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Artist: The Hold Steady
 Album: Stay Positive
  Song: Sequestered in Memphis

[http://www.indieguitartabs.com/bands/the_hold_steady/sequestered_in_memphis.html]

Tabbed by: Cole Moser (cdmoser@gmail.com)

Intro/Chorus
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|------7---7---7-5-3-5---------7---7---7-5-3-2--------|
G|--6---7---7---7-6-4-6-----6---7---7---7-6-4-2--------|
D|--7---x---x---------------7---x---x--------------x2--|
A|--7---5---x---------------7---5---x------------------|
E|--5-------7---------------5-------7------------------|
    A   D   Bm   Riff 1     A   D   Bm   Riff 2

Verse:
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------14------14----------------|
G|-----------2----------16b18----16b18---16h18p16-1414--|
D|--2--2-2h4-x-4p2-x3-----------------------------------|
A|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-----------2-------------|
D|--2--2-2h4-x-4p2-----x4--|
A|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0---------|
E|-------------------------|
   "It started when we were dancing..."

            G              
"She said I know I look tired
     D/F#                       back to verse riff
but everything's fried here in Memphis..."

Break between Verses:
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------2-----2-0h2p0---------|
G|-----------2--------------4b6---4b6---------4p2-----|
D|--2--2-2h4-x-4p2----x3------------------------------|
A|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
   
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-----------2-------------|
D|--2--2-2h4-x-4p2-----x4--|
A|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0---------|
E|-------------------------|
   "Man, now they want to know exactly which bathroom..."
 
             G            D/F#
"It can't be important" 

 E                        D
"Yeah, sure, I'll tell my story, again"


CHORUS:
   A                     D
"In bar-light, she looked all right
   Bm                  Riff 1
In daylight, she looked desperate
       Am               D     
That's all right, I was desperate, too
    Bm                Riff 2 
I'm getting pretty sick of this interview.
   A          D      Bm             Riff 1
Subpoenaed in Texas, sequestered in Memphis
   A          D      Bm             Riff 2
Subpoenaed in Texas, sequestered in Memphis..." 

Break after Chorus:
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------2-----2-0h2p0---------|
G|-----------2--------------4b6---4b6---------4p2-----|
D|--2--2-2h4-x-4p2----x3------------------------------|
A|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-----------2-------------|
D|--2--2-2h4-x-4p2-----x4--|
A|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0---------|
E|-------------------------|
   "I think she drove a new Mustang ..."

                       G        D/F#  
"Do you think I'm that stupid?" 
 E                            D
"What the hell, I'll tell the story, again"

CHORUS:
   A                     D
"In bar-light, she looked all right
   Bm                  Riff 1
In daylight, she looked desperate
       Am               D     
That's all right, I was desperate, too
    Bm                Riff 2 
I'm getting pretty sick of this interview.
   A          D      Bm             Riff 1
Subpoenaed in Texas, sequestered in Memphis
   A          D      Bm             Riff 2
Subpoenaed in Texas, sequestered in Memphis..." 


Then it's handclaps for a while.
Then back to chorus.  End on A.