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Y La Bamba - River In Drought chords

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based on the acoustic performance here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOXS0nIUW8I#t=16

Lyrics are my best guess, could easily be wrong.

standard tuning

chords used:
F    Dm  Bb
1     x     x
1     x     x
2     x     x  
3     3     3
3     5     5
1     5     6

 

F    
I was born in southern Asia
Bb                         Dm

in a river  filled of dust and gold

F   
there they have taught me how
Bb                         Dm 
to grow and not be broken

(hold Dm pattern reverses)
Dm
a broken after doubt
Dm                  Bb                         F
a doubt of the song, a doubt of morning.

F
then to be alive in the moment of our youth

Bridge:
Dm hold slide to  Bb then quick to  F (2x)

Dm
been baptized by these(3x)
Dm                                   Bb                              F
been baptized by these clouds that have been pouring

Dm                                       Bb                                  F
water from the sky fills our coats and keeps em overflowing

(strumming picks up)
F to Dm 8 times
(sometimes hitthe 4th fret on the D string of Dm chord)  

F
donít take us too soon its to soon to be swept away

(muted)
Dm                                  Bb                    F
love at its best keeps us lean keeps us awkward
Dm                                  Bb                    F 
awkward to be exposed to be revealed in ways that we donít care for
(repeat)
Dm                                  Bb                    F 
love at its best keeps us lean keeps us awkward
Dm                                  Bb                    F 
awkward to be exposed to be revealed in ways that we donít care for 

(louder)
F
the laws of two fools, fools that never meant no harm

Dm                                        Bb                    F
the oceans far, far from the moon, from the sha share of glory 

Dm                                        Bb                    F 
in those long nights in june, june was a beast, june was a lady.

F
this is my prayer, reduce the torment of my sins, bring me goo-ood music, fruit to eat for days

Dm hold slide to  Bb then quick to  F  
                                                       fruit to eat for days.
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