Intro: D  G  A  D

D                  A                 Bm             A       D
The sun is hot and that old clock is movin slow and so am I
D              A                Bm             A        D
Workday passes like molassas in wintertime but it's July
G                                D
I'm getting paid by the hour and over by the minute
A                      D
my boss just pushed me over the limit
G                  
I'd like to call him something
D                           A
I think I'll just call it a day

Chorus:
D                 G
Pour me something tall and strong
          A                D
make it a hurricane before I go insane
D                   G              A
It's only half past 12 but I don't care
                  D         G     A     D
It's five o'clock somewhere


D                   A              Bm            A             D
This lunch break is gonna take all afternoon and half the night
D                A                  Bm                   A             D
Tomorrow mornin' I know there'll be hell to pay but baby that's alright
G                          D
Ain't had a day off now in over a year,
A                           D
my Jamacan vacation's gonna start right here
       G                       D                     A
if the phone's for me, you can tell em I just sailed away

Chorus:
D                 G
Pour me something tall and strong
          A                D
make it a hurricane before I go insane
D                   G              A
It's only half past 12 but I don't care
                  D         G     A     D
It's five o'clock somewhere

Interlude: D  G  A  D

Bm
I can pay off my tab
       G
pour myself in a cab
       A                   D
and be back to work before 2
Bm
At a momment like this,
  G
I can't help but wonder,
Em                      A
what would Jimmy Buffet do?

Chorus -x2-:
D                 G
Pour me something tall and strong
          A                D
make it a hurricane before I go insane
D                   G              A
It's only half past 12 but I don't care
                  D         G     A     D
It's five o'clock somewhere

Outro: D  G  A  D
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