Margaritaville | Jimmy Buffet


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This is a great song from Jimmy Buffet. We play this song in the key of “D”, and the guitar chart and lyric sheet we use for open mic night and live performances are available below for your reference. If you prefer to use different guitar tabs or chord charts, we can accomodate any variations.


Intro :  D,G,A,D
D
Nibblin on sponge cake, watchin the sun bake, all of those tourist covered 
     A
with oil.  Strummin my six string, on my front porch swing, smell those 
                         D      D7
shrimp there beginnin to boil.

G      A                   D       D7  G              A               D   D7
Wastin away again in Margaritaville,   searchin for my lost shaker of salt.
G            A                    D  A     G            A
Some peolple claim that there's a woman to blame, but I know, it's nobody's
D
fault.
D
Don't know the reason, I stayed here all season.  Nothin to show but this 
             A
brand new tattoo.  But it's a real beauty, a Mexican cutie, how it got here 
            D     D7
I haven't a clue.


G      A                   D       D7  G              A               D   D7
Wastin away again in Margaritaville,   searchin for my lost shaker of salt.
G           A                    D  A     G            A
Some people claim that there's a woman to blame, now I think, hell it could
      D
be my fault.

D
I blew out my flip flop, stepped on a pop top, cut my heal had to cruise on 
     A
back home.  But there's booze in the blender, and soon it will render, that
                                     D    D7
frozen concoction that helps me hang on.

G      A                   D       D7  G              A               D   D7
Wastin away again in Margaritaville,   searchin for my lost shaker of salt.
G           A                    D  A     G            A
Some people claim that there's a woman to blame, but I know, it's my own 
     D      D7        G           A                    D  A     G
damn fault.  Yes and, some people claim that there's a woman to blame, and 
  A                      D
I know, it's my own damn fault.


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