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Key West Intermezzo by John Mellencamp

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"Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First)"
 By John Mellencamp
 Transcribed by Matt McClain
 (Divine Inspiration by Tiffany Waggoner)

 This song is played in "G" but you tune down 1/2 step, so it is really in Gb.
 I guess John thinks he's in Alice In Chains or something.
 I have typed this in by memory, so this may not be 100% accurate,
 but it is fun to play.
 I like to slow this song down and play it on my friend's 12 string.

 [Alternate between Chord diagramG+G and Chord diagramD MajorD chords]

 [Main Riff] (in Chord diagramGbGb major scale- very easy to pick up)

 Eb:-7----10-7---    Then you can play anything in the Chord diagramGbGb
 Bb:---10------8-     major scale to connect this riff
 Gb:-------------      when it repeats at various intervals
 Db:-------------       in the song.

 [Alternate b/w Chord diagramG+G and Chord diagramD MajorD chords]

In ..
At ..

 Chord diagramA minorAm                                      [Alternate b/w G&D]
 This ..
 Chord diagramA minorAm
 No ..
 Chord diagramA minorAm                       [Alternate b/w Chord diagramG+G and Chord diagramD MajorD]
 No ..

 She's ..
 Christ, ..
 When ..
 She ..
 I ..
 Yeah, ..

 Chord diagramC majorC         Chord diagramG+G
 I ..
         Chord diagramD MajorD           Chord diagramG+G
 I'm ..
 Chord diagramC majorC         Chord diagramG+G
 I ..
            Chord diagramD MajorD           Chord diagramG+G
 Don't ..
 Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
 To ..
 Chord diagramD MajorD
 Everyone ..

 But I saw you first

 [Alternate between Chord diagramG+G & Chord diagramD MajorD]

On ..
Gypsy ..
She ..
She ..


In ..
Me ..
The ..
She ..
He ..
He ..

 CHORUS and fade

 NOTE: You can try changing from Chord diagramA minorAm to Chord diagramAm7Am7 in the verses to give
       the song more jangle.

 This posting is for Tiffany.  I love her very very very very much.
 She is the reason that I write and play music, and why I asked her to marry me.
(SHE SAID YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
 I welcome any corrections and additions.
 Please E-mail me the correct lyrics if you got 'em.

Corrected lyrics have been given to me by at least 3 cool people:
MENDE JOVESKI in Australia
"Allan Phinney"  at: <[email protected]>
and some other cool person who doesn't come to mind (Sorry, dude.)

Peace and Love!!!

 Matt McClain
 Somewhere in Mississippi
 [email protected]

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