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One Time One Night ukulele

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
From: rmvillal@nyx.cs.du.edu (Raoul Villalpando)
Subject: CRD: One Time, One Night (Los Lobos)

One Time, One Night from the Album By the Light of the Moon.

Intro:  D (11 measures)
	G (1 measure)
	D (4 measures)

Verse 1
  C					F
A wise man was telling stories to me
 	  G				       F	C
about the places he had been to and the things that had seen


    C					F
A quiet voice is singing something to me
   G					    F			C
An age old song 'bout the brave in this land here of the free,
        F	  G	    C
One time one night in America 

Verse 2
A lady dressed in white with the man she loves 
Standing along the side of their pick up truck
      C			     F 
A shot rang out in the night
	  C			 F
Just when everything seemed right
	  C		     G		C
Another headline written down in America

Verse 3

The guy that lived next door in three o five
took the kids to the park and disappeared 'bout half past nine 
   C		  F	   C			F
Who will ever know how much she loved them so
C		     G		C
That dark night alone in America


Verse 4

Four small boys playing ball in the parking lot
A preacher, a teacher, and the other became a cop
     C			   F
A car skidded into the rain
	   C			  F
Making the last little one a saint
C		       G	  C
One more light goes out in America 

Verse 5

A young girl tosses a coin in the wishing well
She hopes for a heaven while for her there's just this hell
	C	      F	    C			F
She gave away her life to become somebody's wife
  C		G		  C
Another wish unanswered in America


People having so much faith
		      F			 C
Die too soon while all the rest come late
We write a song that no one sings
				F				G
On a cold black stone where a lasting peace will finally bring

Guitar Solo
A (3 measures)
G (1 measure)
D (7 measures)
G (1 measure)
D (1/2 measure)
G (1/2 measure)
A (1 measure)
D (1 measure)

Verse 6

The sunlight plays upon my window pane
I wake up to a world that's still the same
   C			   F
My father said to be strong
	C			    F
That a good man could never do wrong
       C		   G	      C
In a dream I had last night in America

Verse 1

C         F         G  
  One time one night in America
C	  F	    G
  One time one night in America 

Outro:	D (Until fadeout)

Enjoy	rmvillal@nyx.cs.du.edu
	Raoul Villalpando

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