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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: November 2, 2002   
Album:
Written by:
Note: open means to strum the strings without holding a chord. Open strings.

       NINETEEN SOMETHIN'   Mark Wills

Intro: E open A   A open E    E open A   A open E

      E                   B                 C#m               B    
Saw Stars Wars at least eight times Had the Pac Man pattern memorized
      A                                E    open  E           E open A  A open E     
And I've seen stuff they put inside Stretch Arm Strong Yeah
     E                     B                     C#m                B 
Well I was Roger Staubach in my back yard Had a shoe card full of baseball cards
        A                                 B    E
And a couple of Evil Knevil stars on my right arm
C#m         B              A            B 
Well I was kid when Elvis died and my momma cried

CHORUS 1: Play chords in * * once each, like you would when playing a scale.
E                 B               A                 B   
It was nineteen seventy somethin' in the world that I grew up in
C#m            B          *F#m   C#m         A            B  *
Farah Fawcett hair do days bell bottoms and eight track tapes
E                B             A         E    
Looking back now I can see me Oh man did I look cheesy
    A                                  A
But I wouldn't trade those days for nothing
 B                            E     E open A     A open E 
Aw it was nineteen seventy somethin         yeah


E                      B         C#m                 B     
It was a dawning of a new decade we got our first microwave
A                                                B      E 
Dad broke down and finally shaved "the-most" sideburns off
E                               B                C#m       B  
I took the stickers off of my Rubic's cude watch MTV all afternoon
A                                        B        E        
And my first love was Daisy Duke in 'em cut off jeans
C#m            B               A            B 
Space shuttle fell out of the sky and the world cried

CHORUS 2: See note on Chorus 1
E                 B              A                 B 
In was nineteen eighty somethin' In the world that I grew up in
C#m                 B            F#m C#m       A         B        
Skating rinks and black TransAms big hair and parachute pants
E                B            A          E  
Looking back now I can see me Oh man did I look cheesy
A                                 A
I wouldn't trade those days for nothing
B                           E
Aw it was nineteen eighty somethin  



TAG:
F#m                            E 
Now I've got a mortgage and a SVU
                   F#m                    A           B
But all of this responsibility makes me wish (wish) Sometimes (sometimes)

To chorus 2, to ending

ENDING:
Vamp on E open A  A to E 
Nineteen seventy somethin' Aw it was nineteen something
  




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