Guitar Tab:In The Middle, In The Middle, In The Middle

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In The Middle, In The Middle, In The Middle
By: They Might Be Giants
Key: A Major
Year: 2002

(For the transpoed John Flansburgh / Avatars of They live version in D Major, capo 5th fret)

Intro, played twice:

E|0-5-0-----------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5|
B|------6-6-3-3-0-0-----0-0---------------6-6-8----------|
G|------------------1-1----------------------------------|
D|--------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|


A     F#m   Bm7    E   
Don't cross the street in the middle in the middle

E7   E7    A     A 
In the middle in the middle in the middle of the block

A     F#m   Bm7    E 
Don't cross the street in the middle in the middle
E7   E7    A     A 
In the middle in the middle in the middle of the block

A     B    E    E
Use your eyes to look up!
A     B    E    E
Use your ears to hear!
A     B    E    E
Walk up to the corner 
F#   B    E
when the coast is clear
    (E)
And wait
    (E)
And wait
    (E)
Until you see the light turn green

A     F#m   Bm7    E 
Don't cross the street in the middle in the middle
E7   E7    A     A 
In the middle in the middle in the middle of the block

A     F#m   Bm7    E 
Don't cross the street in the middle in the middle
E7   E7    A     A 
In the middle in the middle in the middle of the block

(Key change to B flat Major)

(This time, play this riff once):

E|1-6-1---3-3------------------------------------------|
B|------3-----4-4-1-1-----1-1--------------------------|
G|--------------------2-2-----------------0-2-3-3-3-3-3|
D|----------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3--------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|


Bb    Gm    Cm7    F 
Don't cross the street in the middle in the middle
F7   F7    Bb    Bb
In the middle in the middle in the middle of the block

Bb    C    F    F
Use your eyes to look up!
Bb    C    F    F
Use your ears to hear!
Bb    C    F    F
Walk up to the corner 
G    C    F
when the coast is clear
    (F)
And wait
    (F)
And wait
    (F)
Until you see the light turn green

Bb    Gm    Cm7    F 
Don't cross the street in the middle in the middle
F7   F7    Bb    Bb
In the middle in the middle in the middle of the block

Bb    Gm    Cm7    F 
Don't cross the street in the middle in the middle
F7   F7    Bb    Bb
In the middle in the middle in the middle of the block