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/ Dire Straits / Communique (1979) / Once upon a Time in the West guitar tab

Once Upon A Time In A West - Dire Straits

key Am : Time signature: 14/4 (i believe..some one told me)
(plenty of off-beats ; time lengths of each
chord bar is variable)

Intro: Lead

(organ intro)

Am / F
Am  / G / F
Am  / G / F


Time interval: bass-to-bass= 1.0, then....

(drum roll)

Am / D / Am / D
3.5  0.5 3.5  0.5
Am / G / D / Am
1.5 2.0 1.5  1.5
C  / Am / Dm / G / Am
1.5  2.0  1.0 1.0 1.0

        Am                                 D
SOME PEOPLE GET A CHEAP LAUGH BREAKING UP SPEED LIMIT
Am                                      D
SCARING A PEDESTRIAN ON FOR A MINUTE
Am                                      G
CROSSING UP PROGRESS, DRIVING ON THE GRASS
D                             Am
LEAVING JUST ENUFFA ROOM TO PASS
C                           Am
SOMEDAY DRIVER NEVER TOOK A TEST
    Dm    G                     Am
OH YEAH! ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST
             Am                                          D
THEY SAY ITS NO USE SAYING THAT YOU DONT KNOW NOTHING
  Am                                              D
STILL GONNA GET YOU IF YOU DONT KNOW SOMETHING
Am                                      G
SITTING ON A FENCE, THAT'S A DANGEROUS CALL
                D                                        Am
YEAH YOU COULD EVEN CATCH A BULLET FROM THE PEACE KEEPING FORCE
      C                            Am
EVEN A HERO GETS A BULLET IN THE CHEST
    Dm     G                       Am
OH YEAH, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

Lead:
Am  /  F    (double time rythym)
Am / G  / F
(roll)

Am / D / Am / D
Am / G / D / Am
C  / Am / Dm / G / Am
Am / F (double time rythym)
Am / G / F

          Am                                    D

MOTHER MARY YOUR CHILDREN ARE SLAUGHTERED
Am                                              D
SOMEDAY YOUR MAMA'S GONNA LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTER
Am                              G
WHO'S PROTECTING THE INNER GENTEEL
           D                       Am
IT SPELLS TROUBLE IN THE LAND OF PLENTY
        C                       Am
TELL ME HOW WE GONNA DO OUT SPARES ??
        Dm          G                     Am
YEAH, YOU GUESS... ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST
    Dm     G                        Am
OH YEAH, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST
    Dm     G                       Am
OH YEAH ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST
    Dm     G                      Am
OH YEAH, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

                          G                     Am
ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST..

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

repeat to fade.....(chorus)
(repeat Dm / G / Am)

ujd@ecl.psu.edu


Dire Straits albums
1991 On Every Street
1988 Money For Nothing
1985 Brothers In Arms
1984 Alchemy: Dire Straits Live
1982 Love Over Gold
1980 Making Movies
1979 Communique
1978 Dire Straits
Communique tabs
01Once upon a Time in the West tabbass tab
02News tabbass tab
03Where Do You Think You're Going? tabbass tab
04Communique tabbass tab
05Lady Writer tabbass tab
06Angel of Mercy tabbass tab
07Portobello Belle tabbass tab
08Single Handed Sailor tabbass tab

 

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