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Intro -x2-: Gm   Eb  D7

Chorus:
  Gm          Eb   D7
havana ooh na na
                         Gm          Eb   D7
half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
                          Gm          Eb   D7
he took me back to east atlanta na na na
                        Gm
all of my heart is in havana
        Eb                D7
there's somethin bout his manners
              Gm
havana ooh na na

Verse:
   Gm                        Eb           D7
he didn't walk up with that "how you doin" -when he came in the room-
   Gm                          Eb           D7
he said there's a lot of girls i can do with -but i can't without you-
    Gm           Eb         D7
i'm doin forever in a minute -that summer night in june-
    Gm               Eb         D7
and papa says he got malo in him

Pre-Chorus:
D7
he got me feelin like
Gm       Eb   D7
oooh ooh-ooh oooh
                 Gm
i knew it when i met him
  Eb               D7
i loved him when i left him

got me feelin like
Gm       Eb   D7
oooh ooh-ooh oooh
                  Gm
and then i had to tell him
  Eb       D7
i had to go
D7
oh na na na na na

Chorus:
  Gm          Eb   D7
havana ooh na na
                         Gm          Eb   D7
half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
                          Gm          Eb   D7
he took me back to east atlanta na na na
                        Gm
all of my heart is in havana
   Eb            D7
my heart is in havana
              Gm
havana ooh na na

Verse:
      Eb          D7                     Gm
jeffery just graduated fresh on campus mmm
 Eb              D7                       Gm
fresh out east atlanta with no manners damn
Eb          D7                         Gm
bump on her bumper like a traffic jam -jam-
   Eb              D7
hey i was quick to pay that girl like uncle sam
         Gm                Eb
here you go ayy back it on me
       D7
shawty cravin on me
                        Gm
get to diggin on me -on me-
              Eb
she waited on me -then what-
        D7
shawty cakin on me
                          Gm
got the bacon on me -wait up-
                       Eb              D7
this is history in the makin on me -on me-
                               Gm
point blank close range that be
                  Eb                   D7
if it cost a million that's me -that's me-
                                  Gm
i was gettin mula man they feel me

Chorus:
  Gm          Eb   D7
havana ooh na na
                         Gm          Eb   D7
half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
                          Gm          Eb   D7
he took me back to east atlanta na na na
                        Gm
all of my heart is in havana
   Eb            D7
my heart is in havana
              Gm
havana ooh na na

Bridge:
Gm        Eb        D7
ooh na na  oh na na na -oo-ooh- take me back back back like
Gm        Eb        D7
ooh na na  oh na na na  -yeah babe- take me back back back like
Gm        Eb        D7
ooh na na  oh na na na -yeah yeah- take me back back back like
Gm        Eb        D7
ooh na na  oh na na na -yeah babe- take me back back back

Interlude -x2-: Gm   Eb  D7

Pre-Chorus:
Gm   Eb   D7
oooh-oooh-ooh
Gm   Eb   D7
oooh-oooh-ooh take me back to my havana...

Chorus:
  Gm          Eb   D7
havana ooh na na
                         Gm          Eb   D7
half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
                          Gm          Eb   D7
he took me back to east atlanta na na na
                        Gm
all of my heart is in havana
   Eb            D7
my heart is in havana
              Gm
havana ooh na na

Outro:
Gm  Eb       D7
    oh na na na -oh na yeah-
Gm  Eb       D7
    oh na na na
Gm  Eb       D7
    oh na na na -no no no take me back-
Gm                          Eb       D7
    oh na na na havana ooh na na
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114 Comments

  1. I LOVE THIS SONG!!

  2. CircularMoose

    if you do a D before the D7, and emphasize the D7 it sounds a whole lot better

  3. Instead of D7 using all those fingers I used D7 with my fingers on the G & E string on the second fret, it is a lot easier if you have little fingers and are just learning to play. Overall, I love playing this song so easy! Thanks!

  4. AAAAAAAA MARIO

    havana ooh na na
    half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
    he took me back to east atlanta na na na
    all of my heart is in havana
    there’s somethin bout his manners
    havana ooh na na
    he didn’t walk up with that “how you doin” -when he came in the room-
    he said there’s a lot of girls i can do with -but i can’t without you-
    i’m doin forever in a minute -that summer night in june-
    and papa says he got malo in him
    he got me feelin like
    oooh ooh-ooh oooh
    i knew it when i met him
    i loved him when i left him
    got me feelin like
    oooh ooh-ooh oooh
    and then i had to tell him
    i had to go
    oh na na na na na
    havana oOoo na na
    half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
    he took me back to east atlanta na na na
    all of my heart is in havana
    my heart is in havana
    havana ooh na na
    jeffery just graduated fresh on campus mmm
    fresh out east atlanta with no manners damn
    bump on her bumper like a traffic jam -jam-
    hey i was quick to pay that girl like uncle sam
    here you go ayy back it on me
    shawty cravin on me
    get to diggin on me -on me-
    she waited on me -then what-
    shawty cakin on me
    got the bacon on me -wait up-
    this is history in the makin on me -on me-
    point blank close range that be
    if it cost a million that’s me -that’s me-
    i was gettin mula man they feel me
    havana ooh na na
    half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
    he took me back to east atlanta na na na
    all of my heart is in havana
    my heart is in havana
    havana ooh na na
    ooh na na oh na na na -oo-ooh- take me back back back like
    ooh na na oh na na na -yeah babe- take me back back back like
    ooh na na oh na na na -yeah yeah- take me back back back like
    ooh na na oh na na na -yeah babe- take me back back back
    oooh-oooh-ooh
    oooh-oooh-ooh take me back to my havana…
    havana ooh na na
    half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
    he took me back to east atlanta na na na
    all of my heart is in havana
    my heart is in havana
    havana ooh na na
    oh na na na -oh na yeah-
    oh na na na
    oh na na na -no no no take me back-
    oh na na na havana ooh na na

  5. ukulele _genius

    Such a beautiful song.

  6. The D7 doesn’t sound right. I think it’s just a regular D. But you play whatever you want. We’re all musicians here.

    • jayvierrrr

      I love how you said “we’re all musicians here”. That made my day. I’ve played viola for 3 years and trombone for 1. I started ukulele just 6 months ago. I know we’re all musicians, and for some reasons that really brightens the mood, to think that way. :) idek why… :p XD

  7. IHaveAWholeWallOfUkuleles

    This is RAD!!!!!???? I still donut understand how D works aswell as D7 and they’re 2 completely different chords!????

  8. Gm Cm D
    D x DU x UU x UU x

    sounds great try it ??

  9. It’s definitely Gm Cm D with D7 To accentuate into the chorus and Eb to accentuate into the bridge.

  10. Bubblebut

    I ligit learned this just so could annoy my brother with it. He hates this song SO much it’s amazing. Thanks for helping me make brother hate world!

  11. Not many people are asking but I thought I should add this- the strumming pattern I use for this song (with chords) is Gm- D chuck, Cm- DU chuck, D- U DUDUDUDU or something like that. Hope this helps! Also, for the D chord, you can add your pinky on the third fret on the A string and pluck upwards on strings A E C and it sounds pretty cool. Sorry for the long winded and confusing comment!

  12. DU X UDU XUU XUU X
    This is the strumming pattern I used to play it and I liked it

  13. Gm-Cm-D* Sorry

  14. you could even play Gm-C#-D instead of Gm-Eb-D7
    it sounds fine too

  15. +2 is a great way to go if you are a beginner or just want it easy. Just Am F and E7! Also for a strumming pattern I did ddud ddud and so on

  16. What is the strumming pattern for +2

  17. try replacing the d7 with a d, it’s easaier and sounds better (in my opinion)

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