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Jack And Diane tab

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Tabber: Guitarmaster94
Artist: John Mellencamp
Song: Jack and Diane
Album: Words and Music - John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits
Tuning: Standard (EADGBE)

[Intro]
(electric w/ distortion and acoustic guitar)

pm                   ..     ...

e|5~--|-4---5-4-|-2--------|--------|
B|5~--|-5---5-5-|-3--------|--------|
G|6~--|-4---6-4-|-2--------|--------|
D|7~--|-6---7-6-|-4---0000-|-000000-|x3
A|0~--|-0---0-0-|-0--------|--------|
E|----|---------|----------|--------|


[Verse]

(Acoustic Guitar)
e|5-7---4---4-4--|2--2---4---5-4--xx-|5-7---4--4-4-xx-|2--4--5--5-5-xx-|
B|5-5---5---5-5--|3--3---5---5-5--xx-|5-5---5--5-5-xx-|3--5--5--5-5-xx-|
G|6-6---4---4-4--|2--2---4---4-4--xx-|6-6---4--4-4-xx-|2--4--6--6-6-xx-|
D|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|x2
A|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|
E|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|

Little dirty  'bout Jack and...


[Interlude]

(Acoustic Guitar)
               *let ring(fifth string only)     *
e|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|--------------|
B|2-3-2-3/5-----5-xx-|-3---3--5--5-5-|2-3-2-3/5---5-xx-|3---3--2------|
G|2-2-2-2/4-----4-xx-|-2---2--4--6-4-|2-2-2-2/4---4-xx-|2---2--2------|
D|2-4-2-4/6-----6-xx-|-4---4--6--6-6-|2-4-2-4/6---6-xx-|4---4--2------|
A|0-0-0-0-----0-0~---|-0---0--0--0-0-|0-0-0-0---0-0----|0---0--0------|
E|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|--------------|


[Verse]

(Acoustic Guitar)

e|5-7---4---4-4--|2--2---4---5-4--xx-|5-7---4--4-4-xx-|2--4--5--5-5-xx-|
B|5-5---5---5-5--|3--3---5---5-5--xx-|5-5---5--5-5-xx-|3--5--5--5-5-xx-|
G|6-6---4---4-4--|2--2---4---4-4--xx-|6-6---4--4-4-xx-|2--4--6--6-6-xx-|
D|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|x2
A|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|
E|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|


[Chorus]

(Acoustic Guitar)

e|5-7--4----4-4-|2--4--4-4-xx|-5-7--4---4-4-|2--4--5--5-5---|
B|5-5--5----5-5-|3--5--5-5-xx|-5-5--5---5-5-|3--5--5--5-5---|
G|6-6--4----4-4-|2--4--4-4-xx|-6-6--4---4-4-|2--4--6--6-6---|
D|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|x2
A|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|
E|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|

     "Oh yeah,  life goes on ...


[Interlude 2]

(Electric w/ distortion and Acoustic Guitar)

pm                   ..     ...

e|5~--|-4---5-4-|-2--------|--------|
B|5~--|-5---5-5-|-3--------|--------|
G|6~--|-4---6-4-|-2--------|--------|
D|7~--|-6---7-6-|-4---0000-|-000000-|x2
A|0~--|-0---0-0-|-0--------|--------|
E|----|---------|----------|--------|


[Verse]

(Acoustic Guitar)

e|5-7---4---4-4--|2--2---4---5-4--xx-|5-7---4--4-4-xx-|2--4--5--5-5-xx-|
B|5-5---5---5-5--|3--3---5---5-5--xx-|5-5---5--5-5-xx-|3--5--5--5-5-xx-|
G|6-6---4---4-4--|2--2---4---4-4--xx-|6-6---4--4-4-xx-|2--4--6--6-6-xx-|
D|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|x2
A|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|
E|---------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------|


[Chorus]

(Acoustic Guitar)

e|5-7--4----4-4-|2--4--4-4-xx|-5-7--4---4-4-|2--4--5--5-5---|
B|5-5--5----5-5-|3--5--5-5-xx|-5-5--5---5-5-|3--5--5--5-5---|
G|6-6--4----4-4-|2--4--4-4-xx|-6-6--4---4-4-|2--4--6--6-6---|
D|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|x2
A|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|
E|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|

     "Oh yeah,  life goes on ...


[Vocals and drums]:


[Interlude]

(Acoustic Guitar)
               *let ring(fifth string only)     *
e|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|--------------|
B|2-3-2-3/5-----5-xx-|-3---3--5--5-5-|2-3-2-3/5---5-xx-|3---3--2------|
G|2-2-2-2/4-----4-xx-|-2---2--4--6-4-|2-2-2-2/4---4-xx-|2---2--2------|
D|2-4-2-4/6-----6-xx-|-4---4--6--6-6-|2-4-2-4/6---6-xx-|4---4--2------|
A|0-0-0-0-----0-0~---|-0---0--0--0-0-|0-0-0-0---0-0----|0---0--0------|
E|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|--------------|


[Chorus]

(Acoustic Guitar)

e|5-7--4----4-4-|2--4--4-4-xx|-5-7--4---4-4-|2--4--5--5-5---|
B|5-5--5----5-5-|3--5--5-5-xx|-5-5--5---5-5-|3--5--5--5-5---|
G|6-6--4----4-4-|2--4--4-4-xx|-6-6--4---4-4-|2--4--6--6-6---|
D|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|x2
A|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|
E|--------------|------------|--------------|---------------|


[Outro]

Part 1 (Acoustic Guitar)
Play this part very lightly!

        *            *
e|-------------|--------------|---------------|----------------|
B|-5--5-5---5--|-3---5---5----|-5--5-5---5----|-3-3--2~--------|
G|-6--6-4-----4|-2---4-----4--|-6--6-4-----4--|-2-2--2~--------|
D|-7--7-6------|-4---6--------|-7--7-6--------|-4-4--2~--------|
A|-0--0-0------|-0---0-------0|-0--0-0-------0|-0-0--0~--------|
E|-------------|--------------|---------------|----------------|


[Outro]

Part 2 
(Electric w/ distortion and acoustic guitar)

 pm                         ..        ...
e|5--4--4-|-5--4--5--4-|-2--------|---------------------|
B|5--5--5-|-5--5--5--5-|-3--------|---------------------|
G|6--4--4-|-6--4--6--4-|-2--------|---------------------|
D|7--6--6-|-7--6--7--6-|-4--0000--|---000000------------|
A|0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0-|-0--------|---------------------|
E|--------|------------|----------|---------------------|

Please note that you can use a AC-3 BOSS pedal with your electric guitar to make it 
acoustic!



************************************

| x  Dead note
| /  Slide up
| ~  Vibrato
| .. Palm mute
| *  Let ring 

************************************

            
            
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guitarmaster71 10 Jan 10, 2008 04:30 PM

Nice tab ... 5 stars!

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Guitarmaster94 498 Jan 28, 2008 04:09 PM

lol ... guitarmaster71 ... its so close 2 mine thnx 4 the comment

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Fatty Matty 10 Feb 06, 2008 04:21 PM

Right On brotha. There were some notes that seemed like they came out of nowhere, but otherwise... this is how it's done. Good job. (even though this is a pretty basic song, at least you didn't screw up on the simple stuff)

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