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Dire Straits - Once Upon A Time In The West chords

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		Once Upon a Time in the West - Dire Straits 
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Dire Straits
Once Upon a Time in the West (1979)
(Knopfler)

From: "Communique"

Great song to play on an acoustic! The signature changes may seem a little 
tricky at first, but as they follow the vocals they're not a real problem: 
don't count, just play along with the singer.
The bass does a lot in the verses. I added a skeleton of a tab below, 
that includes the bass line wherever necessary/possible and the main 
accents for strumming along.
And here's a good tab for the lead guitar, too: 
http://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/d/dire_straits/once_upon_a_time_in_the_west_tab.htm

Enjoy!

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SPECIAL CHORDS/VOICINGS

      e-B-G-D-A-E
*D    x-3-2-0-x-x
D/C   x-3-2-x-3-x    

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INTRO (freely)
| D | % | F | % | Am G | F | Am G | F | % |

INTRO VERSE (solo)
| Am | % | % |[2/4] *D D/C |
| Am | % | % |[2/4] *D D/C |
| Am |[2/4] Am | G | G |
| D |[2/4] D | Am |[2/4] Am |
| C |[2/4] C | Am | % |
| Dm | G | Am | % |

     Am                                                     [2/4] *D D/C
Some people get a cheap laugh breaking up the speed limit
Am                                    [2/4] *D D/C
Scaring the pedestrians for minute
Am                   [2/4]          G
Crossing up progress driving on the grass
D                    [2/4]   Am       [2/4]
 Leaving just enough room to pass
C             [2/4]        Am
Sunday driver never took a test
   Dm    G                       Am
Oh yeah, once upon a time in the west

             Am                                               [2/4] *D D/C
Yes and it's no use saying that you don't know nothing
     Am                                               [2/4] *D D/C
It's still gonna get you if you don't do something
Am                          [2/4]     G
Sitting on a fence that's a dangerous course
              D                            [2/4]         Am       [2/4]
Ah, you could even catch a bullet from the peace-keeping force
C                    [2/4]         Am    
Even the hero gets a bullet in the chest
   Dm    G                       Am
Oh yeah, once upon a time in the west

LINK
| D | % | F | % | Am G | F | % |

SOLO (= VERSE + LINK)
| Am | % | % |[2/4] *D D/C |
| Am | % | % |[2/4] *D D/C |
| Am |[2/4] Am | G | G |
| D |[2/4] D | Am |[2/4] Am |
| C |[2/4] C | Am | % |
| Dm | G | Am | % |
| D | % | F | % | Am G | F | % |


Am                                           [2/4] *D D/C
Mother Mary your children are slaughtered
Am                                                     [2/4] *D D/C
Some of you mothers ought to lock up your daughters
Am                   [2/4]  G
Who's protecting the innocenti
D                       [2/4]   Am       [2/4]
Heap big trouble in the land of plenty
C                        [2/4]     Am    
 Tell me how we're gonna do what's best
    Dm    G                       Am
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

OUTRO SOLO
| Dm | G | Am | % |
 (guitar and ad lib chorus)

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VERSE/SOLO etc

  Am                                                [2/4] D
e|--------0-----0-|-------0------0-|----------------|--------|
B|--------1-----1-|-------1------1-|-------(1)------|3-3-3---|
G|--------2-----2-|-------2------2-|--------2-------|2-2-2---|
D|--------2-------|-------2--------|--------2-------|0-0-x---|
A|0---------------|0---------------|0---3---------3-|----3---|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------|

  Am                                                [2/4] D
e|--------0-----0-|-------0------0-|----------------|--------|
B|--------1-----1-|-------1------1-|-------(1)------|3-3-3---|
G|--------2-----2-|-------2------2-|--------2-------|2-2-2---|
D|--------2-------|-------2--------|--------2-------|0-0-x---|
A|0---------------|0---------------|0---3---------3-|----3---|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------|

  Am              [2/4]     G
e|--------0-----0-|----0---|--------3-----3-|--------3-----3-|
B|--------1-----1-|----1---|--------3-----3-|--------3-----3-|
G|--------2-----2-|----2---|--------0-----0-|--------0-----0-|
D|--------2-------|----2---|--------0-----0-|--------0-----0-|
A|0---------------|0-------|x---------------|x---x-----------|
E|----------------|--------|3---------------|3---3-----------|


  D               [2/4]     Am              [2/4]
e|--------2-----2-|----2---|--------0-----0-|--------|
B|3-------3-----3-|----3---|--------1-----1-|1-1-1---|
G|2-------2-----2-|2---2---|--------2-----2-|2-2-2---|
D|0-------0-------|0---0---|--------2-------|2-2-x---|
A|----------------|--------|0---------------|----3---|
E|----------------|--------|----------------|--------|

  C               [2/4]     Am
e|--------0-----0-|----0---|--------0-----0-|--------0-----0-|
B|--------1-----1-|----1---|--------1-----1-|--------1-----1-|
G|--------0-----0-|----0---|----2---2-----2-|--------2-----2-|
D|--------2-----2-|----2---|3---x---2-------|--------2-----2-|
A|3---------------|3-------|0---3-----------|0---0-----------|
E|----------------|--------|----------------|----------------|

  Dm               G                Am
e|--------1-----1-|--------3-----3-|--------0-----0-|--------0-----0-|
B|--------3-----3-|--------3-----3-|--------1-----1-|--------1-----1-|
G|--------2-----2-|--------0-----0-|----2---2-----2-|--------2-----2-|
D|0---------------|--------0-----0-|3---x---2-------|--------2-----2-|
A|----------------|x---x-----------|0---3-----------|0---0-----------|
E|----------------|3---3-----------|----------------|----------------|

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