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Opening: Eb Cm Bb Ab


Bb Cm Ab Eb

Crusty boots in the corner of the closet by the tackle box

Gm Cm Ab

Once-proud shining silver buckles safe behind the normalcy locks

G Cm

Baubles and bangles

Ab Eb

A lost age

Fm Gm Ab Bb

Still all aglow with the radiance of the stage

Ab Bb Fm Cm

That's who I was

Ab Fm

This is who I am

Db Cm Bb Cm

Work to pay down the interest on the mortgage

Ab Gm Fm Eb Bb

Used to get paid by the gram


Eb

Long Beach

Ab

Long Beach, can you hear me?

Bb

Can you hear me, Long Beach?

Eb

Long Beach

Ab

Long Beach, can you hear me?

Bb

Can you hear me, Long Beach?


Bb Cm Ab Eb

Master tape from the show we did at Fender's back in '85

Gm Cm

Dark paisley from Retail Slut

Ab

All four of us still fresh and alive

G Cm

Flashes and phosphenes

Ab Eb

It's hard to believe that's me

Fm Gm

Strapped in, visibly sweating

Ab Bb

As happy as I'm ever gonna be

Ab Bb Fm Cm

You're by my side

Ab Fm

Five years left on your card

Db Cm Bb Cm

You're cashing out, all dressed up

Ab Gm Fm Eb Bb

For your date with the emergency ward


Eb

Long Beach

Ab

Long Beach, can you hear me?

Bb

Can you hear me, Long Beach?

Eb

Long Beach

Ab

Long Beach, can you hear me?

Bb

Can you hear me, Long Beach?




[Please improve this if you can - Grawlix]
Alternative version -- Capo 1

Bb(dim): X1232X or XX2323

Bb(dim) Bm G D
Crusty boots in the corner of the closet by the tackle box

F#m Bm G

Once-proud shining silver buckles safe behind the normalcy locks

F#7 Bm

Baubles and bangles

G D

A lost age

Em F#m G A

Still all aglow with the radiance of the stage

G A F#m Bm

That's who I was

G Em

This is who I am

C Bm A Bm

Work to pay down the interest on the mortgage

G F#m Em D A

Used to get paid by the gram


D

Long Beach

G

Long Beach, can you hear me?

A

Can you hear me, Long Beach?

D

Long Beach

G

Long Beach, can you hear me?

A

Can you hear me, Long Beach?


Bb(dim) Bm G D

Master tape from the show we did at Fender's back in '85

F#m Bm

Dark paisley from Retail Slut

G

All four of us still fresh and alive

F# Bm

Flashes and phosphenes

G D

It's hard to believe that's me

Em F#m

Strapped in, visibly sweating

G A

As happy as I'm ever gonna be

G A F#m Bm

You're by my side

G Em

Five years left on your card

C Bm A Bm

You're cashing out, all dressed up

G F#m Em D A

For your date with the emergency ward


D

Long Beach

G

Long Beach, can you hear me?

A

Can you hear me, Long Beach?

D

Long Beach

G

Long Beach, can you hear me?

A

Can you hear me, Long Beach?



The chorus still needs some fine-tuning. -Esther
tabs/paid_in_cocaine.txt · Last modified: 2020/02/02 22:11 by estherr