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Fire Island  Fountains of Wayne

Song: Fire Island
Album: Welcome Interstate Managers
Tabber: Mekkema (
(D/B means a D chord with a B as the bass-note)
Verse 1:
[D]Driving on the l[D/B]awn
[Em]Sleeping on the r[A7]oof
[Gm]Drinking all the [C]alcohol[F] [Fsus4] [F]
[Gm]All the [C]kids from school
Will be [A]naked in the [Dm]pool
While our [Gm]parents are on[C] Fire Islan[F]d[A]
Verse 2 (same chords):
Cranking up the tunes
'Til the windows break
Feeding chocolate to the dog
Jumping on the couch
'Til the feathers all come out
While our parents are on Fire Island (Don't play the last A chord)
[Gm]We're old enough by [C]now
F Bb (then play an A bass note to get the bass line)
To take care of each other
[Gm]We don't need no [C]babysitter
F (A) Bb (then play an A bass note to get the bass line)
We don't need no father or mother
[Gm]We're old enough by [C]now
[F]Don't worry 'bout a [Bb]thing
[Gm]Don't you remember
[Gm]Last December
When you [Bb]went to Steamboat Sprin[Gm]gs?[C]
Solo (same chords as verse)
Verse 3: (same chords as verse 1 and 2)
Driving on the lawn
Sleeping on the roof
Drinking all the alcohol
All the kids from school
Will be naked in the pool
While our parents are on Fire Island (end with an F)
notes: I found the existing tab-version of this song not too accurate,
so I decided I'd make this one. It's in key.
Have fun with it. For comments of errors, mail me (

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A A7 Bb C D D/B Dm Em F Fsus4 Gm
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SeamusD (report)

Instead of that difficult D/B chord, you can substitute a D6 chord by lifting your third finger from the B string. In a video I saw of the band playing this song, he just plays a D chord throughout that bar.