Barenaked Ladies - Grade Nine Guitar Chords

Barenaked Ladies

alternative rock, canadian indie, canadian pop, canadian rock

Chords: B, A, F#, E, D, G, C
Tabbed by: Barry Miles
Email: shoebox_of_lies@hotmail.com
Funny Song from Gordon. Enjoy.
Tuning: Standard
(edits by AdamTGottfried include no corrections. I just put in the rest of the lyrics with the previously
determined chords. Enjoy!)

[Intro]
B        A       B       A       x2

[First Verse]
B (strum once, fast)
I found my locker and I found my classes
B (strum once, fast)
Lost my lunch and I broke my glasses,
                B (strum once, fast)
That guy is huge! that girl is wailing!
F#                                  E
First day of school and I’m already failing.

[Chorus]
B                  A                     B                          A
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine
B                  A                     B                          A
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine

[2nd Verse]
           B                                 A
I’ve got a blue and red adidas bag and a humongous binder,
B                                         A
I’m trying my best not to look like a minor niner.
  B                                             A
I went out for the football team to prove that I’m a man
  F#                                              E
I guess I shouldn’t tell them that I like duran duran.

[Chorus]
B                   A                   B
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine
B                   A                   B
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine

[3rd Verse]
B                                       A
Well, half my friends are crazy and the others are depressed
B                                  A  
and none of them can help me study for my math test.
B                               A
I got into the classroom and my knowledge was gone
F#                                     E
I guess I should've studied instead of watching Wrath Of Khan.

[Chorus]
B                   A                   B
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine
B                   A                   B
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine

[1st Bridge]
B (throughout bridge)
They called me chicken legs, they called me four-eyes
they called me fatso, they called me buckwheat,
they called me Eddie

[Chorus]
B                   A                   B
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine
B                   A                   B
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine

[4th Verse]
B                              A
I've got a red leather tie and pair of rugger pants,
B                               A
I put them on and I went to the high school dance.
B                    A
Dad said I had to be home by eleven -
F#                      E
aw, man, I'm gonna miss Stairway to Heaven.

[Chorus]
B                   A                   B
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine
B                   A                   B
This is me in grade nine, baby, this is me in grade nine

This is the Second Bridge (Electric)
E       E       E       D
E       G       E       C

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