Sufjan Stevens - Romulus

From the Greetings from Michigan: The Great Lakes State

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Tabbed by Michael Lavrisha

The beginning of the main riff still seems like it's a little off, if anyone figures it out please email me, and I'll change it.


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Once when our mother called,
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She had a voice of last year's cough.
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We passed around the phone,
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Sharing a word about Oregon.

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When my turn came, I was ashamed
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Once when we moved away
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She came to Romulus for a day
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Her Chevrolet broke down
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We prayed it'd never be fixed or be found

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We touched her hair, we touched her hair
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When she had her last child
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Once when she had some boyfriends, some wild
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She moved away quite far
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Our grandpa bought us a new VCR
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We watched it all night, but grew up in spit of it
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We watched it all night, but grew up in spit of it

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We saw her once last fall
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Our grandpa died in a hospital gown
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She didn't seem to care
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She smoked in her room and colored her hair
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And I was ashamed, I was ashamed of her
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I was ashamed, I was ashamed of her

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I was ashamed, I was ashamed of her
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