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Panama City Motel  Sugar

Panama City Hotel -- SUGAR
from File Under Easy Listening
Transcribed by Graham Takata
To acheive Bob Mould's sound play this song with layered acoustic and
electric guitars. Also, take a look at the barre chords and note which
ones have the B and e strings open.
Chords: A B F G E C F#
 D----------7----9----3----5----2--- 10---4----|
 A----------7----9----3----5----2--- 10---4----|

Intro: A B A B
[A] [B] [A] [B]  
[A]Don't you know[B] I need a [A]place to stay[B]
[A]Only fifteen[B] bucks a [A]day[B]
I [F]didn't want to end up here
But [G]now I guess I need to stay
[A] [B]  
[A] [B]  
(second verse, same as the first!)
River red, runs like lead
And the smell of kerosene in my head
Stuck here in this shithole
Reading foreign magazines instead
[A] [B]  
[A] [A]  
[B]"But senor, I only have ten dollars;
[B]Can't you spare me a room for the night?"
We [A]argue about [G]currency and [E]then
He says I can [C]stay for the night
In this [E]Panama [G]City [C]Motel[A]
[G]I [F#]am [E]out on the [G]freeway ag[C]ain
[A] [B]  
[A] [B]  
[A] [B]  
[A] [B]  
(third verse)
A woman approaches in Barcelona
Walking down the Diagonalia
Spaghetti concrete overpasses
I keep grasping for something familiar
Repeat 2nd part of Chorus again
then follow the "A B" rhythm while singing ad lib
"Oh No... Don't you know I need a place to stay"
the song finishes on a sustained A
Comments? Gladly!!!

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| I \O And on the Eighth Day, God said: O/ I |
| S |> "Let there be Disco" E |
| O ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ S |
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