E D A C#m B (repeat x 2) INTRO Verse 1 -------- E D It was Labor Day weekend I was seventeen, A I bought a coke and some gasoline, E D A B And I drove out to the county fair. E D When I saw her for the first time A She was standing there in the ticket line, E D A B And it all started right then and there. A B Ohh a sailor sky made a perfect sunset, A B And that's a day I'll never forget.hide this tabPlay with capo on 1st fret. Chord names and shapes are relative to capo position. E = 022100 D = xx0232 A = x02220 C#m = x46654 B = x24442 F#m = 244222 G#m = 466444Verse 2 -------- E D It was five years later on a southbound plane, A I was headed down to New Orleans. E D A B To meet some friends of mine for Mardi Gras. E D When I heard a voice from the past, A Coming from a few rows back, E D A And when I looked I couldn't believe just what I saw. A B She said "I bet you don't remember me." A B And I said "Only every other memory". *REPEAT CHORUS* E D A C#m B (repeat x 2) INSTRUMENTAL F#m E Like an old photograph time can make a feeling fade, A B But the memory of the first love never fades away. *REPEAT CHORUS*E B I had a bbq stain on my white t-shirt, A B She was killing me in that mini skirt. E B C#m B A B Skipping rocks on the river by the railroad tracks. E B She had a suntan line and red lipstick, F#m G#m A B I worked so hard for that first kiss, Dbm B A B E D A C#m B And a heart don't forget something like that.