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Panama  Van Halen

Here's Panama by Van Halen... THE WHOLE THING (Well most of it anyway)
Transcribed by Eric Larson (larsoe@rpi.edu)
I figured this out with my own two ears, so I'm sure it's not perfect, but
I tried to come as close as I could.
Intro:
[E] [Esu4] [B] [E] [E] [B] [D] [Dsu4] [A]  
 
 --------------------------------|-------------------------|-
 -9----10-----7------9------10-7-|-7-----8-----7-----------|-
 -9-----9-----8------9-------9-8-|-7-----7-----8-----------|-
 -9-----9-----9------9-------9-9-|-7-----7-----9-----7\\\--|-
 -7-----7------------7-------7---|-5-----5-----------O\\\--|-
 ---O-O---O-O---O-O----O-O-------|---O-O---O-O-------------|-

PM (all open E's) DB (Dive Bomb -
Hit the Twang Stick)
[E] [Esu4] [B] [E] [E] [B] [D] [Dsus4] [A]  
 
 --------------------------------|-------------------------|
 -9----10-----7------9------10-7-|-7-----8-----7-----------|
 -9-----9-----8------9-------9-8-|-7-----7-----8-----------|
 -9-----9-----9------9-------9-9-|-7-----7-----9-----####--|
 -7-----7------------7-------7---|-5-----5-----------####--|
 ---O-O---O-O---O-O----O-O-------|---O-O---O-O-------------|

PS (Pick-Slide)
Pre-Verse:
[C#min] [B/Bsu4] [A]  
 
 |-0---------------------------------------------|-
 |-5------------------4-5-4--4\2--2-2------------|-
 |-6------------------4-4-4--4\2--2-2------------|-
 |-6------------------4-4-4--4\2--2-2--4^h^4~~~~-|-
 |-4------4-4-4-4-4-4----------------------------|-
 |-----------------------------------------------|-

$ AH ($ = strum & let ring)
 
 C#min B/Bsu4 A B [---------Riff #1------------]
 -4---------------------------------------------O-----O-----5----5-----5-----|
 -5--4---4-5--------4-5-4--4\2--2-2---------------4-----4-----4----4-----4---|
 -6----6------------4-4-4--4\2--2-2---------4-------4-----4-----4----4-----4-|
 -6-----------------4-4-4--4\2--2-2---------4--------------------------------|
 -4-----------------------------------O-O-O-2--------------------------------|
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 [---Harmonics----]

Chorus:
[E] [A] [D] [A] [D] [A] [G] [E] [A] [D] [A] [D] [A] [G] [E] [A] [D] [A] [D] [A] [G]  
 
 |-------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
 |--------3-X---3----------|--------3-X---3---------|--------3-X---3---------|
 |-----2--2-X-2-2-2--------|-----2--2-X-2-2-2-------|-----2--2-X-2-2-2-------|
 |-2---2--O-X-2-O-2--------|-2---2--O-X-2-O-2-------|-2---2--O-X-2-O-2-------|
 |-2---O----X-O---O--------|-2---O----X-O---O-------|-2---O----X-O---O-------|
 |-O-O--------------3/5\3~~|-O-O--------------3/5\3~|-O-O--------------3/5\3~|

(Uh!) (Hey yeah!....) (Uh Huh!)
 
 -------------------------|
 --------3-X---3----------|
 -----2--2-X-2-2-2--------|
 -2---2--O-X-2-O-2--------|
 -2---O----X-O---O--------|
 -O-O--------------3/5\3~~|

Verse1:
[D] [E] [E] [A] [D] [D] [E] [Asu2]  
 
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------O---|
 |-3-------------------------------5---------------------------------------O---|
 |-2-----------------------------9-6-7------------------7-7-9----------O-O-2-\/|
 |-O---2-------------------------9-7-7------------------7-7-9----------O-O-2-\/|
 |-----2-------------------------7---5------------------5-5-7--------------O---|
 |-----O------O-O-O-O-O--------------------(O)-(O)-(O)--------(O)-(O)----------|

Jump Back What's that sound Here she comes..... Hot shoe.. $ PS
Bridge:
F# C#min (arpegiate chord)
 
 |-O----------------------|-O---------------|---------------------------|------|
 |-O----O-----O-----O-----|-5---------------|---------------------------|------|
 |-3------3-----3-----3---|-6---------------|-\-------------------------|-riff-|
 |-4--------4-----4-----4-|-6---------------|-\-------------------------|--#1--|
 |-4----------------------|-4---------------|----5-------3------------2-|------|
 |-2----------------------|-----------------|------6-5~----4-5~--2~-O---|------|

$(Dont you know she...) $(You lose a....)
Chorus
Verse 2 (basically the same as the first)
By Vlad (vladmo@hotmail.com)
Solo for "Panama":
This is really how it goes...
(-%4x-)
 
 ---------------|-------7-----7-7--------------|--H----T-P-P-----|-----------------|
 ---------------|-----7-------7-7--------------|-7-10-12-10-7----|--P-P---7--------|
 ---------------|-9^B-----9^B------9^B^9^B\~/--|-----------------|-9-7-9^B---9^B~~~|
 ---------------|------------------------------|-----------------|----------------|
 -3~-O----O-----|------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 ------3~---3~~-|------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|

..ah oh) WB = Whammey Bar % = repeat
^B = Bend Full Step H = Hamer-On
T = Tap P = Pull-Off
 
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ---------T----P----T----P----T----P----T----P----T----P-----------------------|
 -(9^B~)--14-(9^B)--12-(9^B)--14-(9^B)--16-(9^B)--14-(9^B^9~~)--7-7^WB--7-9-7~~|
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(release 9th bend here) ^ (bend up ^
with whammey bar)
 
 -------------------------------|
 -------------------------------|
 -7^B-7-----7^B~----------------|
 -------9-7------9-8-7----------|
 ----------------------9-8-7----|
 ----------------------------10-|

Break? (I dunno what ya' call this part!) 'The Reach down
between my legs part' :)
 
 |------------------------------------------------------------------|--
 |------------------------------------------------------------------|--
 |------------------------------------------------------------------|--
 |---H--P-----------------H--P------------------H--P----------------|--
 |-/9-10-9----7^B^7-----/9-10-9----9~--(9~)---/9-10-9---9~----------|--
 |---------10--------7~---------10-----10-------------10---10-10/12-|--
 -------------------O--|
 ------------------O---|
 -----------------2----|
 ---H--P---------3-----|
 -/9-10-9-------3------|
 ---------10---1-------|

$ (Arpegiate Chord)
Any sugestions to: vladmo@hotmail.com
[--]  
[-----]  
By Vlad (vladmo@hotmail.com)
Solo for "Panama":
This is really how it goes...
(-%4x-)
 
 ---------------|-------7-----7-7--------------|--H----T-P-P-----|-----------------|
 ---------------|-----7-------7-7--------------|-7-10-12-10-7----|--P-P---7--------|
 ---------------|-9^B-----9^B------9^B^9^B\~/--|-----------------|-9-7-9^B---9^B~~~|
 ---------------|------------------------------|-----------------|----------------|
 -3~-O----O-----|------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 ------3~---3~~-|------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|

..ah oh) WB = Whammey Bar % = repeat
^B = Bend Full Step H = Hamer-On
T = Tap P = Pull-Off
 
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ---------T----P----T----P----T----P----T----P----T----P-----------------------|
 -(9^B~)--14-(9^B)--12-(9^B)--14-(9^B)--16-(9^B)--14-(9^B^9~~)--7-7^WB--7-9-7~~|
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(release 9th bend here) ^ (bend up ^
with whammey bar)
 
 -------------------------------|
 -------------------------------|
 -7^B-7-----7^B~----------------|
 -------9-7------9-8-7----------|
 ----------------------9-8-7----|
 ----------------------------10-|

Break? (I dunno what ya' call this part!) 'The Reach down
between my legs part' :)
 
 |------------------------------------------------------------------|--
 |------------------------------------------------------------------|--
 |------------------------------------------------------------------|--
 |---H--P-----------------H--P------------------H--P----------------|--
 |-/9-10-9----7^B^7-----/9-10-9----9~--(9~)---/9-10-9---9~----------|--
 |---------10--------7~---------10-----10-------------10---10-10/12-|--
 -------------------O--|
 ------------------O---|
 -----------------2----|
 ---H--P---------3-----|
 -/9-10-9-------3------|
 ---------10---1-------|

$ (Arpegiate Chord)
Any sugestions to: vladmo@hotmail.com
[--]  
[-----]  
Panama
6=D#
Intro
PM PM PM PM PM PM PM trem\down PM
 
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--9-------10--------7--------9-------10-----7--7--------8--------5----0-------|again exc.
 |--9--------9--------8--------9--------9-----8--7--------7--------6------------| last two,
 |-----7--7-----7--7-----7--7-----7--7-----7--------5--5-----5--5---------------| replace
 |--9--------9--------9--------9--------9-----9--7--------7--------7------------| w/pick
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------0--| slide
 PM-----------| PM AH~~~~~ H PM
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--5-5-5-------------------4--5--4-----4\2--2--2--------------4--------4--5--4--5--4-----|
 |--6-6-6-------------------4--4--4-----4\2--2--2---------6-------6-----------4--4--4-----|
 |--6-6-6-------------------4--4--4-----4\2--2--2---------6----------6--------4--4--4-----|
 |--4-4-4----4--4--4--4--4-----------0-------------2------4----------------------------0--|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 PM------------| harm---------------------|
 |-------------------------------0--------0--------5--------5--5--5--5--5--------|
 |--4\2--2--2-----------------------4--------4--------4--------5--5--5--5--------|
 |--4\2--2--2-----------------4--------4--------4--------4-----------------------|
 |--4\2--2--2-----------------4--------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------0--0--0--0--0--2--------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
PM--| PM---| PM
 
 |---------------------------------------| |--------------------0-----------------|
 |-----------3-----------3---------------| |--------------------0--2--3-----------|
 |--------2--2--------2--2--2------------| |-----------------------2--2-----------|
 |--2-----2--0--------2--0--2-----5/7\5--| |--0--2--------------------------------|
 |--2-----0-----0--0--0-----0-----5/7\5--| |--0--2--------------------------------|
 |--0--0-----------------------0---------| |-----0--0--0--0--0-----------0--0--0--|

pickslide ~~~~ ~~~~
 
 |------------------0--------------------------0-----------0-------------------------------|
 |---------------------0--0--------0--------------0--------0-------------------------------|
 |------------4--4-----------3--------3-----6--------6-----6------------------------------4|
 |------------4-----------------4--------4--6-----------6--6------------------------------4|
 |------------2-----------------------------4--------------4----5----------3--------------2|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------6--5-------4--3----2-0--|

harmonics are the same as the intro
I'll do the rest later
Tab by: Mike V. (|5150|)

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