This song is number 11 off of Stephen Malkmus' self-titled album w/ The Jicks There is a constant chord progression throughout the verses that goes like this- D- x-5-7-7-x-x- Db/D- x-4-7-7-x-x- B/D- 7-x-7-7-x-x A/D- 5-x-7-7-x-x G- 3-5-5-x-x-x F#/G- 2-5-5-x-x-x- Em- 0-2-2-0-0-0 A- 0-0-2-2-2-0 Then the prechorus thing is an alternating G+G and D, dig? Check it: D MajorD Db/D B/D A/D G+G F#m/G Jennifer ... E minorEm A augmentedA He's the ... D MajorD Db/D B/D She's 18,... A/D G+G F#m/G She's a ... E minorEm A augmentedA Of a ... G+G D MajorD Kiss when ... G+G D MajorD To ... G+G D MajorD And if ... G+G D MajorD They don't ... E minorEm G+G In joining ... The chords for the next verse is identical until you get to "Let me out.." then you do an A augmentedA on the 7th fret with a little Chuck Berry alternation going on like so: 5-7-7-x-x-x 5-7-7-x-x-x 5-9-x-x-x-x 5-7-7-x-x-x then you do the D MajorD and G+G respective equivalents
A augmentedA Let me out ... G+G Let me ... G+G You got to ... D MajorD You ... A augmentedA Let me ... G+G Out of ... G+G Out of here,... A augmentedA running Then it's the same as the beginning until the very end, there's a little change on the very last chord G+G Neither one listens... D MajorD To ... G+G The Ess-... D MajorD And he sold ... E minorEm G+G Jenny ... E minorEm G+G And off ... E minorEm Eb...D Off came ... That's it. I've never seen him live, so I don't know if that's %100 correct. Have a good time. -Joe M.