Harmonica Tab: Hey Hey, My My by Neil Young

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Learn to play Hey Hey, My My by Neil Young on your harmonica, the tab is below.

Song facts: The line ‘it’s better to burn than to fade away’ from “Hey Hey, My My” became infamous when Kurt Cobain misquoted it in his suicide note. Neil Young now emphasizes the line ‘once you’re gone you can’t come back’ at concerts because of this.

Harmonica type: diatonic

Listen to the song:

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Hey Hey My My by Neil Young (for diatonic harmonica)

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Comments (3)

  • ron

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    when playing hey hey my my, neil young tunes his guitar down to d-g-c-f-a–d so what harp would you play in this key

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    • JP Allen

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      Neil is playing in the key of G. I recommend either a G harp or a C harp. jp

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  • mike

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    played with my harp set ,piedmont blues set and played accompanyment to video with b flat fit right in

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  • Mike

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    Hi, harp guys – Guess I’m a newbie- when I hear Neil, or others play harp, especially while playing guitar, single notes often meld into diads, or triads. Are diatonic harps set up with adjacent holes always forming correct diatonic chords, in their key? Also, one IMPORTANT thing. Does anyone have a “secret” for blowing JUST a single note? Thanks, guys!

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