COUNTING OUT TIME by Genesis ================= written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett & Mike Rutherford from the "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway" album (1974) chords by Piguinho (from Brazil) Ab Ab/G Fm7 I'm counting out time, Ab/Eb C#7+ Got the whole thing down by numbers. Ab/C Bb All those numbers! Give me guidance! Eb7 Ab O Lord I need that now. Ab/G Fm7 The day of judgement's come, Ab/Eb C#7+ And you can bet that I've been resting, Ab/C Bb for this testing, digesting every Eb7 Ab word the experts say. F# C#/F Ab/Eb Erogenous zones I love you. B F#/Bb Ab7 Without you, what would a poor boy do? Ab7 Found a girl I wanted to date, Thought I'd better get it straight. Went to buy a book before it's too late. Don't leave nothing to fate. Ab7/Eb Bb7 C# I studied every line, every page in the book, D D/C Bb Now, I've got the real thing here, I'm gonna take a look, take a look. [ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/g/genesis/49476.html ] Ab Ab/G Fm7 I'm counting out time, Ab/Eb C#7+ hoping it goes like I planned it, Ab/C 'cos I understand it. Bb Eb7 Ab Look! I've found the hotspots, Figures one to nine. Ab/G Fm7 still counting out time, Ab/Eb C#7+ got my finger on the button, Ab/C Bb "Don't say nothin' - just lie there still Eb7 Ab And I'll get you turned on just fine." F# C#/F Ab/Eb Erogenous zones I love you. B F#/Bb Ab7 Without you, what would a poor boy do? Ab7 Touch and go with 1-6. Bit of trouble in zone No. 7. Gotta remember all of my tricks. There's heaven ahead in No. 11! Ab7/Eb Bb7 C# Getting crucial responses, dilation of the pupils. D D/C Bb "Honey get hip! It's time to unzip, to unzip, zip, zip-a-zip-a-zip. Whipee!" ( Ab Ab/G Fm7 Ab/Eb C#7+ Ab/C Bb Eb7 Ab ) 2x Ab Ab/G Fm7 I'm counting out time, Ab/Eb C#7+ reaction none to happy, Ab/C Please don't slap me, Bb Eb7 Ab I'm a red blooded male and the book said I could not fail. Ab/G Fm7 I'm counting out time, Ab/Eb C#7+ I got unexpected distress Ab/C from my mistress, Bb Eb7 Ab I'll get my money back from the bookstore right away. F# C#/F Ab/Eb Erongenous zones I question you B F#/Bb Ab Without you, what would a poor boy do? B F#/Bb Ab Without you, what would a poor boy do? B F#/Bb Ab C#m Without you, mankind handkinds thru' the blues.
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