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Mary Jane's Last Dance

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers


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Intro: / Am - G - / D - Am - / x4


Am                G

She grew up in an Indiana town

       D                     Am

Had a good lookin' Mama who never was around

          Am                   G

But she grew up tall and she grew up right

          D                  Am

With them Indiana boys on an Indiana night


/ Am - G - / D - Am - / x2


           Am                     G

Well, she moved down here at the age of 18

      D                          Am

She blew the boys away - It was more than they'd seen

Am                       G

I was introduced and we both started groovin'

     D                          Am

She said I dig you baby, but I got to keep movin'


Am     G   D               Am

       on   keep movin' on


/ Am - G - / D - Am - /



Em (2)

Last dance with Mary Jane

                           A (2)

One more time to kill the pain

Em (2)

I feel summer creepin' in and I'm

                     A (1)   G (hold 1)

Tired of this town again


/ Am - G - / D - Am - / x2


     Am                G

Well I don't know  but I've been told

     D                    Am

You never slow down  you never grow old

     Am                    G

I'm tired of screwing up  tired of going down

 D                Am

Tired of myself  tired of this town


Am         G

Oh my my  Oh hell yes

D                  Am

Honey put on that party dress

Am                  G

Buy me a drink and sing me a song

D                           Am

Take me as I come  'cause I can't stay long




/ Am - G - / D - Am - / x4


         Am              G

There's pigeons down on Market Square

D                     Am

She's standing in her underwear

Am                   G

Looking down from a hotel room

     D                 Am

The nightfall will be coming soon


Am        G

Oh my my  Oh hell yes

     D                  Am

You got to put on that party dress

        Am                     G

It was too cold to cry when I woke up alone

   D                      Am

I hit my last number and walked to the road




/ Am - G - / D - Am - / x8


End on last Am


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.