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Alan Jackson - Margaritaville


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"Margaritaville" by Alan Jackson (w/ Jimmy Buffett)
Written by Jimmy Buffet
Album: "Under the Influence"
Transcribed by Jennifer and Jason Hannan

Intro:  D  A  D

A.J.
D
Nibblin' on sponge cake, watchin' the sun bake
                                  A
All of those tourist covered with oil
        
Strummin' my six string, on my front porch swing
                                        D
Smell those shrimp they're beginnin' to boil

CHORUS
G        A                 D            
    Wastin' away again in Margaritaville
G                A              D      
Searchin' for my lost shaker of salt
G           A                    D A      G
Some people claim that there's a woman to blame
      A                  D
But I know it's nobody's fault

D
I don't know the reason, I stayed here all season
                                   A
Nothin' to show but this brand new tatoo

But it's a real beautie, a Mexican cutie
                                D
But how it got here I haven't a clue


CHORUS
Last line in 2nd chorus:
Now I think, it must be Buffetts’ fault
>
J.B.
D
I blew out my flip-flop, stepped on a pop-top
                                  A
Cut my heel had to cruise on back home

But there's booze in the blender, and soon it will render
                                         D
That frozen concotion that helps me hang on

CHORUS
Last line in third chorus:
But I know, this is all Alan’s fault
>
Both:
G           A                  D A      G
Some people say that there's a woman to blame
      A                     D
But I know it's our own damn faults

Outro:  D  A  D



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