Screeching Weasel – Pinkhouse tab

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Date: Thu, 30 Nov 1995 13:24:33 -0500
Subject: CRD: Screeching Weasel, "Punkhouse"

performed by Screeching Weasel
written by Ben Weasel and Jughead
(C) 1989 Screeching Weasel
from the Punkhouse 7" EP and the Lookout! Records release Kill the Musicians
(LK 95 LP/CS/CD)
transcribed by Mike Ripplinger (

* sl. = slide
* Lyrics are my best guess, as a sheet isn't included with the album.


Lead riff AE---3--3-3-3-2-0-0--3--3-3-3-2-0-0--3--3-3--3--3-3----------|B--------------------------------------------------3--3-3-3-|G-----------------------------------------------------------|D-----------------------------------------------------------|A-----------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------|
[C / D / G / G / C / D / G / D] x2 (with lead riff A) [F# sl. G / F# sl. G / C# sl. D] G C D C If you need a place to stay, welcome to the punkhouse G C D C It's a party every night living in a punkhouse D G D C Stay a while and sit and smoke a cigarette D G Well la la la C D C There's always something happening when you're in the punkhouse G C D C Take a leave and took a beer (???) are always in the punkhouse D G D C Jump up and down, dance on the couch, stuff a potato in your mouth D Well la la A C G Life goes by way too fast to spend it working for somebody else D It don't make any sense A C If you like it here why don't you stay? G Don't wanna work? Well that's okay A D Cause no one else here wants to get a real job [C / D / G / G / C / D / G / D] x2 (with lead riff A) [F# sl. G / F# sl. G / C# sl. D] G C D C Come on down, hang out with us, hang out at a punkhouse G C D C Don't mind all the filth and grime and mud cause it's just a punkhouse D G D C Steady stains on the walls and creepy insects in the halls D G We'll have a ball C D G D C Young ones are poor and having fun and we're never growing up D G Never growing up [G / C / D] Repeat this progression till end, with lead riff B and "never growing up"s.
Lead riff B G C D (on rhytm guitar)E---------------------------------------------|B------------3-3-5-5-3-3-5-5-3-3-5-5-3-3-5-5--|G-------5-------------------------------------|D--5----5-------------------------------------|A--5----3-------------------------------------|E--3------------------------------------------|
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