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Alpha Omega (album version)

The version on here originally was how John plays this song live, however the recorded version is played in a different key. This is my best approximation of how it's played:

John hammers on and off the B string on the A chord, and then between a D and DMaj7
Try to keep the high e string muted except when playing the E chord. 


A             D
on the morning you went away
the air was humid and the sky was gray

A                        E                     A
i had boiled peanuts for breakfast from cairo, georgia

A                D
the air was wet, my face was wetter
A                                         E
the pink flowers along the western window made me feel better
A                           D
i turned the air conditioner on
found the note on scented stationary - you were long gone

i had boiled peanuts for breakfast from cairo, georgia

i popped the top off of the aluminum can
let the brine slide down my fingers, man
it was warm, it was warm on my skin
but i felt the cold blast looming on in

i had boiled peanuts for breakfast from cairo, georgia

Alpha Omega

Tabbed by Alex Glasnovic (Gray.Fox@Gmail.com)

This can either be plucked or strummed, plucked uses the A and B strings simultaneously. 
Regardless of which, hammer on and off the B string where appropriate. 
Listen to it live or the studio recording to get a good idea of when this is done.


C             F7
on the morning you went away
the air was humid and the sky was gray

C                        G                     C
i had boiled peanuts for breakfast from cairo, georgia

C                F7
the air was wet, my face was wetter
C                                         G
the pink flowers along the western window made me feel better
C                           F7
i turned the air conditioner on
found the note on scented stationary - you were long gone

i had boiled peanuts for breakfast from cairo, georgia

i popped the top off of the aluminum can
let the brine slide down my fingers, man
it was warm, it was warm on my skin
but i felt the cold blast looming on in

i had boiled peanuts for breakfast from cairo, georgia
tabs/alpha_omega.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/14 17:33 by maeglin0