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Alibi (rough version)

Tabbed by Steve Russell

Verses: E C#m A F# A
Chorus bit: E A7

I got off work just past 11
Laid one finger to the breeze
You can almost taste the action
On nights like these

Trees were bending in the wind
And you were 40 miles away
And I was headed your direction
I'd been waiting all day, i'd been waiting all day

Moon over West Covina
Was huge and white
And I was like a patient on a table
Headed toward the light
Leaned toward the center divider
Feel the wind in my hair
Keep a light up in your window
I'm gonna be right there, I'm gonna be right there
With a gleam in my eye
and an almost airtight alibi

Down by the Chemistry building
I found a quiet place to park
And I made my way down the street toward your place
Stepping lightly in the dark
Climbed the steps up to your doorway
Like a man prepared to jump beneath a train
It's real warm outside tonight
Maybe tomorrow it rains, maybe tomorrow it rains

Inside your room we shut the window
And we turned on a fan
And we lay there together in the darkness
I can keep a secret if you can
Finishing one another's sentences
Like a pair of identical twins
Your boyfriend's out of town until Tuesday
And nobody saw me come in, nobody saw me come in

With a gleam in my eye and an almost airtight alibi
Based on the above tab, I worked out the following:

Verses: E C#m A F# B
Between Verses:  E A B
Chorus bit: E A E B

I'm really not sure about those A's and B's.  They maybe 7ths, or something else.
Corrections encouraged
~Dan (dtrom4-at-aol-dot-com)
Great addition with all the tabs, will try and help out where I can.
I'm thinkin' this is how it goes for this one
There's a rundown at the A chord during the verse.
Goes A /(G#)/(F#)/(E) with the notes in parentheses being the bassnotes on the 5th/6th strings.

Verses: E C#m A /G#/F#/E F#m B
Pretty sure it's an F#minor for the verse too.

Between and for the chorus sounds like an A minor too.

So for them it goes something like
E Am B 
E Am B
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