Nineteen In Naples

Studio CD: I'm So Confused
DVD: Take Me To The Plaza
Promos & Demos: I'm So Confused (with bonus tracks)
Radio Bootleg: Shoreline 1998 (1), Tragarn
Live Bootleg: The Knitting Factory 1997 (2), Kyoto, Irving Plaza, The Knitting Factory 1999, Bowery Ballroom 2000, Central Park Summerstage 2000, Cafe de la Danse 2000, Cafe de la Danse 2003, Echo Lounge, Hansa 39
I'm So Confused

Chords

F#
Well when I was 19 I was insecure

Now ain't that 19

I was over intellectual, that's for sure

19 in Naples, well
C#  B     F#
19, 19 in Naples


F#
I had American money falling outta my pants

19, 19

Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands

19 in Naples
C#  B     F#
19, 19 in Naples


F#
When I was 19 I went across the sea

And I found myself in Italy
   C#   B     F#
Oh, 19, 19 in Naples


F#                      E
Uh oh, I'm walking in an alley
                D
Italian kids are looking at me funny
                 E
They're sorta surrounding me
                               F#
And they think that maybe I got money
                         E
And they're looking at my wallet
    D                           E
This almost was a wrong turn for me


      F#
Well I didn't like this and I didn't like that

19, 19

I was such a little brat

19 in Naples
C#  B     F#
19, 19 in Naples, Guitar


F#
Uh oh yeah
                     E
I'm checking into the "pension"
          D
It's 2 am
                     E
I'm carrying my bags
                    F#
The Italian guys are playing poker in their underwear
              E                         D
Yeah under the green light in the lobby

I'll always remember that
      E
My big impression


     F#    
Well, when I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19

And I found myself in the demi monde

19 in Naples yeah
C# B     F#
19 19 in Naples

All right
C# B     F#
19 19 in Naples

Yeah
C# B     F#
19 19 in Naples
C# B     F#
19 19 in Naples

Chordpro

[F#] well when I was 19 I was insecure
now ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples, well
[C#] 19, [B] 19 in [F#] Naples

[F#] I had American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
19 in Naples
[C#] 19, [B] 19 in [F#] Naples

[F#] When I was 19 I went across the sea
and I found myself in Italy
oh, [C#] 19, [B] 19 in [F#] Naples

[F#] Uh oh, I'm walkin in an [E] alley
Italian kids are [D] looking at me funny
they're sorta sur[E]rounding me
and they think that maybe I got [F#] money
and they're looking at my [E] wallet
this [D] almost was a wrong turn for [E] me

Well I [F#] didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples
[C#] 19, [B] 19 in [F#] Naples, Guitar

[F#] uh oh yeah
I'm checking into the [E] "pension"
it's 2 am [D]
I'm carrying my bags [E]
the Italian guys are [F#] playing poker in their underwear
yeah under the [E] green light in the lobby [D]
I'll always remember that
my big [E] impression

well, [F#] when I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
and I found myself in the demi monde
19 in Naples yeah
[C#] 19 [B] 19 in [F#] Naples
all right
[C#] 19 [B] 19 in [F#] Naples
yeah
[C#] 19 [B] 19 in [F#] Naples
[C#] 19 [B] 19 in [F#] Naples

Chords (capo 2)

E
Well when I was 19 I was insecure

Now ain't that 19

I was over intellectual, that's for sure

19 in Naples, well
B  A     E
19, 19 in Naples


E
I had American money falling outta my pants

19, 19

Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands

19 in Naples
B  A     E
19, 19 in Naples


E
When I was 19 I went across the sea

And I found myself in Italy
   B   A     E
Oh, 19, 19 in Naples


E                      D
Uh oh, I'm walking in an alley
                C
Italian kids are looking at me funny
                 D
They're sorta surrounding me
                               E
And they think that maybe I got money
                         D
And they're looking at my wallet
    C                           D
This almost was a wrong turn for me


      E
Well I didn't like this and I didn't like that

19, 19

I was such a little brat

19 in Naples
B  A     E
19, 19 in Naples, Guitar


E
Uh oh yeah
                     D
I'm checking into the "pension"
          C
It's 2 am
                     D
I'm carrying my bags
                    E
The Italian guys are playing poker in their underwear
              D                         C
Yeah under the green light in the lobby

I'll always remember that
      D
My big impression


     E    
Well, when I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19

And I found myself in the demi monde

19 in Naples yeah
B A     E
19 19 in Naples

All right
B A     E
19 19 in Naples

Yeah
B A     E
19 19 in Naples
B A     E
19 19 in Naples

Chordpro (capo 2)

[E] well when I was 19 I was insecure
now ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples, well
[B] 19, [A] 19 in [E] Naples

[E] I had American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
19 in Naples
[B] 19, [A] 19 in [E] Naples

[E] When I was 19 I went across the sea
and I found myself in Italy
oh, [B] 19, [A] 19 in [E] Naples

[E] Uh oh, I'm walkin in an [D] alley
Italian kids are [C] looking at me funny
they're sorta sur[D]rounding me
and they think that maybe I got [E] money
and they're looking at my [D] wallet
this [C] almost was a wrong turn for [D] me

Well I [E] didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples
[B] 19, [A] 19 in [E] Naples, Guitar

[E] uh oh yeah
I'm checking into the [D] "pension"
it's 2 am [C]
I'm carrying my bags [D]
the Italian guys are [E] playing poker in their underwear
yeah under the [D] green light in the lobby [C]
I'll always remember that
my big [D] impression

well, [E] when I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
and I found myself in the demi monde
19 in Naples yeah
[B] 19 [A] 19 in [E] Naples
all right
[B] 19 [A] 19 in [E] Naples
yeah
[B] 19 [A] 19 in [E] Naples
[B] 19 [A] 19 in [E] Naples

Lyrics

Well when I was 19 I was insecure
Now ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples, well
19, 19 in Naples

I had American money falling out of my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' out of my hands
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
Oh, 19, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, I'm walking in an alley
Italian kids are looking at me funny
They're sorta surrounding me
And they think that maybe I got money
And they're looking at my wallet
This almost was a wrong turn for me

Well I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples, Guitar

Uh oh yeah
I'm checking into the "pension"
It's 2 am
I'm carrying my bags
The Italian guys are playing poker in their underwear
Yeah under the green light in the lobby
I'll always remember that
My big impression

Well, when I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
19 in Naples yeah
19 19 in Naples
All right
19 19 in Naples
Yeah
19 19 in Naples
19 19 in Naples

Take Me To The Plaza

Lyrics

[Wanna hear another one? Ok, let's do that]

Well when I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

(Italy of course)

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy, Naples
19, 19 in Naples

American money falling out of my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' out of my hands
Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, here I am walking in an alley
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
They can see I'm American
They figure I might have money
I don't like the way they're looking at my wallet
This almost was a wrong turn for me

Well I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was just this little brat
19 in Naples
19 in Naples

Guitar

When I was 19 I went across the pond, yeah
And I found myself in the demi monde
19 in Naples
19 in Naples
19 19 in Naples
19 19 in Naples

Shoreline 1998 (1)

Lyrics

[Hello everybody, how you doing?
That goes first
Perfect
Thank you]

Well when I was 19 I was insecure
Now ain't that 19
Well I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples,
[That's plenty of volume for the voice, and a touch more on the guitar please]
19, 19 in Naples
[Thank you]

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
19 in Naples, well
19, 19 in Naples

I had American money falling out of my hands
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' out of my pants
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, I'm walking in an alley
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
Then can tell I'm an american
And they're looking at my wallet too much
They figure I've got money
This almost was a wrong turn for me

Well
I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples, well
19, 19 in Naples, Guitar

Now it's 2 am
I'm at the pensionne
I'm carrying my bags
The Italian guys are there
They're playing poker in their underwear
Under the pale green light there
I'll always remember
Made a big impression

When I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
19 in Naples well
19 19 in Naples

Well, I say
19 19 in Naples
[I was just young at the time]
19 19 in Naples

[Thank you and welcome
I'm Jonathan Richman, that's Tommy Larkins on the drums]

Tragarn

Lyrics

When I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples, [Italy of course]
19, I was 19 in Naples

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
In Naples
19, 19 in Naples

American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
Oh in Naples
19 in Naples

Uh oh, here I am walking in an alley
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
They can see I'm an american
They think that maybe I got money
I don't like the way that they're looking at my wallet
No
This almost was a wrong turn for me

I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was just a little brat
In Naples
19 in Naples, Guitar

Here I am at the pensione
It's 2 am
The Italian guys are playing poker in the lobby
In their underwear
Under a pale green light
I was 19
I didn't expect this
I wasn't ready for this
It was like a strange dream

When I was 19 I went across the pond
And I found myself in the demi monde
Oh in Naples
19 in Naples
19 19 in Naples
19 19 in Naples

The Knitting Factory 1997 (2)

Lyrics

[Hi everybody
???
Welcome to our second show
Of Friday night
I'm Jonathan Richman
Of course that's Tommy Larkins on the drums
Now, you see
Well, well when I was nineteen]

When I was 19 I was insecure
Now ain't that being 19
And I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples, well
19, 19 in Naples

I had American money falling out of my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' out of my hands
19 in Naples yeah
19, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, I've walked down an alley
It's late at night there
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
They can tell I'm not Italian
They figure I'm an American
They figure I've got money
This might have been a big mistake for me

Well I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples, Guitar

Now I'm at the little pension hotel
There's a, real late at night
I've come in with my bags
It's two AM
The Italian guys are in their underwear
They're in the lobby playing poker
In the pale green light
This made a big impression on me

Well American money falling out of my hands
19, 19
I had no specific plans
19 in Naples
All right
19, 19 in Naples

Yeah

When I was 19 I went across the sea
19, 19 [give me a beat]
And I found myself in Italy
19 in Naples
Oh, 19, 19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples
19 in Naples
???

Kyoto

Lyrics

Now when I was 19 I was insecure
Ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples, yeah
19, 19 in Naples

I had Italian lira falling out of my pants
Ain't that 19
I had Italian train tickets fallin' out of my hands
19 in Naples
Well 19, 19 in Naples

I'll never forget
That youth hostel where I stayed
Oh that seedy atmosphere
???

???
19, 19
And I was just a little ???
19 in Naples
Well 19, 19 in Naples

Guitar

I'll never forget
That guitar store ???
They had ???

Italian lira falling out of my hands
19 in Naples
??? Tickets falling out of my pants
19, 19
19, 19 in Naples

19, 19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Irving Plaza

Lyrics

When I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
19, 19 in Naples

I had American money falling out of my pants
19 19
Italian train tickets falling out of my hands
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, I'm in an alley now
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
They can figure I'm an American
They can figure that maybe I have money
I don't like how they are looking at my wallet
This maybe was a wrong turn for me

I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Guitar

Now it's 2 AM
I'm at the pension hotel
In carrying my bags
The Italian guys are playing poker in the lobby in their underwear
There was a pale green light shining, sort of like that one
It was like a dream and everything
It made a big impression

When I was 19 and went across the pond
And I found myself in the demimonde
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples yeah
19, 19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples
One more time

The Knitting Factory 1999

Lyrics

When I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, and that's for sure
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
19 in Naples
Oh, 19, 19 in Naples

Well
American money falling out of my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' out of my hands
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Ok now, I'm walking in an alley
The Italian guys are looking at me funny
They can tell I'm american
They think that maybe I've got money in there
Because
You know, they know I'm not from around there
This almost was a wrong turn for me

I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19 [that's right]
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples, Guitar

Now I'm at the pensione
In the cheap neighbourhood
Carrying my four big luggage bags
???

It's 2 am there
The taxi driver told me about this place
It's probably his cousin
There's the Napoli guys
They're all ???
They're playing poker in the lobby in their underwear
With like a lot of cigar smoke
??? Pale green light
Spooky

When I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
19 in Naples
19 19 in Naples
Well
19 19 in Naples
???

[[Something it Italian]]

Bowery Ballroom 2000

Lyrics

Now when I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
19 in Naples
19 in Naples

American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, now I'm in an alley
I'm walking there in Naples
Italian kids are looking at me funny
I don't like how they're looking at my wallet
They're paying too much attention
Yeah looks like I made a wrong turn for me

I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples, Guitar

Ok
Now I'm at the 'pension'
I'm carrying my bags there
It's 2 am
I packed too much junk in that luggage, it's heavy
The Italian guys are playing poker in their underwear
Pale light sort of

When I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
Yeah
19 in Naples

Central Park Summerstage 2000

Lyrics

When I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, now that's for sure
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
19 in Naples
Oh, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, now I'm walking in an alley
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
They they can tell I'm american
They figure maybe I've got money
I don't like how they're staring at my wallet, that's no good
This almost was a wrong turn for me

Well I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples, Guitar

Uh oh, ok now it's 2 am
Now I'm pen, pension
I'm carrying my bags there
You know into the cheap neighborhood you know

The Italian guys were over there in the lobby playing poker in their underwear
Under a pale light, it's sort of spooky in there, and I don't know

When I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
In Naples
19 19 in Naples
Let's hear ???
19 19 in Naples

Oh

Yeah

Cafe de la Danse 2000

Lyrics

[[Something in French]]

19, 19 in Naples

When I was 19 I went across the sea
19, 19
And I found myself in Italy
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
Oh in Naples
19 in Naples

Uh oh, here I am in an alley
Italian kids are looking at me funny
They can see I'm an american
[[Something in Italian]]

When I was 19 I went across the pond
19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
Oh in Naples
19 in Naples

[Oh, guitar]

When I was 19 I went across the sea
19, 19
And I found myself in Italy
Oh in Naples

[Yeah]

[[Something in French]]

Cafe de la Danse 2003

Lyrics

When I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19?
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Well when I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
19 in Naples oh
19, 19 in Naples

American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
19 in Naples whoa
19, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, now I'm here in an alley
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
They can see I'm American
They think that maybe I got money
I don't like the way they're looking at my wallet
Well this almost was a wrong turn for me

Well I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was such a little brat
When I was in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Oh, when I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
Naples
19 in Naples
19 19 in
19 19 in Naples
Well well well

Yeah

Oh, when I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
Whoa Naples
19 in
19 19 in Naples well well well well
19 19 in Naples
19 19 in Naples

Yeah

Echo Lounge

Lyrics

Well when I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

???

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
In Naples
19, 19 in Naples

American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
Whoa in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Uh oh, here I am in an alley
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
They can see I'm american
They think that maybe I got money
I don't like the way they're looking at my wallet like that
This almost was a wrong turn for me

Well I didn't like this and I didn't like that
19, 19
I was just this little brat
Oh in Naples
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

Hansa 39

Lyrics

When I was 19 I was insecure
Well ain't that 19
I was over intellectual, that's for sure
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

When I was 19 I went across the sea
And I found myself in Italy
19 in Naples
19, 19 in Naples

American money falling outta my pants
19, 19
Italian train tickets fallin' outta my hands
19 in Naples, well well well
19, I was 19 in Naples

Here I am walking in an alley
The Italian kids are looking at me funny
They can see I'm american
They think that maybe I got money
I don't like the way they're looking at my wallet
This almost was a wrong turn for me

When I was 19 I went across the pond 19, 19
And I found myself in the demi monde
19 in Naples
19 19 in Naples
[[Singing off mic]]
19 19 in Naples

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