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Van_halen tabs

Panama guitar tab

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|)
  development and support by
dmitry ivanov