Small Town
John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp
I heard this tune on the radio about two years ago and decided that
it would be a good tune to put up.  Well, I finally got around to it.
I hope you can use it, jam on it, and solo over it.


INTRO (play 2x): this riff is also used during the verse
G D C2 D G D C2 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + e:-----3---2-2-2-0-|-----0-----2-2-2-|-----3---2-2-2-0-|-----0-----2-2-2-| B:-----3---3-3-3-3-|-----3-----3-3-3-|-----3---3-3-3-3-|-----3-----3-3-3-| G:-----0---2-0-x-0-|-----0-----2-2-2-|-----0---2-0-x-0-|-----0-----2-2-2-| D:-0---0---0---4-2-|-----2-----0-0-0-|-0---0---0---4-2-|-----2-----0-0-0-| A:-2-------------3-|-----3-----------|-2-------------3-|-----3-----------| E:-3---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|-----------------|
play intro verse uses intro riff G D C2 D Well I was born in a small town G D C2 D And I live in a small town G D C2 Prob'ly die in a small town Am D7 Oh those small communities
All my friends are so small town My parents live in the same small town My job is so small town Provides little opportunity play intro tab 2x
Educated in a small town Taught to fear Jesus in a small town Used to daydream in that small town Another boring romantic that's me
But I've seen it all in a small town Had myself a ball in a small town Married an L.A. doll and brought her to this small town Am D Now she's small town just like me D(sus4)
BRIDGE C G C G No I cannot forget from where it is that I come from C G D(sus4) I cannot forget the people who love me C G C G Yeah I can be myself here in this small town C G D(sus4) And people let me be just what I want to be play intro tab 2x Ooooooh ma ma ma yeah Oooh yeah yeah
GUITAR SOLO | | | | Em G C G G G/F# Em G D Em G C G D play intro chords ad-lib
Got nothing against a big town Still hayseed enough to say "look who's in the big town" But my bed is in a small town Oh that's good enough for me
Well I was born in a small town And I can breathe in a small town Gonna die in this small town And that's prob'ly where they'll bury me Hey play intro tab and repeat with ad-lib vocal end on C2

C2 x32030 Dsus4 xx0233 D7 xx0212 To learn why these chords are named this way, check out
Dansm's Guitar Chord Theory.

Created on 6-7-99 by Daniel E. Smith.