Stuck Between Stations Tab

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Artist: The Hold Steady
 Album: Boys And Girls In America
  Song: Stuck Between Stations

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

Tuning: standard
basically 3 chords: D, G, A

palm mute intro:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---12-12-12-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-11-11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-----|
D|---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-}x2-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

intro chords, distortion:
e|---3-2----3-2-----3-2-----3-0----|
B|---3-3----3-3-----3-3-----3-2----|
G|---2-2----2-2-----2-2-----0-2----|
D|---0-0----0-0-----0-0-----0-2----|
A|--------------------------x-0----|
E|--------------------------3------|
    

verse, palm mute:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--12-12-12-11-11-11-11-11---[3x]----------------------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------11-11-11-11-11-11h12p11--and repeat---|
A|----------------------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "there are nights when I think Sal Paradise..."

verse chords, let ring with distortion:
e|---3-2----3-2-----3-2-----3-0----------------------------------------------|
B|---3-3----3-3-----3-3-----3-2----------------------------------------------|
G|---2-2----2-2-----2-2-----0-2----------------------------------------------|
D|---0-0----0-0-----0-0-----0-2----------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------x-0----------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3------------------------------------------------|
   "sucking off each other at their demonstrations..."

chorus:
e|----------------------3---2---0--------------------------------------------|
B|--2-------------------3---3---2--2h3p2h3p2---------------------------------|
G|--2-------------------0---2---2--2h4p2h4p2---------------------------------|
D|--2--------0--2--0----0---0---2----------------}x4-------------------------|
A|--0--2--4-------------2-------0--------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
   "she was a really cool kisser..."

post chorus, let ring:
e|---3-2----3-2-----3-2-----3-0----------------------------------------------|
B|---3-3----3-3-----3-3-----3-2----------------------------------------------|
G|---2-2----2-2-----2-2-----0-2----------------------------------------------|
D|---0-0----0-0-----0-0-----0-2----------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------x-0----------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3------------------------------------------------|
   "on the radio..."

verse again
chorus again

bridge after 2nd chorus, let ring:
e|---3-2-0-------3-2-0-------3-2-0-------3-2-0-------------|
B|---3-3-2-------3-3-2-------3-3-2-------3-3-2-------------|
G|---0-2-2-------0-2-2-------0-2-2-------0-2-2-------------|
D|---0-0-2-------0-0-2-------0-0-2-------0-0-2-------------|
A|---x-x-0-------x-x-0-------x-x-0-------x-x-0-------------|
E|---3-2---------3-2---------3-2---------3-2---------------| 
   "yeah these twin cities kisses..."

piano interlude

rhythm part:
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------7-7-7------------------------------|
D|--12-/-5----12-/-5--7-7-7-7----x4----------------------|
A|--12-/-5----12-/-5--5-5-5-7----------------------------|
E|--10-/-3----10-/-3--------5----------------------------|
    "we drink and we dry up..."

lead fill #1
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|--14---14---14-----------------------------------------|
G|--16b--16b--16b--16-161616p14--------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
    "we get wet and we corrode..."

lead fill #2
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|--17b-17-15-14-----------------------------------------|
G|---------------16b-14h16p14----------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
    "we drink and we dry up..."

lead fill #3
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------14-----14-----14-----14--16b16p14h16p14---------|
D|--14-16--14-16--14-16--14-16---------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
    "we get wet and we corrode..."


play chorus last time through, then:

e|---3-2-0----3-2-0----3-2-0-----------------------------|
B|---3-3-2----3-3-2----3-3-2-----------------------------|
G|---0-2-2----0-2-2----0-2-2-----------------------------|
D|---0-0-2----0-0-2----0-0-2-----------------------------|
A|---x-x-0----x-x-0----x-x-0-----------------------------|
E|---3-2------3-2------3-2-------------------------------|
    "these twin cities kisses..."  

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