dmaj7 D A Amaj9 (D) tell you that confusion has its cost yeah yeah that Em F#m G Gmaj9 love isn't lying it's trapped in a lady who Dmaj7 D A Amaj9 (D) lingers claiming she is lost yeah and that she's Gmaj7 choking... on Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D hello hello hello Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D (x7) (Last Chorus) Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D repeat x7 We are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D one person we are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D two alone we are Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D three to-geth-er to-geth-er to Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D geth -er to-geth-er to-geth-er Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D Dmaj7 G/D hmm-mm we are D* C6 D Gmaj7 D A9 A7 (D) four hmm each other we are D* C6 D Gmaj7 D A9 A7 (D) four hmm yeah each other we are D* C6 D Gmaj7 D A9 A7 four each other Bm (End)