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Intro -x2-: GmGm chord   EbEb chord  D7D7 chord

Chorus:
  GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
havana ooh na na
                         GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
                          GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
he took me back to east atlanta na na na
                        GmGm chord
all of my heart is in havana
        EbEb chord                D7D7 chord
there's somethin bout his manners
              GmGm chord
havana ooh na na

Verse:
   GmGm chord                        EbEb chord           D7D7 chord
he didn't walk up with that "how you doin" -when he came in the room-
   GmGm chord                          EbEb chord           D7D7 chord
he said there's a lot of girls i can do with -but i can't without you-
    GmGm chord           EbEb chord         D7D7 chord
i'm doin forever in a minute -that summer night in june-
    GmGm chord               EbEb chord         D7D7 chord
and papa says he got malo in him

Pre-Chorus:
D7D7 chord
he got me feelin like
GmGm chord       EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
oooh ooh-ooh oooh
                 GmGm chord
i knew it when i met him
  EbEb chord               D7D7 chord
i loved him when i left him

got me feelin like
GmGm chord       EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
oooh ooh-ooh oooh
                  GmGm chord
and then i had to tell him
  EbEb chord       D7D7 chord
i had to go
D7D7 chord
oh na na na na na

Chorus:
  GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
havana ooh na na
                         GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
                          GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
he took me back to east atlanta na na na
                        GmGm chord
all of my heart is in havana
   EbEb chord            D7D7 chord
my heart is in havana
              GmGm chord
havana ooh na na

Verse:
      EbEb chord          D7D7 chord                     GmGm chord
jeffery just graduated fresh on campus mmm
 EbEb chord              D7D7 chord                       GmGm chord
fresh out east atlanta with no manners damn
EbEb chord          D7D7 chord                         GmGm chord
bump on her bumper like a traffic jam -jam-
   EbEb chord              D7D7 chord
hey i was quick to pay that girl like uncle sam
         GmGm chord                EbEb chord
here you go ayy back it on me
       D7D7 chord
shawty cravin on me
                        GmGm chord
get to diggin on me -on me-
              EbEb chord
she waited on me -then what-
        D7D7 chord
shawty cakin on me
                          GmGm chord
got the bacon on me -wait up-
                       EbEb chord              D7D7 chord
this is history in the makin on me -on me-
                               GmGm chord
point blank close range that be
                  EbEb chord                   D7D7 chord
if it cost a million that's me -that's me-
                                  GmGm chord
i was gettin mula man they feel me

Chorus:
  GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
havana ooh na na
                         GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
                          GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
he took me back to east atlanta na na na
                        GmGm chord
all of my heart is in havana
   EbEb chord            D7D7 chord
my heart is in havana
              GmGm chord
havana ooh na na

Bridge:
GmGm chord        EbEb chord        D7D7 chord
ooh na na  oh na na na -oo-ooh- take me back back back like
GmGm chord        EbEb chord        D7D7 chord
ooh na na  oh na na na  -yeah babe- take me back back back like
GmGm chord        EbEb chord        D7D7 chord
ooh na na  oh na na na -yeah yeah- take me back back back like
GmGm chord        EbEb chord        D7D7 chord
ooh na na  oh na na na -yeah babe- take me back back back

Interlude -x2-: GmGm chord   EbEb chord  D7D7 chord

Pre-Chorus:
GmGm chord   EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
oooh-oooh-ooh
GmGm chord   EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
oooh-oooh-ooh take me back to my havana...

Chorus:
  GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
havana ooh na na
                         GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
half of my heart is in havana ooh na na
                          GmGm chord          EbEb chord   D7D7 chord
he took me back to east atlanta na na na
                        GmGm chord
all of my heart is in havana
   EbEb chord            D7D7 chord
my heart is in havana
              GmGm chord
havana ooh na na

Outro:
GmGm chord  EbEb chord       D7D7 chord
    oh na na na -oh na yeah-
GmGm chord  EbEb chord       D7D7 chord
    oh na na na
GmGm chord  EbEb chord       D7D7 chord
    oh na na na -no no no take me back-
GmGm chord                          EbEb chord       D7D7 chord
    oh na na na havana ooh na na

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114 Comments

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

  2. What is the strumming pattern for +2

  3. +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

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

  5. Gm-Cm-D* Sorry

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

  7. 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!

  8. 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!

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

  10. Gm Cm D
    D x DU x UU x UU x
    sounds great try it ??

  11. IHaveAWholeWallOfUkuleles

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

  12. 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

  13. ukulele _genius

    Such a beautiful song.

  14. 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

  15. 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!

  16. CircularMoose

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

  17. I LOVE THIS SONG!!

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