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Almost Blue Chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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From michael@magick.net Thu May 15 17:00:46 1997
Date: Fri, 02 May 1997 01:00:51 GMT
From: michael p mccullough 
To: guitar@olga.net, schnitzi@east.isx.com
Subject: TAB: ALMOST BLUE    by ELVIS COSTELLO
Newsgroups: rec.music.makers.guitar.tablature,alt.guitar.tab,alt.fan.elvis.costello

Hello,

Here are a few more chord charts (not really TAB after all)
for some Elvis Costello songs.

Please let me know if there are any errors, corrections, and so on.

Thanks,

michael
michael@magick.net

Lyrics from:
http://east.isx.com/~schnitzi/ec/albums.html

Chords from the songbook, mostly
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Almost Blue
By Elvis Costello
>From the album: Imperial Bedroom

Dm9    = 100210
E+     = XX2110
E7     = XX0100
Bm7-5  = 123231   (!!!!!!)
Bflat6 = XX3333   (Bb6)
Adim   = X02210
C#dim  = XX2323

(Comment: For a short song there are a hell of a lot of chord changes!
-m.)

INTRO:
Am     Dm9   E+

Am
Almost blue
       Bm7-5 E7         Am
Almost doing things we     used to do
          Bm7 -5               C            F
There's a girl here and she's        almost you
E       Dm
      Almost
Am      Adim
All the things that your eyes once promised
C       Bb6       A
    I see in hers too
                  Dm       Bm7-5    E+
Now your eyes are red from cry   -  ing

Am    B7   Am
    Almost blue

F             Bm7-5           C       C#dim
Flirting with this disaster became me
Dm              Bm7-5           E
    It named me as the fool who only aimed to be

Am
Almost blue
            Bm7-5    E7      Am
It's almost touching it will     almost do
          Bm7-5             C          F    E     Dm
There's a part of me that's     always true.....always
Am                  Adim                     C          Bb6    A
Not all good things come to an end now it is     only a chosen few
               Dm         Bm7-5   E+
I've seen such an unhappy cou  -  ple

Am
Almost me
Bm7-5
Almost you
       Am
Almost blue
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