Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
G Em G Em
Verse oneSGhe's waitin' for me when DI get home from work OCh but things just ain't the Gsame GShe turns off the light and Dcries in the dark Cand she won't answer when I call her Dname
ChorusCOn the stairs I smoke a Dcigarette alone CMexican kids are shooting Dfireworks below And Ghey baby it's the Em4th of July GHey Baby it's the Em4th of July
Verse twoSGhe gives me her cheek when ID want her lips COh but I don't have the strength to Ggo GOn the Far side of town in a Ddark apartment CWe gave up trying so longD ago
ChorusBetween chorus one and verse two replay the intro chords John Doe and Tony Gilkyson do a "walk down" bass note run C B G E between the G and Em chords and a G F# E walk down prior to entering the chorus lines. Listen to the song to get the feel of the walk down.