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   +--------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------+
   + This file is Jordan Lapping’s own work and represents his     +
   + interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for    +
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Tabbed by Jordan Lapping

Tuning: E (Standard)


 CHORDS USED:
     A Asus4 Gsus2  Bm   D   D/F   G
e]---0----0----0----2----2----2----3---|
B]---2----3----3----3----3----3----3---|
G]---2----2----2----4----2----2----0---|
D]---2----2----0----4----0----0----0---|
A]---0----0----0----2---------0----2---|
E]-------------3--------------1----3---|



 TABULATURE LEGEND:
(h) = hammer-on
(p) = pull-off
(~) = let it ring
N/C = No Chord



 INTRO:
    D         D/F       Gsus2     Asus4  A
e]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--0-0-0-00--xxxxxx-x--|
B]--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--333333p2--|
G]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--222222-2--|
D]--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--222222-2--| (x2)
A]------------0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--000000-0--|
E]------------1-1-1-11--3-3-3-33------------|

    D
e]--2-2222222-2-2222222--|
B]--3-3333333-3-3333333--|
G]--2-2222222-2-2222222--|
D]--0-0000000-0-0000000--|
A]-----------------------|
E]-----------------------|


 VERSE 1:
    Bm         G           D          A
e]--2-2222222--3-33333333--2-2222222--0-00000000--|
B]--3-3333333--0-00000000--3-3333333--2-22222222--|
G]--4-4444444--0-00000000--2-2222222--2-22222222--|
D]--4-4444444--0-00000000--0-0000000--2-22222222--| (x2)
A]--2-2222222--2-22222222-------------0-00000000--|
E]-------------3-33333333-------------------------|

   Bm                               G
I call you from my car to say I'll be there in a while
    D                                 A                     Asus2
A short plane ride and I will get to see your pretty smile
         Bm                      G
There's nothing on the radio, I fiddle with the dial
      D                               A                 Asus2
And then I see a sign; the airport's just another mile


 PRE-CHORUS 1:
    Bm     G      D      A
e]--2-222--3-333--2-222--0-000--|
B]--3-333--0-000--3-333--2-222--|
G]--4-444--0-000--2-222--2-222--|
D]--4-444--0-000--0-000--2-222--|
A]--2-222--2-222---------0-000--|
E]---------3-333----------------|

    Bm     G      D      A
e]--2-222--3-333--2-222--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--000000--|
B]--3-333--0-000--3-333--2-2-2-2-2-2h3-3p2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
G]--4-444--0-000--2-222--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
D]--4-444--0-000--0-000--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
A]--2-222--2-222---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--000000--|
E]---------3-333--------------------------------------------|

    Bm                G              D              A
I check my bags and think about how much I hate to fly
    Bm           G         D               A
And as I near security, I almost start to cry...


 CHORUS 1:
    D      G      A
e]--2-222--33333--0-000000--|
B]--3-333--33333--2-222222--|
G]--2-222--00000--2-222222--|
D]--0-000--00000--2-222222--| (x3)
A]---------22222--0-000000--|
E]---------33333------------|

    D      G      A      Asus4 A
e]--2-222--33333--0-00000-0000-000000000--|
B]--3-333--33333--2-22222h3333p222222222--|
G]--2-222--00000--2-22222-2222-222222222--|
D]--0-000--00000--2-22222-2222-222222222--|
A]---------22222--0-00000-0000-000000000--|
E]---------33333--------------------------|

         D              G                A
Well, I hope the Law Enforcement Agents can't tell from my face
         D               G            A                Asus2
I got three balloons of coke in an uncomfortable place
      D               G              A
I'm sweating and I'm nervous, and I need a little air
             D                G                      A                   Asus4
'Cause with four balloons of heroine, it's getting crowded up in there...
A               D
Crowded up in there...


 INTERLUDE 1:
    D         D/F       Gsus2     Asus4  A
e]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--0-0-0-00--xxxxxx-x--|
B]--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--333333p2--|
G]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--222222-2--|
D]--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--222222-2--|
A]------------0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--000000-0--|
E]------------1-1-1-11--3-3-3-33------------|

    D         D/F       Gsus2    Asus4 A
e]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--0-0-0-00--x----x--|
B]--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3~---2--|
G]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2~---2--|
D]--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--2~---2--|
A]------------0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0----0--|
E]------------1-1-1-11--3-3-3-33----------|


 VERSE 2:
    Bm         G           D          A
e]--2-2222222--3-33333333--2-2222222--0-00000000--|
B]--3-3333333--0-00000000--3-3333333--2-22222222--|
G]--4-4444444--0-00000000--2-2222222--2-22222222--|
D]--4-4444444--0-00000000--0-0000000--2-22222222--| (x2)
A]--2-2222222--2-22222222-------------0-00000000--|
E]-------------3-33333333-------------------------|

    Bm                           G
My mind is all a-jumble and my blood is cold as ice
    D                               A
I dread the thought of having to unload this merchandise
    Bm                                  G
"Relax", I think, "It's not so bad; it might feel kind of nice"
    D                             A
"Besides, who hasn't had a finger up there maybe once or twice?"


 PRE-CHORUS 2:
    Bm     G      D      A
e]--2-222--3-333--2-222--0-000--|
B]--3-333--0-000--3-333--2-222--|
G]--4-444--0-000--2-222--2-222--|
D]--4-444--0-000--0-000--2-222--|
A]--2-222--2-222---------0-000--|
E]---------3-333----------------|

    Bm     G      D      A
e]--2-222--3-333--2-222--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--000000--|
B]--3-333--0-000--3-333--2-2-2-2-2-2h3-3p2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
G]--4-444--0-000--2-222--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
D]--4-444--0-000--0-000--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
A]--2-222--2-222---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--000000--|
E]---------3-333--------------------------------------------|

   Bm             G                D               A
I must remember, don't leave any drugs inside the host
   Bm                  G                  D         A
I did that once and a girl who tossed my salad overdosed


 CHORUS 2:
    D      G      A
e]--2-222--33333--0-000000--|
B]--3-333--33333--2-222222--|
G]--2-222--00000--2-222222--|
D]--0-000--00000--2-222222--| (x3)
A]---------22222--0-000000--|
E]---------33333------------|

    D      G      A      Asus4 A
e]--2-222--33333--0-00000-0000-000000000--|
B]--3-333--33333--2-22222h3333p222222222--|
G]--2-222--00000--2-22222-2222-222222222--|
D]--0-000--00000--2-22222-2222-222222222--|
A]---------22222--0-00000-0000-000000000--|
E]---------33333--------------------------|

         D             G              A
Well, I say a little prayer, "Hail Maria Full of Grace!"
         D               G            A
I got three balloons of coke in an uncomfortable place
      D               G              A
I'm sweating and I'm nervous, and I need a little air
        D                G               A                 Asus4
And I swear I’m farting lines of blow into my underwear...
A              D
From the darriere...


 INTERLUDE: 
    D         D/F       Gsus2     Asus4  A
e]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--0-0-0-00--xxxxxx-x--|
B]--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--333333p2--|
G]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--222222-2--|
D]--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--222222-2--| (x3)
A]------------0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--000000-0--|
E]------------1-1-1-11--3-3-3-33------------|

    D         D/F       Gsus2    Asus4 A
e]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--0-0-0-00--x----x--|
B]--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3~---2--|
G]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2~---2--|
D]--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--2~---2--|
A]------------0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0----0--|
E]------------1-1-1-11--3-3-3-33----------|


 BRIDGE:
    Bm         G          D          A
e]--2-2222222--3-3333333--2-2222222--0-00000000--|
B]--3-3333333--0-0000000--3-3333333--2-22222222--|
G]--4-4444444--0-0000000--2-2222222--2-22222222--|
D]--4-4444444--0-0000000--0-0000000--2-22222222--|
A]--2-2222222--2-2222222-------------0-00000000--|
E]-------------3-3333333-------------------------|

    Bm         G          D          A     Asus4   A
e]--2-2222222--3-3333333--2-2222222--0-00000-0-000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
B]--3-3333333--0-0000000--3-3333333--2-22222h3p222-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
G]--4-4444444--0-0000000--2-2222222--2-22222-2-222-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
D]--4-4444444--0-0000000--0-0000000--2-22222-2-222-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
A]--2-2222222--2-2222222-------------0-00000-0-000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
E]-------------3-3333333--------------------------------------------|

   Bm                        G
I was a little eager when I loaded up my stash
 D                        A
Five balloons of extasy, six balloons of hash
  Bm                    G
Eight balloons of LSD, nine of sensie mild
   D                                A                Asus4   A
A box of Chinese Fireworks, and a Guatemalan child...


 PRE-CHORUS 3:
    Bm     G      D      A
e]--2-222--3-333--2-222--0-000--|
B]--3-333--0-000--3-333--2-222--|
G]--4-444--0-000--2-222--2-222--|
D]--4-444--0-000--0-000--2-222--|
A]--2-222--2-222---------0-000--|
E]---------3-333----------------|

    Bm     G      D      A
e]--2-222--3-333--2-222--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--000000--|
B]--3-333--0-000--3-333--2-2-2-2-2-2h3-3p2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
G]--4-444--0-000--2-222--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
D]--4-444--0-000--0-000--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--222222--|
A]--2-222--2-222---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--000000--|
E]---------3-333--------------------------------------------|

   Bm             G               D              A
I made it to the gate now and my joy I can't contain
   Bm                  G                   D               A
I board the aircraft, take my seat in the cockpit of the plane...


 CHORUS 3:
    D      G      A
e]--22222--33333--00000000--|
B]--33333--33333--22222222--|
G]--22222--00000--22222222--|
D]--00000--00000--22222222--| (x3)
A]---------22222--00000000--|
E]---------33333------------|

    D      G      A      Asus4 A
e]--22222--33333--0000000-0000-000000000--|
B]--33333--33333--2222222h3333p222222222--|
G]--22222--00000--2222222-2222-222222222--|
D]--00000--00000--2222222-2222-222222222--|
A]---------22222--0000000-0000-000000000--|
E]---------33333--------------------------|

            D             G                A
Well, as I taxi down the runway, I got a smile on my face
         D               G            A                Asus2
I got three balloons of coke in an uncomfortable place
          D                G               A
"Flight Crew, prepare for take-off!" as I lift us in the air
      D                G                      A                 Asus4  A
With four balloons of heroine, it's getting crowded up in there...
    D                 G               A                  Asus4  A          D
And by the way, does anyone want to buy a Guatemalan child... from my darriere?


 OUTRO:
    D         D/F       Gsus2     Asus4  A
e]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--0-0-0-00--xxxxxx-x--|
B]--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--333333p2--|
G]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--222222-2--|
D]--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--222222-2--| (x3)
A]------------0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--000000-0--|
E]------------1-1-1-11--3-3-3-33------------|

    D         D/F       Gsus2    Asus4 A    D
e]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--0-0-0-00--xxx--xxx--2~~~--|
B]--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--3-3-3-33--333--222--3~~~--|
G]--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--2-2-2-22--222--222--2~~~--|
D]--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--222--222--0~~~--|
A]------------0-0-0-00--0-0-0-00--000--000--------|
E]------------1-1-1-11--3-3-3-33------------------|




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NDakota wrote on February 4 2010, 09:35 am

First of all, great tab! But there is some minor mistakes in the lyrics. I believe this is more correct :)

I call you from my car to say I'll be there in a while
A short plane ride and I will get to see your pretty smile
Nothing on the radio, I fiddle with the dial
And then I see a sign; the airport's just another mile

I check my bags and think about how much I hate to fly
And as I near security, I almost start to cry...

Well, I hope the Law Enforcement Agents can't tell from my face
I got three balloons of coke in an uncomfortable place
I'm sweating and I'm nervous, and I need a little air
'Cause with four balloons of heroin, it's getting crowded up in there...
Crowded up in there...

My mind is all a-jumble and my blood is cold as ice
I dread the thought of having to unload this merchandise
"Relax", I say, "It's not so bad; it might feel kind of nice"
"Besides, who hasn't had a finger up there once or twice?"

I must remember, don't leave any drugs inside the host
I did that once and a girl who tossed my salad overdosed

Well, I say a little prayer, "Hail Maria Full of Grace!"
I got three balloons of coke in an uncomfortable place
I'm sweating and I'm nervous, and I need a little air
And I swear I’m farting lines of blow into my underwear...
From the darriere...

I was a little eager when I loaded up my stash
Five balloons of ecstasy and six balloons of hash
Eight balloons of LSD, nine of sexy mild
A box of Chinese Fireworks, Guatemalan child...

I made it to the gate now, and my joy I can't contain
I board the aircraft, take my seat in the cockpit of the plane...

As I taxi down the runway, I get a smile on my face
I got three balloons of coke in an uncomfortable place
"Flight Crew, prepare for take-off as I lift us into air"
And by the way, does anyone want to buy a Guatemalan child... from my darriere?

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