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Fourth of July

Dave Alvin

    G                               D              C
She's waiting for me when I get home from work
C                         G    
But things just ain't the same
G                           D                 C
She turns out the light and cries in the dark
C                            D
Won't answer when I call her name

[Chorus]
C                         D         G        D    C
On the stairs I smoke a   cigarette alone
C                             D                (walkdown:/D/C/B/A)
The Mexican kids are shooting fireworks below
G                   Em
Hey, baby, it's the Fourth of July
G                   Em
Hey, baby, it's the Fourth of July


She gives me her cheek when I want her lips
And I don't have the strength to go
On the lost side of town in a dark apartment
We gave up trying so long ago

[Chorus]

C                      D            D C
Whatever happened, I   apologize
C                           D
So dry your tears and baby, walk outside
D                  G
It's the Fourth of July